Letting go of negativity not only makes you happier, it actually helps you live longer too. And healthier! This is the principle my practice is based upon, and here’s yet another piece of scientific proof. Elisabeth Blackburn, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2009, has found that your mental patterns could be harming … More More scientific proof that negative thoughts can kill you, from a Nobel Prize winner!
Were you one of those children who always did their homework on time? Whose writing is neat; who kept their bedroom tidy? Were, or, are you perhaps still a little shy? Did you always want to help your parents? If so, you’re in danger! Source: The Dangers of the Good Child | The Book of … More Have you always been a Good Child? High time to get BAD!
Isn’t being vulnerable totally scary, and to be avoided at all times? That’s what I thought too for a long time. But guess what: it actually makes you strong. Wholehearted, as Brené Brown says in this delightful talk. So go on: be the master of your fate, the captain of your soul. Be vulnerable.
So simple, yet so powerful! Watch this inspiring TED talk by Amy Cuddy.
This documentary explores the correlation between sugar intake and heart disease in young adults. But sugar causes much more disease than that. More to follow, but start understanding by clicking below. Source: The science of sugar | Health | Al Jazeera
The invention of ‘the’ pill enormously accelerated women’s liberation. I am grateful to the pharmaceutical industry for that. Unfortunately for many women it has a number of unpleasant side effects. The pill elevates estrogen levels (normally produced by the ovaries and the adrenal glands) that make the body believe it’s already pregnant. The lining of … More Bleep Bleep. Not tonight, honey.
Like the person who wrote this article, I too was one of the people who didn’t see it coming. I now know there is a way to prevent burnout. If you lose interest in your work, you feel that you’re not being appreciated, you have less and less energy, and feel like withdrawing, it’s red … More Burnout in Brussels: When the fire goes out
When you always push yourself to do more and to be better, it is impossible to stand in your power, to adopt that way of life in which you treat yourself and others with kindness, acceptance and love. Standing in your power gives you a gentle strength that comes from within, regardless of what others … More How to Stand in Your Power and Stop Giving It Away
Dr. Iacoboni studies the brain cells that make us love sports, say yes to persuasive salespeople and empathize with others. They are what shape our cultures, what keep traditions alive. These same mirror neurons are also what makes therapy work -if applied in the right way. Source: Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni on how mirror neurons teach … More UCLA’s Neuroscientist Marco Iacoboni explains how mirror neurons teach us to be human
Ever since ancient times philosophers and scientists have been contemplating the question whether or not our minds can influence matter. Modern science has finally provided us with an answer. Excitingly enough, it is yes! Over the course of 28 years Princeton University has tested whether human consciousness, or focused attention can cause physical change. In … More Emotion moves matter