Are you a human being or a human doing?

When I make a mistake, forget something, mess up something or miss an appointment… is it just what I do sometimes, or does it say something about who I am? This is a crucial question whose answer can make a difference between a healthy or a not so healthy opinion of one’s self. Answering the question requires an understanding of the difference between “being” and “doing.” It is the being that determines a person character, true personality and, ultimately, his or her true self. […]

How is talking about my problem going to help? 10 reasons why it is better than not talking at all.

1. Talking about issues forces us to put them into words and thus can focus the mind on important details ...
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The Stress of Unbelief and the Courage of Faith

Not believing in anything beyond our finite life can be stressful. However, believing in a higher power and life beyond ...
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Does Faith Help Prevent Depression?

There have been numerous reports in the medical press about the beneficial effects of faith-based beliefs as having a positive ...
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How To Manage Stress in 90 Words

1. Stress is a necessary, useful part of life. EMBRACE IT. 2. Most stress is resolved in 1 of 3 ...
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Faith in God Positively Influences Treatment for Individuals with Mental Disorders

Belief in God may significantly improve the outcome of those receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a recent ...
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Sleep More, Stress Less, Live Longer

People who are sleeping less than six hours a night are at risk for more cardiovascular events, more likely to ...
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Mindfulness for Absolute Beginners

Mindfulness meditation is the wonderfully effective relaxation technique that along with yoga, tantric meditation, mantra or transcendental meditation, has become ...
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3 Good Ways of Responding To a Panic Attack

A panic attack ambushes the mind, the body, and the soul. Its targets are self-esteem, a balanced self-assessment and the ...
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When Stress Matters Most, What Do You Do?

Stress is the physiopsychological reaction to a challenge or a threat. It is particularly acute when the stressful event triggers ...
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Widely Used, Unlikely Stress Reducer: Salt

There may be a very good reason for the impulse to reach for salt-laden foods and snacks. New research from ...
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Angry? Aggressive? All You Need Is a Prayer

Pray for Those Who Mistreat You: Effects of Prayer on Anger and Aggression is the descriptive title of a study ...
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Eat Your Way Out of Stress: Orthomolecularity

The food most of us consume today is not as rich in nutritional value as it once was due to ...
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Hear and Feel Your Stress Drift Away

Can music reduce stress? Yes, and the evidence is strong. Music can reduce stress, lessen pain, diminish hostility and have ...
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Stress and the Female Brain Advantage

In 1994, Louann Brizendine, a neuropsychiatrist at the University of California, established the Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic in San ...
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Stress Like an Egyptian

Power stresses. Absolute power stresses absolutely. This easy paraphrase of a famous saying about the corruptive effect of political power ...
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How to Get a Larger Brain

How do you increase the volume of gray matter in your brain? Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), one of the most ...
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Humor: The All-Natural Remedy Against Stress

A stress reaction to challenging people and situations may be expressed by anger, hostility, aggression or seething inward rage. These ...
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Why Hardiness Is Faster Than Competitiveness

Do you know someone who deals with stress by working harder and faster to produce more in a shorter time? ...
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Disaster! 9 Critical Crisis Management Skills

Disaster strikes…an event with sufficient impact to produce significant emotional reactions, and one that can carry significant consequences. In the ...
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How To Deal With 6 Personalities Under Stress

How does each personality style tend to handle a significant stressor? And, if we happen to be the spouse, significant ...
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