Cortisol and Chronic Stress

After running our first “Unveiling Anxiety Neurologically” and as I’m preparing for the “Unveiling Weight-Loss Neurologically”, I have been thinking about cortisol (a steroid hormone) and the damage which can be caused if the levels are too high. Let’s be clear: we need some level of cortisol as it helps us function, but under chronic stress cortisol levels become too high, …

Unveiling Parenting Neurologically

Parenting: the most stretching, vulnerable journey we will ever walk. Why? Because it involves all of us. It’s not something we can give some of ourselves to. It positions us to see ourselves in ways we never imagined. It stretches and changes us. It’s an emotional roller-coaster full of joy and pleasure, triumph, tragedy and pain. We read books and …