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Hyperbolic Discounting – Why You Make Terrible Life Choices

by Lakshmi Mani[Editor’s Note:  Hyperbolic Discounting is one of many forms of Cognitive Bias, shortcuts that our brains take when processing information.  This particular form of bias is what lies underneath procrastination.  It can keep us from making good decisions.]Have you ever had a mounting pile of work you KNOW you need to do? There’s […]

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Easy Steps for a Winning Resistance-Releasing Strategy

resistance release

by Julia Scalise DN, PhDResistance can have a harmful effect on you and your quality of life:Resistance to new ideas,Resistance to warning signals that you have or are developing health issues,Resistance to implementing a healthier lifestyle.Of course, you don’t want to jump on the bandwagon for every new fad that comes along! Nor do you want […]

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How to Make Outstanding Health Decisions

better health decisions

​by Julia Scalise, DN, PhDInformation overload on health-related treatments, modalities, products, and programs increases daily. Articles to read, programs to review, information to consider, and products to try inundate us daily.It is harder and harder to discern that which is beneficial and that which may be detrimental. There is a lot of good information out […]

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Can Personal Development Help You Maximize Professional Growth?

Whether you like your job or not, it probably takes up a lot of your time.  And there is a good chance that  your Work-Life balance needs some improvement. When it comes to their jobs, most people fall into two categories.  Which category do you think you fall into? Those that love their jobs and […]

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How to Easily Train Your Brain to Think Positively

  Do you have a tendency to focus on the negative?  If so you may think that it is really hard to think positively… It isn’t. If you follow this advice from Brendon Burchard, you will be using System 2 thinking before you know it!  What is System 2 thinking, you ask? Some psychologists divide […]

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Conversations with God. Here’s What Humans are Missing…

Conversations With God Book 4

By Neale Donald Walsch  How is it possible for seven billion human beings to all want the same thing – safety, security, peace, prosperity, opportunity, happiness, and love – yet be unable to produce it for any but the tiniest percentage, even after thousands of years of trying? I pose this question wherever I appear […]

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Cognitive Bias: 5 Mental Errors That Lead to Bad Decisions

Cognitive Bias

Brains are lazy…AND they are dealing with major Information Overload!  In 2015, research showed that 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data are created every day. Since that number seems to be increasing all the time, we can assume it is far greater now!  As a point of reference, 2.5 Quintillion bytes of data = 100 million Blu-ray discs.EVERY DAY!!!!!! We […]

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16 Best Natural Brain-Boosters from an Expert

Coffee, one of many brain-boosters

Plants containing bio-active compounds fill the natural world. Some of these bio-active compounds elicit a physiological effect in the mammals that eat these plants. This makes sense. Plants are sedentary creatures, so they rely on their ability to synthesize chemical compounds for defense.Sometimes, these plant-based compounds are toxic to the mammals that eat these plants. […]

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How to Improve Your Memory and Focus

by Julia Scalise, DN, PhDDo you feel overwhelmed? Does viewing or thinking about your “to do” list exhaust you before you even start? Are you struggling with keeping your concentration, focus and memory operating at their peak?  This seems to be the norm of our current lives.The world runs 24/7, but it is different from […]

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