Words Can Change Your Brain

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can change your brain. That’s right, according to Andrew Newberg, M.D. and Mark Robert Waldman, words can literally change your brain. In their book, Words Can Change Your Brain, they write: “a single word has the power to influence the expression of genes that regulate physical and emotional stress.” Positive words, such as “peace” and…

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Human and Brain Centers: Two Ways Of Knowing

The mind that does the thinking has to interact with the body and control it. The body is controlled via two brain centers. Let us consider a right-handed person, and make the necessary adjustments in terms of left-handed people. A person's right-hand controls fine detailed movement, such as writing, adjusting mechanisms, controlling tools, or doing anything, which requires sequential action as such. Whereas…

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Is Pain Real or Is It All In Your Head? Neuroscience Explains

“Pain feels like a fast stab wound to the heart. But then healing feels like the wind against your face when you are spreading your wings and flying through the air. We may not have wings growing out of our backs, but healing is the closest thing that will give us that wind against our faces.” ~C. Joybell Do you remember growing up,…

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5 Vital Tips for a Better Memory

The older we get, the less we are able to remember (unless you’re so young you can’t remember anything, but whose keeping track?). This is not uncommon and becomes more apparent through old age. So, there may be times where you go to do something, and suddenly forget what you were going to do, or maybe you learned something, and within an instant,…

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3 Breathtaking Things to Know About Your Brain and Memory

Have you ever been in a situation where you question what you ate for dinner last night, and literally cannot recall? After minutes of pondering, sometimes it may click whereas other times a friend or family member may have to remind you of the food you ate, or you have to think of something which symbolizes the food. For example, maybe you ate roast…

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Your Subconscious Mind is the Book of Your Life

Your subconscious mind holds the key to your unique life story. It’s a magic place where miracles can happen. All manifestations of events and circumstances are first imprinted upon the subconscious mind. They start as thoughts, beliefs, and theories which are born in the conscious mind and passed back to the “crew of the ship”. Understanding how the subconscious mind works The ship…

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8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits our Brains

Music is everywhere we turn, playing a big part in all of our lives – but how does it really affect our brains and our bodies? “Without music, life would be a mistake” – Friedrich Nietzsche 1. Happy or sad music affects our ability to see neutral faces: Generally, when we hear a sad song, we can identify that it sounds sad and…

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Science Explains What’s Different About Highly Sensitive People

Are you the type of person who cannot ignore heartache? If so, then you are one of many highly sensitive people. Do you find yourself crying over "little things"? Do you have a strange gift for perception, especially when it comes to social situations? Highly sensitive people have the ability to notice everything, and in turn, everything brings an emotional response. Be it…

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