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: 1265
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: 403
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: 877
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: 339
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: 1382
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: 721
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: 758
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: 1721
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: 680
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: 462
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: 267
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: 6560
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: 1597
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: 4184
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: 424
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 Lindsayâs 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: 1922
"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: 8675
Many times your inability to try something new, different, and interesting by yourself is a big reason why you canât 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: 2604
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: 576
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: 577
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: 1395
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: 473
When you look at successful, confident people, they may look like in full control of their lives, with freedom from fear. In truth, though, fear attacks everyone, even the most confident, successful person. There is no absolute freedom from fear, but there is freedom from paralyzing fear. This ... Views: 2854
Is fear robbing you? The solution is to change your perception. Fear is only a product of our minds and to overcome your obstacles and insecurities, you must change the way you perceive things, and the way you relate to them. It is rarely a reflection of your current reality, and it is usually ... Views: 967
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Overcoming Fear. Fear is a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger. Larry Crane is the Official Guide to Overcoming Fear. The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne, is a valuable ... Views: 1878
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Overcoming Fear. Fear is a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger. Larry Crane is the Official Guide to Overcoming Fear. The Logic of Failure: Recognizing and Avoiding Error in Complex ... Views: 1821
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Overcoming Fear. Fear is a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger. Larry Crane is the Official Guide to Overcoming Fear. The Tapping Cure: A Revolutionary System for Rapid Relief from ... Views: 1039
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Overcoming Fear. Fear is a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger. Larry Crane is the Official Guide to Overcoming Fear. From Panic to Power: Proven Techniques to Calm Your Anxieties, Conquer ... Views: 1549
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Overcoming Fear. Fear is a feeling of agitation and anxiety caused by the presence or imminence of danger. Larry Crane is the Official Guide to Overcoming Fear. Coping with Anxiety: 10 Simple Ways to Relieve Anxiety, Fear & ... Views: 440
Much has been said about the positive effects gratitude creates in our lives. Learning to be thankful for what we have today, and the learning experiences weâve had in the past, empowers us with optimism and joy that help us pursue our goals.
For a long time, I agreed with this idea generally ... Views: 1069
When I first decided to write an article about relapse prevention, I felt anxious about what to include or exclude. I initially thought about all the material I have on relapse prevention, and how I could integrate it into one article. The truth is, I consider everything I do in treatment as ... Views: 2644
If you are think that you are vulnerable to anxiety panic attacks, the let me tell you that you are not alone. 20 millions Americans run the same risk, they all suffer from anxiety. There are a lot of reasons that actually trigger anxiety, but the best part is that it is curable. Once you know ... Views: 281
Studies have shown that anxious people hold positive beliefs about worry far more highly than non-worriers. For non-anxious people, a little bit of worry used properly can be helpful. But for anxious people these beliefs cause more stress than they solve.
If you suffer from anxiety, so long as ... Views: 903
Mental disorder or mental illness are terms used to refer to a psychological or physiological pattern that occurs in an individual and is usually associated with distress or disability that is not expected as part of normal development or culture. The recognition and understanding of mental ... Views: 6275
9/11. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The epic tsunami/earthquake in Southeast Asia on December 26, 2004. Hurricane Katrina. The Virginia Tech Massacre. There have quite a few catastrophic events over the past several years.
However, some people need not have lived through these ... Views: 371
Reports of battle-associated stress appear as early as the 6th century BC. Although PTSD-like symptoms have also been recognized in combat veterans of many military conflicts since, the modern understanding of PTSD dates from the 1970s, largely as a result of the problems that were still being ... Views: 1440
The diagnostic criteria for PTSD, per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (Text Revision) (DSM-IV-TR), may be summarized as:
A. Exposure to a traumatic event
B. Persistent reexperience (e.g. flashbacks, nightmares)
C. Persistent avoidance of stimuli associated ... Views: 542
Many forms of psychotherapy have been advocated for trauma-related problems such as PTSD. Basic counseling for PTSD includes education about the condition and provision of safety and support. Cognitive therapy shows good results, and group therapy may be helpful in reducing isolation and ... Views: 856
This book review is part of a series that covers the topic of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Jef ... Views: 592