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How Couples are Purposefully Having Sex Without Orgasm to Repair Broken Relationships. An increasing number of men and women are rejecting conventional climax-oriented sexual intercourse for a different type of lovemaking in which couples purposefully have sex without reaching orgasm. Karezza, based on the Italian word "carezza," which means caress, is a type of intercourse that gives up orgasms and emphasizes attachment and affection between couples. Many couples have credited the lovemaking technique as a savior to their marriages, helping them inject more passion into their sex lives, shed their porn addiction and even treat their sexual dysfunctions.

In 1896, Dr. Alice Bunker Stockham, a Chicago obstetrician and feminist who campaigned for birth control, a ban on corsets and sexual fulfillment for both genders, coined the word karezza. While Stockham created the technique to encourage "male continence," she also encouraged women to abstain from orgasm in the interest of equality. "The people most interested are men," she told ABC News.

Marnia L. Mark Jenkins // Street Installations. Besançon Rome Rio de Janeiro Tudela London Dublin Moscow Winston-Salem Seoul Royan Bordeaux Puerto del Rosario Barcelona Malmö Washington DC Washington, DC. 6 Best Tips to Turn off Negative Thoughts. How to Avoid Negative Thoughts How to stop negative thoughts How to Turn off Negative Thoughts Here are the best ways to avoid negative thoughts which looks like Negative Thoughts quotes. A1. Notice when you are slipping into negative, absolutist ways of thinking where you think the worst of yourself, your life and your future.

A2. A3. A4. A5. A6. How to Give Yourself to Whatever the Moment Brings, and Forget Stress. Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. The prevailing way of living in our Western societies is to plan out our lives, both for the long term and on a day-to-day basis. We have planners and digital calendars that map out our lives, sometimes to the minute. We feel we’re in control, with plans like this. But it’s an illusion, as I’ve said before. We cannot control our lives to this degree, no matter how we try. And what happens when the plans go wrong? Think about how often your days actually go according to plan, exactly — it’s pretty rare, because we have no way of predicting the future. So if plans will almost always go wrong, and when they do we get stressed out, isn’t all the time we spend creating the plans a bit of a waste?

But what’s the alternative? Don’t plan. And now for the dos: Do be open. Again, this way of living won’t be for everybody. And when we live in the moment, we’re really living life to the fullest. A Guide for Those Helping Others with Grief. A Guide for Those Helping Others with Grief (photocopy and give to close friends and loved ones) Don't try to find the magic words or formula to eliminate the pain. Nothing can erase or minimize the painful tragedy your friend or loved one is facing.

Your primary role at this time is simply to "be there. " Don't worry about what to say or do, just be a presence that the person can lean on when needed. Don't try to minimize or make the person feel better. Help with responsibilities. Don't expect the person to reach out to you. Talk through decisions. Don't be afraid to say the name of the deceased. Excerpted from "I Wasn't Ready to Say Good-bye: a guide for surviving, coping and healing after the sudden death of a loved one" by Brook Noel and Pamela D.

4 Steps to Deal with Disappointment. “Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.” ~Unknown For me, disappointment is one of life’s most uncomfortable feelings. It’s complex, containing a subset of other emotions like anger, hurt, sadness, and probably many others too subtle to identify. Sometimes, those emotions by themselves are easier to deal with, but disappointment can leave me at a loose end. I might not be sure whether I should feel angry, or just impatiently wish that I would hurry up and get over it. Disappointment can hover at the front of your mind and niggle at the back, bringing you a grey perspective on life, even if you’re trying to forget about it. Here are 4 steps I’ve recently identified in my own process for genuinely getting past disappointment: 1. One of the hardest things to do in a world where everything is immediate—we are all under external pressure, and time is a scarce resource—is to just let yourself experience a feeling. 2. 3.

I wish to be an open-hearted person. 4. 7 Ways To Access Your Body’s Unique “Knowing” | Laura Grace Weldon. Ever notice that the smallest children seem to be one with their bodies? Unlike us, they don’t value their thoughts over their senses. They also don’t get caught up in ruminating about what isn’t directly part of the moment.

Past or future: irrelevant. Other people’s opinions of their appearance: irrelevant. This state of awareness may be similar to the state that was essential for our earliest ancestors, whose attention to the here-and-now ensured survival. Powerful nerves connect our brains with our digestive system, heart, lungs, and other organs. Our impulses and emotions are influenced (perhaps generated) by the nerves in our gut. Our intuition and reasoning is also influenced by our enteric brain. . We drive ourselves and our children away from this awareness when we emphasize head over body, when we value thoughts but dismiss that knowing in our very cells.

So what are some ways to tune ourselves to this bodily knowing? 1. 2. 3. 4. By Nancy Rosanoff. 5. 6. 7. Like this: How to Savor Life. ‘Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.’ ~Thich Nhat Hanh By Leo Babauta It’s still dark out and the world remains asleep as I write these words, and I’ve just finished my morning meditation. I sip my coffee, and savor the stillness, the quietude, the space of being able to think without distractions of the Internet or others.

