The Alexandria Papers Newsletter #75

The Alexandria Papers Newsletter #75 | Dr. Alexandria Szeman 10 September 2023


Mindfulness

Mindfulness for Beginners | Psychology Today
What is it, and how do you get started?
6 Essential Books On Meditation & Mindfulness For Beginners | The Good Trade
To help you start your own journey, here are a few of our favorite books on meditation and mindfulness for beginners.

Migraine

People with Migraine Really are Affected by the Weather | Migraine Again
Weather changes and migraine flare ups often go hand in hand. Learn how barometric pressure, humidity, hot and cold affect people with migraine.
Migraine Aphasia: Why Your Words Get Jumbled | Migraine Again
Never ignore migraine speech problems, known as aphasia. Babbling gibberish can be related to three types of migraine, or be a sign of something more serious.

Trauma and Sexual Abuse

These Are The 4 Stages Of A Relationship With A Narcissist, According To Experts | Mind Body Green
Therapists weigh in on how to identify a narcissistic relationship pattern, and how to move forward from one.
Signs You’re Married to a Narcissist | Very Well
Being married to a narcissist or otherwise involved with one can damage your own mental health. To help ward it off, look for these signs of narcissism in a relationship.
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Do you need help dealing with sexual assault, rape, or incest? Call @RAINN ‘s Hotline 800.656.HOPE (4673) to talk to a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. Don’t feel comfortable talking? Use chat/text instead.

Mental Health

Exactly How Do You Create New Habits, Even After Age 60? | Sixty and Me
We’ve all heard the saying “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Well, it’s not true! Here are 4 practical steps to successfully create a new habit.
5 Ways to Cope with Family Bullies | Tiny Buddha
There are ways to minimize the effects of relating to dysfunctional family members who act like bullies, and I’d like to share them with you.

Books

Scholars on classic books they cherish – or never read | Harvard
Harvard professors have their likes and dislikes when asked about enduring works of literature. They also have a question: who defines “classic”?
8 Trauma Books That Will Help You Understand And Heal Your Childhood | Medium
Childhood trauma is far more common than you might imagine – and it can incredibly difficult to realize your childhood was not as great as you thought it was. In our first years of life, we need a…
9 of the Best Gentle Self-Help Books | Book Riot
Self-hatred doesn’t have to be a catalyst for change. As these gentle self-help books show, self-respect can lead to healthier growth.

Cooking and Baking

30 Best Fall Crockpot Recipes | Insanely Good Recipes
Make a cozy meal with these easy fall Crockpot recipes. From soups to stews to chili, you can’t go wrong with these simple, tasty dishes.
23 Fall Slow-Cooker Recipes to Curl Up With | Food 52
These easy fall slow-cooker dinners and desserts will feed the soul this fall. Think Crock-Pot soup recipes, slow-cooker potluck ideas, and quick chicken dinners.
The 15 best recipes to bake in September | King Arthur Baking
Daily loaves, weekend cakes, lunchbox treats, and more ways to bake the month away.

My Books

My Childhood on Planet of the Apes, memoir

“Damn you,” cried the practically naked Charlton Heston as he fell to his knees on the beach in front of the half-buried Statue of Liberty. “God damn you all to hell.”

1968: the hottest film in our world was the sci-fi classic Planet of the Apes, where three astronauts crash-land on a seemingly deserted planet, only to discover that in this topsy-turvy world, the apes can talk, read, write, ride horses, and shoot guns, while the mute humans are beasts, herded and captured, enslaved and oppressed. (Read more…)

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