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What Your Favorite Songs Can Tell You About The Way Your Brain Works

Are you an empathizer or a systemizer? Today we are sharing this article from The Huffington Post about how music and your favorite songs can reveal ways that your brain works. How neat is that? What Your Favorite Songs Can Tell You About The Way Your Brain Works Are you an empathizer or a systemizer? By Carolyn Gregoire, Senior Health + Science Writer, The...

Help unlock your child’s best self with a few tried-and-true strategies.

Harvard psychologists have been studying what it takes to raise 'good' kids. Here are 6 tips. Help unlock your child's best self with a few tried-and-true strategies. A lot of parents are tired of being told how technology is screwing up their kids. Moms and dads of the digital age are well aware of the growing competition for their children's attention, and they're...

We’re at our best when we can think clearly. Here are 5 ways to help get there.

Good Morning everyone! Today we are sharing a post from Upworthy on how we are at our best when we can think clearly. Although this particular post mentions one sanctuary in particular, it does do a good job of highlighting some points that make help you think more clearly and fulfill your goals. The mind is a powerful place. How do you...

Why Does Anyone Do Yoga, Anyway? An article from Psychologytoday.com

Good Morning! Today we are re-sharing an awesome article featured on Psychologytoday.com about Yoga and the incredible benefits it can have not only on a person physically, but mentally too. Enjoy! Why Does Anyone Do Yoga, Anyway? The health benefits are very real. But few understand how it affects the mind. Post published by Marlynn Wei M.D., J.D. on Jun 22, 2015 in...

The Health Consequences Of Negative Thinking

Good Morning! Today we are sharing an article with you from the-open-mind.com on the health consequences one can have with negative thinking. "The old philosophy that mind over matter has a few different connotations but in regards to modern life we should start taking it a little more seriously. The old philosophy that mind over matter has a few different connotations...

Goodbye Happiness, Hello Well-Being

Hello All! Today we are sharing an interesting article from psychologytoday.com written by Dr. David Can Nuys. This article talks about the differences of positive psychology compared to hedonism and how happiness isn't everything, it's about a fullness of well-being. Take a look and see what you think! Goodbye Happiness, Hello Well-Being Positive psychology has been misperceived as being all about hedonism. Post...

Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Positive Self Talk

Good Morning! Today we want to share with you an article shared from psychologytoday.com about the benefits of positive self talk. Take a look below and see if you can relate!   Fake It 'Til You Make It: Positive Self Talk Turning negative feelings into positives isn't hard; it just takes practice.    Post published by Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on Sep 26, 2014 in Cravings Source:...

Humans and our need to connect

Good afternoon, Today we want to share with you a very interesting article from the Huffington Post earlier this year. The article talks about drug addicts and the possible cause of addiction, but it brings up many other valid points that go beyond just addicts, and more about humans as a whole. "This isn't only relevant to the addicts I love. It...

Devoted to Distraction: Daydreaming a Vital Part of our Psyche?

Good Morning! Do you ever find yourself daydreaming or zoning out to different scenarios that play in your head? Although this has been seen as negative in the past, one scientist now believes that daydreaming plays an essential role in developing our psyche- a cauldron of creativity and an arena for rehearsing social skills. Check out this article below to find out...