Why Laughing Is Healthy
Although it is still not yet scientifically proven how laughter really helps us, you have to admit that when you do laugh you feel so much better. We all know that laughing can lift your mood, but do you know that it can also have a lot of other health benefits, not only for ourselves, but for the people around us as well. There are 3 main categories in which laughter can benefit and these are the Physical Health Benefits, the Mental Health Benefits and the Social Benefits.How and Why You Should Laugh More
Even though laughter has so many health benefits connected to it, I think the most convincing benefit is that laughter has the ability to take away any pain we might be feeling, even if it’s just for a short period of time. Numerous studies of people in pain or discomfort have reported that when they laugh, their pain does not go away, but it does seem to not bother them as much. Let’s have a look at a few statistics before we go on and analyze in detail on why you should laugh more.We Hold Ourselves Back By Confusing One Emotion With Another
We often confuse our emotions with what we think they are as opposed to what they really are. This misinterpretation of our feelings to the opposite will keep us limited as this process most often interprets a wise emotion or intuition as a weak emotion or fear as we try to identify and explain our feelings. Seeing yourself as weak instead of strong will obviously prevent you from getting stronger and dealing with situations appropriately.Are You A Perfectionist In Everything?
But why are you a perfectionist in the first place? Your parents may have always criticized you and perhaps been very demanding of you. They, or other relatives may have had tremendous expectations of you, and if these weren’t met, they had little time for you.The Four Agreements With Don Miguel Ruiz
These four agreements offer a simple way to make your life better. They do however take some effort to actually enact them. It will take being conscious of them in your day to day living to make the changes necessary. You will find that your life will go smoother by continuing to use these agreements on a day to day basis.Crowding Out: A New Way to Shift Old Habits
If you are trying to change a long held habit, crowding out may help you transition to new practices more easily because it shifts your focus towards the new and away from the old. Crowding out is about setting a new reference to control for. It shifts the focus from what we don’t want to what we do want. This shift is essential to the process of control.5 Ways To Be More Perceptive
Perceptive – Having or showing keenness of insight, understanding, or intuition. Possessing the powers of perception.5 Ways To Get The Respect You Deserve
Respect – Esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person. Deferrence to a right, privilege, privileged position or someone or something considered to have certain rights or privileges; proper acceptance or courtesy; acknowledgment.Self Realization Is What We All Strive For
Would you grow up? Would you understand yourself? Would you help the world? Then decide on a road to self-realization.Fear Doesn’t Have To Be Frightening!
Fear- False Evidence Appearing Real. In my article I will give you reasons not to be afraid and strategies to identify when fear raises its quiet voice.Do You Take Too Much Or Give Too Much?
Have you ever asked a favor of a person whose first impulse was to ask: what’s in it for me? I feel sorry for people who think that way. I feel equally sorry for people who constantly do favors for others, yet have tremendous difficulty getting anyone to do a favor for them.Make Your Conscious Work For You (Part 2)
In the first part of this series, we took a look at how doubt, negative thinking and dwelling in the past are all counterproductive to the working of the subconscious mind in your favor. We also discussed how they should be avoided at all cost. In the second part of this series, we continue to look at some ‘don’ts’ that should be avoided to counteract the production of the subconscious mind.