Strong Enough

The first time I ever remember losing consciousness I was 15 years old. I had watched an episode of Oprah where a young girl used self harm as a release for her pain and sadness. I just remember the footage of that young girl lying in the bathtub, cutting herself, and just... crying in despair. … Continue reading Strong Enough

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Butterflies and Lightning Bolts

According to Google, the fluttery feeling that we humans get when we are nervous is nothing more than our brains communicating their hopes and fears to our organs. Google says it's some sort of brain-gut connection via the vagus nerve and something to do with neurons along the brain-gut axis. Google also seems to think … Continue reading Butterflies and Lightning Bolts