Invalidation is a form of relational trauma which, over time, harms the brain and nervous system, and also results in the disintegration of any healthy bonds of connection, and dissolution of trust in others. Healing requires the slow, ongoing work of diligent growth in character, self-awareness, and love.
Listen to the women. Listen to the people of color.
There is no avoiding the tragic reality of this pandemic, yet we can hold such reality more easily when set alongside the glorious simplicity of childhood play.
Why We Need Both and Just Enough
A story of how compassion helped a family find relief when stressful conditions activated trauma triggers and coping mechanisms.
Understanding and adjusting to emotional needs in the midst of uncertainty.
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Mindfully managing co-parenting from separate households during shelter-in-place conditions.
Addiction expert and Certified Gottman Therapist Dr. Robert Navarra shares advice for couples in recovery during COVID-19.
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In her new book, co-founder and CEO of the Mindsight Institute Caroline Welch takes readers on a mindfulness journey to help them de-stress and cultivate inner peace.