The Many Faces of Exhaustion

Posted on Posted in Healing

In an opinion piece in The Guardian last month, there was a heart-rending op-ed about the level of exhaustion that comes with chronic fatigue syndrome ending a long-term relationship—one point in particular representing the crux of the poignant exploration: “Perhaps this is the symptom of modern relationships. We are told to believe we deserve the […]

Antique lace panels sold by Pandora de Balthazar

Leaf Peeping Is Therapeutic

Posted on Posted in Healing

A curious piece I read in The New Yorker last summer, “How Trees Calm Us Down,” is an insightful exploration about how leafy expanses bring healing more quickly than manmade constructs. The article, insightfully written by Alex Hutchinson, opens with an anecdote about patients who were recovering from gallbladder surgery. The people whose hospital windows […]

Awaken Blissfully with Pandora de Balthazar

Reversing Premature Aging

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in Healing

I can’t tell you how many fascinating conversations I have had with Dr. Steven M. Hamilton, a renowned plastic surgeon based in Houston, Texas. Our exchanges encompass how sleep deprivation ages humans prematurely and how reversing premature aging is such intensive work. He’s an expert on this subject, knowledge he has gleaned during the untold […]