For many years I have dealt with anxiety, so I know how difficult and hard it is! In my darkest times I felt like I didn't recognize myself anymore ,I was scared all the time and at my worst I had panic attacks around the clock. I felt like a faceless nobody, and I felt like there was nothing ... Views: 139
After a sever head injury, A person who may be suffering from a Traumatic Brain Injury, also known as a TBI and experience mild or significant short-term memory loss. However, loss of short-term memory does not mean that the individual is automatically a candidate for developing dementia or ... Views: 116
Living a fruitful life requires you deal with the pits at one time or another. Life isn't easy. No one ever said it was. However, we often get stuck and fall into a stooper that can lead to clinical depression if left unchecked.
What stops you from leading a fruitful life? Is it the hard work ... Views: 105
I don't Have to tell you what an addictive, destructive and terrible habit this is, because you already know that is why you have chosen to read this blog.
I have just finished a book for you covering the aspects of "Why Can't I Give Up Smoking" it is in the publishing stages at present to go ... Views: 163
It's kind of amazing: right now, what you think and feel, enjoy and suffer, is changing your brain. The brain is the organ that learns, designed by evolution to be changed by our experiences: what scientists call experience-dependent neuroplasticity.
Neurons that fire together, wire together. ... Views: 71
When it comes to what music people like, there are styles that are more popular than others. And within each style, there are musicians that plenty of people know about and musicians that very few many people know about.
In the same way, certain approaches are more popular than others when ... Views: 105
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“There is a crack, a crack in everything.
That's how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen
Just as ever increasing earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are creating bigger cracks in ... Views: 107
My yoga teacher has said this phrase dozens of times, but one morning it went in differently and landed in the places where breath meets bone, where sinew aches with loss and the water in the pelvic bowl of my hips shimmered like a moonlit lake. The words traveled along ancient blood-lines to ... Views: 118
Hold on to your hats, dearest ones. This is just the beginning of all the changes that are in line and coming with great Love and Respect to you and all on the planet known as Earth. How to best get through this time? I am repeating here what has been posted as the guide for you. I AM SANANDA, ... Views: 101
Most teens (83%) say that school is a significant source of stress in their life. Here's how you can help your teen manage school stress...
For teens, stress looks like this:
Getting to school late
-Feeling tired a lot
-Crying a lot...or snapping at you
-Leaving ... Views: 136
Clients come to my office for a number of reasons. For example, when they’re feeling depressed, when they’re feeling anxious, and when they are experiencing conflict in their relationships, but also when they’ve become bored with their lives.
For these people, meaning and engagement in life ... Views: 104
The world of business is a constantly moving thing. If a business becomes static, it will soon find itself behind the curve, losing customers, losing revenue, and eventually needing to close its doors. Thankfully, there are positive steps that every business owner can take to make sure that ... Views: 93
“Stress is the trash of modern life. We all generate it, but if you don't dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.” ~ Danzae Pace
In today’s busy, challenging lifestyles, stress seems unavoidable. Stress can be very damaging in the long term if it is not nipped in the ... Views: 81
When one is suffering from mental and emotional problems and/or has relationship problems, they can end up looking for a therapist to assist them. This could be because they have taken this approach in the past, or it may be due to other reasons.
If it relates to other reasons, it could be a ... Views: 97
A patient in chronic pain wants their pain gone. Perhaps this is easier said than done. Pain management is complex and has no certain or easy solutions. Surgery may not improve, or may even exacerbate, the pain (e.g., as in low back pain). Non-opioid pharmacological treatments may also prove ... Views: 97
Last night, stressing about undone tasks, I glanced in a mirror and saw my t-shirt, with its picture of a galaxy and a little sign sticking up out of its outer swirls, saying "you are here." A joke gift from my wife, I've worn this shirt many times - yet for once it stopped me in my tracks. In ... Views: 59
The most common type of OCD worldwide is the fear of contamination, conditioned by the fear of catching some sort of illness or disease which usually leads to constant bothering about toxic elements and objects.
