Humility and Compassion for Robust Health and Happiness

“People should think less about what they ought to do and more about what they ought to be.  If only their being were good, the works would shine forth brightly.”  ~Meister Johannes Eckhart In times of great social unrest or personal distress, it’s not unusual to ponder existential questions, such as “Who am I?” and …

Seven Easy Ways to Increase Oxytocin: The “Feel Good Hormone”

Sometimes referred to as the “love hormone,” oxytocin is a powerful natural biochemical with physical and psychological effects. Acting as both a hormone (affecting the endocrine system) and a neurotransmitter (affecting the nervous system), oxytocin is well known for enhancing sexual behavior, reproduction, childbirth, breastfeeding, and maternal bonding. Perhaps less well known is the role …