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Time to Talk About Suicide

Time to Talk About Suicide

It’s (past!) time to talk about suicide. Suicide is naturally somewhat of a taboo topic. It’s rarely discussed outside of clinical settings, and if it is, it’s after the fact. Oftentimes, it’s spoken about in hushed tones and short-lived as people don’t know what to...
Emotions and Your Brain

Emotions and Your Brain

Our brains are incredibly complex. That’s probably not news to you, but even in sitting down to write this blog, I’m struck again by just how intricate the structures and functions of the brain are. So much is happening up there! Dr. Daniel J. Siegel (M.D.) and Dr....
Disorganized Attachment

Disorganized Attachment

Of all of the attachment styles, disorganized is the least common, and as such I’d say, the least researched. In my last few blogs, I have taken a closer look at the secure attachment style and two of the three insecure attachment styles (anxious and avoidant)....
Can’t or Won’t & Our Kids

Can’t or Won’t & Our Kids

,As adults, it can be hard to self regulate. It can be hard to reign in our feelings and act maturely and appropriately when we’re feeling super irritated or offended or sad, and we have fully developed brains! Kids, with their developing brains and growing bodies,...
Avoidant Attachment

Avoidant Attachment

In previous posts, we took a closer look at the secure attachment style and the anxious attachment style. Another of the three insecure attachment styles is called avoidant attachment. While anxious attachers typically cling to their loved ones, often excessively,...