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How Your Mind Can Reduce Your Stress

Is it possible to reduce your stress simply by changing your way of thinking? You’ll be happy to know that yes, it is very possible. Let me remind you of something I’ve discussed in previous articles: Your mind can either work for you-or against you. I’m positive about one thing: the incredible power of the human mind. If you’re able …

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When Your Present Life Isn’t Working

What can you do when you believe, that your present life isn’t working properly for you-or that it isn’t working at all? This may be a tough question, but it’s an important one. Symptoms that suggest you’re not satisfied with your present life include agonizing over your past, feeling sorry for yourself, complaining that “you didn’t do this or that,” …

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Your Perceptions, Beliefs, and Thoughts Control Your Genes

Now that I’ve shared the above statement from the field of neuroscience with you, I need to explain how it works. To some of you, my explanation will sound unbelievable. One of the many functions of the brain is to watch what’s going on in your surroundings…just to keep you safe. The brain does this by formulating perceptions (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perception) of …

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How to Change a Worrier Mentality

“Is it possible to change my worrier mentality by re-wiring my brain? How can I do that?” This question was recently posed to me by a friend. This was my answer: “I can only help you better understand the process in which connections between the brain’s neurons, which is related to wiring and re-wiring the brain, can help you to …

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Are You a Chronic Worrier?

There are many things about the brain and the mind that we still don’t know, or at least that we don’t know for certain. One question is “Why are some people chronic worriers?” Is there something in their genes—a “worry gene,” perhaps—that runs in the family? Or is it something else? The nightmare for them is this: What if a …

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The Wisdom of Life

His wisdom wasn’t enough to help him survive. After years of fighting depression and a fearful life filled with anxiety and stress, he committed suicide, while everyone around him was sure that he was “okay.” Just a couple of months earlier, he wrote a letter to his friends, asking them to share his thoughts with the world after his death. …

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The Source of Problems behind Medical Conditions

Does this title sound like a significant discovery in the field of human medicine? Is it really true that we now know the reason for medical conditions? Many contemporary research studies have revealed something very promising—something relatively new. In the past few years, science has learned more about the influence of inflammation, which is the body’s response to infection, in …

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Living Life Out of Balance

During these hectic days, 80% of people live life out of balance, or in a state of homeostasis (https://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Homeostasis). These individuals live year after year with the same stressful and fearful thoughts and expect that, one day, their lives will change and that things will be different-they’ll be healed! Unfortunately, their hopes are unfounded, and I’ll tell you why. If …

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Do You Believe in Supernatural Change?

That’s the question I posed to a friend and colleague of mine. I’m talking about the kind of supernatural that “depart[s] from what is usual or normal especially so as to appear to transcend the laws of nature” (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supernatural). His response was, “No, I don’t believe in supernatural change. I’m professionally trained to believe only in natural things.” If you …

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Does Media Manipulation Exist?

I must admit that I’m naive when it comes to believing all the information I hear (including medical) when reading, searching, watching, or listening to the media. Are you naïve, as well? My inspiration for writing this article is a post by Dr. J. Mercola entitled, “How Astroturfing and Other Media Manipulation Compromise Your Ability to Get Truthful Information” (2017) …