Want to Get Better Results at Your Next Medical or Dental Appointment? Don’t Make This Mistake

No, it isn’t revealing your mental health diagnosis.  Although doing so can go either way to get better treatment. And no, it isn’t listing every illness or injury you have had in the last 5 years. When your appointment is wrapping up, please do not ask a “doorknob” question. What is that? A “doorknob” questionContinue reading “Want to Get Better Results at Your Next Medical or Dental Appointment? Don’t Make This Mistake”

Two Reasons Why Being Told to “Just Relax” Isn’t Very Relaxing For Many Trauma Survivors

For too many trauma survivors, the suggestion to relax has exactly the opposite effect. Does this mean that they are too stressed to chill?  Nope. Maybe they don’t like being told what to do?   No, that’s not it either.  At least, not most of the time. If neither of those things are true, whatContinue reading “Two Reasons Why Being Told to “Just Relax” Isn’t Very Relaxing For Many Trauma Survivors”