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Can Online Counseling Help in Reducing the Mental Health Problem in the US?

Mental health is becoming increasingly problematic in the United States, with rates of anxiety and depression skyrocketing compared to previous years, especially among the teenage demographic. This is creating a number of issues, but along with this a number of solutions are also being presented. One of the solutions that has become fairly popular in the last few years is …

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Introduction to Somatic Psychology

Somatic psychology is a form of treatment or therapy that puts an emphasis on somatic experience. It is a type of therapy which is body-centered and dwells into the mind and body connection. It incorporates psychotherapy and physical therapies for holistic healing. Holism entails that a person’s whole being should be treated. It is presumed that the entire life of a …

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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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Four Fallacies or Biases to Beware of

NOTE: Because of the length of this article, you may want to read and think about just one fallacy (bias) per day for the next four days. 1. The Clustering Illusion How much of what is going on around us do we understand? Surprisingly little. If not completely blind, our vision is obscured by the cobwebs of our mind, which …

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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 Google definition, a belief is …

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Thoughts about Our Thoughts and Our Subconscious

Imagine rummaging through the attic and coming across an old, wooden chest. Not recognizing it, you pry open the heavy lid. After clouds of dust scatter, you peer into the chest. You’re puzzled by what you see: seeds. Thousands and thousands of seeds of every imaginable type. Some smaller than a grain of sand, others larger than a coconut. Seeds …

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Live by Intuition and Inspiration

“Live by Intuition and Inspiration And Let Your Whole Life Be Revelation.” (Eileen Caddy)” Today’s article is prompted by a 44-year-old Egyptian computer professional (Lead Technical Applications Engineer), working in Qatar, where he is joined by his wife and three children. Our reader asked me to write about intuition. As I haven’t written about this important subject before, I welcome the opportunity …

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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. Happiness, success, and gratitude go …

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User’s Guide for the Brain

I’m not picking my nose; I’m pointing to my brain I thought I would start off on a humorous note with my opening sentence, but there is nothing funny about the subject for today, which is our brain. Of course, our brain is a great gift. For example, it allows me to write this article and you to read it. …