Faith is special and personal, how would you describe yours?

These three-letter words, called trigrams, make it difficult for the brain to encode them because they don't contain any meaning. By counting down, the ability to rehearse the memories was interfered with, so the length of time short term memories lasted could be accurately measured. The experiment showed that while …

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I am generous with older people

Usually, these people love and know perfectly how to communicate, how to make new friends and how to be the center of attention. You will not hear gossip and rumors from them, but rather you can expect genuine interest and real help. Positive people know what pain and unhappiness is …

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I am healthy

She waited for the end to come. But the end did not come. After three days, still she lay, hidden under the floorboards. They had been cold days, and the chill had sunk into her bones. Her body trembled and ached--from the cold, from the close quarters. Sensation receded from …

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Love is actually beautiful

Or what are the terrible consequences of my mistake? However, instead try and ask yourself questions such as what is the one good thing emerging from this seemingly challenging situation? What is the hidden opportunity in this setback? This will offer you way more options and a solid plan of …

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Sweet smell of success

Though these memories are brief, they enable you to remember an impression of the stimulus in your environment following the ending or disappearance of it. If we attend to this data, the crucial details can then be transferred to the short-term memory. The three main types of sensory memory are …

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Watch How Anxiety Sparks

Unfortunately, we cannot completely eliminate stressful situations or the need to seek relief when they occur: they are inevitable realities of human life. Therefore, to address the problem of drinking, an association is known worldwide as Alcoholics Anonymous uses the second component of the habit that we have distinguished before …

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What is it you need help with?

The most significant risk factor for Alzheimer's and dementia is age. It is commonly found in those over the age of 65, and even more common in 80 years old and over. Younger people can develop early-onset Alzheimer's, and women typically develop the disease at a younger age than men …

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Be consistent

A healthy body is a body in balance: the balance between eustress and distress, the balance between the sympathetic fight-or-flight and parasympathetic rest-and-recharge systems, and the balance between resource depletion and replenishment. We must maintain that balance to be healthy--to achieve homeostasis. While stress is a normal part of life …

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Finders keepers, losers weepers

Happiness Tip # : Be Accountable Take charge of your life. It is more rewarding than simply letting things take their own course. When you feel accountable for your actions, you begin to plan them out better. You are less likely to believe that you can't do anything about your goals and …

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I am willing to drop all pretense

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; WINSTON CHURCHILL Many of us consider challenges to be obstacles that keep us from the things we want. Those of us who are optimists tend to see the opportunity in those obstacles. In other words, an optimist will always believe that there …

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Letting Go- You Are Not Responsible for Others

He described the period to one of his friends as a time of restlessness and faintheartedness. And yet he called this experience school. As horrifying as his psychological state was, as much as he would have preferred death to the doubts and fears attacking his mind, Luther found that the …

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On Goal-Setting

What are some positive points about yourself that you can think about? Imagine someone pointing out your faults. How would you show them that despite your faults, you are an individual with good traits as well? When you start evaluating in such a manner, you might find out that there …

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Steps to Take Control of Your Anger

Be of good courage, therefore, and cast these dreadful thoughts out of your mind. Whenever the devil pesters you with these thoughts, at once seek out the company of men, drink more, joke and jest, or engage in some other form of merriment. This advice may not be easy to …

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You get to make your life

He'd wanted reform. Instead he was facing a complete break from the church he loved and had surrendered his life to. What followed was a rapid series of councils--with his monastic order, with church officials, with German officials--and lots of written arguments from all sides about his views. When Luther …

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Attraction to dangerous situations

Distribution of fat around the waist (leading to an apple shape) is more concerning because it is composed of both visceral and subcutaneous fat (See figure 8. Other proteins secreted by these fat cells directly result in insulin resistance, elevated blood pressure, altered clotting, and alterations in fatty acid metabolism …

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Lack Of Self-Esteem

THEY DIDN'T TAKE ANTIDEPRESSANTS Since the days of bloodletting and mental asylums, our interventions for depression have advanced significantly. Though we still have a lot to learn about the complex inner workings of the brain, we do have access to treatments for depression that can result in relief for most …

