Our Need for Touch

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Our Need for Touch By Duane Hewitt As feeling, physical beings we have a need for touch. Touch, that is, good, feeling, sensitive touch that is not hostile or threatening, calms. It soothes. It can excite us as well as quell any discomfort within us  Our skin is the largest […]

COVID-19 and some of the possible outcomes

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COVID-19 and some of the possible consequences By Duane Hewitt The potential consequences to the COVID-19 pandemic are many…. Alcoholism and substance abuse, job loss and financial fallout, bankruptcies and business closures, stress, anxiety and depression, an increase in suicides, feelings of hopelessness and despair – the list goes on. […]

Escapism – and why it can be good for us

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Our need for escapism By Duane Hewitt We escape in fiction and fantasy primarily because from time-to-time we need to. There is no doubt that escaping through movies, online gaming, music, or a good book allows us to separate ourselves from truer realities, whether that be dull and dreary or […]

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