Open your cleaning supply closet and grab any bottle in there.
Flip it over and read the list of chemicals contained.
Do you recognize any of those
Hades and Persephone had it down.
Do you remember their arrangement?
Persephone’s mother, Demeter, wanted her back above ground after Hades, Greek God of the Underworld, kidnapped her. But Persephone had fallen in love. So they compromised.
Persephone would spend four months of the year with Hades, and spend the remaining eight in the land of the living. (That’s why we have seasons, or so the legend goes.)
In our previous post, we talked about the benefits of healthy friendships.
But most of us understand that they’re beneficial already, even if only anecdotally. Venting to a good friend feels good. Spending an evening with people who know and love you, laughing and reminiscing, feels good. Puzzling out a tough problem with a pal feels good.
The other side of the coin that has taken on added weight in the last twenty years or so of psychological study is that of toxic friendships, friendships that take more energy than they provide.
Did the world used to be easier to live in? It depends on who you ask. A Gen-xer remembering their childhood with glistening nostalgia, thinking
Viruses are not discerning. They don’t care about your gender, sexual orientation, religion, or political affiliation. But its far-reaching effects across the platforms of society
You can’t have missed the great toilet paper shortage of 2020. Well, that’s not all we seem to be “short” on. Rice, eggs, milk, bread,