A special day

Today is a very special day for me. 29 years ago, my best friend was born. She also happens to be my sister. We’ve been essentially tied at the hip from the time she could walk. Have I always been the best older brother? Negative. I know that I have fallen short in the category. […]

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Lucid Dreaming

In my freshman year of high school, I had to write a series of papers for English. The assignment was to find an obscure topic that no one had heard of and write several papers in various forms; research, short story, poetry, etc. I stumbled upon an obscure reference to something called Lucid Dreaming. I […]

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To meditate, or not to meditate: that is the question!

It is no secret that meditation can reduce stress, pain, depression, and more. It is also no secret that meditation also can make changes to our brain!  These changes include: Enlarges the prefrontal cortex. This area of the brain is responsible for rational decision-making. Studies have shown that meditation increases grey matter (brain cells) in this region. Shrinks the amygdala. The […]

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