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The Fight or Flight Response: Understanding Stress, Cortisol and Other Chemicals

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The fight or flight response is a natural physiological response to stress. It is a survival mechanism that prepares the body to either fight or flee from danger. The response is triggered by the release of stress hormones, including cortisol and adrenaline, which work together to help the body respond quickly and effectively to perceived […]

Perception, Reality – Alan Watts

This is a great video where Alan Watts, in his inimitable way, breaks down how our limited perceptions create and affect our experience of life. The metaphors of the web and embroidery to describe what is often called the unconscious, and the ways we can get trapped in perspectives, are interesting ways of clarifying these […]

Osho – You Can’t Hide

In this video from the masterful, often controversial spiritual teacher Osho, he explores the fact that death cannot be escaped. In the attempts to escape death, to avoid confronting the reality of it, we are removed from the present moment. A large amount of activity and stress in life could be traced back to resistance […]