The Controversial Topic of Repressed Memories: Validity, False Memories, and Adaptive Mechanisms

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Repressed Memories What is your experience with a phenomenon referred to as “repressed memories” or “dissociative amnesia,”? These are memories which are unconsciously blocked or repressed due to traumatic or distressing events, rendering them inaccessible to conscious awareness.  Often these memories can be retrieved or “recovered” under certain conditions, such as during hypnotherapy. The topic… Continue reading The Controversial Topic of Repressed Memories: Validity, False Memories, and Adaptive Mechanisms

“Mastering Your Thoughts for Emotional Balance: How Your Thoughts Control Your Emotions”

Your Thoughts Greatly Influence Your Emotions Think about the last time you were sad or angry about something outside of your control. How did you feel about those around you? You may not have been very nice, right? This happens because, whether you realize it or not, your thoughts greatly influence your emotions and responses.… Continue reading “Mastering Your Thoughts for Emotional Balance: How Your Thoughts Control Your Emotions”