A life of emotions

A life of emotions

For as long as I can remember I have been a very emotional person, always crying at movies, welling up over a sad passage in a book. Only in the last few years have I known that this has a name (because we live in a society that loves to label), hyper-sensitivity. I heard of [...]

Un-plugging your brain

Un-plugging your brain

In our contemporary world filled with visual overload our brains get quite literally overrun with information. It becomes necessary to disconnect our mind from over-solicitation. Pull the plug and go into “off” mode, where we don't have to think, worry and question. Going back to a very calm cerebral state of alpha waves. The alpha [...]

Letting yourself go

Letting yourself go

Knowing what is going to happen tomorrow, wanting to plan everything in advance, getting anxiety over not knowing, sounds like something terribly bad now that I am writing it down. Except that when it has been your daily routine and going on for years it seems perfectly normal and justifiable. At least that's what I [...]

Brain unplugging books

Brain unplugging books

After my article on brain unplugging I thought I would share with you the last five books that I have used to that end. They really transported me away from my present and I couldn't put them down! They are in a random order and all the links for purchase are below. All the Bright Places [...]