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Are Male And Female Brains Really Different?

sex differences 2 11Along with just about every other aspect of real or imagined differences between the sexes, the idea that your biological sex will determine the sex of your brain – and so your behaviour, aptitudes and personality – has a long and ...

Meditation for Life: Cultivating Aliveness and Vitality

vitality 3 15Vitality is natural to us. Vitality is an aspect of our life faculty. The word vitality stems from its root, “vital,” its two meanings applicable to our life faculty. Vital means “essential” or “necessary.” Vital also means “having energy” and “the ability to thrive.”

Living A Life of Joy: Getting Sober, Staying Sober

Living A Life of Joy: Getting Sober, Staying Sober

Before I got sober, just shy of my twenty-fourth birthday, the last thing I felt was the freedom and happiness that the promises speak of. I was sick: not just physically sick from the amount of chemicals in my system, but soul-sick, completely bereft of a sense of...

Meditation to Heal Your Heart Chakra

Meditation to Heal Your Heart ChakraEvery person has suffered pain in some relationship, and this pain causes us to fear love. Yet because love is the essence of life, this fear causes us to lose touch with life's true essence. When we are afraid of love, we are literally afraid of being ourselves...

Holding a Grudge: Would You Rather Be Right or Be Happy?

Holding a Grudge: Would You Rather Be Right or Be Happy?

Usually the events for which we hold grudges are long-time past, yet, deep in our heart is this little hard cold spot where the memory of that event, accompanied with anger and resentment, lives on as if it happened yesterday. That dark negative energy comes up at the strangest moments...

Being Your Own Therapist: From Self-Talk to Spirit

Being Your Own Therapist

The results can often be dramatic when people start to love themselves, give up pretending, and really learn how to relax. Two processes can happen spontaneously even when you are not having professional treatment: catharsis and abreaction. It can be a little alarming, but you will feel better as a result of it.

How Illness Can Teach Us To Live Reflectively

 How Illness Can Teach Us To Live ReflectivelySerious illness is a great calamity. It is unwelcome, violent, frightening and painful. If it is life threatening, it requires the ill person and their loved ones to confront death. Illness causes pain, anxiety, incapacitation; it limits what the ill person can do. It can cut a life short, stop plans in their tracks, and detach people from life,

How To Clear, Heal, Energize, and Protect Your Energy Frequency

How To Clear, Heal, Energize, and Protect Your Energy FrequencyA very powerful exercise to help you clear any accumulation of psychic stress and energetic pollution contained within your aura. This will help you to quickly regain balance and harmony in your vibration, restore your aura power, and increase your physical energy levels.

Protect Your Sensitive Self and Become Whole and Healthy

Protect Your Sensitive Self and Become Whole and Healthy

by Martha Burge. Graphic images on TV, the stench of exhaust fumes, fluorescent lighting, office temperatures that are too hot or too cold, or sitting for too long in traffic can all cause enough discomfort to make you tense against the pain to come, real or anticipated.

Trusting Yourself to Heal Others with Plant Spirit Healing

Trusting Yourself to Heal Others with Plant Spirits

by Pam Montgomery. We can work with plant spirits for our own personal guidance and healing, but when we call upon plant spirits to engage in the healing of another, a particular type of dynamism is added to the healing process. Plants are community beings that are here to serve the community as a whole so that when we step beyond our own personal needs...

25 Minutes of Meditating for Three Consecutive Days Eases Stress

25 Minutes of Meditating for Three Consecutive Days Eases Stress

Even brief sessions of mindfulness meditation—25 minutes for three consecutive days—can alleviate stress, new research suggests. “More and more people report using meditation practices for stress reduction, but we know very little about how much you need to do for stress reduction and health benefits..."

Essential for Good Health: Including Our Mental–Spiritual Needs

An Essential Ingredient for our Good Health: Including The Mental–Spiritual Needs of Our Being (illustration: Anne Heng)

by Ewald Kliegel. “Being whole” is an experience or a state of being in which we are in touch with our deepest inner being. It is a lifelong process with many paths and one of these paths touches on the body and its organs. With what they have to tell us they enrich us: with self-respect, with the discovery of our potential, with a wonderful inner attunement and, of course, also with health...

Meditation and How It’s Helpful for Migraine Disease

Meditation and How It’s Helpful for Migraine Disease

by Sharron Murray, MS, RN. For those of us who suffer from migraine disease, chronic stress can drain our energy and lead to adrenal crisis. Meditation, coupled with deep abdominal breathing, can be helpful in regulating our response to stressful situations, as well as in aborting and preventing migraine attacks and strengthening our kidneys.

The Key To Good Health Is Creating Strong Immunity

The Key To Good Health Is Creating Strong Immunity

by Len Saputo, MD and Nancy Faass, MSW, MPH. Factors such as sleep, exercise, nutrition, stress reduction, and spiritual connection provide the foundation for a strong immune response. Everything you do -- everything you touch, breathe, eat, and think affects your immunity. How you live your life is the most powerful resource...

"How To" Techniques for Mastering Anxiety

"How To" Techniques for Mastering Anxiety

by Eric Maisel. Experiment with the following anxiety-reduction strategies, learn which ones work for you, and begin to use those that work best. Knowing about them is not enough — you must practice them and use them...

12 Simple Steps In The Healing Process

Healing Process: Steps 1 - 12

by Cheryl Canfield. It isn't possible to make good, conscious decisions in the midst of confusion and shock. Slow down and don't be rushed. Listen to your inner voice. Weigh the options and make decisions and choices based on what you feel is right for you. We stay far more empowered when we take charge and make decisions we feel good about.

