Good day, today we shall examine the game of chess and its impact and reasons why your kids need it more than ever before. But before we go into it, let's take a look at what a chess game is.
Chess is a game that requires a considerable measure of mental aptitude and focus. It is a diversion ... Views: 11
While there are people in the world who have a close connection with their parents, there are others who don’t. And if one is close to their parents, it might be hard for them to understand why someone wouldn’t experience life in the same way.
This could mean that one lives in the same ... Views: 17
If you or your loved one is suffering from alcoholism and addiction, the best decision you can ever make is to enroll in a drug treatment center in Texas. There are many rehabilitation facilities and most of them have unique addiction treatment programs depending on the kind of addiction that a ... Views: 16
Whether you have a great job, make a lot of money and have the perfect family or struggle on a daily basis with arguments between you and those you love, there is some kind of stress at some point. You need to know how to recognize stress when it appears and how it affects the body so that you ... Views: 36
Do you remember ketamine, the popular psychoactive ‘club drug,’ also dubbed the Special K? If yes, scientists have averred that this aesthetic drug can rapidly improve symptoms in people with depression and various chronic pain syndromes. If you are a frequent partygoer, ... Views: 66
Some singers who come to me for non-surgical voice repair are not necessarily the professional singers. Which means, that a lot of them have a daytime job or even their own businesses. Some of the professions require speaking on the phone all day, running meetings, doing presentations, and what ... Views: 39
With all of the negative news as well as alarming acts of and allegations against current world leaders, I was absolutely thrilled to see headlines that Prince Harry was speaking out about his mental health issues.
In an interview with Byrony Gordon who has just launched a podcast entitled ... Views: 53
Many people do not realize the health hazards associated with drinking alcohol because it is legal. However, alcohol has many detrimental short and long-term effects on the brain and body. If you're considering quitting drinking, this information could be the motivation you need to kick alcohol ... Views: 84
Though figures vary from publication to publication, it is widely accepted that 1 in every 100 people is on the autism spectrum.
For children, the impact of autism can lead to heightened stress and anxiety. They struggle to process the world around them, but are often required to follow ... Views: 33
Throughout history, people have wondered about human nature. Deep down, are we basically good or bad?
Recently, science is beginning to offer a persuasive answer. When the body is not disturbed by hunger, thirst, pain, or illness, and when the mind is not disturbed by threat, frustration, or ... Views: 41
No matter which candidate you voted for during the 2016 presidential election, the winner was clear: the news industry.
The never-ending political turmoil created an insatiable hunger for news. Subscription numbers exploded, with major publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The New ... Views: 79
When I got married I romantically imagined in my mind’s eye that my husband had carried me up the gangway of a beautiful ship which was to be our New Family Ship. As we embarked on the adventure of marriage we would set sail to explore the world, sometimes passing over deep waters, and ... Views: 45
We all have issues and problems that need to be attended to but it is wrong to put pressure on others to solve your problems or make you feel better. That is your job! Take responsibility for your feelings, for how you value yourself and for what is happening in your life. If something isn’t ... Views: 46
Asking “is alcoholism a disease” to most people we bump into on the street will get you an answer of yes. Asking a doctor and many other professionals about the disease concept of addiction will result in something quite different.
Who Says It Is A Disease?
o Most members of 12 step ... Views: 46
The most widely-known group when thinking of where to send people with an alcohol or drug problem is AA (or any 12-step program). However, most widely known does not equal the most effective. In fact, it doesn't work for most people, so they are still out there not getting the help they need. It ... Views: 45
One of the perks of living in a digital age is that everything is accessible from the palms of our hands, even therapy it seems. Long gone are the days when people would slink on the therapist's sofa, tearfully narrating all their life’s problems. Currently, there a number of apps which claim to ... Views: 39
Top 10 Best Alcoholics Anonymous Alternatives List
Over the past few years, I have examined the effectiveness of Alcoholics Anonymous and a lively discussion has followed these posts. AA is a group that many have very strong feelings about - both positive and negative. For some, AA has been a ... Views: 106
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“The Whole Universe Is My True Personality.”