This savoring … it’s a magical act. Savoring is usually applied to eating good food: take a single square of dark chocolate and put it in your mouth, but don’t chew and swallow it. But savoring food is just the start: you can savor anything, and you should. Savoring can teach you to be mindful, to stop procrastinating, to finally exercise, to eat less and more healthfully, to live life in the present, and much more.

Let’s look at how. The Practice The savoring of a square of dark chocolate is a great practice you can do once a day. When you savor tea, or chocolate, or a handful of berries … you slow down. Procrastination But savoring can help. Real-Life Miracles - How to Overcome Obstacles. To Read - Understanding People. Intimacy. About this site - Notes from a Linguistic Mystic. This site exists both as a place for me to post the things that intrigue me and make me think, but also as a place for you to find and learn about things that might intrigue you. I’ll do my best to write in such a way that you don’t need a background in Linguistics to understand my posts, and always feel free to comment if you don’t understand something.

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With Spritz, which is coming to the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Gear 2 watch, words appear one at a time in rapid succession. This allows you to read at speeds of between 250 and 1,000 words per minute. The typical college-level reader reads at a pace of between 200 and 400 a minute. What Spritz does is manipulate the format of the words to more appropriately line them up with the eye’s natural motion of reading. Try it for yourself. You just read 250 words per minute. This is 250 words per minute. What about 350 words per minute? 350 words per minute doesn’t seem that much faster. 3 hours and 40 minutes to finish Potter. Wow! Now it’s getting harder to follow. 24 Survival Tips For Living Alone. Connection. Hermietics Resources Site. The Key to Theosophy by H.P. Blavatsky:  Online and Printed Sources.

The First Step In Finding Meaning For Your Life — A Meaningful Existence. Life today is so busy. From the time we get up in the morning until the time we go to bed, most of us are just scrambling to keep up with all the demands placed on our time. If it’s not our spouse, it’s work demanding something from us. If it’s not work, then it’s our kids. If it’s not our kids, then it’s the family. If it’s not the family, then it’s the community. It can all get pretty overwhelming, especially if you are not clear on what you value in life or if you have never taken the time to actually determine what has meaning to you. Here’s a quick exercise for you to do to find out what’s really important to you. Performing this exercise is the first step in finding meaning for your life. Grab a piece of paper and a pen and slowly read through the following words. Which words resonate with you? There’s no judging here so don’t select the words that you think you want to be someday.

Go through the list and only select the words that speak to your heart. Related Posts: 1.

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People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do | Spirit Science and Metaphysics. A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy from other plants. This finding could also have a major impact on the future of bioenergy eventually providing the evidence to show that people draw energy from others in much the same way.

Members of Professor Dr. Olaf Kruse’s biological research team have confirmed for the first time that a plant, the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, not only engages in photosynthesis, but also has an alternative source of energy: it can draw it from other plants. The research findings were released this week in the online journal Nature Communications published by the renowned journal Nature. Flowers need water and light to grow and people are no different. Plants engage in the photosynthesis of carbon dioxide, water, and light. Here are five energy tools to use to clear your space and prevent energy drains while releasing people’s energy:

The Science of Stress, Orgasm and Creativity: How the Brain and the Vagina Conspire in Consciousness. “The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’” philosopher Alain de Botton argued in his meditation on sex, “the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of existence.”

But in his attempt to counter the reductionism that frames human sexuality as a mere physiological phenomenon driven solely by our evolutionary biology, de Botton overcompensates by reducing in the opposite direction, negating the complex interplay of brain and biology, psychology and physiology, that propels the human sexual experience. That’s precisely what Naomi Wolf, author of the 1991 cultural classic The Beauty Myth, examines in Vagina: A New Biography (public library) — a fascinating exploration of the science behind the vastly misunderstood mind-body connection between brain and genitalia, consciousness and sexuality, the poetic and the scientific. Wolf writes: 6 Things That Are Secretly Turning You Into A Bad Person. Of our five senses, the one we pay the least attention to, and science studies the least, is touch. Yet recent experiments indicate that we may be vastly underrating the first sense we develop.

Everything from the feel of the chair you sit on to what you're holding can influence your behavior and the decisions you make. Imagine yourself touching this. You'll be kinder in the comments. Over a series of studies, scientists found that they could easily manipulate people's feelings and perceptions based on nothing more than what the subjects were touching. He killed millions. Perhaps the most shocking find was that your hands didn't have to be the things doing the touching.

One of the reasons it's difficult to lie to someone's face is that it's not just the words you're saying that have to sound convincing. But a recent study found that while you might fib with pen and paper you are almost guaranteed to lie over email. Person + Computer = Sociopath. Did someone say magnets?

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And not the child’s mind only. The adult’s mind too all his life long. The mind that judges and desires and decides made up of these suggestions. But all these suggestions are our suggestions! - Aldous Huxley, Brave New World The opinions and behaviors of people and societies are easily swayed. Now the power to rule the world and wag the cultural dog is at your fingertips. The 23 Tools: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. By sticking to these simple premises you should be able to produce entire societies capable of ending world hunger, but too selfish to care. Devon White specializes in PR for the brain, promoting integrity, responsibility and conscious evolution through online video and lecture-performances on sex. Like this: Like Loading... Eight Ways to Spot Emotional Manipulation.

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