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Feeling Isolated/Anxious? Make Soup!

Here is some advice that may seem at first strange. Please hang in there. Care for the soul and relief of its aches isn’t something that can be purchased. It can’t be gotten at the pharmacy or liquor store. Said differently, the ache does not improve by trying to...

A Father’s Narcissism, A Son’s Shame *

The son feels the disappointment of his father because he no longer embraces the values of his father. The father only sees the son as a disappointing flawed reflection of himself. And the son; therefore, bares his father’s shame. It’s like this. The father cannot...

One in Six Males Victimized by Sexual Violence

Trauma comes in many forms – witnessing violence, experiencing accidental physical trauma, being victimized by assault physically or/and emotionally, and the slow daily aggressions that come to those raised in environments of abuse and neglect. One of the most under...

Kimchi or Chemicals?

Recently I was at dinner with a dear friend who encouraged me to take a taste of her kimchi (a fermented cabbage that is a staple of the Korean diet). Though I’d heard of its purported unpleasant aroma, I was delightfully surprised by its zesty and pleasing taste. It...