How Anger Affects the Brain and Body [Infographic – Part 3]

Anger is an important and sometimes necessary emotion. But for some clients, anger can quickly escalate and become destructive once it’s been triggered. Uncontrollable anger can often create problems in relationships both at home and in the workplace. But beyond that, it can have devastating physical consequences. So just how and where does anger impact…

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How Anger Affects the Brain and Body [Infographic – Part 2]

At the first spark of anger, good judgment often goes out the window. Many clients say and do things they later regret. They might even lose track of what they actually wanted to say during an argument. So why is that? Well, it has to do with cortisol – and having too much of it…

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How Anger Affects the Brain and Body [Infographic – Part 1]

Anger can be a challenging emotion for clients to work through. Sometimes anger can be frightening for clients. Or, maybe they consider it inappropriate to even feel this emotion at all. Not only that, but when anger is misdirected, it can lead to poor choices, damaged relationships, and even violence. So what’s really going on…

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The Impact of Trauma on Future Generations

Could trauma’s impact be passed along genetically from one generation to the next? For years, Rachel Yehuda, PhD has been studying the biological impact of trauma on Holocaust survivors and their children. We discussed some of her earlier findings here. At that time, researchers were in the early stages of investigating epigenetic change – the…

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How Anger Affects the Brain and Body [Infographic]

Anger can be one of the most challenging emotions that we work with. Clients are sometimes afraid of their anger. Or, maybe they consider it inappropriate to even feel this way at all. Not only that, when anger is misdirected, it often leads to poor choices, damaged relationships, and even violence. But anger can actually…

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Could Stronger Resilience Promote Better Health?

Could greater resilience reduce a person’s need for health care services? James E. Stahl, MD, MPH, and a team of researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital Benson-Henry Institute (BHI), noted that poor psychological and physical resilience is often associated with an increased use of healthcare services. Since research consistently shows that mind-body interventions can be…

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