Hot Sauce: Yummy or a pain in my neck?
Hot sauce contains capsaicin, a chemical that bins to the pleasure receptors in our mind and helps us feel pleasure more intensely. This sounds awesome. The problem is, there is some research, being pursued by Whipple and Komisaruk, that suggests that capsaicin is also sticky. It can block those receptor site as well. This then… Read the full article
I can’t turn my brain off!!! Meditation Hacks.
Meditation sounds so hard – we picture a Buddhist Monk sitting peacefully, almost a trance-like-state under a tree and having a completely blank mind, void of all stressors or even minor discomfort. This can be intimidating and overwhelming when we then try to ”just” slow down and relax our minds and do what we “should”… Read the full article
Friend, Family, Teacher or Support of Someone Who Has Been Bullied, Abused or Hurt: What to do now that you know.
No matter your role as family, friend, religious leader, or teacher, know that being there is what matters. Remember your person is the SAME person they always were. Your person may even be an adult now, but they have not changed the core of who they are; thus tapping into what feels like your relationship… Read the full article
Parent of Someone Who Has Been Bullied, Abused or Hurt: What to do now that you know.
Remember your child is the SAME person they always were. Your child may even be an adult now, but they have not changed the core of who they are; thus tapping into what feels like your relationship – shared interests, hobbies, even favorite foods can be comforting and remind you of who they are inside… Read the full article
You Have Been Bullied, Abused or Hurt: What to do.
Something bad happened. It may have happened recently or a long time ago. Either way, it was not good and dealing with the mix of feelings, events, people, and even legal issues can be and will be hard. I want to help simplify the matter to what you can do and what to expect, I… Read the full article
Just Sharing or Non-Consensual Porn?: Sexting revisited
In a fun-loving moment you get a message with a sexy photo. Fun, cute, titillating, harmless. What you do with it, though, can be quite different. Non-Consensual Porn (NCP) is also known as “Revenge-Porn” due to it seeming to begin with Exs who would release videos and photos after the love affair has ended…. Read the full article