Substance abuse is the overindulgence in and dependence of a drug or other chemical leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual's physical and mental health, or the welfare of others.
The disorder is characterized by a pattern of continued pathological use of a medication, ... Views: 6928
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Memory Training and Memory Improvement. Memory Training involves the techniques and tools used to help enhance and retain information to one’s memory. Ruslan Mescerjakovs is the Official Guide to Memory Training and Memory ... Views: 2563
In psychology, memory is an organism's ability to store, retain, and subsequently retrieve information. Traditional studies of memory began in the realms of philosophy, including techniques of artificially enhancing the memory.
The late nineteenth and early twentieth century put memory within ... Views: 1430
What we understand from our personal experience coping with a child suffering from anorexia is that there isn’t one single definitive guide or course of action for you and your child to follow that will guarantee a solution to their eating problems.
Your attitude and beliefs about ... Views: 474
It is with growing concern that I have noticed an alarming trend in the emails I receive from people asking for help with young anorexics eating disorder problems. It has become obvious that something is terribly wrong with the normal medical approach to helping these sufferers.
I would like to ... Views: 1440
If we all understood the direct relationship of our diet and depression, quite possibly the pharmaceuticals could be out of the anti-depressant business. Not too recently I came across some info that revealed how drug companies are putting natural ingredients into their drugs and labeling them ... Views: 357
For many of us, there is something in our lives that we just can’t change - no matter how hard we try. Maybe it’s the last 10 lbs. you can’t loose, or paying off that credit card, or finally ditching your relationship. This can be super-frustrating, especially when you are ... Views: 270
If you or someone in your life is affected by ADHD, you are familiar with not following through, putting it off, or letting it slide. Whatever you call it, the bottom line is the same. Assignments, responsibilities, and promises are disregarded. They are put on the back burner and soon ... Views: 419
Depression is a real illness which affects so many people. In fact, many people will, at some stage in their life feel the effects of some form of depression. Current statistics reveal that about 1 in 5 people will suffer from depression at some point in their lives.
Depression usually occurs ... Views: 1146
This article presents a new modality in the field of energy medicine that uses cellular memory release as a practical, effective treatment for depression. However, in order to understand cellular memory, it is important to first review prior developments within complementary and alternative ... Views: 1778
Stress May Be Making You Sick! 90% of all illness in our fast paced society is stress induced. Stress and its armoring begin to feel normal in your body, and the cumulative effects bring chronic illness when not properly released. Everyone has stress, the key is learning effective tools to ... Views: 1211
Many people are joyously singing “Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me.” I love that song and I totally believe in what it is telling us. I am convinced that when we human beings who inhabit this world experience inner peace, then, and only then will we actualize long ... Views: 568
You’d think that after skiing for over 46 years I’d stop being afraid when I hit a rough spot. But no, skiing in Utah I noticed the old feeling loomed over me like a dense cloud when I hit some difficult terrain. Why I’d put up with this feeling for so long I can’t ... Views: 305
Therapy, in most cases, cannot cure the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), only mitigate and ameliorate the condition by modifying some of the narcissist's behaviours.
Only narcissists, who go through a severe life crisis, tend to consider the possibility of therapy at all. When they ... Views: 3901
Bed-wetting is a common problem affecting many children. According to ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence, 2008) about 1 in 12 young people in the UK struggle with daytime and/or bedtime wetting.
Experiencing such a condition can be worrying and stressful for the ... Views: 338
“I’m sorry, Martha,” the doctor said sadly, “there is nothing more medical science can offer you. It’s time to go home and call hospice, get your affairs in order and prepare to die.” What goes through someone’s mind when they hear something like that and how does one prepare to die?
