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How to Deal With Toxic People

Sometimes life demands that we deal with toxic people around us whether coworkers, family members or neighbors. The question lies in how we handle toxic people when we cannot avoid them, as we often cannot escape toxic people for one reason or another. First, who are toxic people, and what characteristics define them? I will give you my definition: if …

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Some Interesting Facts about the Human Brain

This is a short informative article about the human brain and is intended to give you a better understanding of the most complex organ in the human body. Gaining better understanding of this organ will enable you to protect, control and even improve the function of this organ, which accounts for only 2% of your body weight but has 100 …

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The Difference Between Anxiety and an Anxiety Disorder

This information does not constitute medical advice. Always consult a mental health professional if you are struggling with a mental health issue. Do not self-diagnose or try to “fix” mental health problems based on your own diagnosis. If you are prone to worrying, you may have wondered at times if you have an anxiety disorder or if you simply suffer …

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Where Does Your Attention Go?

I couldn’t accept my friend’s comments: “I like to read people’s obituaries even if I didn’t know them, and I enjoy reading about fatal plane crashes—I also like to watch violent movies. Are you like my friend? Do you tend to focus your attention on dark or morbid subject matter? I’m sure you’re familiar with the saying, “Where your attention …

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Should We Pursue Meaning…or Happiness?

What is more important for us to pursue in life: meaning…or happiness? You’ll find the answer to that question in this article. Many people can’t cope with today’s pace of change and amount of stress, both of which overwhelm us in every aspect of our lives: in the workplace, in our family lives, in the technology we use every day …

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Revolutionized: The Teaching of Evolution

Note: The facts presented in this article were taken from a video presentation by Gregg Braden, best-selling author and pioneer in bridging science, spirituality and human potential. Braden’s presentation was a part of The Energy Medicine & Healing Summit series, hosted by Dondi Dahlin in April 2019. I’m going to ask you to forget everything you know about the theory …

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Why We Experience Side Effects When Taking Medications

To explain why we sometimes experience side effects when taking medications, we first must understand what a side effect is. According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, a side effect is “a secondary and usually adverse effect (as of a drug). “ It’s ironic: you take a medication to heal your body, but after a while, you may have side effects that may …

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Can Alzheimer’s disease Be Prevented?

Whenever we talk about memory, people think about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Here are some facts from the relevant research: Science has shown that dementia, or even Alzheimer’s disease, does not always mean that memory loss is imminent. The research indicates that in some cases, these conditions can be improved. Experts agree that memory problems are not always related to …

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You Can’t Adapt to Chronic Stress

I know this title may be a bit confusing, so let me explain. We can’t adapt physiologically to chronic (long-term) stress. We can handle it, or we can become addicted to it, but we cannot adapt to it. Chronic stress is always maladaptive; in other words, it is impossible for an individual—any individual—to adequately adjust to chronic stress. After each …

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How Can I Relax My Stressed-Out Mind?

In today’s hectic world, stress is a part of each of our lives. We all experience stress. We’re all affected by it differently and react to it in our own distinctive ways.” What can we do to relax our minds, so that we can more easily and effectively deal with that stress? You already know that good sleep, exercise, wholesome …