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The State of Mind that Predicts Physical Health

Your level of gratitude may predict your physical and psychological health. This comes from a 2012 study of 1000 individuals aged 19-84.

According to research:

Dispositional gratitude correlated positively with self-reported physical health, and this link was mediated by psychological health, healthy activities, and willingness to seek help for health concerns.

If you have a high disposition toward gratitude, you are more likely to be in good spirits and report better physical...
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Check Out these Neuro-Linguistic Programming Techniques Before You Give Up Searching for Solutions to Chronic Stress

Chronic stress might be the disease of our time. Some would argue that it is the single most damaging factor in modern life, contributing more to physical, mental and emotional dysfunction than any other phenomenon.

From lowered immunity, increased weight gain and elevated blood pressure, to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, degenerative conditions, depression and mental illness, chronic stress and the resulting elevation in cortisol levels lower our life expectancy, reduce...
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How I Overcame my Fear and Learned to Speak Up

Tracy Kennedy had a breakthrough that so many of us need: Learning to speak up and show ourselves to the world, in spite of our fears. As long as we don't speak our minds and feelings, we live in the shadows, hiding behind a facade that can only lead to emptiness. When someone overcomes this fate, it's a tale worth telling. Here's Tracy's story in her own words.

When...
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Notes on the ‘One Emotional Cause of Addiction’ Theory: Is Dr. Dodes Right?



I’ve been studying a provocative theory on the cause of addictive behavior. I am not endorsing this view, merely sharing.

Amid a mountain of theory and evidence for the ‘addiction as a brain disease’ model, one psychiatrist seems to have started a movement that speaks to the underlying emotions related to addiction.

This includes all addictive behaviors, including chronic abuse of alcohol, drugs, sex, spending, gambling, internet use, and so on.

The originator of this emotional theory...
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