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Date Night Ideas

  Date Night Ideas We often hear people struggle with ideas for date night. And though date...

Date Night Ideas

  Date Night Ideas We often hear people struggle with ideas for date night. And though date nights don’t have to involve leaving the house, spending money, or even doing things at night, it is nice to sometimes hear about new and fun activities. With this post,...

5 + 1 Coping with Anxiety & Stress: Part 3, Sounds

5 + 1 Coping with Anxiety & Stress: Part 3, Sounds       If you haven’t already read the 5 + 1 Coping with Anxiety & Stress: Introduction to Glimmers, I would recommend you check that post out first to have context. And to read more about visual...

10 minutes of Self Care: 6+1 Coping with Anxiety and Stress: Auditory Glimmers

10 minutes of Self Care is designed to be a guided grounding activity encouraging you to reflect, wonder and consider. Topics are wide-ranging and will include emotional intelligence, anxiety, self-reflection, relationships, panic, self-esteem, sex, body issues, and...
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Understanding the Fawn Response

Following up to last week’s post, what is happening when you go along with what a medical provider (or anyone) says/wants/does even though you think/want/know differently? The short answer, the fight-or-flight (F/F) system activates. To get a broad overview, read...

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Fawning
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Why we should view pain as a disease

This post is the second in a series of 4 posts about chronic pain. To read the other posts in the series use the links below: What is chronic pain?, published July 11, 2022 How emotions influence pain, available on July 25, 2022 New approaches to pain management,...

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Pain as a Disease
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Vaginismus Awareness Day

Vaginismus is the involuntary tightening of the muscles surrounding the vagina that makes penetration painful or impossible. Most people suspect they have Vaginismus based on the symptoms and received a medical diagnosis based on patient history and their...

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