It seems that more people in the world live with depression than ever before. In fact, according to the World Health Organization(WHO), an estimated 350 million people of all ages worldwide suffer from this mentally debilitating disease. Depression can literally change your brain, altering the neural pathways and synapses and shrinking the size of your hippocampus, an area of the brain that regulates emotions and memory. Mentally, you probably feel foggy and exhausted, as your…"How Depression Changes Your Brain (And Ways to Reverse It)"
Sociopaths don’t care about your feelings. They are physically incapable of feeling any sort of empathy towards you, or anyone else. They don’t feel any remorse for their actions no matter how much they hurt people. They are incapable of it. Because of this, they are incapable of love or any other human emotion. They can mimic emotion and emotional responses in order to manipulate and coerce, but like everything else in their lives, it…"9 Ways to Respond to A Manipulative Sociopath"
Our bodies are an amazing work of art. They tell us all we need to know about our health, through subtle, yet very obvious signs. The problem is we are often too busy or too afraid to pay attention to what they’re telling us. When we do listen, though, we can take corrective measures, attack ailments and set ourselves up for long-term health. While the outward signs of premature aging might make us feel “old,”…"5 Signs You’re Aging Quicker Than You Should"
Midlife crisis: an emotional crisis of identity and self-confidence that can occur in early middle age. – Wikipedia “Midlife crisis begins sometimes in your 40s, when you look at your life and think, ‘Is this all?” And ends about 10 years later, when you look at your life again and think, ‘Actually, this is pretty good.” – Donald Richie It may sound cliché, but life can be an incredibly difficult journey. From of our birth…"10 Signs of a Midlife Crisis"
In this era of technology, we find that raising children is a bit different from those times before the iPOD, iPHONE, computers, Internet, and all the other amazing gadgets that consume us. Children played outside. They kicked a ball across a field. They played with cards rather than chasing Pokemon on a screen. Children played outside until the street lights came on and they knew they had to go indoors. We are raising children very…"Harvard Psychologists Reveal: Parents Who Raise ‘Good’ Kids Do These 5 Things…"
Most girls get to meet princesses only in Disneyland, but this little girl, she met one on the streets of Seattle. “My wife and I got married last February, and during the photo shoot this little girl and her mom happened to be walking by,” Scott Robertson writes. “The little girl thought my beautiful wife was the Princess from her favorite book (the one she’s holding).” Since this all happened during their photo shoot, photographer…"Girl Mistakes Bride For Real-Life Princess From Book She’s Holding, And Her Reaction Melts Everyone’s Hearts"
“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.” – Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States Golly…we are a success-driven society, aren’t we? Society seems to judge how successful one is by a number of superficial factors: your income, car, home, profession, etc. One of the last things any of us wants to be considered is a failure, right? Just the word failure creates a…"10 Things to Learn From Failure"
Have you ever read your birth chart? It’s actually pretty interesting. Our birth charts, or natal charts, can deliver important messages to us about our strengths, weaknesses, relationships, and anything else that serves our souls in this lifetime. Learning about how the stars and planets aligned when you were born and how those placements affect your soul can help you greatly along your spiritual path. Everyone’s birth charts are unique, and take into account all…"What Does Your Birth Chart Reveal About You?"
John Lennon managed to pack a lot of living into his too short, 40-year life. He left his love of life, love, and creativity for us to learn from. Lennon’s writings and his voice from the interviews that he granted were recorded for posterity. Here are 11 valuable life lessons that we can learn from the genius mind of John Lennon. 11 LIFE LESSONS TO LEARN FROM JOHN LENNON 1. LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED,…"11 Life Lessons To Learn From John Lennon"
“Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.” – Tony Robbins Negative beliefs hold us back. They reinforce feelings of failure, fear and apathy. When we believe these beliefs, we allow them to control our destiny and to take back control of our journey,…"7 Ways to Overpower Negative Beliefs"