If it’s ... Views: 469
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Adult ADD/ADHD. Adult ADD or AADD are alternate terms commonly used to describe the neurological disorder attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when it occurs in adults. Bonnie Mincu is the Official Guide to Adult ... Views: 1097
Although the exact prevalence of ADHD is unknown, studies thus far reveal that the condition, marked by inattentiveness, difficulty getting work done, procrastination, and/or organization problems, according to epidemiological data, involves approximately 4% to 6% of the U.S. population. It ... Views: 1267
The year is 2008, and we move forward toward a new beginning with the onset of spring, longer days and warmer temperatures. We have weathered many emotional and spiritual storms this past year and emerged stronger, with more resolve to take charge of our lives.
So how do we take ... Views: 404
The perennial philosophy, which contains the essence of all religions, affirms that we are all one and the same, and that we are Love. All the great Masters convey this same message. Deep in our hearts, they tell us, we all have an unbreakable connection to the great Source of Love. Some of us ... Views: 449
State officials take down a respected health care facility because they were too successful.
Despite the recent atrocities in New York that caused the removal of a now former Governor, Eliot Spitzer, what most people are unaware of is that the corruption doesn't stop there. The State of New ... Views: 879
Wise/Wisdom means many things to different people; to me it means: having life issues happen, face them square on, learn how to grow past them, then actually grow past them, live your life new without that issue and teach others how you did that. That way others have the opportunity to do the ... Views: 336
Even though worry is an energy vampire…sucking the life out of your creativity and initiative, you can do something about it today. There are three easy steps to dissolving worry
First of all, decide to notice when you are worrying. Catching yourself in the act is an invitation to find a ... Views: 340
We are all familiar with the face of extreme postpartum depression. Who could ever forget the highly publicized case of Andrea Yates, the housewife who allegedly suffered from the condition to the point of such mental confusion that she killed her children? In a matter of moments the public ... Views: 1389
Grief is a universal and common reaction to the lost of a love one. Losing a parent, spouse, friend, child or pet can be devastating. In current times more and more bereaved individuals and families are utilizing spiritual mediumship via a medium as an effective way to help their grief and come ... Views: 723
It was with great interest that I read in the UK Telegraph about the ex deputy prime minister of the UK John Prescott and his battle with bulimia. It is good that man in such a high powered position has finally come out and said he was a sufferer of this insidious disorder.
It was also with ... Views: 759
Addiction is a devastating condition that no one wants to find themselves dealing with. Who says as a child that when they grow up they want to be an addict?
It sneaks up on you before you know it and can wreak havoc on your life and that of your loved ones. It can seem hopeless when you ... Views: 995
Lowriders are classic cars or trucks whose suspension system has been modified so that it rides at a very low level to the ground. With the use of modern day hydraulics, users have height adjustable suspension. Most of the lowriders are vintage cars of the 1940’s to ... Views: 1724
They say the death of a child is the greatest loss. I would say that I believe that. I lost two. If you're a mother I think you'd tend to agree. If you're not you can't vote on this one because only a mother can know the severe pain and grief that comes with the death of her child. Surviving the ... Views: 683
Are there any proven mind control techniques to get someone to do what you want, even if you have that feeling that you’re asking too much? Fortunately, there is.
It’s called “asking for more.” Ironic as it may sound, this is one of the most potent and proven mind ... Views: 568
When I was born into this world, I was only a helpless human dependent on strangers I would come to know as Mom and Dad. I would watch them as they argued and fought leaving me feeling helpless and powerless for, afterall, I am only human. Then, as I grew into a young child, I witnessed more ... Views: 375
Sleep is required for an individual's body to function, mature, and heal after being injured. Most research findings advise that grownups require from six to eight hours of sleep each night. Many people, however, cannot manage this. Approximately 20 million Americans alone have significant ... Views: 465
Some people call it the 'blues' and some people call it the 'pits' and some call it 'feeling down in the dumps'. But whatever you may call it, being depressed is a horrible feeling.
