Shared Mechanisms of Rumination, Depression, and CPTSD

Shared Mechanisms of Rumination, Depression, and CPTSD

Today I wanted to take a step back and talk about something that I researched relatively recently for a different project. Something that has only become more relevant in my life as this post has sat around, untouched.   The connections between rumination, depression,...
The Importance of Self Care When Coping with CPTSD

The Importance of Self Care When Coping with CPTSD

Trauma can affect a person’s emotional, physical, and psychological well-being in various ways. Because the trauma experienced may be unique to an individual, their response to a traumatic event is also unique and may include: flashbacks; trouble sleeping; avoidance...
My Amygdala: A Love Story (Part I)

My Amygdala: A Love Story (Part I)

My Amygdala: A Love Story (Part I) This is not your average love story, but I think it’s a love story nonetheless. It begins with desperation and jealousy, with insecurity and fear; fear of loss of love. It begins with horror at the thought of being shamed,...