Trust Your Emotions

Don’t underestimate your emotions. Or overestimate them. Your emotions are your feedback system and for that they are very important. Trying to ignore your emotions is like depriving yourself from lights in a car running in the middle of the night. We’re equipped with this fantastic set of tools called emotions, yet we chose not…

The Chemistry of Emotions Part 1

Where two neurone meet, a very small gap (synapse) exists between them. The electrical impulse travelling along the axon of the neutron must convert into a chemical signal to bridge this gap. The chemicals that do this are called neurotransmitters. These so-called chemical messengers are involved in our different responses to situations. Your emotions depend…

Emotional Abuse Part 2

Emotional abuse does not always lead to physical violence, however almost all physical or social violence does include emotional abuse. It is powerful tool used by one person to maintain a feeling of power and control over another person.  This type of abuse is intended to install negative feelings such as shame, embarrassment, guilt and…

Emotional Abuse Part 1

Emotional abuse does not always lead to physical violence, however almost all physical or social violence does include emotional abuse. It is powerful tool used by one person to maintain a feeling of power and control over another person. This type of abuse is intended to install negative feelings such as shame, embarrassment, guilt and…

Humans Unique Responses

The world is full of communication. From sparrows chirping and talk radio in the morning to owls hooting and The Tonight Show at night, people and animals are constantly exchanging information through a wide variety of channels. However, there are some key differences between how humans and animals communicate. Specifically, human language is unique on the planet…

Overcoming Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is the action of eating in response to emotions. This behaviour includes eating in response to both positive and negative feelings. One of the biggest steps in overcoming emotional eating is learning to tell the difference between emotional vs physical hunger. Physical Eating Grows slowly. Satisfied by any food. Goes away when you’ve…

Daily Dose of Affirmations

Each day you can journey from your Alpha (it begins with you) to your Omega, which in the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, is the point within each of us where our inner spiritual nature meets our outer worldly nature.  It is with this thought I bring to you daily dose of affirmations for…

Checklist to Start Your Week Right

Do you come back from your weekend needing another weekend to recover? “How to start the week” is one of the most popular questions. Ironically, much of the “starting the week” stress is self-inflicted. It is either due to not being prepared or irresponsible behavior over the weekend. Everyone wants to be more organized and have less life friction during…

Beating Diabetes

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to appropriately regulate the level of sugar, specifically glucose, in the blood, either by poor sensitivity to the protein insulin, or due to inadequate production of insulin by the pancreas. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90-95% of all diabetes cases. What are the affects of Diabetes? Eyes – Can…

Daily Dose of Nature

Herbal Remedies for Sound Sleep Many herbs contain natural sedatives but to ease insomnia you will also need to identify the cause of the problem. There are many causes of insomnia, and not everyone’s sleepless nights are caused by the same thing. An overactive mind brought on through too much excitement late in the evening,…