Supreme enlightenment is gained

Q: IS THERE ANY SCIENCE BACKING UP PHEROMONES AND HOW THEY ATTRACT WOMEN? Sorry, fellas, but a shower and a smile will go a lot farther with the ladies than your sweaty armpits. The notion of sex-attracting pheromones was first propounded 50 years ago, when a scientist noticed that male …

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What specifically have I lost?

That's bliss! This experience is available to us, not at some point in the future when we're more spiritually advanced and eating a raw vegan diet but right here and now. We get scared to surrender to these immersive, overwhelming good feelings because we're afraid that something is going to …

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Heal Your Emotional Past

Nobody has open-heart surgery 'just in case'. When we're talking about physical problems, it can be straightforward: a virus, a tumour, a deformity, a rupture caused by injury, a broken bone, and so on. These are all things we can detect and/or observe directly, thereby confirming that an individual's …

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Leading with Silence

It's common to have a physical condition go undiagnosed for a very long time, or for a diagnosis to change repeatedly as more information about it is gathered. The human body is an incredibly complex system, and most symptoms are very far downstream from the actual cause, so trying to …

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You need to be heard

And buy a hairbrush. HOW TO GO LONG ON TOP Consider your noggin shape when choosing a hair length. Length adds softness to a strong, square jawline. Stay away from a straight style or a one-length cut, either of which can overemphasize your jaw. Getting up in the morning can …

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What new skills would you like to learn?

They're especially great for men with oily, flaky, or clogged skin because they clean deeper than your fingers or a washcloth can, and they easily remove acne-causing grime from your skin. He likes the Clarisonic Plus (clarisonic. Use it with a mild face wash, such as Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser …

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Campus Communication

While it's not prevented the negative impact of such a painful experience, it's helped me understand how and why what's happening to me is happening. This has provided some reassurance and helped me cope with it all. Sadly, the enormous numbers of people out there who've gone through what I've …

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Detention is waiting for you

Then it's time you learned how to make the formal look casual. Combine Color In pairing colors, you can match or you can complement. If you hew to the classic, make sure your tie picks up on a dominant color from your shirt; If you're a more adventurous type, seek …

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I am here to make it safe for you

In my time as a nurse in the accident and emergency department, I saw many groups of friends come in, usually because one of them had taken too much or drunk too much. Of course, the mate who'd ended up hospitalised was often mocked, and silly photos were taken, but …

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Love is supposed to be ordinary

Do you believe that you're supposed to be stressed all the time? Try the following mantras: I acknowledge the subconscious belief that I need to be stressed. I am willing to release this belief. I open to the belief that I don't need to be stressed. I'm willing to trust …

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Of taking things out on the wrong people

The gland associated with the third eye is the pineal gland, named such for its resemblance to a pine cone. Located right in the center of your forehead, your pineal gland, like your two eyes, has rods and cones for receiving light. It's no wonder that so many cultures throughout …

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On How You Want Your Life to Be

With your other hand, fold the fabric in half, bringing the hem to the center. Place it in your pocket with the fold exposed. Adjust it to desired puffiness. HOW TO BREAK IN A PAIR OF JEANS You can achieve that well-worn comfort that normally takes months to achieve in …

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What's It All About?

And of course, know that overthinking is often the biggest signal jammer of all! LEFT SIDE: THE HAMSTER WHEEL OF WORRY The imbalances I detect in the third eye are most frequently on the left side of the head, in the left brain hemisphere, which controls the right (yang) side …

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Extreme sensitivity to light and sound

Everyone who has lived a long, healthy life has been physically active throughout their lives, and that movement continues into later life. Even when she was in hospital, my 110-year-old patient put in a good mile a day just by walking around the ward and talking to bed-bound people thirty …

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On Needing Heroes

Even in Target. Make that especially in Target. HOW TO FOLD A DRESS SHIRT Developing a bit of skill in sartorial origami can help you stay sharp and fresh and not wrinkled, as if you just wrestled an alligator in your shirt. Lay Out the Shirt. Yup, orgasms. They are …

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Stress Management

This is what I call successful diplomacy. There's a good chance you never learned it from your parents, as most of us grew up with models of communication that were either scary or ineffectual, so we need to figure out for ourselves what it means to express our needs, opinions …

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That doesn't add up

Unless I'm working at the hospital, when it's not always possible, I like to take a twenty-minute nap every day, usually after lunch. There is some science behind my early afternoon snooze. A thirty-minute nap has been shown to increase performance in speed trials (when you race a car or …

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Visitation Rights (and Wrongs)

Ask your tailor to take up the bottom of your jacket so it covers most of your butt. Your jacket should be neither too loose nor too tight. Your fist should fit between the top button and your body, but you can go as snug as two fingers for a …

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Do your kids hate you?

Hold the compress to your eye for 5 minutes, break for 20 minutes, and repeat until the swelling stops. Use the compress for a 5-minute session three or four times a day. Pop the Cap For pain relief in pill form, stick to acetaminophen (Tylenol). Avoid anti-inflammatories, such as aspirin …

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How quickly can you get to your safe haven?

To allow ourselves to rest through eating, it's important to look at when we eat, and how much. Fasting means not eating for a designated period of time, and it is a powerful tool. It allows the body to rest, and it can control the body's drive to store the …

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Love is actually magical

I'm just letting that truth guide my thoughts, words, and actions. Commit to speaking, writing, and expressing only truth. The more you do it, the better you get at it! Your thyroid will thank you. I will be the first to acknowledge, however, that this isn't the easiest task. Smoking …

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Love is supposed to make me happy

I'm going to say the wrong thing. I'm going to be humiliated. I'm going to speak out of turn. I'm going to get punished. I see in so many people a desire to howl at the moon, to roar, to vocalize our wildness that's been swallowed and internalized and often …

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What has been your experience with fasting?

When we miss sleep, our bodies and minds do not function as efficiently as they normally would. Whether you have a newborn baby, are too stressed or jet-lagged to sleep, or got up in the middle of the night to watch the fight, or in the case of the Beastie …

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Who feels hot?

I'm a syntax nut, particularly when it comes to a person's declarative statements about who they are and what's going on in their life. If someone says I am or I have in reference to something that they'd prefer not to be or have, I will be ruthless in jumping …

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Daily Emotional Management Rituals

So, what we need to do is interrupt that behaviour pattern. SMALL STEPS: BREAK THE SMARTPHONE PATHWAY Move your favourite app or apps into a folder or off the home screen of your smartphone, so that you actually have to go looking for it rather just having it at your …

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I am generous with my immediate family

Start your flip just at the end of the lane marker, 3 to 4 feet from the wall, for a smooth transition. Take one last stroke, suck in a big breath, and tuck your head and your arms into your gut. Your butt will come out of the water slightly …

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On Creating Happiness

Stretching only puts your muscle through more strain, which could lead to more pain. Flex Instead Leverage the intelligent approach: reciprocal inhibition (RI). This is a nervous-system phenomenon that you can activate yourself. When you contract the muscle on one side of a joint hard enough, the opposing muscle--the one …

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The long answer is no

This is another area with a lot of ancestral influence. If your parents, particularly your mother, carried a lot of sadness, a piece of that sadness is in you. In one of my practitioner trainings, I acted as the demonstration body for a segment that was focused on working with …

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Unwanted Help

This is a wild time to be alive! It really is. It can feel really rough, but the healthier you are, you can reframe it and ask what role you have to play at this pivotal time in history. HEALING HATE At the center of the chaos we're seeing in …

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