Emotional Contamination Can Drag Down Your Recovery: Tips to Put a Stop to It Today

Emotional Contamination Can Drag Down Your Recovery: Tips to Put a Stop to It Today

Life does not come with warning labels. If it did, you might encounter some that say ‘beware of emotional contamination.’ Emotional contamination occurs when the feelings that were created from one event start to ‘pollute’ another situation. This emotional rollercoaster can drag your recovery through the mud. Here are some tips to watch out for…

What is Priming and How is it Used Therapeutically?

What is Priming and How is it Used Therapeutically?

Psychologically speaking, priming is a technique in which the introduction of stimulus influences how people respond to a subsequent stimulus. Priming works by activating a representation in memory before another task is introduced. This phenomenon occurs without consciousness being involved but it has major implications for everyday life. How it Works Different examples exist for…