HIGHLY SENSITIVE PEOPLE – 4 WAYS TO STOP EMOTIONAL SNOWBALLING

Your heart pounds, you begin to tremble, your chest constricts, pain shoots through your core, your mind blurs …  and all this, simply as a response to a threat, insult or even a simple tone of voice.  Highly sensitive people frequently live life on the brink of emotional snowballing, a term I use to describe a situation where emotions get out of control, and quickly become out of proportion to the situation at hand. Just think of a small snowball […]

Read More Here! 0

8 Meditation Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Feel Calm and Peaceful

“Three things you cannot recover in life: the word after it’s said, the moment after it’s missed, and the time after it’s gone.” ~Unknown Do you meditate? I do. I come from a Buddhist family, and meditation is like an heirloom to me. I didn’t start meditating until I was an adult. But when I did, I meditated diligently. From forming a meditation habit to getting the latest meditation app, I’ve done it all. And one day I got a […]

Read More Here! 0

45 Simple Self-Care Practices for a Healthy Mind, Body, and Soul

“There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.” ~Brian Andreas Do you ever forget to take care of yourself? I know. You’re busy, and finding the time to take proper care of yourself can be hard. But if you don’t, it won’t be long before you’re battered from exhaustion and operating in a mental fog where it’s hard to care about anything […]

Read More Here! 0

Menopause and Body Changes

Women often experience a number of symptoms and body changes at mid-life, some of which may be due to lower levels of oestrogen. The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Recommendations for Clinical Care of Midlife Women published in 2014 (1) provides evidence based guidelines for the management of health and quality of life of all women during midlife and beyond. This NAMS guideline is comprehensive, encompassing all aspects of care, including body changes, disease risk, clinical evaluation and both pharmacological […]

Read More Here! 0

How To Deal With A Narcissist: The Only Method Guaranteed To Work

Typically speaking, narcissists are not people you should seek to be associating with. Anyone who does is likely to sustain emotional – and sometimes physical – harm that they may never fully recover from. You might not realize it, but Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is actually a fairly common diagnosis. A 2008 study in the US of more than 34,000 adults, concluded that as many as 6.2% of the adult population are sufferers of this disorder. With narcissism being so […]

Read More Here! 0

25 Tips for Succeeding in Your OCD Treatment

I originally wrote this list for my own patients, and then I realized it would be useful to others out there who are just starting or who are currently engaged in treatment.  1.  Always expect the unexpected. You can have an obsessive thought at any time or any place.  Don’t be surprised when old or even new ones occur.  Don‘t let it throw you.  Be prepared to use your therapy tools at any time, and in any place.  Also, if […]

Read More Here! 0

Bells Palsy Treatment: The Natural Way To Improve Symptoms

Add to that the fact that you are unable to stop yourself from drooling, and your eyes from watering and you have an idea of how distressing this condition can be. The causes of Bell’s Palsy are as yet unknown – but it affects one in four thousand people. And, although it usually improves within three weeks to six months, for 10 per cent of sufferers it recurs, and a few suffer it indefinitely. Diabetics, those who have high blood […]

Read More Here! 0

The Dark Side Of Empaths

The world may not understand, but you do. You, the empath, know it all too well; the darkness that comes from having this unexplainable gift. A pain and sadness that is unique to those who feel every vibration of energy around them as if a million fingers were plucking the strings of their soul. You are the person others often turn to when they need to release their burdens, and, for this, you are seen as a grounded, reliable character. […]

Read More Here! 0

10 Shocking Myths Of Modern Psychiatry

Since the late 19th century, psychiatry in the Western world has claimed to be a medical specialty. By stressing that mental disorders are an “illness like any other,” psychiatrists strive to keep the same status as their colleagues in cardiology, oncology, and other specialties. Mental disorders, they argue, should be viewed no differently from diseases like heart failure or leukemia. There is a dearth of evidence for this grand claim. Psychiatry, ably abetted by the drug industry, has created an […]

Read More Here! 0

Trying to Conceive: 12 Tips for Women

The desire to have children can encourage some women to make healthier lifestyle choices. They may become more conscious of the foods, beverages and drugs they put into their bodies, and may set aside time to exercise. For women who want to optimize their fertility, taking better care of their bodies is a good first step. But what else can women do to improve their odds of having a baby? The most important advice for a woman who wants to […]

Read More Here! 0