Stress is any challenge to normal balance. Stress is pressure or tension exerted on something (or someone). A state of strain or tension. A constraining force or influence. Stress occurs in response to a stressor–a thing (person, place, event,…any “stimulus”) that you respond to as a stress. Ontology (“objective realness”) […]
Sometimes when we’re in stress we jump onto the Drama Triangle in particular conflict roles. Watch to see where you might be on the Drama Triangle and how you can spin your triangle to the Freedom Triangle. Transcript: Hello, this is Dr. Heather Clark with the drama triangle. This is […]
Suicide is top of mind for many with the passing of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The “last person in the world” you’d expect to do that. “They had everything.” Again, I have no insight into either of their lives. I DO have insight into suicide in healers and change […]
I love you guys…but I don’t love sending you newsletters. Why? Well, it pains me to admit it, but I am a type A control freak with serious perfectionist tendencies. This doesn’t make me a bad person; in fact, it is most assuredly part of my charm. However, because I […]
No, you don’t have to I have to visit my in-laws. I have to go to that holiday party. I have to make sure I buy enough presents for my kids. I have to make my special cookies that everyone expects. I have to have my house clean before my […]
Do you suspect that you might have burnout, but want to know for sure? Or maybe haven’t been feeling like yourself lately and your friends and family have lots of ideas and well-meaning advice for you.
A great infographic from OnlinePhDPrograms.com–enjoy!
Adrenal fatigue is caused by chronic stress. In our previous blog “What is Stress?” we described the 3 main types of stress that people experience. It’s important that you identify what stress you are experiencing most often and begin to be mindful of your body and how you are feeling […]
When most of us think about stress, we think about family, job, or financial stresses. However, there are actually three different types of stress.
Your stress response system or SRS connects your mind and body so you react to situations without thinking about them. Your SRS is a key player in helping you to quickly react to dangerous or stressful situations without you having to think about it.