By: Andy | March 23, 2016

Making sense of our emotional triggers to bring healing to the past, awareness to the present and resilience for the future.

 Have you ever felt anger or other strong emotions, rise up like surge of power that you had no control over, in response to something your child/children did? Perhaps, it was when your children were fighting or maybe it was in response to an emotional outburst or refusal to cooperate with a request.  If this sounds familiar, it is likely that you have been 'triggered' emotionally. When this happens the 'thinking' part of our brain goes offline and the part of the brain involved in survival kicks in. We go into 'fight, flight or freeze' mode.   This is why, in that moment, we are more likely to say or do something that...