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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD is an insidious chronic condition that can affect soldiers, emergency responders, or just about anyone who encounters a traumatic experience.
Apr 6th, 2012
Navigating Canadian health care and chronic pain
Getting answers to illness and pain can be a lot like stepping into a Robin Cook novel.
Mar 31st, 2012
Meditation and chronic pain
If neither you nor anyone immediate to you has had chronic pain, it is nearly impossible to relate to.
Mar 7th, 2012
Surfing and surf culture are riddled with pitfalls similar to drug addiction.
Feb 17th, 2012
Sexy knots of desire
Even at age 10, I realized the ludicrousness of Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore sleeping in separate beds.
Feb 2nd, 2012
Gods worshipped by the power elite
Every avowed Christian president of the U.S.A has blatantly ignored at least two Commandments.
Jan 12th, 2012
A final Zen koan: so bloody what?
Mystical searching has become a hodgepodge. The art of breaking ground with your shovel and digging deep in one spot has become rare.
Dec 16th, 2011