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Biofeedback: What Is It And How Can It Improve My Life?

Biofeedback is an emerging treatment methods which helps you increase awareness and influence “…physiological, emotional, and cognitive activity by using signals from your own body to improve your health and performance” (Khazan, 2019, p. 4). While some may believe biofeedback is a relaxation technique, it is actually a learning process with its main purpose to …

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Mindfulness: A New Strategy for Stress Reduction

Mindfulness is a practice rooted in Eastern traditions, but has rapidly extended to Western culture. Mindfulness is “a process that leads to a mental state characterized by nonjudgmental awareness of the present moment experience, including one’s sensations, thoughts, bodily states, consciousness, and the environment, while encouraging openness, curiosity, and acceptance” (Hofmann & Gomez, 2017, p. …

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Anxiety and the Brain

Anxiety encompasses feelings of worry about certain events and features many physiological symptoms such as increased heart rate, sweating, and fatigue. Increasing research is showing that many will experience anxiety at some point in their life. In many cases, anxiety is normal. However, it can become a clinical problem when it impacts daily activities and …

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Parental Burnout: A Rising Issue

Parental burnout is a concern that has gained increasingly more attention especially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and requirements for children and adolescents to receive education from home in an online setting. Parental burnout is characterized by three symptom domains: exhaustion, emotional disinterest, and poor self-efficacy in the parenting role (Kawamoto et al., …

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