The horrors of bushfires don’t go away when the last fire is out. Effects can live on for months or years in the minds and hearts – and bodies — of many people , whether their involvement was actual or as a witness.
Although one pregnancy in four is lost to miscarriage in Australia, most non-mothers have no idea of the traumatic aftereffects on a woman who suffers this death of a wanted baby-to-be. So such women often don’t get the care and consideration they need.
Jody had started having heart palpitations that frightened her so much, she was about to go to a doctor for a heart checkup and medication. Her husband and teenage children were also worried about her. I happened to be visiting a neighbour when Jody arrived in tears after a scene with her husband, a familiar event where, she said, he had sounded angry and this had made her cry. Read more
Are you depressed and can’t stop worrying about the state of the planet? About climate change? Damage to our global environment? And how blind people are to all this? Your symptoms may include panic attacks, obsessive thinking, loss of appetite, and insomnia, according to Psychology Today. Read more
Gifted children can suffer from special stresses because of their gifts, and this can hold them back from demonstrating their amazing potentials. Some gifted children are successfully using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT tapping) to quickly overcome their stresses, in a program from New York State University
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