The effect of environmental influences on the human brain is monumental. It is important to monitor what information we are consciously or passively consuming! Even seemingly harmless entertainment can greatly impact our moods. To master Positive Thinking one must be vigilant! It is up to us to monitor how we feel after participating in a conversation, event, or activity. Even listening to music can evoke strong emotional responses. What kind of frequencies are you tuning… Read More »Don’t watch the news?
It is important for humans to recognize the nature of their own minds. Often we agonize or feel deprived because we have not achieved a certain goal set forth by our mind. However the truth may be that achieving that may actually not satisfy us at all, or even do us harm! Even in the case that we are temporarily satisfied by our accomplishment, the mind comes up with another future goal to set its… Read More »Peace of Mind
Happy New Year! Having unconditional self-love would be an amazing resolution to have going into the next decade, don’t you think? What is unconditional self-love? We are often taught that our value comes from accomplishments, excelling in certain areas, appearing a certain way, surpassing others, accumulating worldly wealth, or status etc. This system of valuing yourself does not allow true recognition of WHO YOU ARE! Humans are intrinsically valuable. Someone may accumulate many worldly possessions,… Read More »~Self-Love Resolutions for 2020!~
Recently we have had a craze here in the U.S. with the Marie Condo phenomenon of “sparking joy”. This lovely Asian woman is teaching people to only keep the possessions which bring them happiness. So what is the psychological basis for this? Do people truly feel better in neater, organized surroundings? Generally, the answer is yes. Our brain takes in a great deal of our environment unconsciously. Thus, having unfinished work, items which are out… Read More »Organizing, De-cluttering and Psychology
I returned from an amazing seminar in Europe last week. Beyond the positive thinking information that we learned, I have to say, the experience of laughter was one of the most poignant lessons that I received. I laughed more than I have in a long time with the light-hearted people on the trip. I laughed myself to sleep for the first time in my life. But what is this laughter that humans engage in? Why… Read More »Laughter as Medicine