Horse Sense works with the dynamics of the horse and human interaction, where we help create a sense of unity within. Connecting to our core self, to our whānau, friends and to our natural environment. We invite you to join us for an integrative experience and re-connection with yourselfContinue Reading A therapist typically observes what patients are seeing while they navigate the virtual experience. They can coach a patient to take on increasingly difficult challenges while making sure that the person does not become overwhelmed. To do so, some therapists may connect the subject to physiological monitoring devices; othersContinue Reading I have interviewed dozens of adult victims of childhood sexual abuse in my work for The Washington Post. In those conversations, I have found these survivors to be just as varied and unique in their motives, attitudes and intentions as anyone else. Some of them are angry about whatContinue Reading Analysis of 300,000 people in 148 studies found that loneliness is associated with a 50% increase in mortality from any cause. This makes it comparable to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and more dangerous than obesity. As the lead researcher of the analysis, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, comments: Loneliness significantly increasesContinue Reading Everyone feels lonely from time to time, but for some, loneliness comes far too often. Feeling lonely can plague many people — including the elderly, people who are isolated, and those with depression — with symptoms such as sadness, isolation, and withdrawal. Loneliness can strike a person who livesContinue Reading

Brisbane military veterans turn to yoga to ease post traumatic stress disorder Mr Stevenson began practising yoga as a coping mechanism and became a qualified instructor in November last year. He introduced free classes for both veterans and emergency service workers to help bring peace to his peers. “IContinue Reading Clinical researchers in Emory’s Veterans Program will study the use of virtual reality exposure therapy to treat people suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to military sexual trauma. The virtual reality exposure therapy system, called BRAVEMIND, has been used to treat combat-related PTSD in veterans of Iraq andContinue Reading Michael started looking at pornography when he was 11 to escape the dysfunction of his chaotic home life, sometimes “borrowing” his father’s dirty magazines, other times searching for free porn on the Internet. Over time, his sexual forays escalated in both time and intensity. By the start of highContinue Reading