My attitude determines my altitude



The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones? A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a disappointment, you’re likely to remember and internalize it. It’s...

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Grounding your self

“The moment your foot touches the Earth, or you connect to the Earth through a wire, your physiology changes, An immediate normalization begins. And an anti-inflammatory switch is turned on. People stay inflamed because they never connect with the Earth, the source of free electrons, which can neutralize the free radicals in the body that cause disease and cellular destruction.” ~James Oschman   Clinton Ober was...

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The power of positive thinking

Research has shown that positive thinking may aid in healing the sick. According to US new age author Terry Smith, two study groups were told they had been given a drug to improve their condition. One group received the drug for their treatment, while the other only received a placebo. The latter group showed a significant improvement in their condition, although they didnt actually receive...

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How to Easily Expand Your Comfort Zone

What if I told you I’d give you $1,000 to make an important public speech? Would you take the offer? Like most of us, you probably recoiled immediately at the idea, even though it could be lucrative for you! Why didn’t this idea appeal to you? When the very thought of certain activities evokes fear or anxiety within you, it’s because they’re outside your comfort...

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Learning To Cope With Things Out of Our Control

At some point in your life, you’ve no doubt had to deal with a situation that was out of your control. Whether it’s a car accident, financial difficulties, or other challenge, these events cause stress and frustration, which negatively impact your health and mental outlook on life. Learning how to cope with events you can’t control will help keep you in a positive frame of...

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Coming to our senses

It might be good to clarify a few common misunderstandings about meditation right off the bat. First, meditation is best thought of as a way of being, rather than a technique or a collection of techniques. I’ll say it again. Meditation is a way of being, not a technique. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t methods and techniques associated with meditation practice. There are. In...

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Three-Part Breath – Dirga Pranayama

Focuses the attention on the present moment, calms and grounds the mind.This pranayama exercise is often done while seated in a comfortable, cross-legged position, but it is also nice to do while lying on the back, particularly at the beginning of your practice. When you are lying down, you can really feel the breath moving through your body as it makes contact with the floor....

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The Incredible “Power” Of The Human Mind

fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid too Cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can. i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno’t mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is...

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THE 1500’S

The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn’t just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the1500s: Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and still smelled pretty good by June. However, they were starting to smell, so brides carried a bouquet...

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The Effects of Stress is All in Your Belly

We often think that the effects of stress are more mental than physical. It’s true that stress affects us mentally but the effects of stress also affect us physically. If you want an indication as to whether a person is successfully dealing with stress, just look at their belly. A person’s belly is one of the best indicators of how they are dealing with chronic...

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