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Yearly Archives: 2022

The Healing Effects of Yoga & Meditation for the Body and Mind From a Trauma-informed Perspective

Trauma-informed yoga aka (TIY) is described as approaching the practice of yoga through a lens that addresses the specific supports that are needed for symptoms of trauma. Trauma doesn’t just affect our minds; it can also be held within the body and our brain.  The connectivity means the mind/body practice of yoga meditation can be … Read More

Pandemic Has Devastating Impact on Adolescent Girls Who Have Eating Disorders

The pandemic has undoubtedly been tough on teenagers, and now experts have the data showing the actual impact. The major finding: these past two years have had a devastating effect on adolescent girls who have eating disorders. Emergency Room Visits Spike The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report that said that, … Read More

Eating Disorder Awareness Must Extend Beyond a Single Week in February

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an annual campaign that helps educate people about the realities of eating disorders, from whom they most commonly affect to signs and symptoms of these devastating illnesses. It’s also a chance to provide hope, support, and advocacy for the individuals and families of those whose lives have been upended … Read More

The Effect of School Lockdown Drills on Kids’ Mental Health

The debate about how to prevent and prepare for school shootings in America continues to be brought up. Some believe that active shooter drills save lives. However, some experts and parents believe that there isn’t enough evidence to prove the effectiveness of these drills, and they fear that the drills may be causing emotional harm … Read More