Dealing With Amygdala Hijacks

Our thoughts and biochemistry trigger emotions. Most of the time, we are not aware of emerging feelings. They seem to come from nowhere. Our thinking brain perceives situations much slower than our limbic system (emotional part) where amygdala reside. In this article I shared my experience and views on recognizing and dealing with amygdala hijacks.… Read More

Unless We Fix Our Hormones, Hunger Will Keep Harassing Us

As documented in Wikipedia with artifacts: “Obesity in the United States is a major health issue resulting in numerous diseases, specifically increased risk of certain types of cancer, coronary artery disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, as well as significant increases in early mortality and economic costs.” CHS (Centers for Health Statistics) report depicted 42.4% of… Read More

How Writing can be Therapeutic for Writers

I submitted an article to the ILLUMINATION publication on Medium discussing the challenges of writers and the need for community. The main premise of the article is that When people start feeling a warm and friendly atmosphere, they feel the therapeutic value of a writing community. As writers, we have our challenges and difficulties at… Read More

Inspiring Articles on Medium’s ILLUMINATION

Many talented writers submitted their articles to ILLUMINATION on Medium. We created a curated list of articles for your enjoyment. ILLUMINATION articles on Medium is linked in a single article by Dr Mehmet Yildiz, Editor of ILLUMINATION. Check this link to access the articles on many topics from technology, leadership, business, personal growth, humor, writing… Read More