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Why You Need to Take Care of Yourself at Work

Posted on September 15, 2016

  People cope with problems the best way they know how. The unfortunate truth is that there are millions of people who are facing stress-related problems whether at work, home, or another significant area in their life, while there are thousands of websites that cater to precisely these problems. Life has never been simple but things in today’s world have in some ways become infinitely more complex than before, somehow sprouting the kind of problems that generations in the pastRead More

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In the Search for Silence

Posted on September 8, 2016

  ‘The search for meaning, much like the search for pleasure, must be conducted obliquely. Meaning ensues from meaningful activity.’ – Irvin D. Yalom, Psychiatrist     What does silence feel like, look like, sound like? Think not of the eerie kind, but rather the kind that gives you comfort, relief, and pleasure – like standing under a waterfall or your head sinking into your pillow after a hard day’s work, or that special rhythm that beats within your bodyRead More

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Stress – How Much is Too Much?

Posted on September 1, 2016

  Stress manifests physically in the form of a variety of unpleasant sensations ranging from headaches, tension in the muscles, high blood pressure and irritable bowel movements to pain in the chest, insomnia and excess sweating (among other things). One of the things that make the body one of the smartest mechanisms in the universe is its ability not only to detect when something is going wrong but also to transmit this information to our consciousness through the presence ofRead More

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What our Body knows and our Mind isn’t telling us

Posted on August 2, 2016

  “What is always speaking silently is the body.” – Norman Brown   Considering that we come into this world with our bodies as the primary and enduring instrument of our beings for as long as we live, it appears reasonable to expect that the more we grow the better we understand its mechanisms. What is surprising though is that more often than not we are barely in touch with our own bodies. As children we think less and experienceRead More