Sighing and gazing wistfully into the horizon…Not just a dramatic posture for star-crossed lovers anymore!

Yes, it's true, this study from Scientific American details how vision and breathing, including <sighs>, work together to reduce feelings of stress or panic. During COVID many of us have increased screen time because of online meetings. The up close portrait view is similar to the way our vision narrows when we are reacting to … Continue reading Sighing and gazing wistfully into the horizon…Not just a dramatic posture for star-crossed lovers anymore!

“I lost that person that I was, before all this.”

These words describe the impact of a non-death loss. We encounter so many losses throughout our lives, yet very few are actually acknowledged. Often, we may dismiss our own feelings about the loss because there seem to be more important, serious, or 'real' deaths happening that require our attention. In reality, it is just as … Continue reading “I lost that person that I was, before all this.”