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Why Am I Anxious At Night? Causes & Treatment of Nighttime Anxiety

Why Am I Anxious At Night? Causes & Treatment of Nighttime Anxiety

Nighttime anxiety may seem like a mystery. Why does everything start to feel worse at night? And why can’t I shut my brain off? In reality, nighttime anxiety is very common and there are often concrete causes behind it. In fact, the same reasons people are anxious...
Signs of PTSD: How to Tell If You Have It

Signs of PTSD: How to Tell If You Have It

You have probably heard a lot about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the media. This disorder is a mix of symptoms that develop after a traumatic event. It’s commonly associated with individuals who have been in combat, survived terrible accidents, abuse, and...
The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

Gratitude starts with noticing the goodness in life. And researchers have found there are some surprising benefits in practicing gratitude. As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this is a natural time of year to give thanks. The cynics among us may find it difficult...
Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Pandemics, like Covid-19, challenge the way that people cope. Our brains are designed to react to novel and unfamiliar things as threats. Fear of infection, a lack of understanding and a lack of control impact us on deep levels. For some people this can be considered...
PTSD Treatment

PTSD Treatment

Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is possible. In my previous article, Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, the symptoms of PTSD were reviewed. If you have been experiencing these symptoms for more than a month, there is a very good chance that your...