The human instinct is to trust and believe. That’s a beautiful thing. In order to immerse ourselves in the sustainable, ethically-sourced, bioavailable world rising up
Think, for a moment, about questionnaires you fill out at your doctor’s office… Are you now or have you ever been a smoker? Do you
It’s the holistic anthem: “have you tried yoga?”
Every three minutes, people with chronic mental disorders, stressful jobs, busy families, and physical constraints are advised by yogis that stretching it out can change their entire outlook — spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally.
That statistic isn’t real, but it sounds likely, doesn’t it?
Now, yoga cannot solve everything.
But the insistent cries of yoga-believers aren’t unfounded.
If therapy were vital for you to have a healthy retirement forty years from now, would you still do it? Or do you only do
Sit up straight.
Roll your shoulders back. Tuck in your chin and draw your head back.
There, now isn’t that better?
Up to 40,000 years ago, an important evolutionary shift occurred — dogs stopped being foes and began being friends. They began lurking around the outskirts of human settlements, waiting for scraps (and ear scratches.)
Perhaps 20,000 years ago, dogs started to travel with humans as companions, helping to hunt, herd, keep watch, and (presumably) snuggle.
Conversely, cats sort of… domesticated themselves (in a very feline way.) Perhaps 12,000 years ago, a specific cat species had a genetic mutation which encouraged them not to fear humans. (Plus, they’re born pest hunters.)
So if you think about it…
For tens of thousands of years, we as a race have continuously decided we’d rather live with our canine and feline pals than without them.