Self Improvement

  • Diet and Exercise – The Key to Good DigestionDiet and Exercise – The Key to Good Digestion
    The age we live in today isn’t very kind to our stomachs. The most convenient foods available to us are hard on our digestive tracts, and the effects of the high levels of stress most adults experience in this day and age can also have an adverse affect on our digestion. But you can help heal ...
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  • Great Conversations – Five Questions for Meaningful ConversationGreat Conversations – Five Questions for Meaningful Conversation
    There are few things more satisfying than carrying on in a meaningful conversation with an interesting person. The exchange of opinions and ideas can not only be entertaining but can also stimulate your thoughts and broaden your mind. Simple conversation is a basic skill that nearly anyone can ...
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  • Great Night’s Sleep – The Healing Power of a Great Night’s SleepGreat Night’s Sleep – The Healing Power of a Great Night’s Sleep
    Sleeping is simply the most time consuming thing humans do each day. You will spend easily a third of your life asleep and if you are injured they will become the most important aspect of your recovery. Each day you spend wearing your muscles down just doing the things a person does on a day to day ...
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  • Healing Meditation- Can Meditation Be Used to Heal the Body?Healing Meditation- Can Meditation Be Used to Heal the Body?
    Self-help books are full of the idea that meditation can actually heal. The question is, does it really work, or does it simply have a glorified placebo effect? To determine this we must first define what healing meditation actually is. Meditation is a form of relaxation that begins with focused ...
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  • Help With Depression – A New PerspectiveHelp With Depression – A New Perspective
    If you are suffering from depression, you may feel helpless and may think that there is nothing you can do about your situation. Gaining a feeling of control is a great first step that will help with depression. There are certain mental skills that can be developed that can assist you in gaining ...
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  • How Stress Affects the Body- Realizing We Can Control How Stress Affects Our BodiesHow Stress Affects the Body- Realizing We Can Control How Stress Affects Our Bodies
    If people in general annoy you, and you spend more of your time being aggravated and frustrated than happy and at peace, you may need to work on how you respond to potentially stressful situations. This is essential due to how stress affects the body. Ronald Glaser, director of Ohio State ...
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  • How to Manage Your Shyness – Keys to Overcoming ShynessHow to Manage Your Shyness – Keys to Overcoming Shyness
    At Its Core, Shyness is Simply Fear The fear of how others will perceive you. Whether it’s in the middle of conversation or the absolute inability to start one, shyness is a horrible thing to deal with. It affects your ability to have fun, form relationships, and function in social settings. ...
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  • How to Stop Smoking – A Personalized PlanHow to Stop Smoking – A Personalized Plan
    You probably already know of many different ideas of how to stop smoking if you are a smoker that is trying to quit. The first step was the personal decision to stop smoking. You did not make that decision to please others, it was for yourself. Always remember the reasons that you chose to quit ...
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  • Make a Choice – How Not to Let Decisions Take Over Your LifeMake a Choice – How Not to Let Decisions Take Over Your Life
    Life is full of decisions. From whether to have a roast beef or turkey sandwich for lunch to deciding whether or not to buy a home, the range of decisions we make over a lifetime varies from insignificant to life-changing. Most people enjoy having a few options to choose from, but, sometimes, those ...
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  • Mood Enhancers – 5 Safe and Natural MethodsMood Enhancers – 5 Safe and Natural Methods
    Depression can affect every area of your life. It can drain your happiness and interest in things that you used to enjoy, damage your relationships, and take a toll on your overall health. Depression can progress into life threatening stages that require immediate professional help. However, if ...
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