“Hello? Were you even listening?”
That phrase might be as familiar to you as the stuck bit on an old record. If that’s the case, then
Everyone has trauma. Put another way, no one doesn’t have trauma.
It’s a liberating truth, in a sense – your trauma is no more off-putting to a stranger for the mere fact of its existence than theirs is to you. Complications in our interpersonal experiences regarding our trauma and the traumas of either largely arise from the misguided belief that trauma somehow only affects isolated pockets of disturbed individuals.
Bone broth has been the prized debutante of superfoods for several years now – and for good reason! There are so many benefits to bone
As divisive an argument as any in the Western health sphere, the benefits and pitfalls of bees’ gift to Pharaohs and your evening tea are
The elements conspiring to rob your gut’s microbiome of its healthy bacteria have a three-fold plan:
Tamper with your digestion
Drain you of your energy
And slow down your metabolism.
Those are the effects of a standard Western diet – empty calories, ready-made meals we zap in the microwave with complex glucose chains already broken down, heavy fats, starches, high sodium…
The hallmarks of our diet choices are log-jamming our digestive tracts.
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.