Many of us take a top down approach to our wellness thinking that if we change the way we eat, if we work out, buy ethical products then we are achieving wellness. Yet there is still an upsetting amount of judgement and shame that we put on ourselves and others and the initiative fails. Why is this? Changing your perspective might truly be the first step.
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Alfa Ramirez is pursuing her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Digital Cinema Arts at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, USA. She completed a prior ASMR research project which I wrote about here in December 2016. Alfa has obtained IRB approval for another ASMR research study and you can…
I know I love Kahlil Gibran… Sharing an article from MakeItUltra™ called 5 Signs of Codependency that I think everyone should read!
I wanted to do another post on ASMR and explore its psychotherapeutic benefits. I share many of these videos because I believe in their ability to help heal the mind and body, but I am interested in learning more about how and why they are so helpful.
Part I of a series of reflections on Addictions. Exploring what they are, where they come from, and how we might use that knowledge to overcome them. I will share my personal struggle with caffeine, food, and nicotine addictions.
Etymology of Psychology The Latin psychologia with psycho meaning ‘of the soul, spirit, psyche, or mind’ and logia from the Greek word logos which ‘denotes the characters, actions, or departments of knowledge’ that precedes the logos. A simpler translation would be ‘the study of’ Meaning that psychology is the study of the soul, the spirit, the psyche, or the mind. What is
I am a procrastinator OR I procrastinate. Is there a difference? One describes myself and the other is an action. ‘I’ does not lose itself to procrastinate but I am is enslaved by procrastination. Today I am thinking about identity…
What is ASMR? ASMR or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response is essentially the relaxation tingles felt first in the scalp and moves through the spine and into the body when in a state of relaxation. ASMR uses 40 or more sensory triggers to induce relaxation What’s the Wiki-Definition? “Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) signifies the subjective experience of ‘low-grade euphoria‘ characterized by ‘a