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Social Pain

Proof That Rejection Really Does Hurt

Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living

The same parts of our brain that are activated in response to physical pain are also activated when we experience social pain, such as rejection, new ...

Understanding Cutting and Bullycide

Jarryd Willis | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Jarryd Willis

Emotional injuries don't heal with Neosporin. They can lead to self-perpetuating conditions (self-starvation, cutting), a hypo-cortisol awakening response and more reports of pain disability and health problems for bullied kids.

Hurt Feelings Really Do Hurt

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 02.23.2012 | Healthy Living

If you've ever gone through extreme grief, a rough divorce or a break-up, you'll know this to be true: that aching feeling in your heart truly hurts, ...