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The 7 Best Quotes That Describe the Unconscious Mind

The unconscious mind is a concept almost everyone talks about. However, most of us don’t understand its real meaning. We’re also not really aware of its importance. Because of this, it’s worth looking at some quotes that describe the unconscious mind…

10 Benefits of Qigong

Qigong is an age-old Chinese practice. The word qigong translates into the art of cultivating life energy and circulating it harmoniously throughout your body. It involves a lot of different techniques that combine your mind, physical exercise, and breathing. According to many studies,…

The Rational Rider and Emotional Horse: Finding Balance

The brain is symbolically divided into two hemispheres. The right side is the “emotional” or “intuitive” hemisphere and the left is the “rational” side. Achieving balance, and therefore well-being, is determined by the relationship between those opposing sides.

5 Reasons Your Mind Won’t Give You a Break

Franklin D. Roosevelt, a former US president, once said that “Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” That has a very true ring to it, especially if you’ve ever felt like your mind won’t give…

Why Psychobiotics Are Good for your Mind

The idea that bacteria can have all kinds of beneficial effects on our health is part of popular knowledge. That’s no surprise. It is estimated that more than 48 billion of these microorganisms live in our bodies. They play a…

Chakras: 7 Wonderful Energy Centers

Eastern culture has identified energy centers situated in the human body called chakras. Here, different biological and psychological aspects of the way we relate to ourselves come together. When you balance your chakras, you put yourself on the path to health…

The Silent Mind: The Secret To Relaxation

The silent mind is weightless, transparent, free and as shiny as the surface of the sea. Selfishness disappears, external pressures are extinguished and those internal whirlwinds of obsession and negative thoughts lose their intensity. Nothing is as healthy as relaxing…

The Monsters that Lurk in our Minds

As children, they always told us that monsters only existed in stories. Nobody ever told us that they were actually real people and walked around in broad daylight. Like the person who first of all ravishes you, then abuses you…

Turning Negative Thoughts Into Positive Ones

Can you turn a negative thought into a positive thought? Barbara Fredrickson, a psychologist at the University of North Carolina (U.S.), has shown how an optimistic attitude towards life can help the brain fight against negative emotions. The researcher has…

Travel Helps Us Leave Prejudices Behind

Whenever you’ve traveled have you ever experienced that lovely sensation of being reconciled with life itself? Because when you travel, you open your mind. You become more tolerant. You are able to understand your prejudices and give yourself time to unravel it slowly as you live…