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Treating Anxiety Naturally. By Alex ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit Guest Writer for Wake Up World Everyone experiences anxiety every once in a while.

Treating Anxiety Naturally

Some people are plagued with anxiety and suffer daily from the symptoms that come along with it. Anxiety is an overwhelming feeling of worry that effects the body both mentally and physically. Coping with Depression and Stress When the SHTF. Jeremiah JohnsonComments Off How are my readers in Ready Nutrition land?

Coping with Depression and Stress When the SHTF

The funniest TED Talks. Now playing.

The funniest TED Talks

Introducing the TED All-Stars: 50+ classic speakers. TED2014 will bring together more than 70 speakers with fresh thinking on topics as diverse as leadership, genetics and the magic of fireflies.

Introducing the TED All-Stars: 50+ classic speakers

But this is our 30th anniversary conference, and it’s also time to look back at some of the incredible ideas surfaced in the past. At TED2014, we will hold five All-Stars sessions that bring 50+ favorite TED speakers back to the stage. To create this powerhouse speaker lineup, we reached out to the TED community and asked: who do you want to see return to TED2014? The Five Greatest TED Talks of All Time. By Maria Popova Democratizing knowledge, the meaning of life, and why everything we know about creativity is wrong.

The Five Greatest TED Talks of All Time

Harvard Study - Meditation Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter. Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University. The study was led by a Harvard-affiliated team of researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the team’s MRI scans documented for the very first time in medical history how meditation produced massive changes inside the brain’s gray matter.

“Although the practice of meditation is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that meditation also provides cognitive and psychological benefits that persist throughout the day,” says study senior author Sara Lazar of the MGH Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program and a Harvard Medical School instructor in psychology. First Alzheimer’s Treatment to Fully Restore Memory Functionality. As anyone who has seen what Alzheimer’s can do to a person will tell you, it’s not pretty, it’s not fun and it’s one of the most difficult diseases to deal with for both parties.

First Alzheimer’s Treatment to Fully Restore Memory Functionality

Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s. (PhysOrg.com) -- New research from the UK shows the brain continues to develop after childhood and puberty, and is not fully developed until people are well into their 30s and 40s.

Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s

The findings contradict current theories that the brain matures much earlier. Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, a neuroscientist with the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, said until around a decade ago many scientists had "pretty much assumed that the human brain stopped developing in early childhood," but recent research has found that many regions of the brain continue to develop for a long time afterwards. The prefrontal cortex is the region at the front of the brain just behind the forehead, and is an area of the brain that undergoes the longest period of development.

Prof. Blakemore said brain scans show the prefrontal cortex continues to change shape as people reach their 30s and up to their late 40s. Explore further: Study: Our brains compensate for aging. THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. Neuroscience & Neurology - Topic. The science of protecting people’s feelings: why we pretend all opinions are equal. To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions. A leader’s most precious resource is not their time.

To Stay Focused, Manage Your Emotions

It’s their focused attention. Time merely passes, while focused attention makes things happen. Juan Enriquez: We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely. Fwd: Warning Signs of Schizophrenia. Facebook Causes Depression New Study Says. Today, yet another study emerged that proves Facebook causes depression, and the more someone uses it, the more depressed he or she becomes.

Facebook Causes Depression New Study Says

This new study comes from the University of Michigan, where researchers observed 82 Facebook users during a two week period. Facebook use 'makes people feel worse about themselves'. 15 August 2013Last updated at 09:11 ET The study found people spent more time on Facebook when they were feeling lonely Using Facebook can reduce young adults' sense of well-being and satisfaction with life, a study has found.

Facebook use 'makes people feel worse about themselves'

Checking Facebook made people feel worse about both issues, and the more they browsed, the worse they felt, the University of Michigan research said. The study, which tracked participants for two weeks, adds to a growing body of research saying Facebook can have negative psychological consequences. Facebook has more than a billion members and half log in daily. Memory loss associated with Alzheimer's reversed for first time - Neuroscience Research Article. This is a temporary webpage created to handle heavy traffic to this article. Many of the normal features of the website have been stripped from this page to help reduce load times. Small trial from Buck Institute and UCLA succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders.

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function. Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. Erasing traumatic memories: when context and social interests can outweigh personal autonomy.

Neuroscientific research on the removal of unpleasant and traumatic memories is at a very early stage, although in recent years there has been significant progress in the understanding of the mechanisms of memory and its possible alterations [1]. The main purpose of those practices is to give relief to those who have experienced or witnessed negative events (accidents, assaults, natural disasters, terrorist attacks) which caused serious psychological consequences and, in severe cases, even led to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this sense, unpleasant memories should be distinguished from traumatic memories. Unpleasant memories are those we’d rather not have, as they can jeopardize our serenity, but typically do not lead to any known pathologies.

Traumatic memories, on the contrary, are memories that often lead to PTSD and other psychiatric disorders, memories whose negative emotional charge prevents one from leading a fully “normal” life. Harvard Study - Meditation Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter. Your paper brain and your Kindle brain aren't the same thing. Visual Representation of Mental Disorders. Caregivers' Guide to Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms and Stages With Pictures. Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on March 23, 2014 Sources: Depression Tips: Exercise, Diet, Stress Reduction, and More in Pictures.

Survey Reveals Beliefs, Behaviors on Alzheimer’s « Inside Health News. By Ashley Hayes WebMD Health News. Talks to watch when every conceivable bad thing has just happened to you. Hooked, Hacked, Hijacked: Reclaim Your Brain from Addictive Living: Dr. Pam Peeke at TEDxWallStreet. Lessons from the Mental Hospital. Why Do We Have To Sleep? How memories form and how we lose them - Catharine Young. Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn't a broken person. Overcoming hopelessness - Nick Vujicic at TEDxNoviSad. Drugs, "thugs," and other things we're taught to fear. Train Your Brain to Think Like a Creative Genius. The Science of How Memory Works. Neuroscientists reveal how the brain can enhance connections. Human Memory - Online Memory Improvement Course.

Research in memory psychology shows that it is possible to improve your memory performance in specific areas by applying memory techniques. We explain a number of systems ranging from simple to sophisticated. The training steps are clearly laid out and in most cases online training software is provided. You do not have to download this software, because it is written entirely in JavaScript, a programming language that is already present on your browser. Basic mnemonics. Future - The enormous power of the unconscious brain.

The Man Who Uses Meditation to Conquer Extreme Cold. Wim Hof first caught the attention of scientists when he proved he was able to stay submerged in ice for one hour and 53 minutes without his core body temperature changing. How I've Read a Book a Week For the Last 5 Years. How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back) — Life Learning. 12 Lessons of Waking Up at 4:30 a.m. for 21 Days — Life Hacks for Business. Lucid Dreaming Techniques & The Science of Dream Control. Scientific Proof Thoughts & Intentions Can Alter The Physical World Around Us. Mind Tools Newsletter 421. Broadcast Yourself. What's Your Question? Fostering Initiative in Your Team - From MindTools.com.

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