Why Your Doctor Doesn’t Know You Feel So Exposed in an Exam

This one is fairly simple:  They have a different perspective than you do, one that is often is more on their mind than how comfortable you feel. Providers have been at this examination business for a long time, and most of us have been looking at all types of bodies every day.  All types.  NothingContinue reading “Why Your Doctor Doesn’t Know You Feel So Exposed in an Exam”

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