100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour. Hair and Nails While they’re not a living part of your body, most people spend a good amount of time caring for their hair and nails. Facial hair grows faster than any other hair on the body. Internal Organs Though we may not give them much thought unless they’re bothering us, our internal organs are what allow us to go on eating, breathing and walking around. The largest internal organ is the small intestine. Bodily Functions We may not always like to talk about them, but everyone has to deal with bodily functions on a daily basis. Sneezes regularly exceed 100 mph. Sex and Reproduction As taboo as it may be in some places, sex is an important part of human life as a facet of relationships and the means to reproduce. Senses
The Complexity of the Creative Personality Researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi includes in his books and other writings descriptions of the diversity and multiple characteristics of creative people. In a post of hers, Juliet Bruce, Ph.D. notes that Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced me-high chick-sent-me-high-ee) wrote, “If there is one word that makes creative people different from others, it is the word complexity. Instead of being an individual, they are a multitude.” “Like the color white that includes all colors, they tend to bring together the entire range of human possibilities within themselves. Creativity allows for paradox, light, shadow, inconsistency, even chaos – and creative people experience both extremes with equal intensity.” Here are a few qualities he lists, as Bruce summarizes: A great deal of physical energy alternating with a great need for quiet and rest.Highly sexual, yet often celibate, especially when working.Smart and naïve at the same time. Do you relate to any of these qualities?
Browse Symptoms & Points » Acupressure Guide Online » PointFinder Items marked (M) indicate likely need for medical attention Items marked (EM!) indicate potential need for emergency medical attention. For these symptoms, only use acupressure to supplement professional medical care, or when no professional medical care is available. Only try acupressure for these symptoms after seeking professional care and after using standard first aid and emergency techniques. Acupoint #1 Squeeze thumb and forefinger together, forming a ridge above the thumb; the point is in the middle of that ridge, just above the end of the crease formed by thumb and forefinger; good for most problems from the waist up TCM: Large Intestine 4 | back to top | Acupoint #2 Two thumb widths from the largest crease on the inside wrist; the point is between the tendons in the middle of the wrist TCM: Pericardium 6 Acupoint #3 Two thumb widths above the outside of the wrist, lined up with the middle finger TCM: Triple Warmer 5 | Back to top | Acupoint #4 TCM: Bladder 60 Acupoint #5 TCM: Spleen 6
How to Have Fun Alone Edit Article Edited by Flickety, D rae, Bo, Jonathan E. and 176 others Create SomethingPamper YourselfFocus on Self ImprovementBe ActiveEntertain Yourself Are you facing an afternoon with some time to kill? Ad Steps Method 1 of 5: Create Something 1Start a blog. 5Write a book. Method 2 of 5: Pamper Yourself 1Take yourself out for lunch. 4Go to sleep. Method 3 of 5: Focus on Self Improvement 1Catch up on responsibilities. 4Meditate, or simply take some time to think. Method 4 of 5: Be Active 1Go outside and enjoy nature. 3Have an adventure. Method 5 of 5: Entertain Yourself 1Listen to music. 4Consume loads of your favorite media. Tips Take advantage and do something you would never do with others around- as long as it's not bad. Warnings Always be extra aware when out by yourself.Don't go out without parent permission.
Being Human 50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.
Verbal Abuse, Emotional Abuse and the Narcissist Verbal Abuse Support Page ”I Think I am Having A Nervous Breakdown” That’s what many people say. Are You The Victim of a Liar? Feeling sane is a matter of feeling in control. The narcissist doesn’t want you in control of your feelings or emotions. But you don’t have to. There are ways to navigate this journey. In myths of old, perilous journeys are metaphors for the trials and tribulations we endure to develop strength. “Experience is a good teacher, but she sends in awful bills.” My new book explains thriving and surviving narcissism in a series of short essays geared to everyone for every occasion a narcissist can bring to the table.Fight or Flight Slow down. Your body is in the fight or flight mode and you feel the physicality of your stress. Women and Madness In the introduction to the 25th Anniversary Edition of her book, Women and Madness, Phyliss Chesler, M.D. writes: Oppression causes bodily changes. A Sense of Entitlement and Domestic Violence Mark Twain
100 Ways to Nurture Yourself & Demanding Joy Probably the most important component to demanding your joy is learning to take excellent care of yourself – mind, body, and spirit. Think of caring for yourself as if you were your own child – giving to yourself at least as much as you give to others. You are worth it! Like joy itself, self-nurturing comes in many little bits. Put a post-it on your mirror that says, “You look beautiful!” OK, that’s more than 100. Here are a couple of books I recommend that helped me to nurture myself when I was feeling less than inspired: Stand Up for Your Life You Can Heal Your Life Choose Them Wisely: Thoughts Become Things Tags: intention , lists , self Buscador de Puntos - Manual de Digitopuntura Online Introducción La Digitopuntura (también conocida como Digitopresión o Acupresión), la Acupuntura y otras técnicas afines, como la práctica del Do-in, el G-Jo, el Shiatsu o la Mioterapia, son utilizadas en Asia desde hace miles de años y han conseguido, finalmente, una amplia aceptación en occidente. En la medicina tradicional oriental se destaca la importancia de la responsabilidad personal sobre la propia salud. Esta página está diseñada para ofrecerle la oportunidad de aliviar, usted mismo, sus propios síntomas y molestias. Al aprender a estimular sus propios puntos de presión podrá aliviar síntomas menores o moderados y reducir así la necesidad de tomar medicamentos no prescritos por su médico. Advertencias No utilice la digitopuntura como sustituto de tratamientos médicos o de procedimientos de emergencia habituales. La Digitopuntura no debería utilizarse en los siguientes casos: Como único tratamiento en cualquier enfermedad; si está enfermo, acuda a su médico. ¿Cómo Funciona?
Kensho Buscador de Puntos - Manual de Digitopuntura Online Introducción La Digitopuntura (también conocida como Digitopresión o Acupresión), la Acupuntura y otras técnicas afines, como la práctica del Do-in, el G-Jo, el Shiatsu o la Mioterapia, son utilizadas en Asia desde hace miles de años y han conseguido, finalmente, una amplia aceptación en occidente. En la medicina tradicional oriental se destaca la importancia de la responsabilidad personal sobre la propia salud. Esta página está diseñada para ofrecerle la oportunidad de aliviar, usted mismo, sus propios síntomas y molestias. Al aprender a estimular sus propios puntos de presión podrá aliviar síntomas menores o moderados y reducir así la necesidad de tomar medicamentos no prescritos por su médico. Advertencias No utilice la digitopuntura como sustituto de tratamientos médicos o de procedimientos de emergencia habituales. La Digitopuntura no debería utilizarse en los siguientes casos: Como único tratamiento en cualquier enfermedad; si está enfermo, acuda a su médico. ¿Cómo Funciona?