As human beings, we use defense mechanisms from time to time whether we realize it or not. This is fine...until it starts getting in the way of your relationships. Defense mechanisms are psychological techniques that we use unconsciously to cope with things like stress and anxiety. For example, if something highly traumatic in happens in your life you may mentally block out the memory without trying. These mechanisms are something we
Most of us try to keep to a sleep schedule of at least six to seven hours. Medical Science suggests that a person needs at least seven hours of sleep a day. Geniuses would argue that sleep compromises success. A successful, brilliant person tends to follow a strange sleep pattern or polyphasic sleep schedule. It seems like we need to sacrifice sleep to meet our goals. But is it necessary?
If someone mentioned the words Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), you might wonder if it's an alien science. But do you have serious worries? Vagus Nerve Stimulation might just ease them. Research has shown that VNS can relieve untreatable depression. Waking it up is simple, and you can do so with everyday practices. What is Vagus Nerve Stimulation? VNS is a medical treatment that involves transmitting electrical impulses to the Vagus
Coping with depression is not an easy task. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to relieve this challenging condition. Depression can really cause a sense of hopelessness to any individual; it can really negatively haul the structure of the individual's life. Well, coping with depression demands the change in the physical activity, the overall lifestyle as well as the way of thinking. Luckily, there is a way out!
It may floor you that simple exercises like the 5 Tibetan Rites can affect your health so profoundly. The 5 Tibetan Rites impact your vitality, well-being, and appearance. You'll wonder what these exercises are, and how they'll reshape your life. What are the 5 Tibetan Rites? The 5 Tibetan Rites is a routine consisting of five yoga exercises, each repeated 21 times. If you're a yoga practitioner, you'll find them enjoyable
Life presents challenges occasionally, as every Buddhist Monk will share. We can turn these into strengths, with some guidance. A Buddhist Monk offers lessons that will open our eyes and push us forward. 1. Keep trying We should, first of all, continue trying to overcome challenges when we fail. A Buddhist Monk will suggest that we should look at problems from different perspectives because one of them may offer the
Good hygiene is the backbone of life and it's how we build immune system. To live, we need to keep clean. But have we been taking cleanliness too far? Can slackening a little build immune system? A study shows that we may have tried too hard to clean up. The researchers involved have found that we need microbes to stay at the top of our game. Here's more about what
If reversing aging belongs to the realm of fantasy, it is possible to slow down the aging process. Here is how. One time, Salma Hayek shared her thoughts about Botox. “Botox, trust me I've been tempted — but I resist!..It all atrophies! Plus, if you freeze a muscle in your face, other muscles have to compensate!” Head-On Solutions to Aging Everyone, women and men alike, are reading up on the
Yoga breathing techniques, also known as Pranayamas, can be practiced not only in a yoga class but also during a meditation or your working day. In the world of yoga, pranayama is the life force so learning how to control it is essential not only for practicing yoga but also for helping you in stressful situations. These yoga breathing techniques can help calm the mind, which in turn will help