Top Skills Thursday: Coping with side-effects

Ah, spring! Birds return with bright songs, the days grow warmer, the world begins to turn green, and allergies beat everyone into a miserable, snotty disaster.  Thanks to the joys of allergens and dramatic weather changes, I ended up with a sinus infection recently. It’s nothing terribly unusual, just a physically miserable feeling. I talked… Read More Top Skills Thursday: Coping with side-effects

Soothing Sunday: Touch Deprivation and Isolation

I’m sure many reading this are like me, fully isolated, or close to it, and living alone. It creates the perfect environment for touch deprivation to set in. Touch deprivation is a real issue because physical contact with others relieves stress, releases hormones that improve mood, creates bonding experiences, and so much more. Humans need… Read More Soothing Sunday: Touch Deprivation and Isolation