Beliefs Are Not Always Facts

When I made this statement to friend of mine, he was surprised. “Honestly,” he said, “I don’t know what you’re talking about. Are you saying that beliefs are not real or true, or….what?” “Just relax-I’ll explain everything in detail,” was my quick answer. Let me first clarify what a belief is. According to the simple … Continue reading “Beliefs Are Not Always Facts”

Are the Effects of Excitement and Stress Similar?

Have you ever asked yourself this question: Does my body respond to stress the same way it responds to excitement or to happiness? Here’s your chance to learn a bit more about this subject. Let’s begin with some facts about stress: There is good stress, otherwise known as eustress (http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eustress)… …and there is bad stress, … Continue reading “Are the Effects of Excitement and Stress Similar?”

When Negative Thinking Is Positive

Provocative statement? This article is not about the pros and cons of positive thinking—it’s about correct and logical thinking. If you’re interested in learning the pros and cons of the process of thinking, however, you’re in the right place. Everyone knows that positive thinking is beneficial for many different reasons. There’s no doubt about that. … Continue reading “When Negative Thinking Is Positive”

Why Can Alzheimer’s Patients Remember Events from Their Childhood but Can’t Recall What Happened Yesterday?

That question came up during a recent conversation with a friend. It’s a common topic, since most of us will in some way be affected by Alzheimer’s disease during our lifetime. “Alzheimer’s patients can recall what happened 50 years ago,” said John, “but they can’t remember what they had for lunch yesterday. How do you … Continue reading “Why Can Alzheimer’s Patients Remember Events from Their Childhood but Can’t Recall What Happened Yesterday?”

Are You an Empath?

“I’m an empath,” said the person next to me at our regular group meeting. “You are? How do you know?” “I realized it after reading some articles that explained the behaviour of an empath person—and then my physician confirmed it.” “Can you give me a few more details?” “As an empath, I’m easily overwhelmed by … Continue reading “Are You an Empath?”

Are the Effects of Excitement and Stress Similar?

Have you ever asked yourself this question: Does my body respond to stress the same way it responds to excitement or to happiness? Here’s your chance to learn a bit more about this subject. Let’s begin with some facts about stress: There is good stress, otherwise known as eustress (http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eustress)… …and there is bad stress, … Continue reading “Are the Effects of Excitement and Stress Similar?”

A Letter to My Empath Friends

Dear Empaths, I know many of you, and I love you all. You are great, special, sensitive, and beautiful people. The world without you would be a world without passion, love, understanding, and support. We need you in our lives. I know that many of you suffer from constant fear, stress, anxiety, or a lack … Continue reading “A Letter to My Empath Friends”

Can You Tolerate Endlessly?

I want you to give some serious thought to this question. Do you believe that you’re stuck in a pattern of behaviour in which there is no end to what you’re willing to tolerate? If you are, this article will explain what you can to do to change it. Needless toleration drains your life energy, … Continue reading “Can You Tolerate Endlessly?”