Self-Hypnosis and Meditation for Stress & Anxiety

For the present purposes, no distinction is made between self-hypnosis and meditation, because in practice they are virtually the same thing. The only real difference is that in self-hypnosis, you take advantage of the deep state of relaxation, to implant verbal or visual ‘suggestions’ into the subconscious mind, whereas in …

OCD – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Those plagued with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) have fears and thoughts that may be unreasonable (the obsession), that lead to repetitive behaviors (the compulsion). The person may still have OCD if only obsessions or only compulsions are present. They may or may not have any awareness that their obsessions aren’t rational. Trying …

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed — Quartz

When I was about to turn 40, I started working out regularly after years of inactivity. As I sweated my way through cardio, weights, and dance classes, I noticed that exercise wasn’t just changing my body. It was also profoundly transforming my brain—for the better. The immediate effects of exercise …

How To Make Lavender Lemonade To Get Rid Of Headaches & Anxiety

Pure lavender oil is an incredible essential oil to use for your own health and wellness. It’s among the gentlest of essential oils, but also one of the most powerful, making it a favorite of households for the healing properties and uses of lavender essential oil. Lavender oil has a …

An Effective Treatment For PTSD

Emotional Freedom Techniques and PTSD Traumatic experiences can cause debilitating consequences and long-term physical and emotional consequences if left untreated. Post-traumatic stress disorder can develop in someone who has experienced a traumatic event such as war, natural disaster, rape, kidnapping, physical abuse, torture, or serious accident, and those who have …