By Kathy Ha | Featured Contributor Does it ever end?I’m tired of the inner turmoilI’m tired of being anxiousthe rollercoaster ride of emotionsswirling and churning withinold scars reopenpast nightmares hauntdoubt invades, fear paralysessilent screams that no one hearsI keep building my walluninviting, tall and proudbut the façade is brittleweathered by the yearsI’m lost in despairunsure of who… Read More Anxiety & Me [a poem]
I’m stoked to share a shiny new interview chat with one of my Somatic Experiencing colleagues, Dr. Aimie Apigian. Dr. Aimie entered into the world of developmental trauma and all things nervous system health when she adopted a little human while in medical school (crazy, I know!). In our chat This content was originally published… Read More When love is not enough & functional medicine for the nervous system with Dr. Aimie – Irene Lyon
It is a proven fact that as humans, we need a certain amount of stress in our life to live – good stress if you will, something researchers call eustress. With stress defined as “anything that affects our homeostasis” (the ability to maintain a relatively stable internal state that persists despite changes in the world… Read More How To Manage Stress The Healthy Way
For Edward Bernays, the conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed,… Read More Mass Psychology and Propaganda in Politics
Beauty is defined as the collection of qualities, such as shape, form, and color, that appeal to the aesthetic senses of others. Everyone loves beautiful things, and it is no surprise that the first impression we get of a person is how they look. Although everyone is beautiful in their own way and beauty is… Read More The Ugly Side of Beauty; Can Being Attractive Ruin Your Personality?