By Laura Araujo

October 11, 2021

Have you ever felt as though you perceived certain sensations in your body? This could translate to breathing, the beating of your heart, the need to go to the bathroom (yes, number one or two), sexual arousal, or even butterflies. These sensations, very different from our other five senses, were once fondly referred to as Gemeingefül, or “common sensation” by early German physiologists.

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By Laura Araujo

October 3, 2021

At the end of the day we have to make a choice. Do we engage in an activity that is going to temporarily make us feel relaxed, but ultimately is exacerbating our strained nervous system’s inclination to function sympathetically – or do we choose an activity that will help our nervous system to truly restore, and recharge. At the end of a long day, we desire to feel rested – and so choosing carefully is important.

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By Laura Araujo

September 18, 2021

For a moment, picture yourself outside on a warm, sunny day. Imagine you’re barefoot and running through a field of lush, soft grass. You might even find the corners of your mouth turning up toward your ears thinking about it.  Feel-good elements aside, there are unquestionable benefits to spending time outside. These benefits include increased

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