As a daily positive thinker, life’s distractions, negative people, and other external “brain drainers” can leave you faced with challenges to conquer. The good part is, you can learn to train your brain to help stay positive when times are tough. TRY THESE 7 TIPS TO HELP TRAIN YOUR BRAIN TO STAY POSITIVE: 1. DAILY GRATITUDE “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” – Henry Ward Beecher Place your journal, a pad…"7 Exercises That Train Your Brain to Stay Positive"
Trusting your gut when it comes to being able to tell if someone’s lying is something we’ve all heard before, but trusting your nose? That’s something new. Lie detection is usually done with a polygraph, but when you learn to look for certain signs that you’re being lied to, you can become a human polygraph. Lie detection can be done by those who are experts at facial expression. They say that a lie is as…"Paying Attention To This ONE Thing Can Tell You If Someone’s Lying"
In a lasting relationship, couples demonstrate their love by doing things every day to support each other. Although a loving, committed couple can make a relationship look easy, it actually takes a little bit of work. Linda and Charlie Bloom, authors of Secrets of Great Marriages, write about lasting couples that over time ‘the experience of nurturing the relationship no longer feels like effort or work, but literally becomes a labor of love that feels…"4 Habits of Couples That Last"
We enter relationships in complete bliss and then hit a wall. We don’t know what’s happened, but things are not what they once were and it feels wrong. The zest and juiciness of being in love has become a habit with all the stressors of life. HERE ARE 10 BEHAVIORS THAT RUIN RELATIONSHIPS (AND HOW TO AVOID THEM): 1. ACTING LIKE YOU ARE SINGLE. What defines a loving relationship? Two people! So when you act…"10 Behaviors That Ruin Relationships (And How To Avoid Them)"
Being crazy in love is one of the most magical experiences in our lives. Questions rise when you meet someone new: To stay or not to stay? Is s/he the one or not? Are we compatible? Can this be my soulmate? You don’t always know if you are meant for each other. Sometimes is just as simple as stepping back and opening up your heart to what’s in front of you. HERE ARE 5 SIGNS…"5 Signs You’re Destined To Be Together"
Sleep, or a lack of it, is proven to be linked to clinical depression. Insomnia is extremely common in the US and affects one out of every three adults at some point in their life. It is more common in older adults (usually due to chronic physical illness) and women (who experience significant hormonal changes throughout their lives). Insomnia is often a key characteristic in diagnosing depression. The inability to get to sleep or to…"Here’s How Many Hours of Sleep You Need To Avoid Depression"
“Sweetie, if you’re going to be two faced, at least make one of them pretty.” – Marilyn Monroe The late Marilyn Monroe was a beautiful, gifted actress and model; and, as it turns out, quite insightful about the personal manipulation, she almost assuredly experienced during her ever-present, adored existence. Ms. Monroe possessed the beauty, allure and, yes, fortune, that screamed: “Take advantage of me!” But, despite her infamous reputation for playing “dumb blonde” characters, she…"5 Signs A ‘Nice’ Person Secretly Has Cruel Intentions"
Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to another…it is believed to influence a variety of psychological and other body functions. This includes cells related to mood, sexual desire and function, appetite, sleep, memory and learning, temperature regulation and some behavior. -WebMD While serotonin is a chemical frequently associated with depression, most people aren’t aware of the numerous functions of this brain chemical…"5 Ways To Increase The Serotonin In Your Brain"
“Confidence can be described as a belief in one’s ability to succeed. Striking a healthy balance can be challenging. Too much of it and you can come off as cocky and stumble into unforeseen obstacles, but having too little can prevent you from taking risks and seizing opportunities – in school, at work, in your social life, and beyond.” – Psychology Today Have you ever met someone who could just mesmerize you with their presence?…"10 Habits of People With High Confidence"
Feeling off lately? It might be that the change you’re noticing is due to a hormone imbalance. No matter how much you may remember from your biology class, now that you’re focusing on your health and well-being, it may be time to re-learn about what your hormones are actually doing for you. Whether you’re male or female, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, insulin, serotonin, thyroid and other hormones that you’ve never heard of are coursing through…"7 Signs of Hormone Imbalances"