Category: Mental Health

Toxic Stress and Sensory Processing Disorder

Most of us experience stress on a daily basis, and our bodies are designed to handle small amounts of stress. But what happens when our bodies and brains experience stress on a frequent, ongoing basis, or when stress is severe? Read this guest post from Dr. Jamie Chaves to learn more. 

By Jamie Chaves, OTD, OTR/L, SWC, Pediatric Occupational Therapist at The Center for Connection

Meditation for the Rest of Us

"I used to have a picture in my mind of what a meditator looked like. I am not that woman. Not by a long shot. But I do meditate every day and here’s why."

By Heather Bryant, M.Ed., Director of Innovation and Impact