Emotional Processing

Emotional Processing

By Katie Wandasiewicz, BS, CH, DTR When a polar bear experiences trauma – as when he is hunted down by a helicopter shooting tranquilizers at him – he shakes his body to release that trauma.   This is instinctual and helps keep him healthy, resetting his nervous system to a calm, safe state again. You may […]

S.A.D. During the Winter Season

Most of you know that SAD stands for something else besides Standard American Diet; it also stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder.   SAD is a real thing. It’s a form of depression that occurs during the cold months and is why it’s also called “winter blues,” even though there is a less common form that also […]

The Effects of the Covid-19 Epidemic on Men

Men, have you been affected mentally, physically, or emotionally by the COVID-10 epidemic? Many men do not realize the cumulative effects of chronic stress, though they can be damaging. From the Cleveland Clinic: “A new national survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting both the mental and physical health of men […]