Sweeping new studies shed light on the underlying mechanisms of PTSD, which may help to optimize future treatment.

Guy sitting on a rock in an ocean cove looking out over the sun setting.
Guy sitting on a rock in an ocean cove looking out over the sun setting.
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Research shows the health benefits from the gentle motion of rocking are undeniable.

Photo of a rocking chair in front of a window with a small table with tea on top.
Photo of a rocking chair in front of a window with a small table with tea on top.
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New research shows the ‘tapping’ technique reduces anxiety, depression, and PTSD

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Yes, they actually work.

Fan blowing with a blurred image of a person.
Fan blowing with a blurred image of a person.
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Part Three: The new “How to Tend and Befriend Conflict” series. If you think you know how to deal with conflict, think again.

A kangaroo figurine is punching a doll figurine to show conflict.
A kangaroo figurine is punching a doll figurine to show conflict.


Part Two: The new “How to Tend and Befriend Conflict” series. If you think you know how to deal with conflict, think again.

A lit match with a rainbow flame
A lit match with a rainbow flame


Part One: The new “How to Tend and Befriend Conflict” series. If you think you know how to deal with conflict, think again.

Volcano with rainbow multun lava.
Volcano with rainbow multun lava.


A therapist explains how to distinguish between the two

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Person in a dark background with a cobalt blue light on their face, looking despondently at the camera.
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These 3 Harmful Personas Block Resilience

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Person’s hands holding a black face mask over a blurred orange and teal background.
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Michele DeMarco

Award-winning writer, therapist, clinical ethicist, and researcher specializing in moral injury. I talk about the stuff many won’t. micheledemarco.com

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