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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 …

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Is Pleasure an Addiction?

When I naïvely asked the above question over a very pleasurable lunch with my friends, I got the following not very pleasurable reactions: “Give me a break—having a few drinks after shopping for a couple hours is an addiction?” “Are you telling us that having a good time addictive?” My answer: “Okay, guys, what do you expect me to do, …

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How Thinking Influences Destiny

Let’s start with a well-known fact: Your way of thinking determines your life experience—and your life experience produces emotions, both positive and negative, that create your body chemistry. A positive body chemistry results in good health. Negative emotions (thinking), however, cause your body to produce negative chemistry and, consequently, sickness. How does all this work? Your body chemistry is actually …

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You Are Who You Spend Your Time With

You’re probably familiar with this observation. But think about it-really think about it. How much attention do you pay to your social surroundings and to the people you spend your time with? Believe me-it matters. The people around you are crucial to your mental and physical health. Real friends are powerful; they can make you smile or laugh. They can …

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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,” …