Anonymous Zen Master
On April 15, pleasure-loving Venus stationed direct conjunct wounded healer Chiron in sensitive ... Views: 50
Major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the US, affecting around 15 million adults a year, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Add the current controversial political and social climate to general everyday woes, and now, perhaps more than ever, ... Views: 48
Do you even know if you’re numb? Think about the experience of our foot falling asleep and the pins and needles and aching we feel when it awakens. We sit on our foot for a while and temporarily compress the nerves in it and don’t feel the discomfort until we move our foot.
Suddenly our body ... Views: 45
Cleaning out the cobwebs, dust-balls, and poorly fitting beliefs is not always easy. But it is a liberating process and the work of a lifetime. As we lighten our load we feel enlivened and amazingly fresh and free, leaving us wondering why we didn’t do this a long time ago. Imagine this ... Views: 63
If one is going through a challenging time, it could be because they are having trouble at work. Perhaps someone they work with is making their job harder than it needs to be, or the company they work for could be downsizing.
As a result of this, one might spend a lot of time worrying about ... Views: 69
IntroductionDo you think your marriage is in trouble? Are you planning of filing a divorce because you no longer feel the paradise between you and your spouse? Is divorce the only solution? It’s normal if your mind is flooded with so many questions, after having regular fights with your ... Views: 61
A few days ago, Lady Gaga and Prince William had a conversation about mental health. This was a time when the former spoke about her own challenges and the latter spoke about how important it is for people to open up, amongst other things.
A Mixed Response
And as these two people are ... Views: 68
Most of us know or have known someone we care about who has come under the influence of a perpetrator using him/her for self-serving purposes.
Very smart, educated, healthy people can, for some unknown, reason come under the spell of opportunistic, toxic, and insecure people. It is very ... Views: 54
Are you frustrated with someone you care about who appears to be the victim of a perpetrator? Do you find yourself getting angry for this person?
We all have examples of these situations and we often struggle with what to say, how much time to spend with the victim, and how to continue being ... Views: 71
Nowadays for a lot of people, their ego is running the show. It’s only normal for the ‘I’ or ‘self’ to be the main focus of our reality. But when we pay the self too much attention, we are living a life led by ego. Moreover, we’re absorbed within ourselves, and there’s no seeing life outside of ... Views: 73
Lies are like weeds. They start out small, and then grow until they're out of control. And like weeds, they keep popping up again and again. Once they take root, they grab a firm hold, and won't let go.
In James 3:8 the Bible says, "But no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless ... Views: 64
DO OR DIE
“Conflicts give rise to villains, heroes, victims and bystanders. Which are you willing to be, in doing or dying for? ~The Author.
We are all chasing after things we think we want because of how they make us feel—happiness, success, peace of mind, ... Views: 61
Communicating with your child is crucial to their language development. That probably won’t be a surprising fact to learn; however, if you're dealing with teens who no doubt have mastered their ability to speak, communcation plays a different role in their development. Effective and healthy ... Views: 74
Life can change in a heartbeat. A few weeks ago, a family was stopped at a red light and rear-ended by a drunk driver. Their 10-year old son, Matthew, suffered a severe head trauma and is in a medically induced coma. The prognosis is not good and the family struggles to make sense of what was an ... Views: 70
Scientific research has found that spending time at the beach or near water -
Boosts your Creativity, Balances your Mind, Restores Energy and improves the way you feel.
You've probably noticed how spending a day at or near the water makes you feel more relaxed, rested and re-energized. ... Views: 73
It's only a two-letter word. It's small and simple. Tiny, even. Microscopic. Yet it's sometimes one of the hardest words to say in the English language. It's the word "no." But there are times when saying "yes" to the word "no" can be profoundly liberating, and can assist you in staying true to ... Views: 78
Before I begin my campaign for the bright side, I'd like to give a brief shout out to my own inner cynic, because frankly I don't think I would have made a single friend in high school without her. I haven't seen her in a while, but I know she's still in there, most likely leaning casually ... Views: 106
"What is meant for you will reach you even if it is beneath two mountains. And what isn't meant for you won't reach you even if it is between your two lips." Arabian Proverb.
