Emotion Control

Why Am I So Anxious? And The Best Ways To Deal With It!

A patient asked me the other day: “Why do I get so anxious? I get anxious about everything–my work, my kids, my health. Even if I’m waiting for something good to happen, I get anxious waiting. Why do I so often feel anxiety?” Anxiety is one of the #1 symptoms patients have and is a...

Fascinating New Study Shows How Emotions Are Mapped On The Human Body

Emotions coordinate our behavior and physiological states during survival-salient events and pleasurable interactions. Even though we are often consciously aware of our current emotional state, such as anger or happiness, the mechanisms giving rise to these subjective sensations have remained unresolved. Brilliant research by Finnish scientists has mapped the areas of our body that...

3 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now to Control Your State and Supercharge Your Life

Have you ever noticed this a time when everything feels good, and you have the feeling that nothing can go wrong? Maybe it was a life plan where everything is going right or starting a new project where it feels like all the answers are right at your fingertips. Sure, it could even be...

6 Ways To Treat Loneliness: How Being Alone Affects Your Health

This fantastic article was written by Sarah Biren, a baker, cook, author, and blogger living in Toronto. We encourage you to check out her website here! Every person feels lonely at some point in their life. Humans are social beings who depend on secure social environments to thrive. When this need is not fulfilled, you...

5 Powerful Ways to Overcome Fear and Make Big Life Changes

Getting through fear is a skill that anyone can learn. The problem is, most of us are scared to face our fears head on. While that’s normal and understandable, the reality is if we want to get over our fears, then we need to face up to them. The good news? If you’re taking the step right now...

Psychologists Explain How to Stay Calm In An Argument

“Conflict wreaks havoc on our brains. We are groomed by evolution to protect ourselves whenever we sense a threat. In our (world), we don’t fight like a badger with a coyote, or run away like a rabbit from a fox. But our basic impulse to protect ourselves is automatic and unconscious.” – Diane Musho-Hamilton Emotional intelligence (“E.I.”)...

Music Therapy: Benefits and Uses for Anxiety, Depression + More

It’s believed that music has been used since practically the beginning of time to help humans deal with difficult feelings and better connect to one another. Because of its strong and immediate influence over our emotions, coupled with its ability to naturally increase neurochemicals — including “feel good” endorphins — music is now being added...

5 Reasons Why Intelligent People Fail At Happiness

There are a lot of different factors that can get in the way of your happiness, if you let them. Whether it’s your job, relationship or your own insecurities, constantly focusing on the negative things in your life will bring you down. Regardless of your situation, it’s up to you to make a conscious...

Psychologists Reveal The Singlemost Important Thing You Need To Be Attractive

“Humans interacting with other humans must be able to understand their interaction partner’s affect and motivations, often without words. We examined whether people are attracted to others whose affective behaviour they can easily understand.” – Anders, S., et. al: “A neural link between affective understanding and interpersonal attraction.” Ask someone what they find attractive in another...

5 Ways To Find Yourself Back To The Light When You Feel Lost

Sometimes to find yourself, you have to lose yourself somewhere along the way. You might feel confident and content with your path one day, but feel totally confused and conflicted the next. The path to the top might look clear one day, but it can easily slip out of view depending on what circumstances you...

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