How many of us have heard of the phrase “waiting for the other shoe to drop”? Many of us have experienced feeling anxiety for a possibly imminent disaster and stressing nonstop over it. Studies now suggest that uncertainty of not knowing about things to come is actually worse than knowing for sure whether a certain event … Read More

Have you ever experienced cutis anserina or horripilation? Don’t worry, these words aren’t any more familiar to me than they probably are to you. The common term for these words is goose bumps, which occur subconsciously when the muscles connected to hair follicles contract and cause the surrounding skin to elevate, thus forming tiny bumps on the skin. What causes … Read More

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