emotions

Emotions, in everyday speech, is any relatively brief conscious experience characterized by intense mental activity and a high degree of pleasure or displeasure. Scientific discourse has drifted to other meanings and there is no consensus on a definition. Emotion is often intertwined with mood, temperament, personality, disposition, and motivation. In some theories, cognition is an important aspect of emotion. Those acting primarily on the emotions they are feeling may seem as if they are not thinking, but mental processes are still essential, particularly in the interpretation of events.

What it Takes to Live Long and Well 105-Year Old Japanese Physician Reveals Longevity Secrets

By | 2017-08-19T09:35:47+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you want to live long? The Japanese know a lot about this subject. Many of them are centenarians and have practical answers to how to live long.  Esteemed physician and longevity expert Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara shared some of them with the Japan Times. Note that he was 97 when he did so. He recently passed at the age of 105. Studies like this echo that a person's lifestyle decides

5 Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship and What to Do about It

By | 2017-08-14T21:07:04+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Codependent behaviour is a dysfunction within a relationship that is one-sided. What are the signs of a codependent relationship? The main symptoms are one-half of the relationship relying solely on the other to provide almost all of their emotional needs and self-esteem. In more extreme cases, this can lead to one-half of the relationship enabling and even supporting the other’s irresponsible or addictive behaviours. There are a number of symptoms

How to Control Your Emotions With These Science-Based Hacks

By | 2017-08-08T07:27:42+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Inspirational, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you are easily overwhelmed, you might want to know how to control your emotions. Why? A lack of emotional control can cause upsetting situations. It also compromises your health. Managing your feelings has benefits. The good news is that there are science-based answers to how to control your emotions. You'll find some of them helpful and stimulating as I did. The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence You'll find it necessary to

Mental Health Disorders: How to Cope When Your Loved One Is Diagnosed

By | 2017-08-10T21:03:34+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |

Mental health disorders are becoming more and more of a problem throughout the world. What to do if your child or loved one is diagnosed? These disorders should be taken very seriously because they can affect the ailing individual’s moods, thoughts, and behaviors. Sometimes this results in the victim doing odd and harmful things. This is why it is imperative that as a parent or a loved one, you need

Signs That You Have a Too Big Ego and How It Can Ruin Your Life

By | 2017-08-04T20:31:44+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Relationships & Social Life, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Do you have a big ego? If you do, your conversations might start with 'I,' 'Me,' and 'My.' According to renowned psychologist Sigmund Freud, our egos regulate our impulses. They remind us to take socially responsible actions. But a too big ego may cause us to become self-serving and seek immediate gratification. This self-centeredness can destroy relationships. How would you know if your ego is too big? More importantly, how

This Popular Pain Reliever Found in 600 Drugs Doesn’t Kill Only Pain but Also Empathy, Study Finds

By | 2017-07-30T17:42:35+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , |

What if I told you that a well-known pain reliever which we all use when we have a fever or a headache also kills our ability to be empathic? Empathy as we know it is the ability to place oneself in another person’s position so as to understand and/or feel what one is going through. This encompasses different types of emotional states such as having the need to help those

7 Signs You Are in a Karmic Relationship

By | 2017-07-23T13:08:22+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Often times karmic relationships get confused with soulmates, however, they are actually much different. While both karmic lovers and soulmates are people whom you feel deep connections with, only soulmates are meant to spend your life with you. Karmic relationships, on the other hand, are meant to be intense yet brief. Entering your life only to teach you a lesson, and then often leaving as quickly as they came. Here are

It Turns out, There Are Just 6 Relationship Types

By | 2017-07-20T14:50:11+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Love comes in all shapes and sizes, but did you know that you can categorize most love stories into six relationship types? Have you ever thought about what type of relationship you are in? Of course, everybody has their own experiences with love, likely both good and bad. It’s a smart idea to recognize what relationship types you are involved in. Once you are able to distinguish this, you can

5 Defense Mechanisms That Are Killing Your Relationship

By | 2017-07-17T18:50:33+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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

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