Since this topic is near and dear to my heart, and it has been quite a while after my one and only blog post from December on the matter (“Essential Oils & Aromatherapy“), I wanted to go back to the vast subject of aromatherapy and look into the wide range of essential oils that help with specific moods and mental states. Even though essential oils … Continue reading You can shift your mood instantly with Aromatherapy
I have been exploring Reiki lately, according to our good old Wikipedia, the definition of which is a; “form of alternative medicine called energy healing. Reiki practitioners use a technique called palm healing or hands-on healing through which “universal energy” is said to be transferred through the palms of the practitioner to the patient in order to encourage emotional or physical healing.” It is a Japanese technique used to … Continue reading Discovering Reiki
I remember my late maternal grandmother as a very positive person, who loved to cook for her whole family, who loved to have family and friends over all the time, and also make a difference in others’ lives as much as she could with the limited resources she had. She got married to my grandfather at the age of 17, had four daughters, and a … Continue reading Metamorphosis of mental health across generations
For children and young people, the extent of their potential to be successful has been explained according to their intellectual intelligence (IQ) level for many decades. People with a high IQ level were believed to have high learning, decision making and application skills. Then, in the mid-1990s, we started to believe that people with high emotional intelligence (EQ) would be more successful, happier, and more … Continue reading What is your NQ level?
If your profession requires you to be rested and alert at all times and getting the sleep you need is extremely important. Be it a hard working surgeon, or a pilot, or a manufacturing worker dealing with heavy machinery, or a soldier in a combat line. How would you make sure you get the sleep you should, in order to function properly during the hours … Continue reading Secret to falling asleep in two minutes
Do you make your choices and decisions according to your own feelings, instincts, beliefs and thoughts or others’? If others’, such as your spouse, your family, your co-workers, your boss, or your friends, how can you be happy? Who is your master? Yourself! And no one else could decide for you. You can include your loved ones in your thought and decision process, and get … Continue reading Self-Respect or Social Approval?
Do you catch yourself complaining sometimes? Do you feel like it is a bad habit that affects your mood and outlook? Do you think that you would you be able to stop complaining? One of the blog writers that I follow came up with a challenge a couple of years ago. She proposed a twenty days of “Complaint Restraint”, which is very simple actually: You … Continue reading Your complaints feed off of your positive energy