That's why the easiest way to recognize someone having this type of OCD is by ... Views: 113
The effects of food can contribute to or exacerbate depression. Hundreds of years ago if you were depressed you were labeled as “mad” or “possessed.” In the modern ages; however, doctors have learned that psychological disorders explain most of these disturbances. Today, millions of people in ... Views: 117
We all learned many ways of avoiding pain as we were growing up, but what once seemed to protect us against pain is now actually causing our pain.
We all had to learn many ways of avoiding emotional pain as we were growing up, because we could not have survived the pain of childhood ... Views: 163
1 Peter 4:12 quandary proclaims strange, fiery trials we are experiencing.
This passage explains much, as customized, cruel tribulations may bring.
We may have been trying our very best to get along with others.
Only to be continually attacked by those we treat as sisters, and ... Views: 131
If one was in a position where they had a physical problem, there is a strong chance that they would reach out for the right support. Yet if this wasn’t the case, it could be because they feel ashamed of what is taking place for them.
However, it could be said that this will be the exception ... Views: 96
Pagophagia is an addiction to ice generally caused by an iron deficiency or anemia. Ice can be used to chill drinks. Its cold, crunchy texture is particularly refreshing on the hottest of days. Usually, we add some ice to a beverage, allow the beverage to cool and watch the ice melt. For some ... Views: 95
Schizophrenia risk may be revealed by face reading and finger length according to research. The findings uncovered that deficits in emotional recognition may be a precursor to schizophrenia symptoms and may help identify those at highest risk to develop the mental disorder.
There are criteria ... Views: 100
The new findings were published in Nature and they reveal that positive memory is linked with a boost in mood.
The research was conducted on male mice. When the male mice were with female mice neurons were activated in their brain because they were enjoying themselves. For 10 days after the ... Views: 81
Did you know there is a neurotransmitter in your body which plays a role in your bowel movements, changes in mood, creating blood clots and reducing your libido? It’s true. One specific neurotransmitter has its hand in all of these functions. And although they may not seem like they interact, ... Views: 100
Ask, Believe, Receive
It sounds simple, and there are even guided steps on how to make the Law of Attraction works. You can probably find most of it online. I found most of it focusses on thoughts, belief and gratitude. And it really sounds easy to practice. Well, I'm not sure whether it ... Views: 201
In 1995, author, psychologist, and science journalist, Daniel Goleman, wrote a book entitled, Emotional Intelligence which made its way to The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half. It was a relatively new concept designed to assist companies in determining which characteristics ... Views: 116
In 1995, author, psychologist, and science journalist, Daniel Goleman, wrote a book entitled, Emotional Intelligence which made its way to The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half. It was a relatively new concept designed to assist companies in determining which characteristics ... Views: 83
No matter what you aim to do in life—whether it’s starting a business, writing a book, or completing a marathon—the process is a journey and you’ll need energy to complete it. The problem, however, is that many of us barely have enough energy to satisfy our day-to-day responsibilities, let alone ... Views: 121
Dr. Romance writes:
Extreme makeovers are all the rage these days, with botox injection parties, and reality shows. Plastic surgery is on the rise. Many people are trying to match the extraordinary measures actors and actresses go through to look perfect on the screen. ... Views: 129
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Do you feel overworked, tired, unfocused, burned out, stressed, overwhelmed, defeated, strained, and depressed? Maybe you just need to take a break and recharge your batteries.
Unfortunately, if you live in America, ... Views: 82
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The hardest part about starting a new fitness regimen is finding motivation to continue, especially in the beginning. Once you start seeing, or at the very least feeling, results your motivation tends to naturally ... Views: 81
Humans are an empathic, compassionate, and loving species, so it is natural to feel sad, worried, or fiery about the troubles and pain of other people. (And about those of cats and dogs and other animals, but I'll focus on human beings here.)
