Month: October 2018

The real appeal of Halloween – and how to keep it from breaking you

The real appeal of Halloween - and how to keep it from breaking you

What’s the deal with Halloween? Or scary movies, bungee jumping, rollercoasters… Those are all popular things. It’s not pleasant to feel your stomach drop from underneath you and yet we can’t resist it. Why is fear fun? We humans are strange creatures. We’ll draw pleasure from anything under the right circumstances. Fear and guilt stimulate

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Exorcise your deadly ghost emotions

Exorcise your deadly ghost emotions

Every story, myth and fantasy reflects something about us. We wrote these stories to express something in our nature. Like how werewolves reflect the uncontrollable beast within. We wear civilized facades that shatter on schedule. And ghosts have issues so unresolved, not even death can wipe the slate clean. The dead might not have unfinished

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The scariest thing (and how to avoid it this Halloween)

The scariest thing (and how to avoid it this Halloween)

The scariest thing isn’t a ghost, vampire or werewolf. It isn’t a crazed and starved cannibal. And it certainly isn’t the latest meme, pop culture reference or anything sexy. No one will dress up as this. Maybe because it’s too unsettling, or maybe it’s too difficult to explain your costume. Even so, it’ll stalk you

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