We can’t control everything

Have you ever caught yourself trying to control every aspect of your life, believing that you can avoid feelings of vulnerability or insecurity? If so, you may be using hypercontrol as a coping strategy. Hypercontrol is a coping strategy that involves attempts to maximally control one’s thoughts, emotions, and behavior in order to avoid or …

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Hate to live and live to hate

Have you ever encountered someone who seems consumed by their hatred towards another person? Someone who spends all of their energy trying to prove their own righteousness and seek revenge on the person they consider their enemy? Does this remind you of anyone? Perhaps the character of Edmond Dantès in Alexandre Dumas’s “The Count of …

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Four types of trauma responses

Are you struggling with strong emotions, memories, or anxiety even after a traumatic event has ended? If so, you may be dealing with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD), a condition that can arise after prolonged or repeated trauma, such as severe abuse or neglect. One approach to understanding and managing C-PTSD is based on the …

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