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A Guide to Thinking

Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide to Thinking What do you think about thinking? Most of us probably think we do a lot of it, but we don’t. True, for most of us, there is an endless stream of chatter drifting through our consciousness. But self-talk isn’t thinking. It’s just commentary. It’s just an automatic regurgitation of opinions and beliefs. And …

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Harnessing the Power of Your Intuition

This 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 it is important subject, I welcome the opportunity to do so. Tom (an imagery person) was offered a better paying job in another company. …

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Are You Supporting Your Brain Health?

I’m guessing and hoping that you are taking care of your heart, gut, liver, kidney, and all other organs. Are – you paying enough attention to tour your brain health? Do you know what’s right, and not so good for your brain? If you are not so sure, I can help you with this article. With 100 billion neurons and …

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Cognitive Reserve: Prevention against Alzheimer Disease?

Everything had started in 1980 when something strange and unusual happened. Performing autopsy, post-mortem examinations on some individuals, researchers unexpectedly discovered Alzheimer’s disease. Unusual was that these individuals had no or very few symptoms of the disease when they were alive, and they had an advanced form of Alzheimer’s! After studying these unusual cases, the conclusion was: These individuals did …

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Have You Ever Heard About the Hormone Pregnenolone?

If you are well read, you’ve probably heard about cortisol, testosterone, adrenalin, progesterone and many other “popular” hormones countless times. But what do you know about the critical hormone pregnenolone? This article will give you more information about this potent hormone. When pregnenolone is balanced all of the other hormones are balanced as well. When you have low levels of …

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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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How Stress Affects Your Body and Mind

Stress, both good and bad, can affect so many aspects of our lives. From work to personal relationships, even the smallest things can cause tension and interfere with our sense of peace and calm. While short-term stress is often an unavoidable part of life and can even help to increase productivity, long-term stress can have a serious impact on the …

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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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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 …