Mothers Need More Support

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“It’s 2019, and American women have been in the workforce for decades, but a new report shows that their careers still get stuck on impossible ideals of work and home. As a result, they are drowning from stress that no woman can solve on her own.” If you are a mother, this is probably old … Read More

How Childhood Trauma Affects the Brain

Articles on the Brain

This article details the effects of childhood trauma on the brain. “Negative childhood experiences can set our brains to constantly feel danger and fear.” As explained in the article, our brains are shaped by the experiences we go through. This is even stronger earlier in life. So, when we go through trauma as a child, … Read More

Twenty Minutes in Nature Lowers Stress Hormones

Articles on Stress

“Taking at least twenty minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels. That’s the finding of a study that has established for the first time the most effective dose of an urban nature experience. Healthcare practitioners … Read More

“Here” by Blythe Baird


When I wonder if I am doing the right thing and if I am being what I am supposed to be being, she reminds me: Little sister, the only thing you are supposed to be is here. I ask her, How do I do that? And she tells me: You already have. You already are. “Here” … Read More

“Advice to Myself” by Louise Erdrich


Leave the dishes.Let the celery rot in the bottom drawer of the refrigeratorand an earthen scum harden on the kitchen floor.Leave the black crumbs in the bottom of the toaster.Throw the cracked bowl out and don’t patch the cup.Don’t patch anything. Don’t mend. Buy safety pins.Don’t even sew on a button.Let the wind have its … Read More