Author: GBerks

7 Reasons Why You Need to Keep a Journal for Mindset Growth

For many people, journaling is perceived as a children’s activity that brings a few benefits here and there. For other people, journaling is a hobby and a relaxing activity that they practice very occasionally. Finally, for the last category of people, journaling is a powerful tool that’s constantly leveraged for self-improvement purposes. Well, regardless of…
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What is Soul Growth?

Often as a child we are asked ‘What do you want to be when you grow up’? The answers vary from child to child as their years advance for each of those children.  It is a typical question asked of various cultures, each one with its own parameters & definitions. However, how many of you…
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How To Boost Your Brain Health

People have always attempted to stop the effects of time on their minds and bodies alike. In Ancient Greece, people thought that the gods consumed ambrosia, which gave them strength and immunity from the sands of time. Ambrosia, the fountain of youth, or some experimental drug that would grant us perfect health – anything that…
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The Importance of Self-Trust

Of all the relationships in our life, none is more complicated or important than the one we have with ourselves. The cornerstone of this relationship is self-trust. Unfortunately it is quite easy to damage the trust we place in ourselves. Why? Because during our lives all of us have, or will, make choices and decisions that…
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6 Signs of Low Emotional Intelligence and How It Distorts Your Perception & Behavior

High emotional intelligence is increasingly being linked to overall life success. Rather than the standard cognitive intelligence (IQ) test, research suggests that emotional intelligence (or ‘EQ’) is more important in determining an individual’s success when it comes to work, relationships and general well-being. On the flip side, low emotional intelligence can be inhibiting and distort…
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Top Tips for Understanding and Managing Stress

Beat stress for good. Here’s how. Most of us have busy lives. This isn’t always a bad thing, but being consistently busy can lead to feeling stressed out and tired. Long-term stress can have a seriously detrimental impact on our overall health, so keeping your stress levels low is very important. Being stressed puts us…
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Why Do You Forget Your Dreams?

New research in mice has identified a group of neurons that helps reveal why and how the brain forgets dreams, according to Medical News Today. The final stage of sleep is called rapid eye movement or REM, and it’s this stage when your brain does the most dreaming. The report cited new research in mice that…
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Magnesium: The Safe First Line of Defense for Clinical Depression

The science supporting the efficacy of magnesium for major depression and other psychiatric disorders, testing for magnesium deficiency, and which forms and dosages are most effective. Depression, a life-threatening psychiatric disorder, lies at the confluence of biochemical, hormonal, immunological, and neurodegenerative variables, which intersect to generate the pro-inflammatory state with which depression is associated. A…
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11 Simple Rules to Clean Eating

The term “clean eating” has become very popular among the health conscious. Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on fresh, whole foods. This lifestyle can be easy and enjoyable, as long as you follow a few general guidelines. This article explains what clean eating is and provides 11 simple tips to eat clean.…
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How to Practice Diffuse Thinking to Supercharge Your Creative Power

Focused thinking gets us straight to the point when trying to find an answer. With diffuse thinking, our creativity takes the lead. Both focused thinking and diffuse thinking have pros and cons. Both mindsets bring about quality results, just in different ways. It all depends on how creative you want to get with a project…
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4 Techniques to Expand Your Consciousness

Evolution is a process of ebbs and flows. Contraction and expansion are a normal part of the process and both have their place. However, when we expand our perspective to have an ultra-wide field of awareness, we see that everything evolve and expands. Even the universe, the most macro-scale construct we know of, is in…
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Radical Innovators Are Trying to Transform Health Care

Story at-a-glance The U.S. health care system is riddled with inefficiencies. With an annual budget of $3 trillion, it’s the largest industry in the United States, so there’s financial motivation to capitalize on expensive treatments, even if they don’t work well Price gouging, overtreatment and fraud are yet other problems plaguing the U.S. health care…
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Intuitive Eating: 8 Evidence-Based Health Benefits

Does intuitive eating really have health benefits? That’s not an unusual question for people getting started with intuitive eating. The answer is a resounding YES, and its amazing health benefits are backed by science. In fact, intuitive eating is picking up popularity, not only among former dieters but also with researchers. As of 2019, there…
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This Is Why Your Attitude Is More Important Than Your IQ

What is the right determinant of success? Most would say intelligence. After all, we have been taught that intelligent people are often smart and can find their way in life quite easily. They will race to their goal faster and more efficiently than those who have less IQ and are less intelligent. However, a study…
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How You Can Heal From Within: 5 Simple Steps

Healing From Within By Rocky Uchimura The Buddha talked about the “impermanence of all things.” To use a metaphor, life is like the flow of a river. Although it may be the same river geographically, the water flowing through it is most certainly not the same from moment to moment. Thus the river is always…
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How to Escape Feedback Loops That Lead You to Make the Same Mistakes

Everybody knows that actions have consequences, but we don’t often think about how those consequences can build on each other, leading to bigger and more frequent problems. If you find yourself making the same mistakes over and over, you might be caught in a feedback loop—a cycle in which an action you take has a…
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5 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Failure

How to take that leap of faith? Here are some ways to get a running start. For better or worse, there are lots of ways to feel like we’ve failed: the social failure of being rejected, the romantic failure of being dumped, the career failure of being fired. No matter what perceived failure we fear,…
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Laughter Is Good Medicine

STORY AT-A-GLANCE Anthropological research suggests laughter and humor are genetically built-in, and that humor, historically, has functioned as “a social glue.” The critical laughter trigger for most people is not necessarily a joke or a funny movie, but rather another person Laughter is contagious. The sound of laughter triggers regions in the premotor cortical region…
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