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Mindfulness can literally change your brain

Mindfulness estimulates a particular type of mental work which involves becoming very aware of the present, of the moment, of “now”. With the contribution of hypnotherapy we may learn a wide variety of techniques that promote, first and most importantly, the … Continue reading

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7 Steps to create high willpower

This is the time to apply our  new year resolutions. Any little tips will help! Below is an article which may give us clear and simple steps to start applying the changes that we desire into our life. By practicing the steps described below … Continue reading

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Dan Gilbert: The psychology of your future self

06:49 minutes · Filmed Mar 2014 · Posted Jun 2014 · TED2014 “Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the “end of history illusion,” where we … Continue reading

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How Psychotherapy Changes the Brain

“Psychotherapy outcomes and the mechanisms of change that are related to its effects have traditionally been investigated on the psychological and social levels, by measuring changes in symptoms, psychological abilities, personality, or social functioning. Many psychiatrists have also held the unfortunate dichotomized position that … Continue reading

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Change happens…and it may be ok

Oliver Burkeman, The Guardian, Saturday 25 January 2014 ” Unless you’re eight, the world really has changed since you were seven. But possibly not as much as you have…In psychology, the term “consistency bias” refers to the well-studied way we’ll retroactively … Continue reading

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How Many Friends Can Your Brain Handle?

Image: Thinkstockphotos.com  “Being a social butterfly just might change your brain: In people with a large network of friends and excellent social skills, certain brain regions are bigger and better connected than in people with fewer friends, a new study … Continue reading

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People in their 90s are getting smarter

Published by New Scientist, 12 July 2013 by Shaoni Bhattacharya (Image: Willowpix/Getty) Extracts: “…”The outcome (of this study) underlines that ageing is malleable,” Olde Rikkert ( Marcel Olde Rikkert, head of the Alzheimer’s centre at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre … Continue reading

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