Stress is a killer

Shavaun Scott
3 min readNov 26, 2021

You’ve likely got more going on than you realize

Photo by Usman Yousaf on Unsplash

(Excerpt from my book The Minds of Mass Killers: Understanding and Interrupting the Pathway to Violence. The holidays bring incredible stress for many people due to unhappy/unhealthy family dynamics, financial limitations, and unrealistic expectations.)

We can be too quick to diagnose someone experiencing any psychological distress as mentally ill when, in…

Shavaun Scott

Psychotherapist and writer, exploring uncommon bravery and shining light on the human experience.