Archive | Mental and Emotional Health

…is well to avoid the tendency to catastrophize.

On this day of your life  I believe God wants you to know … … that it is well to avoid the tendency to catastrophize. Stop worrying about all that could occur tomorrow. You are getting agitated about things that haven’t happened yet…and may never happen. Stay here, right here, in this moment. What is going on right […]

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Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children (The Atlantic)

Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children The TV legend possessed an extraordinary understanding of how kids make sense of language. MAXWELL KING JUN 8, 2018 This is an extraordinary visit with Mr. Rogers and his excellent insight into how children think, how to best communicate with them! How fortunate […]

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Pressing Need for Everyone to Quiet Their Egos – Scientific American

  A Terrific Read!   https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/the-pressing-need-for-everyone-to-quiet-their-egos/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits

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Early Life Experiences Influence DNA in the Adult Brain

http://neurosciencenews.com/epigenetics-adult-brain-8678/ Early Life Experiences Influence DNA in the Adult Brain NEUROSCIENCE NEWSMARCH 23, 2018 Summary: Researchers report maternal behavior can change the DNA of her offspring. The findings, researchers say, could lead to better understanding of some neuropsychiatric disorders. Source: Salk Institute. An excellent introduction, in this article, to the expanding – and fascinating – […]

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Some Gut Feelings Are A Red Flag

http://neurosciencenews.com/gut-emotion-behavior-8682/   Summary: Researchers report gut-to-brain signals can influence emotions, mood and decision making, prompting people to avoid situations that make them feel uneasy. Source: Florida State University.

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How Forest Bathing Can Improve Your Health Story

https://spiritualityhealth.com/articles/2017/09/18/how-forest-bathing-can-improve-your-health-story   As Dr. Carl Greer says: “Walk through a wooded area and your body and mind will soon reflect that you are free of electronics, artificial light, mechanical noises, and constant distractions that invisibly raise your stress levels and cause you to jump from thought to thought. Forest bathing, or Shinrin-yoku as it’s called […]

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.