Did you know that compassion can relieve stress?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CEFHTwpNUk There is no doubt there has been plenty of reason for anxiety in the last few weeks. Though some have responded with panic and greed, it warms my heart to hear of the many acts of compassion happening in our communities. People are sewing masks for health care providers or going out of their … Continue reading Did you know that compassion can relieve stress?

The Amygdala

Why does this small region of our brain have such an impact on our behavioral responses? Navigating our personal and professional lives with resiliency involves being able to respond constructively even in emotionally impacted situations. The Amygdala serves an important and necessary function, to keep us safe in threatening situations. Unfortunately, when we have experienced … Continue reading The Amygdala