In response to threats, we learn to avoid challenge and comply with external rules (instead of wondering how systems can be improved). We protect our feelings and restrict our thoughts to what’s safe.
Trauma and PTSD can lead to challenges in the workplace. An expert explains what you should consider before seeking support at work.
The extraordinary Dunedin longitudinal study shows vaccine resistance can be laid down before high school age in response to childhood trauma or neglect. But better early education could help.
The early childhood years, particularly ages 0-3, are the building blocks of life.
Children struggle amidst adversity, but these tumultuous and highly emotional times make it a critical time to teach ‘resilience’ – giving kids coping skills.
An economic evaluation of a program of interventions for Australia’s most vulnerable children has produced startling results.
The “love hormone” system starts to develop in the womb and is important in helping us deal with stress.