Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:
Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.
Talking Points from Dr. Cira
On How to Cope When You’re Feeling Discouraged:
Why People Hate (Or Believe They Hate) Their Lives
There are so many reasons for this. A history of childhood adversity, toxic stress and/or trauma, a difficult season in their life, a genetic predisposition to experience mood disturbance, experiencing microaggressions, marginalization or oppression due to racism, patriarchy, sexism, or homophobia. The list goes on and on and on.
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Interview Carol Barkes
According to the American Psychological Association Annual Stress in America report, the most common sources of stress are really not a surprise considering the state of our world at the moment. They are as follows: The Future of our Nation (63%) Money (62%), Work (61%), Current Political Climate (57%), Violence and Crime (51%). It is interesting to note that in 2015, money was the highest stressor to Americans but that has now been topped by worries about the future of our nation—something that is increasingly apparent in the news.
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