The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience. It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Kat of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Kat (It’s On Random)
As U.S. states like Alabama, Kentucky, and Georgia are passing laws restricting abortion and gearing up to challenge the Roe v. Wade decision in the U.S. Supreme Court, I look on from north of the border with dismay and disgust. I would not want to live in a country where my body was not necessarily… Continue reading My body is my own
Source: SUNO When it comes to sexual interactions, it seems like the notion of consent should be pretty simple. Yes means yes, no means no, easy peasy, right? Except obviously, it's not that simple for a disturbingly large number of people, which begs the question, how have we gotten it so wrong as a society that… Continue reading Why don’t more people understand consent?
A couple of years ago I was thinking about applying for a nursing job with a sexual assault support team, so I decided to learn more about the body's fight/flight/freeze response to trauma. What I found out was really interesting, so I thought I'd share. The amygdala's response The amygdala is a primitive part of… Continue reading The Neurobiology of Traumatic Fight/Flight/Freeze