The most common types of depression are:
Major Depression, which is characterized by sadness, Insomnia and ... Views: 353
Nicotine is an interesting substance. It is an alkaloid - this is a bitter tasting poison manufactured by plants and stored in their leaves and stems to stop them being eaten by animals. It is a friendly warning from the plant world to the animal world saying 'don't eat this it will make you ... Views: 270
Is beauty a red rose, the city lights on dusk or perhaps the sun shining as a rainbow through the dew on a perfectly shaped spider web on a spring morning? Is beauty any of these examples for you or perhaps something totally different? Beauty is a personal discernment, an understanding that is ... Views: 268
A young executive can't wear clothes until they are put on "just right." He loses his job because it takes him so many hours to get dressed.
A new mother is terrified that her blasphemous thoughts will kill her infant. So she stands over his crib repeating, "I love you Jesus" six times. If ... Views: 6565
Emetophobia is when a person has a fear of vomiting or a fear of being sick or seeing someone else be sick/vomit. You may find yourself watching others in case they are sick or avoiding social situation like going for meals with friends avoiding alcohol, you may have a fear of becoming pregnant ... Views: 1601
The dilemma of sexual abuse treatment remains the need for disclosure. For a variety of reasons, adults abused as children hesitate to tell anyone else what happened to them and as a result are unable to get help to manage their problematic feelings and behaviors in the present day. People may ... Views: 4191
About Things That Need To Be Changed
There are tough times in our family due our two teen aged kids. They are not obeying the house rules. How can we maintain their discipline?
We can miss very quickly the point once we concentrate on the issue of obedience and discipline. ... Views: 427
I will begin with a small story: There were two monks walking along, in silence, on their way to a monastery. As they approached a stream, there was a woman standing there unable to cross. One of the monks picked her up and carried her across the stream, setting her down on the other side to ... Views: 370
EFT, Energy Psychology For Today's Health
By Lindsay Kenny, EFT Master, Pro EFT Founder
For more information on EFT, visit Lindsay’s website at www.ProEFT.com, specifically the Free Stuff, FAQs and Media pages. Watch our videos on www.YouTube.com/ProEFT, or listen to our radio broadcasts on ... Views: 1924
"In the song ""The Gambler,"" Kenny Rodgers sang, ""You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, and know when to run."" If that seems to sum up your job situation, then you may be wondering if you should quit or allow yourself to get fired. Here are some ... Views: 8681
Many times your inability to try something new, different, and interesting by yourself is a big reason why you can’t find or attract the type of women that you want.
When you are limited in where you can go because you must go with someone else, you limit the amount of women that you have the ... Views: 329
Concept cars are car prototypes made to showcase a concept, new styling, technology and more. Very often concept cars are seen in motor shows with an intention to gauge customer reaction of the latest design and radical changes. They are just experimental pieces and rarely go into production. ... Views: 456
In this article, I’m going to reveal proven mind control techniques that you can use when you feel that the other party might not agree or comply with your request. One of the best uses of these proven mind control techniques is in selling.
An essential advice in selling is to give people ... Views: 2610
Enduring a catastrophic personal injury can scar someone both emotionally and physically for life. Medical bills pile up, life as the victim knew it may be over, depression often sets in, and the fear that things will never be good again can be an all consuming fear. It can also put a strain ... Views: 578
Have you ever watched a movie where one of the characters had a trauma after some incident within the film? This is quite a scene that we commonly see in movies. But really, this fear or phobia is everywhere. Studies shows that roughly forty million Americans are affected by this fear called ... Views: 578
Everyone hates to fail but what most people don’t realize is that failing is part of success. Anyone who has ever succeeded has failed many times. So, how do you overcome failure?
Here are 5 keys to overcoming failure.
1. Learn from your mistakes and failures. How did you learn to ride a ... Views: 1400
A phobia (from Greek: φόβος, phobos, "fear"), is an irrational, intense, persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, or persons. The main symptom of this disorder is the excessive, unreasonable desire to avoid the feared subject. When the ... Views: 475