The current medical consensus about addiction may very well be wrong
The prevailing wisdom today is that addiction is a disease. This is the main line of the medical model of mental disorders with which the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is aligned: addiction is a chronic and relapsing brain
The 4 critical questions we're all unconsciously asking each other near constantly
Maya Angelou suggests there are four questions that we’re all unconsciously asking each other all the time.
We ask the people we love, we ask the people who matter to us professionally, and on a broader level, we ask the people
As we wander through this journey that is life, we go through fundamental changes. Some people use terms like “quarter-life crisis” or “middle age” to define where it is we think we are in our lives along the way. To me, there aren’t destinations in life. There are milestones for
Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”
“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”
BY MARIA POPOVA
What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical
10 types of pain that are directly linked to your emotions
“Psychosomatic means mind (psyche) and body (soma).
A psychosomatic disorder is a disease which involves both mind and body. Some physical diseases are thought to be particularly prone to be made worse by mental factors such as stress and anxiety.”
(A quick note before we begin: it is extremely important that
Conscious Relationships - accepting others as they are
Wouldn’t life be wonderful if everyone just behaved exactly like we wanted them to?
Our friends, co-workers, partners and family just did exactly what we told them to and behaved exactly how we expected them to? Ok, so that probably has about as much of a chance of happening as pigs
“In life, a person can take one of two attitudes: to build or to plant.
The builders might take years over their tasks, but one day, they finish what they’re doing. Then they find that they’re hemmed in by their own walls. Life loses its meaning when the building stops.