Loneliness: We Were Born to Connect

Are you feeling lonely these days? You’re not alone (pun not intended, but it fits). The truth is, we’re meant to connect: it’s a basic human need. Our brains produce oxytocin in response to connection, and it can help us stay well Oxytocin is powerful hormone that acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain (Psychology Today: Click for Quote) and is a calming and connection hormone (Dean Ware: Click for Quote), which counteracts the effects of stress and adrenaline. Listen to […]

How to Notice & Heal From Signs of Abuse

I have been in several abusive relationships. Sometimes, we aren’t aware we are in something abusive. One way to know for sure, is to listen to your body:  It never lies My body couldn’t take one more minute of abuse… For me, my body tells me when something’s not working.  I start getting symptoms like anxiety & fatigue. I talk about how I healed from abuse and chronic illness (CFS) in my book, The Memory of Health.  You can check […]