A Girl Or Boy?

) Have you ever noticed a change in how you feel or act then looked into the night sky and seen the Full Moon? And a report published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society in July 2019 showed that a single moderate exercise session contributed to greater brain activity …

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Nothing To Hide, Lose Or Prove

Even if we wanted to do something about it, our situation doesn't actually change and we keep living our same old, unsatisfactory lives. It actually works outside the body--it passes through your intestines without entering your bloodstream. I might relapse, but if I'm going to, it's better for it to …

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What If I Tried Something New?

Bringing together the wisdom of traditional Buddhist insights and scientific understanding, Russell and Chodron outline a set of practices for helping to build compassion into our everyday lives. If your brother and aunt are listening to the voice of power, they might think that brute force could be used to …

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Practicing Conscious Complaining

Generally staffed by graduate students earning degrees in related psychotherapy fields, the treatment takes place in the university setting. The art of qigong is the result of human inquiry, experimentation, and practice stretching over centuries. A second group saw two parts, a third saw one, while another group still saw …

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Reduce, Reuse, And Smile

Of course, the spectrum of human emotions is not limited to these seven mental categories, for example, joy can unite in itself a huge number of very different positive feelings. Drastic methods such as isolation, substance abuse, and even self-harm provide brief respite from the pain and suffering. If only …

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Coping With Devotion

To master the monkey mind, we need to master this self-doubt by embracing our inherent self-value. This added up to perhaps the most productive two years of writing in the history of Western literature--all of it set up by the rigorous self-apprenticeship he had put himself through. Maybe I can …

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Stay On The Move

What Solnit documented in her research is that communities don't collapse into violence after events of this nature--as we're often led to believe--but come together into relationship, often with a sense of purpose and resilience. For others, there is a thrill of joy and excitement. The example comes from Duke …

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Turn Determination Into A Game

Most of us treat jealousy as an emotion in a class by itself--something it is bad to cause, is worse to feel, and yet is a cherished proof of our beloved's unassailable value to us. If you are the only one who has read the article, you might need to …

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Begin Your Quest For The Truth

These physical symptoms can become quite problematic, leading to stress, and even disrupting life if you are permanently exhausted but unable to sleep, or struggling with stomach issues. That means you are relaxing into the feelings of air hunger, gradually learning to tolerate them. Naturally, under the conditions, the person …

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In The Morning When I Rise

Keep in mind, 50 percent of new businesses fail during the first five years. Next we will examine, in a simplified fashion, accepted science--quantum physics, relativity theory, and chaos theory--which is important to understand before we dive into the phenomena described later in the article. Although her lack of self-confidence …

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Giving Up Fervor For Lent

Even when controlling for weight and age, if a person is insulin resistant, inner ear function is significantly compromised. As with meditation, you have to be intentional with the practice. His reply was, You've got to keep your body moving so sickness can't catch up with you. No matter what …

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Of Taking Things Out On The Wrong People

As with many Einstein quotes, there is conjecture as to whether these were his actual words, although he spoke to this effect often in relation to the threat of nuclear war. Some say that courage sits near the midpoint on a continuum with recklessness at one end and cowardice at …

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You Keep It All In

Menopausal women store fat more easily, especially around the abdomen, and the ability to lose it lessens. From the outside, being a monk looks like it's fundamentally about letting go: the baldness, the robes, stripping away distractions. I have a body that survived abuse, addiction, broken families and broken homes …

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Avoiding Sarcasm And Cynicism

He said that I had the personality to do big things with my life and never to let other teachers' opinions of me change who I am at the core. Viewed from the outside, the impression could arise that our region--Europe in general, or Germany in particular--had nothing of its …

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Make Time For Partiality Today

For example, you can try putting some greens into a smoothie or health shake, or substituting one of your meaty entrees at dinner times for a spinach-mushroom mix. Unless you are the pilot of the aircraft, your concern to avoid disasters does not affect the flight but makes you consume …

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