Tag Archives: Psychology

Solution to Terrorism Lies Within Each of Us

Guns and bombs will not win any war with terrorism because terrorism is not kept in one geographical place. The potential for terrorism – and its solution – is found all around us… within each of us. It’s up to each … Continue reading

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Your Body Language Can Change Your Behaviour

Listen to this excellent TED talk by Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist who talks about her research on how simples changes to our physical poses—power poses vs weak poses—can have a significant impact on how we feel about ourselves and on … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meditation Eases Stress of Multitasking

Source: National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine – http://www.nicabm.com/nicabmblog/mindfulness-meditation-for-multitaskers/ Mindfulness Meditation for Multitaskers October 17, 2012  By Ruth Buczynski, PhD Multitasking can seem like a necessary evil for many people.  But can mindfulness meditation ease its stressful … Continue reading

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“Gratitude Visit” & Other Activities To Make You Happier

Did you know that delivering a letter of gratitude to someone who has been especially kind to you can make you a lot happier for one month? And that if you use your top strengths in a new way for … Continue reading

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Inner Change Leads to Social Change

According to The Contact Project’s Chronicle of Progress, some common characteristics possessed by prominent social change leaders such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Elizabeth Fry, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mohandas Gandhi and others include: … Continue reading

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When Pain’s Too Much to Bear, Love Heals

Sounds like a sappy love song, doesn’t it? It is indeed from a song—“Love Heals” from the soundtrack for RENT—but it may not be as sappy as it sounds. Evidence supports the notion that positive and negative emotions alter the … Continue reading

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Inner & Outer Light

In this post, we explore connections between the spectrum of visible light and the use of colours from the light spectrum to represent chakras, theorized to be the energy centres of our electromagnetic body. Outer Light: The Spectrum of Visible … Continue reading

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