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...

Tips for Mastering Visualization Techniques

Visualization is creating a mental picture of something. Visualization is important because it makes the future become more clear. Seeing yourself already achieving your goal makes your brain believe that attaining that goal is possible. Focusing consistently on any...

Step Up to Fitness and Health

With work, our families, and all of the things we do in a day, exercise most often does not make it onto our daily to do lists. It should because exercise helps us to maintain healthy, strong minds and bodies that are more resistant to physical and emotional illnesses...