Category Archives: Coping mechanisms

35 Affirmations That Will Change Your Life

IF you believe the phrase “you are what we think”, then life truly stems from your thoughts. But we cannot rely purely on thoughts; we must translate thoughts into words and eventually into actions in order to manifest our intentions. … Continue reading

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Top 100 positive Affirmation list.

List of Positive Affirmations I am successful in whatever I do I plan my work and work my plan I focus on what is truly essential I will make the most of new opportunities Good flows to me, good flows … Continue reading

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How Your Brain Creates Your Sense of Self

Some years ago one of my neighbors worked in the film industry doing special effects. He showed me a brief clip for one of his projects, of a whale swimming underwater, and he mentioned that the powerful computers at his … Continue reading

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Jan’S BP & Me….

BP & ME # 2 The journey called Bipolar disorder is no typical journey that just anyone takes, yes a lot of people have it a lot worse in their lives, some a lot better. But I speak of the … Continue reading

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7 Secrets of Letting Go

Dr George Simon, PhD As challenging as it can be to move on from a bad emotional experience, here are seven ways to help make the process more than a bit easier. Leave a Comment It’s not uncommon for folks … Continue reading

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Benefits of Meditation

Meditation helps us on many levels, from simple relaxation to freedom from suffering and full liberation of heart and mind. It allows us to: defuse stress and experience greater calm explore the mind-body relationship connect to our feelings expand our … Continue reading

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What Is Meditation? Discovering the present moment.

TRAINING THE MIND Put most simply, meditation is a way to train the mind. Most of the time, our minds are wandering — we’re thinking about the future, dwelling on the past, worrying, fantasizing, fretting or daydreaming. Meditation brings us … Continue reading

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Psychology of Happiness

The psychology behind happiness – how positive affect is quantified and what influences happiness. Just how happy are you? Do you ever wish for a life that brought more moments to be joyful? Happiness is often an elusive experience – … Continue reading

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Study: Unhappy Music Creates ‘Pleasant’ Emotions

Listening to sad music can create ‘pleasant’ emotions, according to a recent study. Listening to melancholic music “induces pleasant emotion”, according to a recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology. Conventional wisdom would hold that listening to a … Continue reading

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Stress: Fight or Flight Response

How the Fight-or-Flight response explains stress. What is the fight or flight response? The flight or fight response, also called the “acute stress response” was first described by Walter Cannon in the 1920s as a theory that animals react to … Continue reading

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