Learning strategies for managing hypoarousal can help you more effectively respond to stress, improve your capacity for emotional self-regulation, and expand your window of tolerance. When we are in our window of tolerance—or optimal zone—we can respond to life’s demands and challenges with the ability to remain calm, think clearly, and successfully accomplish our day-to-day activities. […]
Practicing strategies for decreasing hyperarousal can help you better manage stress, learn to self-regulate your emotions, and improve your window of tolerance. The window of tolerance is the optimal zone where we function most effectively in responding to the demands of life. We are calm, able to think clearly, and manage day-to-day activities. The impact of […]
Understanding your window of tolerance is a useful tool in creating better resilience and improving your ability to manage stressful and challenging situations, especially during difficult times of adversity. Let’s explore the window of tolerance and how it affects you and your ability to respond to the demands of life.
In life, people experience all sorts of overwhelming circumstances. When these types of circumstances start piling up on top of each other, we can find ourselves in an incredibly tired and burnt-out state of mind. It’s normal to feel this way from time to time, but we definitely do not want to stay stuck there. […]
Coping with grief is challenging. Many of us have recent experiences of loss, death, and disruption in our lives that have been difficult to process emotionally. The pain of loss can be profound, and our grief may seem overwhelming and isolating. Grief is part of our shared human experience. Learning to navigate our grief and […]
Digital addiction…It is no surprise that people are spending more time on their phones and various social media platforms today than ever before. Did you know that as of January 2020, about half of the international population were active social media users — an increase of more than 9% since 2019. While addiction to technology and digital […]