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July 3, 2020

Resilience

“How do you turn adversity into strength?” This is the question that author Josh Floyd, and – quite frankly – many other people, have asked. The […]
June 27, 2020

The Summer Solstice Just Happened: So, What Does that Mean?

Summer is (finally), officially underway! This past Saturday, June 20, was the summer solstice. That date marks the first day of summer, and it is also […]
June 11, 2020

Mystical Practices Throughout Time: Exploring the ‘Black Arts’

I recently finished reading “The Black Arts,” a book originally published in 1967 by author Richard Cavendish. Not too long ago the book saw its 50th […]
June 3, 2020

Finding Inner Peace

Amid a global pandemic, political unrest, and a litany of other tensions, right now may be a good time to look inward, reflect, and . . […]
May 28, 2020

The Psychology of Sound: How We Perceive Sound Isn’t as Straightforward as You Think

On its face, the psychology of sound seems pretty straightforward: Something out in the natural world makes a noise, and we hear it. But, as it […]
May 22, 2020

Exercising During a Pandemic

Experts have almost always stressed in the importance of exercise. That said, however, since the on-set of the COVID-19 outbreak, gyms have been closed, and it […]
May 14, 2020

Is Violence Ever Necessary? A Controversial Look at the Use of Force

Violence in our culture tends to be looked at through two lenses. In the first way, violence is glorified by popular culture. It should come as […]
May 6, 2020

May 1, or, “Beltane,” is a Day Rooted in History and Celebration

In the northeast part of the United States, Spring, which officially began on Thurs., March 19, 2020, has felt a little muted. First, most Americans have […]
April 29, 2020

Yoga: The Rewards and Benefits

As shelter-in-place and self-quarantines continue, some individuals may be looking for activities to do right inside of their homes. Yoga is one such thing that is […]
April 22, 2020

Inversion Therapy: What Is It? How Does It Work? Is It Safe?

Although it has little to do with psychology and more to do with, perhaps, chiropractic or physical therapy, inversion therapy – which consists of hanging upside […]
April 15, 2020

What is Wellbeing?

Wellbeing is a concept that is murky at best. Most of us have a vague idea what wellbeing is, but perhaps few of us know how […]
April 12, 2020

Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness and meditation are sometimes confused as being the same thing. They are, in fact, different . . . but sometimes they are alike. Mindfulness, or […]