Archives for Symptoms


5 Reasons to Get Outside Right Now

We are often taught that being exposed to the sun in any way is detrimental to our body. From scares of skin cancer to  fear of wrinkles, the sun is considered a culprit.

The truth is, we need sunlight.

We buy hats, sunglasses, and smother our skin in toxic-chemical-laden sunscreen, depriving our bodies of any chance we had of absorbing some precious Vitamin D.

What most of us don’t realize is how good for us the...
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NLP Tip: The “Worry-No-More” Technique

There are certain anxieties of life that may be necessary.

Worrying about your children in reasonable doses for example, can help you to take preventative action against things that could be potentially dangerous to them.

Taking precautions and having concern for your health provides motivation to eat well and exercise.

According to research cited by Science Daily,  worry can become a health hazard as well, however:

A new research study, led by a Case Western Reserve University faculty member...
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An Awesome Reversal for People with a ‘Rough Past’

In NLP we call it a reframe - the altering of meaning.

Most of us understand that we don't see the world as it is, but as we are. Theoretically, we have a choice in determining what things mean.

However, few of us consciously alter how we see the world. NLP reframing offers the tools to do that.

Here's an example from an iNLP Center student who was learning about reframing meaning. She'd had...
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Do You Hate Talking about your Anxiety?

Of course you want to put a lid on your anxiety. Stuff it back down where it came from. You do NOT want to talk about your anxiety, to open up. But why not?

Because you fear talking about it might somehow empower your anxiety - make it more real - and you do not want it to get any stronger, go out of control and completely take over your life.

Besides, if people only...
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Do You Have ‘Fear of Being Observed’?

Social anxiety is a well known phenomenon, yet there is one component  - fear of being observed - that seems to help clarify the issue for some people.

Fear of being observed boils down to fear of being judged, criticized or harshly scrutinized, especially by strangers.

This element of social anxiety may manifest in a variety of situations.

For example:

• After being asked a question, while others are attending to your reply
• While performing public tasks,...
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7 Experts Give Advice About How to Raise Self-Esteem

We often try to compensate for low self-esteem by committing a (paradoxical) negative action, which only feeds the monster that is insecurity.

Though the negative action may seemingly have temporary benefits, it will never rid you of your insecurity.

For example of this is a woman with low self-esteem, who seeks attention from men as validation. Yes she is getting immediate attention, but chances are it's not the type she truly wants and it's...
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This Simple Mindset Gives you a Happiness Boost

According to several surveys taken all over the world, if you act like an extrovert, even when you’re feeling introverted, you will be happier and feel more positive emotions.

This information was surprising to me, because when I am feeling introverted, the last thing I want to do is go out and socialize.

But according to an article titled The Simple Mindset That Makes Everyone Happier All Over The World published by...
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How Anxiety Causes You To See the World Differently

It is common to believe that different thoughts and emotional states will affect the way you experience the world. Researchers have discovered that this is the case with anxiety.

Individuals who suffer from anxiety see the world differently and this may have some bearing on the degree to which they are susceptible to suffer from anxiety in the first place.

One study's main discovery has been that those who suffer from anxiety find...
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Two Activities, When Combined, Reduce Depression by 40 Percent

In our market economy, it seems like every solution worth a grain of salt must fetch a price. But, as it turns out, that need not be the case when it comes to depression.

Research published in Translational Psychiatry has shown that combining meditation with aerobic exercise can reduce depression by up to 40 percent.

The specific finding of the study was that employing both aerobic exercise and meditation twice weekly over the...
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