If anxiety is in my brain, why is my heart pounding? A psychiatrist explains the neuroscience and physiology of fear

Although emotions like fear and anxiety originate in your brain, they ultimately travel through your body and make your heart race and your stomach twist. Source: If anxiety is in my brain, why is my heart pounding? A psychiatrist explains the neuroscience and physiology of fear Post Views: 390

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‘Everything you’ve been told is a lie!’ Inside the wellness-to-fascism pipeline

One minute you’re doing the downward dog, the next you’re listening to conspiracy theories about Covid or the new world order. How did the desire to look after yourself become so toxic? Source: ‘Everything you’ve been told is a lie!’ Inside the wellness-to-fascism pipeline Post Views: 461

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NIMH » NIMH announces that Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D., M.A., has been selected as the 2023 James S. Jackson Memorial Award winner

NIMH announces that Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D., M.A., has been selected as the 2023 James S. Jackson Memorial Award winner

Dr. Bowleg is a leading scholar of the application of intersectionality to social and behavioral sciences health research. She is a professor of Applied Social Psychology in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the George Washington University (GW) and a co-director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Core…

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How to stop criticizing yourself and befriend your inner critic – The Washington Post

Lakeasha Sullivan, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in Atlanta. You are so stupid. Why do you always screw up? You’ll make a fool of yourself. You look awful. Say hello to your inner critic, the silent voice constantly judging your thoughts and behaviors. Harshly.In my…

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Trauma, gaslighting, triggers: The limits of using therapy terms in mainstream conversation – Vox

In the therapy room, licensed marriage and family therapist Moe Ari Brown has recently been in the business of definitions. A client might say “I have the worst relationship with my mother. She’s a total narcissist,” to which Brown would invite the client to elaborate on what the term “narcissist”…

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