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Sleeplessness affects you in more ways than you think. Learn all about sleeplessness and how you can finally get back on track and wake up refreshed. This is a great infographic.
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Featuring over 150 artefacts including real brains, artworks, manuscripts, artefacts, videos and photography, 'Brains' follows the long quest to manipulate and decipher the most unique and mysterious of human organs, whose secrets continue to.amaze us..
The role of sex in romantic love By Aaron Ben-Zeév, Ph.D....
The brain is an amazing work of art. The aesthetic; elegant design, pleasing in proportion and balance, with a complex surface landscape and vast interconnected universe of neural networks
We all have scars. Some are small and others more prominent. Some fade and are forgotten while others persist as vivid reminders of past trauma. Everyone makes a choice how to grow and move forward in the wake of their wounds.
Welcome back to Have a HEART, Part 2, Exploring the role of EMOTIONS in todays business world.In part 1, I introduced the subject of emotions in business and why they’re becoming increasingly important in staging customer experiences and influencing buying decisions. I also shared some ground breaking research, conducted by Colin Shaw and his Company, Beyond Philosophy. That research revealed for the first time ever ”the empirical link between evoking certain emotions along the customer experience journey, and increasing and decreasing revenue”.
Wow -- what an information packed article on the importance of emotions in marketing, branding, customer experience and the link to effective storytelling.
As I work with clients on their biz stories, identifying, articulating, and consciously working with emotions in their content and marketing is challenging for them.
This article is going to be a huge assist in helping them (and you) figure it all out. There are plenty of examples and links to other resources so you will want to bookmark this article and keep digging into its material.
If you lose everything that you think defines you, can you gain something even more valuable? Let go of expectations and see. Here, Geneen Roth expands on her own unexpected experience.
Try to stay rational when your thoughts or emotions turn negative. Ask yourself if what you are doing is helping or keeping you safe.
just when you thought your work or internet compulsion was bad enough - yikes, read this! Then get up and take a little walk outside!
TED Talks A pioneer in research on play, Dr. Stuart Brown says humor, games, roughhousing, flirtation and fantasy are more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart adults -- and keeping it up can make us smarter at any age.
Dr. Andrew Leeds was my trainer in EMDR in 1995. Always a step ahead in this arena, he publishs frequently and offers this newsletter that focuses on Adult Attachment (think: dating/marriage - how is it working for you?). There are great links in this 3/9/12 issue. Thanks Dr. Leeds!
inspiration and oddly motivating - esp for those with ADHD
Drawing on both the right and the left logical side is more difficult in large part because we have not used the right side much. Most education aims at nurturing the left side so after a time the right side kind of atrophies.
here are some clever ways of looking at our creativity blocks - smile when you read it!
This from the Stem Cell Medicine site. I'm glad they are thinking about this idea.
I often end up erroneously attempting to force outcomes or results in the name of being "responsible" or "powerful," when what is usually really driving me is fear and control (hence the struggling/suffering). Can you relate in any way?
"Allowing yourself to feel powerless doesn't mean you are powerless. In fact, the more willing you are to embrace the feeling of powerlessness when it shows up, the more authentic power you'll be able to access."
Here's an obvious observation: Doing art -- whether music, painting, writing, dance, whatever -- can contribute immeasurably to psychological well-being.
We all know that a high-sugar diet can lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, hyperactivity in children and a host of other health problems. And, according to a recent study, the sweet stuff might affect how you think, as well.
Most of us go to a relationship to give and share, but there are some people who end up taking more then they give. Which do you do? It's so important to be able to be in a relationship of any kind, where you both pitch and ...
There’s just no getting around it: Battling a breakup is emotionally confusing. One minute it’s all good and you’re toasting to the single life, and the next, you're crying into a glass of Pinot Noir while watching reruns of Sex And The City.
Researchers at Ted Huston of the University of Texas followed 168 newlywed couples for 14 years. After 14 years, 62 were happily married, 38 were unhappily married, and 46 were divorced. These are the main reasons why these relationships last. Surprisingly, rocky full of drama passionate love, isn't it.
Happy lasting relationships:
1. Began with an average courtship of 25 months
2. Unfolded as any good friendship: Slowly and steadily
3. Involved warmth, empathy, kindness and forgiveness
4. Positive perception of the significant other
We tend to think of anger as a wild, negative emotion, but research finds that anger also has its positive side.
Dr. Francine Shapiro, who developed EMDR, and who is a captivating speaker, answers readers' questions in The New York Times.