wellbeing

Express Yourself

Express Yourself

A few years ago, I realised I had stopped singing and laughing. I had essentially lost my voice. It was a gradual process, so I didn’t even notice it had happened, but I knew why it happened. I was in situations where I felt I couldn’t express my true desires, thoughts and emotions, mainly for fear they would be rejected or for disrupting the status quo. I had to make a choice to find my voice.

The Emotional Body

The Emotional Body

Modern disciplines of medicine have changed the way we think about and measure emotions. Branches such as psychoneuroendocrinology are helping us to understand, not only the way our emotions affect our own bodies, but also how our emotions can affect or be affected by others.