We often turn to comforting habits in a bid to help us relax. But are we truly relaxed afterwards? Or numbed out?
Numbed out, for me, feels like losing track of time, letting my brain unwind whilst making it engaged in something stimulating, engaging in impulsive behaviours, almost getting into a trance like state and then ‘waking up’ feeling a bit groggy and disorientated. 1,212 more words