News Above the Noise: Week of September 18, 2022
Editor's Note: Every week, The Sunday Paper's team of journalists sifts through the news to make sense of what's happening in the world and provide hope for your week to come. We find what Rises Above the Noise and do our best to highlight what we think matters. If you’d like to read more in-depth, please note that while we do our best to feature articles that are not behind a paywall, some of the news pieces we recommend require their own subscriptions beyond our control.
1. What's Behind Governors Busing Migrants from the Border to Other States
Republican governors and potential presidential candidates like Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott are sending migrants to Democratic states to protest President Biden’s border policy. These migrants left Venezuela and Cuba to seek stability in the United States. Before arriving on the buses, many have walked days in the jungle and didn’t have an opportunity to eat or sleep. Read where this political stunt is going, CLICK HERE.
2. New Study Finds Ketamine Infusions Can Be Life-Changing for Those Struggling with Depression
In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, scientists found that those who received intravenous ketamine at three private ketamine infusion clinics had “significant improvement” in symptoms of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation. This new research “gives some more real-world data, which is incredibly important,” Dr. Gerard Sanacora, a psychiatry professor at the Yale School of Medicine, told CNN. To learn more about this study’s findings—and about ketamine, a powerful medication used in hospitals primarily as an anesthetic (that’s also used illegally as a club drug that creates an intense high and dissociative effects),CLICK HERE.
3. Do You Have an Anxious Attachment Style?
There’s a good chance you’ve heard about the four attachment styles: disorganized attachment, avoidant attachment, anxious attachment, and secure attachment. Understanding the root of your attachment style can help you better understand how you respond to stress in your relationship, shedding light on why you tend to react the way you do. And while attachment issues are deeply ingrained in us and take time and awareness to change, it can be done. To learn some of the ways you can start to heal and work toward a secure attachment style, CLICK HERE.
4. Why Adult Children Are Cutting Off Their Parents More Than Ever
When was the last time you talked to your parents? Therapists and researchers see rifts in families becoming more common than ever. Relationship Therapist Simone Bose lists out the top reasons adult children cut off their parents — toxic behavior, difference in values, a lack of support, abuse, failure to empathize, and changing times. Want to fix your family relationship before it is too late? CLICK HERE.
5. Warren Buffett Says Your Overall Happiness in Life Really Comes Down to 4 Simple Words
A University of Florida student asked Warrant Buffett what he would do to live a happier life if he could start all over again. Buffett replied with his secret to enduring happiness — do what you love. Whether it is career or relationships, he ensures to surround himself with people he likes. “If I could make $100 million with a guy who causes my stomach to churn, I’d say no.” To read his detailed explanation, CLICK HERE.