Sometimes “selfishness” is a really good thing

Sometimes “selfishness” is a really good thing

Are you selfish to think of yourself first? I don’t think so. In fact, if you are sensitive, your health and happiness depend on your answer to this question. On Saturday mornings, my partner and I eat eggs and toast for breakfast. Then we drink tea, plan our... Read more
How to access  your unstoppability

How to access your unstoppability

I’ve always been fascinated by stories describing feats of seemingly impossible strength, such as a mother lifting a car off her child. There’s even a name for this phenomenon. It’s called hysterical strength, and many cases are convincingly documented. But it bothers... Read more
Do you overdraw your energy account?

Do you overdraw your energy account?

I’ll never forget the look Dr. S gave me when I showed up in her office one morning at the university health center. I was a sophomore, and her expression indicated that I was living up to that title—by behaving sophomorically. As a hard-working music student, I had... Read more