Category Intimacies

“We’re hollow like the bottles that we drink”

“400 Lux” -Lorde, Pure Heroine I’ve developed a huge appreciation for this album and Lorde as an artist. Age aside, she points out issues with alcoholism. Something that’s been heavy on my mind over these past few months. In no way am I free of this criticism. Actually I am at the center of it. […]

Daily Dressings of an Introvert

Why is that the moment I come home from work, socializing, a date etc. that I feel relief? I come in, greet my family (yes, still living with the folks) and change into yoga pants and an over-size college t-shirt. Watch a few episodes of Breaking Bad. Catch up with my siblings. Read. Go to […]

The Mind & Body Separation. Revisited.

If you’ve ever taken a Medical Anthropology or Complimentary and Alternative Medicine course or read any literature on holistic healing practices, chances are you’ve become familiar with the short-comings of Western Medicine in separating the “mind” and “body” when approaching treatment plans. Example: Chemotherapy as a treatment for those living with cancer is separated from […]