Verbal abuse. ‘Bad is stronger than good.’

Bad is stronger than good. Humans are hardwired to pay more attention to potentially dangerous or negative possibilities. The evolutionary reasons for this are pretty clear—we store such information in a part of the brain that makes it much more accessible. Registering potentially dangerous threats and keeping them alive and well in memory was key … Continue reading Verbal abuse. ‘Bad is stronger than good.’

Nutritional psychiatry, why is that a thing?

Our bodies need food and water, that is a given. Our brain, being an important part of the body is therefore influenced by what we eat. Furthermore, what you eat directly affects the structure and function of your brain and, ultimately, your mood[1]. Studies have found that what you eat can make certain conditions worse. … Continue reading Nutritional psychiatry, why is that a thing?

Review ‘The *more or less* definitive guide to self-care. (Anna Borges).

I ordered this book thinking that it was really written for me. I struggled with self-care and ran out of ideas what to do when I needed my ‘down-time’. Plus extra options are always welcome. Find The more of less definitive guide to self-care on Goodreads. Image from Goodreads. First of all, this book looks … Continue reading Review ‘The *more or less* definitive guide to self-care. (Anna Borges).