Fully Involved Life


Mynda Ohs PhD featured on Palm Springs NBC

I never got into this for any other reason then to help out first responders and their families. I was invited to be on the Palm Springs NBC morning show to talk about my new book Fully Involved.  Click here to purchase on Amazon ...
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50 Ideas For Dealing With Stress or Anxiety

Stress and anxiety SUCK! Unfortunately there isn't any medication or technique that I have that will eliminate these feelings.  They are part of being a human and just need to be managed on a regular basis.  If we don't have good balance in our lives the stress and anxiety grows ...
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Being a Firefighter Isn’t all Bad!

As a therapist of first responders only I have been on this roll with everyone else to bring awareness and remove the stigma of mental health. This is an extremely important topic. However, if we shift our focus completely to the negative it's easy to forget or even see the ...
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Why Are First Responders So Over Protective? It’s About Threat, Perceived or Real Your Brain Doesn’t Know The Difference

Once a trauma is encoded in your memory the brain can be triggered by something you see, smell or hear.  The brain will pull the past memory not realizing that you are not there in that situation.  Then the body will activate your flight or fight response thus why you ...
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How Can Trauma Promote Growth?

Many people have heard of post-traumatic stress (PTS), a normal response to an abnormal event, but not many recognize the struggles and hardships of trauma also can mean opportunities for growth. The experiences of loss and trauma are part of life. Post-traumatic growth (PTG) means many who experience trauma can ...
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