Calm the brain – Get through conflicts by understanding yourself

September 26th, 2017|

It is a basic impulse to protect ourselves from any kind of threat. Either physical or mental, when we sense a threat, our body is reacting. The responsible parts of our body for detecting the danger are actually the amygdalae. The amygdala is one of two almond-shaped groups of nuclei, one on each side of the brain, […]

The image of emotions and feelings

May 21st, 2015|

It can be difficult to verbalize what it’s like to experience mental illness, so photographer Katie Crawford decided to show people instead of tell them.

In a stunning self-portrait series titled “My Anxious Heart,” Crawford captures how it feels to suffer from generalized anxiety disorder and depression — two conditions she has personally dealt with since […]