Glucose levels in the body affect the productivity of your employees more than you might believe. A steady glucose level throughout the workday, ensures that workers will be able to achieve a more astute focus while completing their work and have higher levels of attention to detail. Accuracy in ... Views: 101
Fibromyalgia is associated with a higher risk of stress, anxiety and depression. Aside from being a physical disease – patients with fibromyalgia live with chronic pain – fibromyalgia is also very much a psychological disease and is closely associated with stress and depression. Although much ... Views: 156
Heart disease is one of the most widespread diseases in the world. It affects millions of people and is number one cause of death in many countries. To deal with heart disease it is necessary to make some lifestyle changes, be physically active and eat healthy diet. Furthermore, it’s also ... Views: 171
No one should feel ashamed of who they are and how they are feeling. Whether it be based on appearance, age, ethnicity or background, individuals should embrace their flaws and humble their strengths. Unfortunately, dozens of people mentally suffer from the judgments of spectators. In response, ... Views: 97
psychic, I have seen issues that
stem from childhood. These early roots tie into our adult lives.
Jessica, 51, was a VP in marketing
contacted me for suggestions about ending her eight-thirty day period romance
with Joe, a 52 year old banker. Immediately after connecting by means ... Views: 142
In every moment, you and I and everyone and everything else - from quantum foam to fleeting thoughts, intimate relationships, rainforest ecosystems, and the stars themselves - are each a kind of standing wave, like the ever-changing though persistent pattern of water rising above a boulder in a ... Views: 56
This brain science based mental fitness technology incorporates the latest audio and visual brain building training. Mental processing power, memory and focus have proven to be almost immediate improvements and in addition many benefits of brain wave stimulation including increased blood flow to ... Views: 188
We’ve all been to a county fair and stopped to watch the hypnotist make his volunteers do crazy things by suggesting that’s what they should do when he says the magic word. Whether its singing and dancing or clucking like a chicken, whenever that word is said the volunteer immediately does what ... Views: 134
Trichotillomania, commonly known as Compulsive Hair Pulling Disorder or TTM, is a clinically recognized mental disorder, characterized by the irresistible urge to pull your own bodily hair. It is one of the most misunderstood, under-diagnosed clinical conditions, largely due to the behavior ... Views: 101
Just the other day, I was involved in a situation that reminded me of the amount of courage it takes to give selflessly.
I was acutely aware that few of us know the kind of love that’s willing to offer this sort of giving, particularly if it means experiencing personal suffering in the ... Views: 155
Summary: “With 428 million Bibles sold last year, it's still the best-seller. Why not discover the reason? Only God can foretell the future, but here are four 'when-then' omens or signs for apocalyptic events this coming spring.”
1. The biblical year begins in the spring and its beginning ... Views: 88
There are two hefty yet hidden forces in our lives, two elephants in the room that many people don’t see or talk about, yet they affect us in a mammoth way. The discovery of these elephants has hugely transformed my life.
The first elephant is the jumbo awareness that misery is addictive and ... Views: 278
Lots of candles on a cake remind us of life gone by.
They can represent memories of happiness, or a sigh.
Those of us with PTSD will have the latter, unfortunately.
Repressing those memorable hurts protects us conditionally.
We avoid counting the candles blown out to keep going, you ... Views: 108
What Is It About Henry or Mary?
