When PTSD Affects Relationships

The most well known symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are nightmares, flashbacks, hypervigilance, exaggerated startle response, avoidance of triggers and dissociation.  Less obvious, though, and possibly more pervasive are the effects that PTSD...

Am I Crazy? When Things Fall Apart…

“I found myself curled up into the fetal position, crying. I don’t understand where this came from. Am I crazy?” “I’m falling apart at work. I get angry at the smallest things and snap at people. Sometimes I need to excuse myself from...

Emotional Sensitivity and the Biology Underneath

Ever wonder why you feel so sensitive? Why even the littlest thing sends you off on an emotional roller coaster? It may have something to do with how you were born and how you grew up. The Biology of sensitivity People are born with different inherent levels of...