Mental Exercise

Studies show that mental decline as we age is mainly due to brain inactivity and lack of mental exercise. However, if mental decline is not caused by disease, then activities such as reading, puzzles, playing games like chess or computer and video games, as well as...

NLP Concepts and Methods

NLP is based upon the theory that we see, feel, and react to the world around us due to our perceptions of the world. This theory further expounds upon the concept that our perceptions are molded by our value and belief systems, and our experiences, and the...

Confidence is Sexy

He walks down the street with a purpose to his step, and people notice him. He is aware of this. He especially likes the looks he gets from the ladies.   She is sitting on a bench awaiting the 10:15 bus to arrive when she sees him approach from the opposite end of the...

How Negative Thinking Can Hurt You

Negative thinking has been shown to lower your I.Q. Negative thinking changes the physiological characteristics of the brain, impacting its functioning, which can lead to a reduction in the intelligence of children and adults.   We give our children many tools for...

21 Ways to Get Yourself Laughing

Rent a movie, preferably a comedy, or a DVD featuring the performance of a comic and kick back on the sofa for some good laughs.    If you have pets, watch them play. Their antics can be quite hilarious and good for some belly-laughs. Heck, join in, and chase the...

Exercise for the Treatment of Depression

Depression is a complex mental-health disorder. The causes that contribute to depression are vast and some causes emerge unexplainably on a regular basis, as scientists, the psychological community continue to seek and discover the causes of depression.   Experts have...

The Benefits of Mental Health

We certainly hear a lot about the importance of physical health in helping us to live longer. There are magazine articles, books, DVD’s, and mailings on discounted gym memberships that all help to spread the word about the importance of physical health. It’s less...

Why Exercise is Good for the Emotions

You hear a lot about how good exercise is for your physical health. But did you know that exercise is also good for your emotional health? How can exercise be good for your emotions? And why is your emotional health an important factor in your overall health?   The...