Manipulate: to control or play upon by artful, unfair, or insidious means especially to one’s own advantage. – Merriam-Webster Dictionary One thing is for certain: manipulators are great at what they do, namely being deceptive. Let’s evaluate the above definition by Merriam-Webster. Are manipulators “artful”? Well, it certainly makes sense. In no way does a manipulator create wonderful, beautiful pieces of art. But they do take their “craft” of playing on someone else’s emotions quite…"5 Things Manipulators Say To Make You Feel Crazy"
Jerome Kagan is not only a tenured professor at one of the most prestigious universities in the world; he is also considered one of the world’s best psychologists. In fact, his fellow academics ranked Kagan the 22nd most eminent psychologist of the 20th century. This ranking put the good professor ahead of Carl Jung (Yes – THAT Carl Jung), who was ranked 23rd. So, if anyone has earned the right to critique one of the…"Harvard Psychologist Reveals ADHD Doesn’t Really Exist"
“If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money.” – Abigail Van Buren In our modern world, parents have more challenges than ever before in raising children. Money troubles, the strain of work, too many responsibilities, no downtime, and other factors can be huge obstacles in caring for and raising a child. Plus, many parents are still trying to grow up themselves, thus…"11 Sentences That Will Change Your Child’s Life"
Insomnia can cause so many health problems for people who can’t fall asleep that this simple 3 ingredient recipe is a miracle for those who truly need it. Being able to get a restful night’s sleep will help you to have more energy, be more mentally focused, and allow your body to awake refreshed and invigorated. THIS SIMPLE 3 INGREDIENT RECIPE HELPS YOU FALL ASLEEP IN MINUTES Sometimes being able to fall asleep in minutes…"This Simple 3 Ingredient Recipe Helps You Fall Asleep In MINUTES"
“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. You must ask for what you really want. Don’t go back to sleep.” – Rumi Waking up at the same time every night without an alarm clock might be a sign that you need to pay attention to. You are a human being with energies flowing through your body that you may be unaware of. Previous articles have explained energy meridians…"If You Wake Up At The Same Time Every Night, This May Be Why"
“Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps control the brain’s reward and pleasure centers. Dopamine also helps regulate movement and emotional response, and it enables us not only to see rewards, but to take action to move toward them.” – Psychology Today Here’s something worth noting (really!): Dopamine is a powerful neurotransmitter in the brain. In fact, it’s the brain chemical directly responsible for motivation and focus. Who doesn’t want to be more motivated and focused?…"10 Ways to Increase the Dopamine In Your Brain"
Modern society is a sea of drama. From real dramas that play out, sometimes in real time, across the news/twitter/podcasts or just with family to fake dramas on the television or at the movies, we are saturated in things that push our emotional buttons. There is drama all over social media. Then, there are the close to home dramas of work stress, deadlines, children and family. We are like the frog that is slowly boiling…"4 Signs Someone Is Suffering From Emotional Distress"
“I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman.” – King James I Gentlemen used to be defined by their aristocratic birth, but these days they are often thought to be a dying breed. From James Bond to Prince Charming, true gentlemen are often the stuff of fantasy. Think you might have found a true gentleman? Your man might not be born into the life of a gentleman, but if he shows…"10 Signs You’ve Found A True Gentleman"
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in our bodies and its role in our overall health may have been underestimated until recently. It can be found in over 300 different enzymes in our body and is a key player in the body’s detoxification process. Proper levels of magnesium are also necessary for: Activating muscles and nerves Creating energy in your body Efficiently digesting proteins, carbohydrates, and fats Being deficient in magnesium is often referred…"5 Signs You Have a Magnesium Deficiency"
When I say “toxins,” I’m not just referring to pesticides or hazardous waste. A toxin is anything that damages the body. Toxins can be from food (wheat, legumes, etc.), the air, water, mold, clothing, or for some even your cell phone. – Dave Asprey, founder of Bulletproof Coffee We accumulate toxins in our body simply by being alive; did you know that? Well, it’s true. Of course, some people’s “extracurricular activities” cause toxins to build…"5 Signs You Have Toxins Trapped In Your Body"