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Self-Assessment: What is your Attachment style?

Take this self-assesment to find out your attachment style

Embarking on a journey of self-discovery is a profound and illuminating endeavor, one that often reveals the intricacies of our interpersonal dynamics and emotional connections. In this self-assessment, we delve into the fascinating realm of attachment styles—a psychological framework that illuminates the patterns and behaviors we adopt in relationships. Rooted in early experiences and the […]

Harnessing the Power of the Polyvagal Theory

You CAN achieve emotional regulation and resilience, easily and permanently

In our introductory article on Polyvagal Theory, we explored Dr. Stephen Porges’ theory about how trauma rewires a person’s brain to trigger the survival flight/flight/freeze response to trauma or extreme stress. This activates the Dorsal Vagal State, which causes immobilization and “shutdown”, associated with hyperarousal, to ensure survival. The survival instinct is a normal and […]