How Does Pollution Affect the Brain?

Researchers have recently found that pollution not only affects the lungs but it also affects the brain.  We need to be concerned about what we eat and how we take care of our bodies, but we also need to make sure the environment in which we live is not polluted.  In her study, Lilian Calderon-Garciduenas: […]

How Stressed Do You Feel?

Stress is a killer and a life force.  How can you tell the good from the bad, and too little from too much?  Scientists have found that: “Stress, when it’s chronic or repeated, does more than unnerve us; it can make us physically sick.  It dampens the immune system and dries out the digestive tract, […]

The Evidence on EMDR- New York Times- Boulder EMDR News Post

BOULDER EMDR NEWS POST! EMDR pioneer, Francine Shapiro, addresses reader questions about the current state of research on EMDR therapy in the New York Times. The Evidence on E.M.D.R. By THE NEW YORK TIMES Francine Shapiro, Ph.D. This week, readers of the Consults blog posed questions about eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or E.M.D.R., a psychological therapy pioneered by […]

8 Steps to Stress-Proof Your Day!

8 Steps to Stress-Proof Your Day! Reinterpret A Negative Experience:  Say you leave your headphones in the car when you go to the gym.  Interpret the return trip to the car not as an irritant but as a chance to warm up before you even climb on the treadmill. Give To Someone Else: Do something […]

How Emotionally Resilient Are You?

How emotionally resilient you are?  Take the TEST.   How do people emotionally manage crisis in their life, major life changes or situations that arise in everyday life?  Despite having very similar backgrounds, Davidson & Begley found that people respond very differently to the same life experience.  “The answer that has emerged from my research is […]