9 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gratitude Practice

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Health Benefits of Gratitude Practice What, if any, are the health benefits of gratitude practice?  Many religions and philosophies teach us that we should develop an attitude of gratitude.  However, for many, this idea that we should develop an attitude of gratitude is nothing but a platitude.  It can be…

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Best supplements for depression – foods that help with depression 

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Best supplements for depression What are the best supplements for depression and what are some foods that help with depression?  Or, rather, what is the best diet and/or supplements to prevent or lessen the impact of depression?  There is a wealth of scientific information linking poor nutritional intake to depression. There are…

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The Guest House poem by Rumi – The Guest House Rumi Poem

The Guest House poem by Rumi The Guest House poem by the poet Rumi is often quoted by mindfulness teachers because it gets at the core of the meaning behind being mindful: being peaceful with all of our emotions, whether positive or negative. The Guest House poem by Jalaluddin Rumi,…

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Your guide to mindfulness based stress reduction – What is MBSR?

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What is mindfulness based stress reduction?  What is MBSR? Jon Kabat-Zinn’s mindfulness based stress reduction program, also known as MBSR, is an education and training program that helps people with pain, illness, stress, psychological, and emotional problems.  Mindfulness based stress reduction training teaches mindfulness, a new way to relate to…

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Sativa vs. Indica vs. Hybrid – Everything you thought you knew about marijuana strains was wrong.

Sativa vs. Indica vs. Hybrid – Everything you thought you knew about marijuana strains was wrong. Most people “in the know” view marijuana strains as sativa vs. indica vs. hybrid.  Sativas are uplifting, indicas are calming… However, are these marijuana strain distinctions actually complete nonsense?  In a recent interview with…

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The Ultimate List of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Techniques

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CBT Techniques Several people have asked for a comprehensive list of CBT techniques.  What is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in psychology?  CBT techniques actually refers to cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.  Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a very popular form of therapy because it has been proven effective for a large number…

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How to be more assertive in one easy step

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Many people talk about assertiveness and being assertive, but not everyone truly understands what being assertive is.  What is the meaning of assertive?  While there are many different assertiveness techniques, and I have outlined the main ones in the article 9 Assertiveness techniques to use in any situation, this article discusses…

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