Maybe you’ve been searching for ways to feel better emotionally – and have come across microdosing. That is taking tiny amounts of psilocybin for out-of-control emotions … to reduce anxiety and irritability, relieve depression and boredom and, over all, wanting a greater sense of wellbeing. But microdosing is only part of the equation for emotional … Read more
“I never get angry,” says a character in one of Woody Allen’s movies. “I grow a tumor instead.” This is a hilarious line but a poignant reminder how profoundly emotions can affect our human physiological functioning. Yet, as a culture, we generally place our physical well-being over our emotional well-being. We see it all the … Read more
When was the last time you had a heart-to-heart with someone about something meaningful to you? I don’t mean a one-sided conversation – but a heartfelt interaction with a person you value who was invested as much as you in the discussion. There might have been voice raising, tears, and emphatic gestures.
I’ve been teased that I’m a delicate “hot house flower” given my distaste for the brisk waters of the northern Atlantic – even here in one of the southern most climes of Europe – the sunny warm Algarve. At its warmest in southern Portugal, which is late summer and fall, the Atlantic water average soars … Read more
The bedrock of emotional maturity is learning, as I am fond of saying: “to surf the waves of uncertainty with grace and perseverance.” In order to do this we must be able to efficiently process the triggering emotions that arise when someone does or says something — or an errant thought arises that upsets us.
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