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Discovering The Dream Signal Of Your Brain

While we’re asleep, we may find ourselves wandering through a vivid and complex world, stuffed with the same sensory details we experience when wakeful. We sleep and have dreams as a way to forget the unnecessary stresses and more trivial information the brain absorbs during the course of the day, yet sleeping brains [ … ]

aging

Old But Not Weak: Mastering Your Body As You Age

When I looked at my father as he got older, I often felt sorry for him. He was quite healthy as late as his 80s, but past the age of 90, he slowed down significantly and his speech declined. When I touched his body with my hand, attempting to teach him some exercise, he would flatly refuse. All I could do for him [ … ]

health

7 Steps To Better Relationships

We all want to have healthy and positive interactions with other people. Yet sometimes, no matter how hard we try, we simply can’t seem to achieve this goal. Much of our interpersonal conflict stems from how we communicate. Since communication is a multifaceted process involving two or more people, it’s important to [ … ]

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What Is Love? (What is Life)

John Lennon once said, “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves …” [ … ]

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Keeping Your Brain Active During Summer Vacation

Whether you’re are a student or long into your working career, summer often feels like the right time of year for your brain to take a little vacation. The weather is warmer and it feels like your time to relax. However, you don’t have to check out completely — there are ways to maintain your ability to concentrate and your memory [ … ]