Learned Helplessness

Learned Helplessness Learned Helplessness …. it seems as if psychiatrists and psychologists have a new name for whatever ails us every week! Just remember all the name changes for what is now known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): shell shock, bomb shock, soldier’s heart, combat fatigue, and war neurosis. Learned helplessness is none of those things and yet it is alive, well, and

Learned Helplessness2020-11-28T09:01:52+10:00

The Loops We Are Thrown Into

The Loops We Are Thrown Into The loop stroke in handwriting indicates the writer’s level of imagination, emotion, and feeling. So, by definition, loopy handwriting means that the writer is an imaginative, emotional, feeling person. Whether the writer wants to be kept in the loop, is loop-legged, or just plain fruit-loops depends on the length, width, and where the loop occurs in the

The Loops We Are Thrown Into2020-11-25T18:26:36+10:00

The Secrets of Meditation

The Secrets of Meditation Meditation is defined as the act of dedicating attention to a solitary, innate activity for religious or contemplative pursuits, or of becoming serene, calm, and tranquil. Meditation is a way of coming home to the self, to awake our awareness, and to give grace a chance to permeate our thinking and action. This is the road less traveled, where

The Secrets of Meditation2020-11-20T22:09:05+10:00

Fears in Handwriting

Fears in Handwriting Researchers in psychology have identified six distinct facial expressions which correspond to the six universal emotions. These are happiness, surprise, anger, disgust, sadness, and fear. Some researchers add a seventh emotion, which is contempt. Of these six or seven universal emotions, fear is the most perplexing, because it morphs into so many different forms. The root is fear, but it

Fears in Handwriting2020-11-25T18:27:00+10:00

The Mind-Body Connection

The Mind-Body Connection The body achieves what the mind believes. Is the body just there to carry around the brain? What is the brain versus the mind? The mind may control the body, but breathing controls the mind. All these statements and questions are peppered throughout the literature on this subject. And yet, daily we exhibit the proof of this connection in our

The Mind-Body Connection2020-11-25T18:27:19+10:00

The Pineal Gland – The All-Seeing Eye

The Pineal Gland – The All-Seeing Eye Ancient and esoteric traditions knew of the potential of the pineal gland. The ancient Greeks thought it to be our connection to the “realms of thought”. Buddhists see it as a symbol of “spiritual awakening”. In Hinduism the pineal connects with the third eye chakra (the sixth chakra), the seat of “intuition and clairvoyance”.  Jesus proclaimed that

The Pineal Gland – The All-Seeing Eye2020-11-25T18:27:59+10:00

Graphotherapy … Braintherapy

A Stitch In Time Saves Nine What is Graphotherapy? Graphotherapy gives us the ability to modify strokes in our handwriting in order to change personality traits that don’t serve us well.  Why graphotherapy? Graphotherapy gives us the opportunity to influence the brain by expanding concentration skills, clearing up working memory space for higher cognitive functions, and to stimulate better communication between the brain’s two

Graphotherapy … Braintherapy2020-11-20T22:16:45+10:00

Relationships It’s All About Love

Relationships … It’s All About Love Love makes the world go round …. All you need is love! The Beatles and philosophers knew what they were talking about. If you have wealth and health, but you don’t have love, whether for yourself or for/from someone else, romantic or friendship, life is not as whole as it could be. We are social animals, and as

Relationships It’s All About Love2020-11-21T21:16:44+10:00

Out of Body Experience

Neuro- or Pseudoscience? Over a very long glass of wine, a friend and I recently discussed the important things in life, such as our intuition, emotional blocks, why teenagers don’t find jobs while they still know everything, and our dreams. I mentioned the fact that ever since my teenage years (probably earlier), I do not remember my dreams, except for the odd vivid dream

Out of Body Experience2020-11-21T20:15:58+10:00

Stress, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Stress: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly Princess Grace of Monaco once said that gray hair is inherited …. one inherits it from one’s children! She might have also referred to her graying tresses as her “stress highlights”. Stress, our modern day curse. Stress (as a noun) is defined as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or

Stress, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly2020-11-20T22:04:27+10:00
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