By Bill Cottringer
“Defensiveness is usually someone silently screaming that they need you to value and respect them in disguise. When you look for deeper meanings behind someone’s pain you can then begin to heal not only yourself, but others.” ~Shannon L. ... Views: 169
One of my favorite authors, the late Dr. Wayne Dyer, once stated that "There is no way to peace. Peace is the way." This seemed rather contradictory to the common belief that a peaceful state of existence is a destination we arrive at after traversing the correct path. Wayne challenges us to ... Views: 147
Many people, especially codependents, are haunted by inner loneliness. Twenty percent (60 million) of Americans report that loneliness is the source of their suffering. In fact, our emotional reaction to rejection emanates from the area of our brain (the dorsal anterior cingulated) that also ... Views: 227
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ---Mignon McLaughlin
Can you imagine your partner and yourself holding a weekly formal meeting? The idea might intrigue ... Views: 137
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ---Mignon McLaughlin
Can you imagine your partner and yourself holding a weekly formal meeting? The idea might intrigue ... Views: 104
When my aunt passed away a couple of years ago, I fought the grief and confusion the way I know best: by drowning it in information. I read everything I could find about lungs, oncology, death, and even funerals. In my search for answers I stumbled upon a book by Irvin Yalom called 'Staring at ... Views: 136
Every evening, minus a few exceptions, the first thing I do when I get in bed is write in my gratitude journal. I take a couple of minutes to answer questions about my happiness such as 'what am I grateful for?', 'what did I do great today?', and 'what amazing things happened today?'.
It's ... Views: 115
To test your open-mindedness, let me ask you a question. Imagine that I were to show you a picture of an angry and intimidating looking Arab guy with a big beard. What do you think? What is the first thing that comes to your mind?
Is it the word 'terrorist'?
If the first thing that came to ... Views: 109
Because emotionality and sensitivity are frequently looked down upon, while their opposing character traits are heavily romanticized in the Western world, people often have a disturbed image of their own emotional behavior. We are constantly under pressure to restrain our emotional selves. We ... Views: 109
In 2011, George S. Everly, executive director of Resiliency Sciences Institutes at the University of Maryland, was asked, “What’s the difference between those who choose to sink or swim in times of adversity?” He stated two factors:
a) A lack of perspective stemming from inadequate preparation ... Views: 148
Although eating disorders are often accompanied by a variety of physical and emotional complications, perhaps the most painful are those leading to severe dental problems. To be sure, there is some overlap with respect to the specific impact each type of eating disorder has on our teeth and ... Views: 133
In situations or relationships with any kind of difficulty - tension, feeling hurt, conflicts, mismatches of wants . . . the usual crud - it's natural to focus on what others have done that's problematic.
This could be useful for a while: it can energize you, bring insight into what the real ... Views: 82
Religion defines God based on a specific set of doctrines and rituals. Spirituality refers to a sacred energetic flow and way of being in the world. It cuts across all religious beliefs and traditions and influences your attitudes, feelings and behaviors toward yourself, others, nature and ... Views: 78
Optimum health is not just the absence of disease but the presence of wellness in mental, emotional, physical, spiritual and social areas. Some would also include financial health.
Optimum health is essential at all levels, from the individual to the society we live in to the ... Views: 113
Christmas is generally a time for joy, giving, receiving and thinking of others. For some people however, Christmas brings about fear, trepidation and anxiety.
As schools are about to break up for the festive season, some pupils in particular may be filled with dread and the thought of having ... Views: 114
If you are looking to think more confidently, what you want is a mind that is controlled by you yourself rather than those all too familiar negative and self-critical thoughts that creep in. Well, in EFT, short for Emotional Freedom Techniques, those negative and critical thoughts are said to be ... Views: 203
Mindfulness requires constant practice. The more you do it, the better you are at being mindful. However, it is almost impossible to be mindful from the moment you wake up in the morning to the time you fall asleep at night. So, instead of trying to be mindful 24/7, it is easier to focus on ... Views: 139
Consider the following scenario: you and your neighbor engage in a political discussion. After a few moments, it becomes apparent that the two of you have serious disagreements about the upcoming presidential elections. Being equally as passionate about your positions, the debate quickly becomes ... Views: 109
Dear Dr. Romance:
I have been married for about four years now and my husband and I got married at 18 we have 3 kids all under the age of four and it gets stressful sometimes for both of us. He is in the army, he's been a soldier for almost 3 years now he was deployed ... Views: 186
