Should I Trust My Gut?

I’m not sure who said it first, but I always liked the saying “Never make a permanent decision based on temporary feelings.” This seems like opposite advice to adages like “trust your gut,” or “follow your heart.” I would never suggest ignoring our emotions when it comes to decision making.  I do think it is … Continue reading Should I Trust My Gut?

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