My Mum and I often remember with fondness a moment when I was around 6-years-old and competing in the egg and spoon ... Views: 82
Try putting that on a dating profile or resume, I dare you. Because if sharp, speedy, extroverts are the rockstars of the world, where exactly does that leave the rest of us?
Of course we don’t all fit neatly or even consistently into one personality type or another. Myers Briggs questions ... Views: 102
Ok, lets get the trailer out of the way. Because this isn't a postcard about feminism, this is a postcard about masculinism. And the fact that spellcheck doesn't even recognise it as a word goes a long way to making my point. But first, in order to really make my point, I need to vent about ... Views: 110
On my 30th birthday, I received the gift that every girl dreams of, well ok maybe not every girl, maybe just this girl and a few others I know. It arrived on that unusually sunny February morning in England, gift wrapped in an airmail envelope. I must have sensed at some level that its contents ... Views: 86
True or False? An impassioned, fully committed but tone deaf karaoke performance, is often more entertaining and heart warming than one given by a virtuoso. And by the way, it has been rigorously proven that there isn't enough wine in the world that will persuade me to give one of those. ... Views: 79
Research shows that relationships are built from interactions, and interactions are built from moments. A critical moment in an interaction is when one person wants something from the other one. ("Wants" include wishes, needs, desires, hopes, and longings.) The want could be simple and concrete, ... Views: 58
As a social alcoholic, or a social drinker you may be considered as a low-risk drinker.
You may find yourself becoming defensive when friends or family members show some concern in regards to your increase consumption of alcohol.
After all you are just enjoying a drink socially, there is ... Views: 82
YES! A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by Harvard’s David Ludwig found out that sugar can indeed be quite addictive. This randomized, blinded, crossover study took on the difficult job of proving the biology of sugar addiction. Their findings showed that foods ... Views: 83
Essential oils obtain practically the infinite list of applications which include exterminating depressing, stress as well as anxiety relying on the kind of the oil. However, the most important thing to note is whether you want to improve your mood or support your overall well – being, the best ... Views: 113
IntroductionLife is full of fear, tensions and worries. As we keep on progressing in life, every stage and every relation brings more fears and more worries. We keep on developing the feel of being stuck in life, some due to our past experiences, some due to our expectations and some due to ... Views: 96
"Every Thought You Think - Affects the Way you Feel"
What and how we choose to think about any given situation or ourselves becomes the truth for us.
I believe that each and everyone of us, including myself, is responsible for the things that happen within our own realm.
It is said ... Views: 89
I have to say that, in the past, the above sentences were not even up for discussion.
Everybody (or almost everybody) were more then willing to “spread their wings, in a manner of speaking; and thus, unleash their voices and their spirits. Of course, to unleash the voice/spirit is easier said ... Views: 77
Bad boys, bad boys, watcha gonna do when they come for you? For some women, the answer is, "Hurl myself into his tattooed arms." These women are captivated by his untamed wildness, fearlessness, nonconformity, rebelliousness, boldness, charm, charisma and independence. With testosterone ... Views: 130
Road rage. It is something that no one wants to deal with, but many people jokingly say they have. The scary fact is that there are angry drivers out there on the road just waiting for the next annoyance to set them off. If you are an angry or aggressive driver, it’s time to get your emotions ... Views: 85
In regards to anger, I have good news and some bad news. First the good news: there is nothing wrong with being angry. Anger is a normal, healthy emotion. It is even necessary for justice to preside as well as for our very survival. The bad news is that it is not ok to express it whenever and ... Views: 73
The other day I was speaking to a friend who is also a transformational teacher and leads workshops. She was telling me about a new project she's putting together. As she was excitedly rattling off her multi-tiered strategy, she started naming all of the ways I could and would play a part in her ... Views: 96