Project: Overhaul 

OK, the time has come for me to take my health back.  I don’t quite know what took it; I’m guessing a little slide off a bandwagon here, a little liberty taken there, or maybe it’s more like a self-delusion here and some inertia there.  But who’s counting, and does it matter, if the end … More Project: Overhaul 

The anatomy of an emotional release

Here, I’m specifically talking about the type of emotional release experienced during a particular type of body-based therapy, such as massage therapy (any modality), chiropractic manipulation (any type), acupuncture, reflexology, even “woo-woo” stuff like chakra balancing, healing stone therapy, biofeedback, Reiki and other energy work, and so on.  The emotional release is like a sudden … More The anatomy of an emotional release

Things that make me giddy…

Certain events and phenomena make me giddy, a sensation I can only describe as a happy, optimistic, excited feeling.  It comes from deep inside, probably from my core, and almost feels like seismic activity.  Giddiness brings incredible innocent pleasure, each different phenomenon igniting different facets of my being and electrifying them. Perplexed yet?  Still with … More Things that make me giddy…

That girl needs therapy

Maybe you remember the college radio hit “Frontier Psychiatrist” by the Avalanches, or maybe you don’t.  Regardless, it’s a bizarre, repetitive song, that is still somewhat addicting and satisfying if you’re in that kind of a mood.  You know, the kind of mood in which blending modern psychiatry with the neighing horsey sounds of the … More That girl needs therapy