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Personal Development Relationships

A neuroscience love song

Super cute! A lovely sounding song that explains what happens chemically in our brain when forming and maintaining a relationship. https://www.facebook.com/nprskunkbear/videos/314218658983274/

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Health Personal Development Self help techniques

Depression: why it is so common and effective lifestyle changes that reduce it

In this 22 minute TED talk Stephen Ildari explains that depression largely results from us living busy, stressful lives that our bodies are not designed for. Our DNA and bodies are basically still geared for a hunter gatherer lifestyle, where there may be moments of stress such as when you are facing a bear or […]

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Healing from child abuse

The root cause of addiction

Great 3 minute video summarising the research findings around the root cause of addiction, and how addiction can be healed. The Root Cause of Addiction Could the Root Cause of Addiction actually be a lack of Connection? For more information, read the article here: http://upliftconnect.com/opposite-addiction-connection/ Posted by Uplift Connect on Tuesday, 19 July 2016   […]

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Healing from child abuse Health Self help techniques

How bad experiences in childhood lead to adult illlness

Yet another article with the science showing what survivors of child abuse have always known. Abuse in childhood leads to significant physical, emotional and mental difficulties in adulthood. The good news is that more and more people are recognising this and that we can’t simply “get over it”.  Abuse changes the way a child reacts […]

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Personal Development Self help techniques

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Here is an interesting article about how to make yourself feel happier. It explains the neurosicence behind the recomemndations and what occurs in your body as you do the simple practices they recommend.

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Personal Development Self help techniques

You can change your brain! (part 2)

Below is part 2 of the infographic explaining the concepts of neuroplasticity from the Alta Mira Centre. This infographic explains that we can train the brain and rewire it by altering how we think. It shows how mindfulness and meditation can help us create new pathways in the brain. The infographic was created by the […]

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Health Personal Development Self help techniques

You can change your brain! (part 1)

Below is an infographic explaining the concepts of neuroplasticity – that our brains continue to grow and change. They are not hardwired as was previously believed. This infographic explains the latest findings in neuroplasticity and its links to addiction, compulsive behaviours and how to change these. It was created by the Alta Mira Centre – […]

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Conscious Evolution Healing from child abuse Health Parenting

Nurturing children

Some thoughts on parenting – combining insights from neuroscience, new biological sciences, conscious parenting, and psychology. Children need love and affection Children need to feel loved and accepted in order for their brains to develop optimally. Even prior to the formation of your egg or sperm your thoughts about yourself, the world and your desire […]

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Conscious Evolution Healing from child abuse Health Sustainability

The evolution of consciousness

This is a great video focused on all the topics I love! Rob Williams who created it describes it as ‘The world is in crisis and transformation. Now, our civilization has the opportunity to evolve it’s thinking. We are beginning to realize that the old ways of competition and “survival of the fittest” are not […]