When it all gets too much

When it all gets too much

I recently wrote about stress and what happens to the body in a very broad strokes sort of way.  We all encounter stress and for the most part we can deal with it, and we don’t have any major reactions to it.  However, for some people their bodies react in a...
Let’s talk about stress…

Let’s talk about stress…

Stress /strɛs/ noun: stress pressure or tension exerted on a material object. “the distribution of stress is uniform across the bar” the degree of stress measured in units of force per unit area. a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting...
Brain changing….

Brain changing….

The latest book that I’ve read is “The Brain that changes itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science” by Norman Doidge (2007, Penguin).  I was told about the book by Pete Blackaby during one of his lectures on the Yoga...
Remembering the victims of War and Tyranny

Remembering the victims of War and Tyranny

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day.  Remembering the millions of Jews that died at the hands of the Nazis during the Second World War  always makes me sad that humans can be capable of such hideousness against their fellow man.  This year, I have not only been thinking...