Historians shape our view of the past in how they tell it. Most of premodern human history is told through the male lens. If they wrote about women at all, it was limited to women with exceptional talents, powerful women, or those who exercised extreme malice and evil. Likely, these male historians didn't wear out their quill pen elaborating on the women's point of view or their feelings. So the best we can do is to infer women's emotional state from their reactions to their circumstances.
Stress finds us. We are stressed about family, our health, money, politics and the scroll keeps unrolling. How we deal with stress colors our days and the quality of our sleep. Stress is defined as a feeling we experience when demands exceed our mental resources. In other words, we feel that our life is out … Continue reading The Greatest Stress of All