Long ago, the Buddha spoke of the "first dart" of ... Views: 61
Over the past few years I’ve become accustomed to utilizing and recommending applications to help clients get through tough times. While applications are not a replacement for my services, they can help when clients need some "on the spot" aid or reinforcement. ... Views: 119
Is your mojo missing? Feeling powerless? Maybe you just want to be a better version of yourself! Here are 10 ways that you can take your power back and increase your happiness.
1. Focus on what you want to happen: Positive thinking is at the forefront of every great success story. ... Views: 138
Dear Dr. Romance:
I am 48 years of age, never married but would definitely like to. I am doing the online dating thing for a while now and so far no success. I am currently speaking to a gentleman who lives in another state; but given he is currently a pilot he ... Views: 146
Many of us have heard of the word ‘IQ’ often enough. As you may know, IQ refers to your intelligence quotient, or in other words, gives an indication of how intelligent you are. However, do you also know that there are many different kinds of intelligence, and each of us possesses at least one ... Views: 109
Isaiah 43:18-21 describes temptations’ power over us as being done.
There God proclaims how He makes a way, once His will has begun!
He arrives like the Calvary with guns blasting whether on land, or sea.
The battle is not just won, but the enemy is rebuked to destruction, you see.
Those ... Views: 134
Talk therapy has been found to be an effective form of treatment for mental health as well as treating mental disorders such as schizophrenia. A recent study revealed that over two million people in America have a diagnosis of schizophrenia and primary treatment involves the use of medications. ... Views: 104
Pathological Narcissistic Abuse
Written by Randi G. Fine
Excerpt from my upcoming book, Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivors Guide to Healing
Pathological narcissistic abuse is far more damaging than any of us can possibly conceive. Have no doubt—it is both ... Views: 120
Narcissist, Psychopath or Sociopath?
Excerpt from Randi Fine's Upcoming Groundbreaking New Book,
Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivors Guide to Healing
There is a great deal of false information on the internet about narcissistic personality disorder and its ... Views: 200
Why do some narcissists end up being over-achievers, pillars of the community, and accomplished professionals - while their brethren fade into obscurity, having done little of note with their lives?
There seem to be two types of narcissists: those who derive ample narcissistic supply ... Views: 174
In the years that I facilitated my support group for estranged families, I primarily worked with older parents whose adult children had severed their relationship with them. The parents were perplexed: "I was a good parent", they declared. "I gave my children the best of everything. There is no ... Views: 141
Self-tanning may sound paradoxical but it is possible in reality. Many persons throughout the world have enjoyed the look and feel of darker skin. They have been able to this by using sunless tanning products that are safe, reliable, and effective. If you are not a person who enjoys going to the ... Views: 87
Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is continually changing its structure. The only question is: Is ... Views: 79
You hear a different story from every recovering addict who has been through drug rehabilitation, because there is no one-size-fits-all solution to addition. Every person's path is different. However, there is a structured system for rehab that can provide anyone with valuable guidance. These ... Views: 254
They say that a butterfly flapping its wings in Africa can impact the climate in Alaska. The butterfly effect, as it’s called, is where small causes can have large effects. Ever get trapped in a room with a mosquito?
When it comes to people, in many ways we’re alike. There is little ... Views: 171
How many times have you been in a public place that you have witnessed a child screaming its head off for no apparent reason?
How many of those times that you witnessed the child screaming did you also witness the parent or caregiver screaming as well?
I think it is sad to realize that this ... Views: 124
At the end of one of the interviews in the E-Course, when I asked the interviewee what she would like to say to those who are still in the trenches of relationship anxiety, she responded quite simply with, "Hang on. Hang on. Hang on." Those words have offered a lifeline to countless people who ... Views: 191
Activity Equivalency Labels: The Two Sides
The latest proposal to add activity equivalence labels to food items as a way to help overweight individuals make better food choices has wonderful intentions, but it also has a darker side. Activity equivalence labels would show consumers the ... Views: 115