In 2011, the CDC reported that 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. suffered from depression, and that number has likely risen since then. Many people cover up the root cause of depression with prescriptions and other medical treatments that may cause additional issues. Some cases of depression do need professional medical treatment, even if temporary. However, if you suffer from depression, you’ll be happy to know that you can often approach treatments for depression…"5 Natural Treatments for Depression You Can Start Right Now"
Just like a computer stores files, your brain stores thoughts – both positive and negative. You don’t access these thoughts every day, but they are there and can be opened at any time. Negative energy comes into your life through thoughts, words, actions and reactions. When you take care of your body and your mind, you stand a better chance of resisting the negative influences. Energy cleansing rituals have played a part in many spiritual…"7 Ways to Rid Yourself of Negative Energy"
“Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.” – Elbert Hubbard How many things in your day do you do because you feel you should? Well honestly, the word “should” should be eliminated from our vocabulary. The things we “should” do take us away from the things that matter, the things we must do to live our best and happiest life. When we stop doing things…"20 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone"
“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.” – Lao Tzu Most of us have – at one time or another – thought about the mind, and how to reach its full potential. We’ve all heard of the great philosophers and thinkers of the past – Confucius, Socrates, Aristotle, Descartes, and so forth. What we may not know is that all of them discussed the importance of controlling our…"How To Master Your Mind: Part One"
Carl Jung was a psychological genius who expanded on our understanding of the mind, and his writings contain some of the most thought-provoking ideas you’ve read recently. Jung expanded on the ideas of Sigmund Freud and developed his own psychological theories. Carl Jung also pioneered the thought-provoking concept of the introvert and extrovert personality types, which you can read more about in our articles Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert? and 7 Life Changing…"25 Mind Blowing Psychology Quotes From Carl Jung"
You may recognize Roald Dahl as the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Gremlins, as well as other short stories and children’s books. He certainly left us with great tales from his imagination, but he also taught us important lessons about life through his works. Roald would’ve been 100 on September 13 of this year, so in memory of him, we will leave you with some of his best quotes that promote…"10 Quotes From Roald Dahl That Make You More Positive"
“With this study, we are testing a procedure that may improve neurological function, which could mean the difference between being permanently paralyzed and being able to use one’s arms and hands.” – Charles Liu, Program Director at the USC Neurorestoration Center Stem Cell medicine is a term that pops up from time-to-time. During the later stages of George W. Bush’s first term (end of 2004), the U.S. was embroiled in a fierce debate over the…"Paralyzed Human Opens Doors To Possibilities – Regains Movement After Stem Cell Treatment"
We all have anxiety episodes from time to time. In fact, the anxiety response is naturally hardwired into our brain – which is more commonly referred to as “fight or flight. Biologically, the fight or flight mechanism is quite fascinating. Here’s how fight or flight works according to Healthline, “In the short term, anxiety increases your breathing rate and heart rate, concentrating the blood flow to your brain, where you need it. This very physical…"Do You Get Anxiety? Doctors Explain What It Does To Your Health"
“To love a human being is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks.” – Rainer Maria Rilke Note: There are relationship problems, and then there are relationship ending problems. For example, a partner who occasionally forgets something important belongs in the former group. A partner who possesses a destructive habit, or is verbally/physically abusive – the latter group. For obvious reasons, the latter group is excluded in this article. As an interdependent species, we…"10 Reasons to Stay With Your Partner (Even If You Want to Leave)"
Facing a verbally aggressive person can make you feel immediately defensive, which is perfectly normal, but there are 7 more healthy, harmonious and mindful ways to respond. 7 WAYS TO RESPOND TO VERBALLY AGGRESSIVE PEOPLE Like a wild, rabid animal, verbally aggressive people come toward you on the attack, often with little or no reason. Basically, these people are adult bullies and you don’t have to take that kind of behavior from anyone. Verbal aggression…"7 Ways to Respond to Verbally Aggressive People"