Megan Wildhood, in Mad in America, explores another possible reason for the lonliness crisis our country is experiencing. Is our mental health industry playing a role in people feeling alone?
This article from Mad in America by Peter Simons highlights a study by researchers at Princeton, Strathmore Business School, and the Busara Center that found direct payments improved psychological well-being for those in poverty, while five weeks of therapy did not.
PTSD can have far-reaching impacts on the body of those who suffer from it. This article in Psychology Today highlights research showing that chronic low-grade inflammation may be one of the side effects.
Your body is the best home your mind will every have. This is true for everyone, but not easy to put into practice, especially for survivors of trauma. Mind Body Solutions Founder Matthew Sanford draws upon his experience as a trauma and post-traumatic stress survivor, his 42 years of living with a spinal cord injury, and his 29 years of practicing yoga to lead 8 experiential sessions of mind-body insights and simple practices. Sanford writes, “It is the body that always stays faithful to living, not the mind. In so doing, its wisdom plays a crucial role in the process of healing from trauma.”
Sign up with your email to receive news and updates.