The scent of spring this year is the scent of handsanitizer. What we expect of this incessant cleaning is, clearly, that it keeps us healthy. What I didn't expect before I researched the topic is that it also has important psychological effects. Here are three brilliant examples of how hand washing impacts our minds.
"In that moment, you are connected; you have placed a phone call directly into the past and heard an answering voice." https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-true-meaning-of-nostalgia
Instead of pointing to things that we can actually work on, judgement and bulling lump our whole selves into an indiscriminate mass of failure and rejection, leaving us ostracized and helpless. Read on to understand more about guilt and shame and how they relate to our propensity to commit crime, to depression, and to self-improvement: https://thecorrespondent.com/73/can-guilt-and-shame-ever-be-positive/978340671-863dd837.