background preloader

The heart of the matter

Facebook Twitter

Various favorite articles

Gender Stereotyping and Identity. 5 Reasons You Should Stop Shaving Your Pubic Hair. Obviously, apart from the fact that you don’t want to, which is reason enough.

5 Reasons You Should Stop Shaving Your Pubic Hair

How to Deal with the Narcissist in Your Life. How a Narcissist Treats Their Spouse. Sometimes the charm of a narcissist inhibits your client from seeing the narcissism.

How a Narcissist Treats Their Spouse

When your client first met their spouse, there was something about them that was enticing. It seemed like an irresistible pull to someone who so perfectly matched their needs and wants. Morgan's Personality Report. Neuroticism Neuroticism refers to the tendency to experience negative feelings.

Morgan's Personality Report

Those who score high on Neuroticism may experience primarily one specific negative feeling such as anxiety, anger, or depression, but are likely to experience several of these emotions. Morgan yoakum sur Twitter : "A leader of a nation needs to be humble,empathetic, selfless, and indifferent to earning historical glory..." 7 Things You Shouldn't Expect If You Are Married To a Narcissist. I'm Married to a Narcissist, Help! - The SW Experts. Image. A Must-Read Ayurvedic Guide to Food, Sleep, and Sex. Movement in ADHD may help children think, perform better in school.

The constant movement of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be distracting -- but the fidgeting also may improve their cognitive performance, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found.

Movement in ADHD may help children think, perform better in school

The study of pre-teens and teenagers with ADHD examined how movement -- its intensity and frequency -- correlated with accuracy on cognitively demanding tasks requiring good attention. It found that participants who moved more intensely exhibited substantially better cognitive performance. The study, "A trial-by-trial analysis reveals more intense physical activity is associated with better cognitive control performance in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder," is published online today in Child Neuropsychology. It is the first to assess the relationship between activity and task performance on a trial-by-trial basis in ADHD, the authors said.

"Parents and teachers shouldn't try to keep them still. If I had a pee problem, this would have done me in. To the core. kp Morgan - Zen12 Member's Area. Coddled kids paying high price: expert. A generation of "snowplough" parents have pampered their children so much that they are driving a mental health epidemic among today's teenagers, a leading Australian child psychologist says.

Coddled kids paying high price: expert

Psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg. Picture: DAVE TEASE Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, a high-profile parenting expert who spoke to teachers and parents at The Illawarra Grammar School this week, said many Generation X parents had made their children's lives so easy that the kids were left with no way to handle problems or overcome obstacles on their own. "This generation of parents just push all the obstacles out of the way and try to make life as simple and as easy as possible for their kids," he said. Nootropic. Nootropics (/noʊ.əˈtrɒpɨks/ noh-ə-TROP-iks), also referred to as smart drugs, memory enhancers, neuro enhancers, cognitive enhancers, and intelligence enhancers, are drugs, supplements, nutraceuticals, and functional foods that improve one or more aspects of mental function, such as working memory, motivation, and attention.[1][2] The word nootropic was coined in 1972 by the Romanian Dr.

Nootropic

Corneliu E. Giurgea,[3][4] derived from the Greek words νους nous, or "mind", and τρέπειν trepein meaning to bend or turn.[5] Availability and prevalence[edit] At present, there are only a few drugs which have been shown to improve some aspect of cognition in medical reviews. [citation needed] Many more are in different stages of development.[6] The most commonly used class of drug is stimulants, such as caffeine.[7] Academic use[edit] Surveys suggest that 3–11% of American students and 0.7–4.5% of German students have used cognitive enhancers in their lifetime.[11][12][13] Mysticism: Contemplative and Chemical. This chapter is excerpted from the expanded 2nd edition of Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics, edited by Allan Badiner and Alex Grey, published by Synergetic Press.

Mysticism: Contemplative and Chemical

Join Allan Badiner, Alex Grey, and Julie Holland for a book launch party and discussion at the Rubin Museum in NYC, June 17. Learn more here. Mystical experiences are usually conceived of as coinciding with altered states of consciousness. As a result, a consideration of mystical states should begin with a discussion of consciousness itself. Yet the nature of consciousness is one of the most fundamental and difficult of all philosophical questions.

The answers to this question have ranged across an enormous spectrum throughout cultures and eras. Yet whatever consciousness is, the desire to alter it is clearly common and widespread. Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) : Traits discussed. Almost everyone has some narcissistic traits, but being conceited, argumentative, or selfish sometimes (or even all the time) doesn't amount to a personality disorder.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) : Traits discussed

Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a long-term pattern of abnormal thinking, feeling, and behavior in many different situations. The traits on this page will seem peculiar or disturbing when someone acts this way -- i.e., you will know that something is not right, and contact with narcissists may make you feel bad about yourself. It's not unusual for narcissists to be outstanding in their field of work.