Sometimes when we’re in stress we jump onto the Drama Triangle in particular conflict roles. Watch to see where you might be on the Drama Triangle and how you can spin your triangle to the Freedom Triangle. Transcript: Hello, this is Dr. Heather Clark with the drama triangle. This is a social model conceived by … Read more
Suicide is top of mind for many with the passing of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The “last person in the world” you’d expect to do that. “They had everything.” Again, I have no insight into either of their lives. I DO have insight into suicide in healers and change agents (i.e. entrepreneurs) with stress … Read more
I love you guys…but I don’t love sending you newsletters. Why? Well, it pains me to admit it, but I am a type A control freak with serious perfectionist tendencies. This doesn’t make me a bad person; in fact, it is most assuredly part of my charm. However, because I am a control enthusiast (much … Read more
No, you don’t have to I have to visit my in-laws. I have to go to that holiday party. I have to make sure I buy enough presents for my kids. I have to make my special cookies that everyone expects. I have to have my house clean before my guests arrive. I’m here to … Read more
Adrenal fatigue is caused by chronic stress. In our previous blog “What is Stress?” we described the 3 main types of stress that people experience. It’s important that you identify what stress you are experiencing most often and begin to be mindful of your body and how you are feeling at any current moment. If … Read more
Your stress response system or SRS connects your mind and body so you react to situations without thinking about them. Your SRS is a key player in helping you to quickly react to dangerous or stressful situations without you having to think about it.
Simply enough, it is how it sounds, without adding all of the philosophical details in. Mind Body Connection: How your physical self and your conscious self, exchange information. This connection is the way your thoughts, feelings, reactions, decisions, and so forth communicate with and affect your physical self (and vice-versa). Both your mind and body … Read more