Technology, food and type II diabetes

The rise of technology, food and type II diabetes The human being was designed to be active. The human being was not designed to be sitting all day, not moving. Our muscles do not get stronger unless they are used, if they are not used, they will inevitably atrophy. The human mind was made to[…]

Media and mirror neurons

“Whoever controls the media, controls the mind” ― Jim Morrison The miracle of mirror neurons I talk about the importance of mirror neurons, because I have come across the knowledge of how much we learn by watching others. Of course, when I read this fact, I was at first fascinated, then petrified. Fascinated because of[…]

Neither ashamed or proud, or who I am

I thought today it would be good, to tell you who I really am, and where I come from and why I have chosen counseling as a career. I have posted another video on this website, it is from a class assignment in my Master’s program. I thought the assignment very much paralleled with what[…]

The choice of happiness

There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path. Buddha quote   It is hard to be happy. Sometimes I wonder if it is even a choice for some people. For some people, happiness is probably something that comes every once in a long while, like a harvest moon or a four leafed clover.[…]

Instant happiness

Four simple things to instantly make you happy…. Take long deep breaths. In through the nose, hold for five seconds, slowly out the mouth. This little action will cause oxygen to go to your brain, increased oxygen to the brain will calm you down. 2. Stretch your muscles the same time you breathe, doesn’t really[…]

Western medicine

  The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ~ Thomas A. Edison   I don’t think I can put my finger exactly on when remission occurred, because from that moment on, I[…]

Dangerously content

“Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will–tomorrow” ― Gloria Pitzer Tom came to me, not knowing where else to go, still shocked of the news his wife gave him earlier that morning. We met at the public gardens, and when I[…]

Equality

“We overlook just how large a role we all play–and by ‘we’ I mean society–in determining who makes it and who doesn’t.” ― Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success Equality, it is just a subjective term that does not exist, and causes a lot of anger. I remember being in kindergarten, and how my[…]

American dream

  “That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” ― George Carlin In America, trying to “make it” can prove difficult. If you decide to go to school, to make a prosperous career, even with a degree it is a huge risk. For my bachelors, it[…]

Triggers

This is from a guest writer who wishes to be anonymous, please enjoy and add to the discussion after reading! Triggers Anorexia, bulimia, panic attacks, mood swings, being sad, getting mad, smoking, eating things that are not good for us too often, overeating, binge eating, cutting, burning, abusing alcohol, indulging in illicit or overusing prescription[…]

No thinking is the best thinking

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation   I love the feeling of hot coffee going down my throat, it wakes me up instantly, like an old trustful friend.  The booth I am sitting in feels cool, and[…]

Buddha quote

  “Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” – Buddha   For instant happiness,  think about what you do have in your life, instead of what you don’t.  Society thrives on selling you things, so it is constantly putting you in a state of want.  Let’s shift that[…]

Laugh at life’s realities

    I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities. Dr. Seuss   The good news about reality, is[…]

Rage

  “Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning do to do afterward.” ― Kurt Vonnegut When it rains it pours, it seems frustrating things come in giant sticky clumps. If one thing doesn’t work, 50 other things are not going to work[…]

Life goes on

    “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ~ Robert Frost No matter how bad things become, or what happens to you in your life, things do go on. Just like a deep wound, it will eventually stop bleeding (if you survive it), and yes, it[…]