The Aquarium

The spring evening settles around us as we keen, sailboats restless in our berths. We are trapped souls, our barren masts scratching skywards, pulsing, almost vibrating against the indignity of our nakedness. Waiting for the disguise of darkness to camouflage our wounds. We are still alive.  We are the clinical trials which never took place, […]

Sleep

“To learn to see- to accustom the eye to calmness, to patience, and to allow things to come up to it; to defer judgment, and to acquire the habit of approaching and grasping an individual case from all sides. This is the first preparatory schooling of intellectuality. One must not respond immediately to a stimulus; one must acquire a command of the obstructing and isolating instincts.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

Scanning: FMR’s Sleep Deprived v. Post Partum Depression

Postpartum Depression Articles showing images of brains’ of women with Postpartum Depression: CMS Spectrums, the International Journal of Psychiatric Medicine, has a detailed research paper online, showing several brainscans. Brain Acitivty Visibly Altered During Sleep Deprivation FMRI images of sleep deprived brain of Pospartum patients It is possible that when the prefrontal and temporal regions […]