Why Criticism Hurts
We’ve all been there. You’ve made some plans to do something big. At least, it’s big to you. Maybe you have some big ideas on starting a business or to create the physique of your dreams. Or maybe you want to learn the piano or write a novel. Whatever it is, you’re excited and feel some confidence you can do it, provided you stick with it.
The Simple Truth About Vitamins
It’s no secret that vitamins and nutrients play an important role in our bodies. We see vitamins and nutrients advertised everywhere from supplements to drinks. Even cereal boxes and sports drinks advertise the fact that they have vitamins and nutrients, but what exactly are they? What is the importance of vitamins and nutrients? What nutrients are important for your body? How should you select which vitamins and nutrients are best for you? Are they regulated? Let’s answer all of these questions so you can do what is best for your body.
The Psychology of the Placebo Effect
What is the Placebo Effect? The placebo effect can be defined as a positive health outcome based on a person’s expectation that the certain intervention will help them get better. The intervention involved may include anything from a pill or procedure to a relationship with a health provider. What these different placebos have in common is the fact that they do not contain an active medical substance supposed to affect health.
I am still here
The long day in the secluded office on the second floor, cornered by inanimate objects and occasional counterfeit smiles; put a distressing dent in my evening routine. Having made a conscious choice to be on positive side of things, this was definitely an unexpected challenge to my awareness. However, afternoon radiance can also afford hopeful sparks in your life.
Our National Debt
Like most of you, I was a bit confused and wanted elaboration on the subject of the National Debt. To me, this is one of the most important topics, regardless of who runs the country. So I started searching the web for explanation, but it seems that the articles online fall short of clarity. Most of these websites explain as if you are familiar with financial concepts. To add to the complexity, they reference other governmental websites that explain detail and components of the national debt.
The Eternal Force of Compassion
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”- Dalai Lama Although violence and war have often marked the history of human civilization, there have always been people who have sought to highlight the positive aspects of humanity. One of these positive elements—and the topic of our article—is compassion.
The Anatomy of Optimism
Optimism and hope are two closely tied psychological concepts which dictate how we relate to life’s unexpected hardships. Being optimistic means believing—in the face of uncertainty—that there is a favorable solution to get out of the problems and obstacles we might be facing.