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HOW EARLY ATTACHMENT AFFECTS RELATIONSHIPS

The Power of Attachment:
How to Create Deep
and

Lasting Intimate Relationships 

- Diane Poole Heller, PhD

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HOW TRAUMA IMPACTS OUR PHYSICAL HEALTH

The Body Keeps the Score:

Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

- Bessel Van Der Kolk, MD

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HOW ANXIETY HOLDS WISDOM WITHIN

The Wisdom of Anxiety:

How Worry and Intrusive Thoughts Are Gifts to Help You Heal

- Sheryl Paul, MA

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HOW MINDFULNESS HELPS DECISION-MAKING

Surprisingly, using an open and curious attitude to observe an unpleasant urge helps it pass.

Try listening to the audio link below!

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HOW OTHERS DEALT WITH FEAR AND WORRY

Letters to a Young Poet

- Rainer Maria Rilke

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HOW THE VAGUS NERVE CAN CALM US DOWN

Research on the Vagus Nerve shows how this built-in "brake" helps us feel safe and relaxed. Learn more about the fascinating concept of the Polyvagal Theory!

 
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ADHD Symptoms in Adults: ADD Checklist & Test

Adults who believe they have ADD/ADHD symptoms can learn more about the ways attention deficit shows up later in life.


(Online tests serve as a general resource but cannot provide a formal diagnosis.)

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ADHD:
the challenges & "super powers"

ADHD 2.0:

New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction--from Childhood through Adulthood

- Edward M. Hallowell M.D.

and John J. Ratey M.D.

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"RSD"
Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

The term dysphoria comes from the Greek word for “difficult to bear.” People with ADHD often report experiencing intense reactions to feeling rejected. If this sounds like you, read more about it here:

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But what if it makes sense?

Understanding ourselves helps us heal from painful experiences.

Learn more about common responses to trauma:

The 4 F's of Trauma Responses:

Fight / Flight / Freeze / Fawn

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But how are you feeling?

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But what if you're enough?

It is a radical act to show yourself unconditional love, kindness, and understanding. However, many of may not know what this looks like.

Learn more about ways to practice Self-Compassion with these tools:

Disclaimer: These resources are offered only as optional resources for supplemental information and are not intended to diagnose, treat, or replace clinical services. Feel free to read, use, and purchase at your own discretion.

Happy exploration!