Researchers in Canada have published a study in the journal Cancer suggesting that our minds and bodies do affect one another.
"We already know that psychosocial interventions like mindfulness meditation will help you feel better mentally, but now for the first time, we have evidence that they can also influence key aspects of your biology," states lead scientist.
In the past going to therapy was pejorative. Fortunately, we are now living in a time where it is considered cool to be working on yourself. By learning more effective coping strategies, we can reduce stress and feel more content with our lives.
Because we all have different personality types, what we experience in childhood may appear to be very different, even by siblings raised in the same household. One child may experience their mother as abandoning, another may experience her is invasive or domineering, and yet another may experience her as being inconsistent. Although each child experiences the same parents at different ages, their parents do not fundamentally change and become radically different after each child is born.
I write about human behavior, meditation, body awareness, and a variety of other things that pique my interest.