- Q What is self-injury?
Dr. Deborah Serani, PsychologySelf-injury (SI) is any deliberate, non suicidal behavior that inflicts physical harm on one's body to relieve emotional distress. People who self injure are often trying to: - distract emotional pain - end feelings of numbness - calm overwhelming... Full Answer
- Q How do subconscious filters shape my awareness?
Dr. Friedemann Schaub, Alternative & Complementary MedicineEvery second of our lives, we’re surrounded by an incomprehensible amount of information. We need to filter out a large portion to make sense of the world and not become completely fried. But how do we distinguish the tiny fraction of... Full Answer
- Q How can I stop my mind from wandering?
Sheri Van Dijk, PsychiatryWhat a great question! Most of us don't ask this question because it's normal for our mind to wander and it never occurs to us that we can increase our control over this. Mindfulness is a way of exercising your brain so that you improve your ability to... Full Answer