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Settle it and move on

Did you get a positive or negative result? At that point in a third segment, work out the enthusiastic response to I) the procedures/steps and ii) the result. In the last segment, make the last inference in asking yourself: Where did the (passionate) response originate from - the procedure or …

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She is so mean

High-impact exercises can build bone while low-impact exercises can keep bones strong as well. Cancer Prevention Regular physical exercise has been scientifically proven to help prevent certain cancers. Extensive studies have been conducted regarding breast and colorectal cancers, showing that the more we exercise, the lower our cancer risk. Even …

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I have a hard time sticking to a diet

If you begin to get negative thoughts, try to get rid of them immediately with a positive thought, even if it is something silly. Also, act in a positive way. People will see that you are happy and positive and they respond very well to that. If you smile more …

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Love will actually answer my prayers

As a matter of fact, these perceptions begin to build right from your childhood. Recent experiences may also impact your immediate sense of self, but such impacts usually give way to the dominant overall feeling and perceptions you have about your self-worth. Keep in mind that the factors I discuss …

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On Taking Risks

Studies have even shown that death from all causes can be delayed by regular physical activity. How Much Exercise Is the Right Amount? In 2007, the American Heart Association and the American College of Sports Medicine released guidelines to help both physicians and patients decide which activities people should undertake …

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What Are Emotions, Really?

With chronic imbalance, we start experiencing difficulty sleeping, recurrent illnesses and infections, mood disorders, and immune dysregulation. The immune system doesn't work as well. This is why it's important to build up slowly to an optimal fitness level. While blood flow to the muscles and heart increases during exercise, exercise …

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Yes, all of these things are happening

When I feel misunderstood or threatened, I go from neutral to an immediate fight-or-flight response. If we have a really heated argument, or worse, a disagreement that never gets expressed, my mind will quickly jump to thoughts of leaving and finding a more peaceful life. But I recognize that is …

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Do you see areas where you need more time?

I needed the group. I needed a sponsor, and I needed friends. Much of my recovery has come from being willing to talk about the sex abuse in my childhood, from grieving the loss that came with not being able to have children, and from breaking my denial about how …

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Of not enjoying life

Mind/Body Techniques When we were in medical school, we were told treatments for certain illnesses were lifestyle changes. Those changes were usually summed up as eating a good diet, exercising, and reducing stress. Ask most physicians, and they can't explain what lifestyle changes truly means because, the truth is …

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On Near-Death Experiences

The training utilized breathing practices, meditation techniques, and poses in various combinations over different time periods. Adiponectin is a hormone generated by fat tissue. It is key to the metabolism of fat and glucose. Visceral fat, or belly fat, surrounds our internal organs. Excessive visceral fat is linked to an …

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We all choose to be fearful

Kundalini yoga uses more meditation, chanting, and breathing along with poses. A challenging type of yoga now commonly practiced in the United States is ashtanga yoga, which features constant movement and breathing techniques. Through movement, heat is generated, which is felt to be vital to yogic practice. Bikram yoga is …

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We all choose to be happy

It was here I would work a lot on how much I was dissociating, not able to stay present. This had been going on for years. It was here I allowed myself to be seen, meaning I was able to share the self-loathing I often felt. And it would be …

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I eat whatever I want

Gaslighting The tactic used by manipulators aimed at making their victim doubt their own thoughts and feelings is called Gaslighting. This term is often used by mental health professionals to describe the manipulative behavior to convince the victim into thinking their thoughts and feelings are off base and not in …

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Love is actually freeing

While this is an extreme example, many of us have been watching our children play and felt those instincts arise as the ref made calls with his or her two eyes that we could see with perfect vision in our one-eyed view were wrong. On the flipside, when our children …

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Taking Control of Your Thoughts

If five minutes feels like too much, see if you can start with three minutes and build from there. Put on some gentle music, something melodic so that you can connect with the sound. Wrap your arms around yourself and hold the safe container of your body. Hang on a …

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The Master of Discomfort

I have a decided heart. Michael felt the swaying of the Santa Maria as he looked up from the parchment. He stood up and saw that he was no longer in the crow's nest, but his feet seemed to be planted firmly in midair, moving at an ever-increasing pace away …

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