Reading Time: 4 minutes Our fight-or-flight response is a gift that kept us alive early in our evolution, while we were living in the wild. When we heard a tiger growl, we either had to fight it or run away. The first thing that happens during this sympathetic (SNS) response is that the mind loses its connection to the […]
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Reading Time: 8 minutes For many, the search for genuine meaning remains a desirous, life-long pursuit. How do we know when our lives can actually be characterized as meaningful? On a very fundamental level, searching for meaning places your life in a context of meaning; that is, you know what it means to lose meaning and to reacquire it. […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Abuse Abuser – Audrey Michelle Once upon a time I felt the beauty of an entangled existence As another body coated my soul with the sweat of true acceptance It soaked into my needy pores Disease infected through its absorption Constantly intoxicated by new found spirituality You were my prince And I, sir Was your […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Therapist and EMDR practitioner Lesley Goth explains how stress can negatively impact our physical and spiritual well-being in addition to our mental health.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Stress has much more adverse effects on our mind and brain than we realize— therapist and EMDR practitioner Lesley Goth describes how this common ailment can impact our spiritual well-being, and shows us what we can do to turn it around and start living better.