They say our homes reflect our personalities and our personalities reflect in our homes. Which means that our surroundings play a huge role on our behavior, energy, attitude, mood etc. In today’s scenario, how much ever time we spend in our offices or out with our friends, the first foot you set ... Views: 306
A personal injury is an incident that can cause major devastation in a person’s life. It’s an incident that is so much more than an unfortunate occurrence. Most people who experience personal injury have to get multilayered assistance to get their lives back on track. They need emotional, ... Views: 76
“Wise beings can be peaceful in the midst of chaos, experiencing delight in the changing play of forms.” RAM DASS
Have you noticed that, when we witness people, places and things being destroyed elsewhere on the planet (courtesy of the internet, social media and the ... Views: 142
Lately I've been thinking about a kind of "case" that's been running in my mind about someone in my extended family. The case is a combination of feeling hurt and mistreated, critique of the other person, irritation with others who haven't supported me, views about what should happen that ... Views: 64
As a holistic life coach and spiritual counselor for both individuals and couples, as well as an avid student of my own personal growth for many, many years- I have come to the conclusion that one of the most important things we can do to increase satisfaction in our relationships with ourselves ... Views: 168
At one time, mankind didn’t need alarm clocks. The human life cycle was based on planting and harvesting seasons, and the body cycle was based on tending to survival needs. “Up with the chickens” was a normal alarm clock – You would arise when there was light, and ready for sleep when the sun ... Views: 132
While families decorate houses with lights, stores inundate shoppers with cheesy Christmas music, and bell ringers blare at every commercial entrance you approach. While this perks up some people, it brings bad memories and depression to others. Many are lonely through the holidays, and when ... Views: 183
Addiction can have a terrible influence on your life. It can destroy your health, your mind and your relationships. It can be impossible to hold a job and live a normal life when you are an addict. You must take action once you realize the addiction is a problem. Here are five steps to take if ... Views: 166
Growing up you were probably told "you can do anything you want to do, as long as you set your mind on it," and as a kid you probably believed it, but being an adult is hard and you lose sight of that mantra, which was drilled into your head. Motivational Enhancement Therapy is there to ... Views: 183
Something has bothered me for a long time. The use and understanding of the phrase “Real Dad.” A real dad, to me, is someone who raises you, who guides you, and sets an example for a healthy way to live with some morals attached. So many people come from blended families and two of my three ... Views: 129
The purpose of communication is so individuals can freely share their ideas, feelings, thoughts, and needs with one another as a means of better understanding themselves and the situation at hand. However it can present a unique set of challenges for several reasons: 1) As children we are not ... Views: 143
We often get thrown from our centers when emotions run high. Many
psychics advise meditation. Simply
remembering that you are not alone and have spirit guiding you can be a
comfort. The day you were born you were also given an Angel. In truth, this
means you are ... Views: 173
Perhaps, we with PTSD have been diligent in our healing practice each day.
We incorporate orchestras of alternative healing techniques, per say.
For myself, using Qigong energy relieves deep-rooted, blocked emotions.
Further releases of negative energy come with my own prayerful ... Views: 135
I am grateful for the Hallmark hype and everyone’s marketing for Thanksgiving. It’s a perfect opportunity to focus on giving thanks and gratitude but let’s not wait for this once a year celebration. If you celebrate the American Thanksgiving or already celebrated the Canadian Thanksgiving in ... Views: 168
"Everything you want is on the other side of fear." ~Jack Canfield
With all the violence (and threats of violence) that have been in the headlines these past few weeks, the emotion of fear has been living very prominently in my mind. Fear is the most primal of all human emotions; there are no ... Views: 182
Lately I’ve had one of those soul searching questions rattling around in my head, “When is enough, enough?” Whenever these types of questions pop up in my life, I always look to the same two sources for the answers. First I turn to nature and quietly pay attention to her many worlds, by ... Views: 182
Life is full of tradeoffs between benefits and costs.
Sometimes, the benefits are worth the costs. For example, the rewards of going for a run - getting out in fresh air, improving health, etc. - are, for me at least, worth the costs of losing half an hour of work time while gaining a pair of ... Views: 62
When people see the word “meltdown”, they often think of a young child who is overtired, overstimulating, and who has finally hit a point of emotional overload. The resulting meltdown usually coming in the form of inconsolable crying or flailing tantrum. We tend to forget that, as adults, we ... Views: 85