As human beings, none of us can avoid the difficulties and sometimes traumatic experiences of life. However, we are all impacted differently and if you've been impacted by traumatic stress, I encourage you to prioritize your healing so you can get back to a healthy equilibrium. Trauma and stress can be tough, but they don't need to leave a lasting impact.Read More
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Continuing upward on the stairwell of trauma healing is Phase Two, referred to by Herman as Remembrance and Mourning. This phase often involves treating the traumatic memory, by form of narrative processing or by working through secondary side effects that have been left on the mind, body or soul. Somatic psychotherapy, EMDR, expressive arts, IFS, TF-CBT and Ego State work, amongst other modalities, have been scientifically proven effective in treating memories without diving too deeply into the narrative, avoiding the risk of re-traumatization.
What is this thing we call hunger? Hunger represents the physiological need to eat food. Feeling satiated is the absence of hunger. Appetite is the desire to eat food. When your belly is empty, the hormone called ghrelin is produced by the stomach triggering a hunger message. Satiety is the feeling of fullness that tells you to stop eating. Now let's look at emotional hunger, its sensations and how it plays itself out.