Skin Brushing for the Lymphatic System

Skin Brushing for the Lymphatic System

by Gloria Gilbere. Skin brushing is a highly effective technique for cleansing the lymphatic system. Topics covered in this article: Benefits of Skin Brushing; What type of skin brush is the best to use; How to Brush Your Skin.........

Preventing Disease by Creating an Artificial Fever

Preventing Disease by Creating an Artificial Fever

by Christopher Vasey, N.D. Invading germs as well as ingested poisons that have accumulated over time from unhealthy lifestyle choices can all be eliminated in a relatively short time by one simple, but intense process: fever. But is it possible to create an artificial fever?

The Healing Breath: The Heart of Healing Balance

The Healing Breath: The Heart of Healing Balance

by Jack Angelo. Life is about change, even when it appears to be static. Our breathing undergoes changes according to the rhythms of our state of imbalance (another reason to remain mindful of our breath). Specific breathing exercises can work on the causes of our stress, illness, unhappiness, or discontent

30 Days to Live? Try Forgiveness!

30 Days to Live? Try Forgiveness!

by Greg Anderson. After I was told by my surgeon that he thought I had about thirty days to live, I was put in touch with an exceptional cancer survivor who was convinced that healing and forgiveness are inextricably linked. After weeks of resistance, I took her counsel to heart...

Breaking the Healing Barrier Using Our Body's Healing System

Breaking the Healing Barrier Using Our Body's Healing System

Within each one of us there lies a "healing system" capable of fighting off disease, combating infection and bringing us greater energy, vitality, and well-being. In any medical text we can read about the "digestive system", the "circulatory system", or the "nervous system", but nowhere can we find a chapter on the "healing system".

How to Release Stress with Simple "Do-It-Yourself" Methods

How to Release Stress with Simple "Do-It-At-Home" MethodsOne of the most effective systems for using sound was developed in the fifth century A.D. by the famous Taoist physician T'ao Hung-ching. T'ao discovered that vocalizing different sounds while expelling the breath could cleanse and restore the organs, regulate the blood circulatory system, and stabilize the central nervous system.

Healing Through Love and Finding Answers From the Heart

Healing Through Love and Finding Answers From the HeartWe do not have to become monks in order to lead spiritual, healthy lives. We do not have to be vegetarians, or wear flowing robes, or sit in meditation for hours each day. There is no spiritual 'path' because everything is spiritual and all choices are equal. We can work and be parents, husbands, wives, daughters...

Exercise And Meditation Rein In Negative Thoughts

Exercise And Meditation Rein In Negative ThoughtsScientists have known for a while that both of these activities alone can help with depression," says Tracey Shors. "But this study suggests that when done together, there is a striking improvement in depressive symptoms along with increases in synchronized brain activity.

How Meditation Can Make You Feel Good, Natural, and Full of Life

How Meditation Can Make You Feel Good, Natural, and Full of LifeHaving taught meditation for over thirty years to thousands of people, I can really say that it is the sin­gle most important thing you can ever learn in order to expedite and enrich your spiritual life. Everything you learn in school, by analysis or by study, will be expo­nentially deepened because you meditate.

It's Not About What You Gain in Meditation, It's About What You Lose

It's Not About What You Gain in Meditation, It's What You Lose

All kinds of discomforts disappear when we’re asleep, and changing our attitudes and thinking—our consciousness—can completely change our experience of living. That may be easier said than done; but there is a sure-fire way to make it happen.

Relaxation and Meditation for Beginners

meditation for beginnersNowadays meditation is sometimes confused with other activities. Meditation is not simply relaxing the body and mind. Nor is it imagining being a successful person with wonderful possessions, good relationships, appreciation from others, and fame. This is merely daydreaming about objects of attachment.

Got A Minute? Meditation... Express Style

Got A Minute? Meditation... Express StyleMany of us know that a few moments of connecting with our inner resources can have dramatic and healthy effects in restoring a sense of balance to a hectic day. But who has the luxury of spending 45 minutes to one hour...

Why Do So Many Conservatives Seem So Miserable?

Why Do So Many Conservatives Seem So Miserable?We live in a time of positive psychology, where the path to happiness is apparently paved with the right thoughts. At its most bizarre, this manifests itself in the popularity of snake oil salesmen like Deepak Chopra, who – for a healthy fee – will grant you eternal youth, and The Secret, which using hitherto unknown laws of physics will bring you health, wealth and happiness.

Dealing with Your Health: Illness Is Not Your Enemy

Dealing with Your Health: Illness Is Not Your EnemyI can’t promise perfect health any more than I could promise a life without problems. That’s not what life seems to be about. Instead, I am offering you another way to look at your health, and your life, that takes you out of helpless victim mode and reminds you that you are in charge.

How To Go From Wrong-Mindedness to Peace of Mind

How To Go From Wrong-Mindedness to Peace of MindThis story is about a seemingly small event in my life that took on miraculous significance because of the lessons that came with it. I’m not a theologian; in fact, I’ve found most of my spiritual sustenance outside traditional religion...

Heal the Body by Healing the Mind & Heart

Healing the Body by Healing the Mind and Heart

by Ron Roth, Ph.D. with Peter Occhiogrosso. Things happen in our lives because we believe in our subconscious mind that they should be happening. Yet when something bad happens, like an illness, you may say to yourself, "How can this be? I haven't been sitting here asking to get this disease."

Forgiving: It's Good For Your Health and Your Mind

Forgiving: It's Good For Your Health and Your MindAs you forgive others, you are freeing yourself as well as them. As M. Scott Peck writes: 'The reason to forgive others is not for their sake .... The reason to forgive is for our own sake. For our own health. Because beyond that point needed for healing, if we hold on to our anger, we stop growing and our souls begin to shrivel.'

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