In his first television appearance, Officer Frank Chiafari speaks out about the horror he witnessed during the February 2009 chimpanzee attack that left its victim mangled and disfigured. When he came face to face with the enraged primate, he had no choice but to shoot. The events of that day haunted him; Chiafari struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder, an anxiety disorder marked by intrusive thoughts and periods of sadness, anger or depression that people can develop after experiencing a life-threatening experience. Chiafari shares his story and extends a message of hope to those suffering with PTSD. Dr. Oz delves into the mind-body responses that are characteristic of PTSD.

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Sometimes, we all just need a pick-me-up. Whether we've been struggling for some time with negative thoughts about ourselves, or a bad day at work is making us feel inferior, it's important to take a step back and regain our self-love. Follow Mallika Chopra, a meditation and wellness coach, in this simple meditation that focuses on breath, positive words and colors. She'll help you recenter your thoughts, reconnect with your emotions and remember your true worth.

For more mindfulness tips from Mallika, check out her website and her new book "My Body Is a Rainbow: The Color of My Feelings."

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