Affirmations / brain training / Conscious living / Neuroplasticity / Personal Development / Psychology / Timeless topics

Affirmations and Neuroplasticity

Have you tried benefiting from applying neuroplasticity through practicing the power of reciting affirmations? Reciting affirmations ie. positive statements to encourage and support yourself on your personal voyage through life has a long history of efficacy rooted in neuroplasticity. Continue reading

Conscious living / Identity / Impermanence / Personal Development / Relationships / Timeless topics

Individuality and Compassionate Connection

Time and conscious experience of spaciousness give us perspective, an opportunity to become observers of our “self”. We tend to think to think our self is unchanging despite the fact that change is the only constant. We deceive ourselves by believing there is a set in stone “me” when that’s not so. Continue reading

Practice Gratitude and Experience Joy
Conscious living / Gratitude / Happiness / Journal writing / Personal Development / Relationships

Practice Gratitude and Experience Joy

I’ve been feeling so good about the way I’ve been taking care of my business and by that I mean my health and happiness.  That’s not to say that making a living isn’t something I’m taking care of too because I am. It is to say that I have my priorities straight so I’m experiencing … Continue reading

Half the truth is no truth at all
Buddhism / compassion / Conscious living / Emotional intelligence / Personal Development / Psychology / Relationships

Half the truth is no truth at all

Here’s a brief gardening analogy I will use to introduce what I’m about to share with my readers. If we recognize that positively focused people are like fertilizer and rain that helps us blossom and grow in our own lives. And, we also recognize it’s not wise to pull every weed out of our gardens … Continue reading

Does Solitude Have a Place in Your Life?
Conscious living / Internet Relationships / Personal Development / Psychology / Relationships

Does Solitude Have a Place in Your Life?

Though it’s technically possible to be connected thousands of people thousands of miles away—anytime, anywhere—too much of a good thing can lead to a bad place. Solitude is a human need and to deny it is unhealthy for both mind and body. Living in a technologically connected 24/7 society that undervalues solitude and overvalues attachment … Continue reading

Conscious living / Health and Wellness / Meditation / Personal Development / Relaxation Techniques

Exploring Spaciousness: Experiencing Peace

In Are You Afraid of Stillness and Space? Part 1, Sandra Pawula suggests nourishing yourself with space. She explains how space is a vital element that brings balance into our lives, helping to keep stress, distress, and illness at bay. In Are You Afraid of Stillness and Space? Part 2   Sandra’s  advice is to  slowly … Continue reading

Health and Wellness / mindfulness / Personal Development

Overcoming Chronic Illness and Stress

Over the course of 3 years I have avoided becoming too personal in this blog, lest I become maudlin and repel readers. Today I’m choosing to share my experiences as a  person with invisible disabilities (fibromylagia, chronic fatigue,  multiple food and drug allergies) and how I have learned to take care of myself.  Hopefully, my … Continue reading

Personal Development

Beauty: Women in Art

This post was inspired by cjwriter’s post Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Botticelli , Boltraffio, Albrecht Durer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Messina, Perugino, Hans Memling, El Greco, Hans Holbein, Rokotov, Peter Paul Rubens, Gobert, Caspar Netscher, Pierre Mignard, Jean-Marc Nattier, Vigee-Le Brun, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Winterhalter, Tyranov, Borovikovsky, Venetsianov, Gros, Kiprensky, Amalie, Corot, Edouard Manet, … Continue reading

Personal Development

Unique Diet, Lifestyle, Race and Advertising Interviews

eInterview.org is a Social Psychology Network partner site headquartered at Wesleyan University. The purpose is to conduct web-based interviews capable of changing questions, response options, and item wordings depending on the previous answers given. Unlike simple web surveys, eInterview.org can generate billions of unique interviews on a particular topic. Development of eInterview.org began in 1999 … Continue reading