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How to Reconnect with the Things You Used to Love

How to Reconnect with the Things You Used to Love

We quit things we love because we believe ourselves unworthy. Have you given up things you love? Not things you loved, past tense, then honestly stopped loving — such as keg parties or Angry Birds. I mean things — places, topics, whatever — you still love, but let go. Maybe you told yourself you didn’t love them anymore so move ...

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6 Ways to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

5 Ways to Show Your Partner You Care — Just by Being Mindful

“Sometimes I think I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel.” — Sanober Khan I felt her agony and loneliness as if it were my own. Even as I write that sentence, my eyes well up and heaviness fills my heart. Then, I’m reminded to apply the advice I give others. My mom was a special ...

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Venting Too Much Can Actually Make Stress Worse

Venting Too Much Can Actually Make Stress Worse

Here’s why. Getting things off your chest is a positive thing, isn’t it? It feels good to vent about your stress or problems to caring friends or post your worries on social media and is a go-to strategy for how to feel better. Doing so provides a release, support, validates your feelings and you get to hear everyone else’s horror ...

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3 Ways to Repair and Rebuild Your Relationships

5 Ways to Show Your Partner You Care — Just by Being Mindful

When trying to repair a relationship — even with yourself — take these intentional steps. In my last blog, I shared the five stages of relationship demise that we tend to unintentionally engage in when we encounter challenges in our relationships. The good news is that there is an alternative. Einstein said, “We can’t solve problems from the same mindset ...

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Using Your Daydreams to Make Your Dream Life a Reality

Using Your Daydreams to Make Your Dream Life a Reality

Dream on. I believe imagination and manifesting your destiny is more complex than the principles The Secret outlines. We all have some rotten days, and pretending they don’t exist doesn’t make them go away. Fantasies and daydreaming leave us calm and relaxed so we can see abundance knocking at the door. Daydreams also enrich our lives and help us conceptualize ...

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You’re Smarter Than Your Anxiety and You Can Take Back Your Life

You’re Smarter Than Your Anxiety and You Can Take Back Your Life

Take back control. Anxiety…we all feel it. Anxiety symptoms vary from general distress to sweating palms to nausea-inducing stomach cramps. For some. it’s an uncommon visitor, a fleeting shadow beneath the door. For others, it’s the friend you let crash on your couch one night, who now refuses to leave. Regardless of its frequency or severity in your life, anxiety ...

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Seize the Day — Your Own Way

Seize the Day — Your Own Way

“Live life to the fullest.” “Celebrate life.” “Carpe diem.” I’ve heard them all. But what if I don’t feel like it? What if I’m having a lousy brain day, restricted to a darkened room with a blinding headache, and seizing the day is not an option? I have clusters of malformed blood vessels called cavernous angiomas in my brain. Two ...

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Are You Crippled by the Fear of Leaving No Legacy Behind?

Are You Crippled by the Fear of Leaving No Legacy Behind?

Often the biggest existential distress that we carry is the idea that no-one will remember us when we are gone — initially we know that our friends and family will hold who we are, but after a generation, these people are likely gone too. At the end of life, the pressure to leave an unquestionably relevant legacy can be crippling ...

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Creatine: A Potential Therapeutic Agent for Restoring Brain Energy

Creatine: A Potential Therapeutic Agent for Restoring Brain Energy

The human brain depends on a constant energy supply, which is needed for proper functioning. Energy supply impairments can jeopardize brain function and even lead to the pathogenesis or progression of neurodegenerative diseases. Chronic disruption of energy causes degradation of cellular structures and creates conditions that favor the development of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, or Huntington’s disease. In addition, impaired brain energy ...

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