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Drugs: Why are we turning to them?

Whether it’s prescription drugs, illegal drugs, or something in between, it seems we’re turning to substances on an unprecedented level. Sure substance use and abuse has been a part of the American culture in particular for quite sometime, but I would venture to say that the reasons we’re using and …

Are memories stored in the fascia?

Have you ever walked in to get a massage and halfway through found yourself having a vivid recollection of an event that you didn’t even know you remembered? If you have, then maybe it makes sense when I ask the question, “Are memories stored in the fascia?” If you have …

Power Posing: Is your bad posture making you depressed?

Do you have a go-to power pose? At a glance, it’s easy to dismiss this question as silly, ridiculous or childish, but the implications of power posing (and related concepts) on our well-being are very understated. Power posing is a concept that’s been around for a long time, but has …

How does physical movement inform consciousness?

Have you ever wondered how we got to this point in our evolutionary history? How did we become so much less physical than our ancestors? How did we become so much more intellectually advanced? We’ve been through more than a few changes throughout our evolutionary history as human beings. Not …

Fascia and the Nervous System

Guest Post: Stefan Cox The nervous system: Holy shit, where do we even begin? It’s connected to everything. Every pain sensation, pleasure sensation and everything in between. It’s connected to breathing, movement, drugs, diet, thought, and pretty much every human activity you could think of. As Elisha’s said many times, …