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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) …

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Multitasking: Is It Real or Not?

The concept of multitasking is very simple: it means “to deal with more than one task at the same time.” For example, you’re talking on the phone with your friend and at the same time “listening” to what your colleague at work is saying to you. You can “easily handle” both conversations. Right? I doubt it, and I’m sorry to …

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The Brain–Gut Connection

You’ve probably heard about the brain–body connection, but have you heard about the connection between your brain and your gut? My hope is that this article will provide you with some interesting information on this subject. The brain–gut connection is a scientific principle that serves as a link between neurology, the branch of medicine studying disorders of the nervous system, …

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Unhappiness Is Caused by Things within Your Control

  When I made that declaration at a party last week, everyone was surprised and responded with statements of disbelief: “What are you talking about? Are you saying that we’re responsible for the negative behaviour others direct at us? “ Many people believe that the events and circumstances they experience are what cause their emotions and what make them react …