Tag: #stress

How Do You Feel?

Do you struggle to express your feelings? 🤔 If so, here are some reasons why: 🚫 The British culture prides itself in maintaining a ‘stiff upper lip’😐. We like to ‘grin and bear it’ and ‘keep calm and carry on’. Most of us are not taught HOW to express our …

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How to Complete the Stress Cycle

❓Did you know that “just because you’ve dealt with a stressor doesn’t mean you’ve dealt with the stress itself”? 😮 💡 In their book “Burnout”, Emily and Amelia Nagoski state that dealing with a stressor and dealing with stress are completely different processes. 🤔 Consider these stressors:

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Amygdala Hijack

🚩Have you heard of the AMYGDALA HIJACK? The fight or flight response is activated by the amygdalae – two almond-shaped structures, no bigger than a couple of cubic centimetres, each located near the centre of our brain in the temporal lobes 🧠. The amygdalae decide whether external stimuli like sights …

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