Archive for February 2020

What is the Gut-Brain Connection?

The gut-brain connection essentially means that the brain has direct effect on the stomach and the digestive tract and vice versa.  A troubled brain will send signals to the gut and a trouble gut will send signals to the brain.  For example, a distressed stomach or intestinal tract could lead to anxiety or depression, but…

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What Does Resistance Mean?

I have experienced resistance probably more frequently than I would like to admit.  However, as Rossman (2000) explains, resistance is just our mind and body’s way of putting up its defenses and protecting us from the thoughts and feelings that seem too difficult to handle.  Resistance is a normal part of psychological functioning that allows…

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