“Fully 85% or more of all physical illnesses today are psychosomatic in origin:

By | 2016-12-13T11:57:55+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Categories: Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

“psycho,”, the mind, makes “soma”, the body, sick. The very act of letting go and relaxing and practicing solitude and meditation on a regular basis dramatically lowers your levels of stress and tension and raises your level of energy and awarness.”

Million Dollar Habits: Proven Power Practices to Double and Triple Your Income” – Brian Tracy chapter 11 page 216

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Expressive writing is used to diminish difficult life experiences.

By | 2016-08-28T06:44:14+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Categories: Healthy, Personal Success, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

For example “in an experiment with 63 recently unemployed professionals, those assigned to write about the thoughts and emotions surrounding their job loss were reemployed MORE QUICKLY than those who wrote about non- traumatic topics or who did not write at all.

Expressive writing appeared to influence individuals’ attitudes about their old jobs and about finding new employment rather than their motivation to seek employment.”

Besides, expressive writing can improve immune system and lung function, enhance relationships and social role functioning.

The Writing Cure: How Expressive Writing Promotes Health and Emotional Well-Being” Crisis The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention 23(3) · September 2002

Expressive Writing and Coping with Job Loss” Stefanie P. Spera1, Eric D. Buhrfeind2 and James W. Pennebaker2 / Academy of Management Journal

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Smiling helps boost your mood and increase happiness

By | 2016-08-22T16:38:57+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Healthy, Relationships|Tags: , |

Whereas other studies have examined effects of emotional expression on immediate emotional experience, this study investigated the more lasting influence of practised  expressions.
Participants repeatedly produced the facial expressions and postures associated with either Happiness , Sadness or Anger. Subsequently, participants responsive to their bodily, personal cues felt more of the emotions they practised, even though they were no longer performing the expressive behaviour.
In a separate procedure, they recalled more life events with an emotional content associated with their training. No mood changes occurred for participants responsive to situational cues.
Do you want to be happier? It’s simply- smile.

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