How stress affects your brain

Chronic stress changes your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes. Also, the result of stress is inheritable, and can be passed down to many generations. A...
The Unconditioned Mind

The Unconditioned Mind

“Beyond all ideas of right and wrong there is a field. I will meet you there.” – Rumi The pure, true nature of our mind is unconditioned. Awareness cannot be conditioned. It is eternal, always aware of itself and free from any pattern. The mind is...
Hello, I am Anxiety

Hello, I am Anxiety

Hello! I am anxiety, do not be afraid… I come in peace. By the way, why are you so scared in my presence? I mean, I know you feel terrible every time I appear, you feel despair and you want to send me away, I know if you could… you’d kill me, especially...
The Rule of Fear

The Rule of Fear

Fear is a vehicle for self-preservation. Without fear we could not function. It is critical to our existence. It’s main function is to act as a signal of danger, threat, or motivational conflict, triggering appropriate adaptive responses that will help us to overcome...