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Social Media and the Feminine Principle

Social Media and the Feminine Principle

CREDITS By Dr Melané Van Zyl How meaningful are the relationships we build online? We are social beings, and we need to feel connected. A lack of social action can lead to depression and even early death. On the other hand, we know that the longer we spend on social...

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The Story of the Wise Woman and the Stone

The Story of the Wise Woman and the Stone

The Wise Woman's StonePoem by Azadeh Azad A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food.The hungry traveler saw the precious...

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The belly of the whale

The belly of the whale

In The Hero with thousand faces, Joseph Campbell’s famous book, the belly of the whale is the fifth stage which the hero has to survive on his (or her) quest. Soon after the hero has departed on his quest, he falls into the belly of the whale. The hero accepted the...

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What are Archetypes

What are Archetypes

What are Archetypesby Scott Jeffrey Archetypes are everywhere.They are guiding, inspiring, possessing, ruling, and living through us each day.Archetypes influence 99% of human behavior.It’s not a question of whether archetypes are influencing your behavior; it’s a...

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Is the DSM-5-TR an Improvement on the DMS-5?

Is the DSM-5-TR an Improvement on the DMS-5?

Is the DSM-5-TR an Improvement on the DMS-5? The much-anticipated DSM-5-TR have been released, and we are wondering whether it will be an improvement on the disappointing DSM-5. Here are two articles that appeared recently in the psychiatrictimes.com, and the answer...

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What Is Yoga Nidra?

What Is Yoga Nidra?

CREDITS Cleveland Clinic So, flowing and holding poses in a heated room isn’t your thing. Fair enough. But don’t give up on yoga quite yet. Did you know that there’s a style of yoga that just involves relaxing on a mat, blanket or even your bed? Interested now? We’ll...

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The Mental Health Benefits of Physical Exercise

The Mental Health Benefits of Physical Exercise

CREDITS VeryWell Mind By Katharina Star, PhD Physical exercise can play an important role in mental well-being and can even relieve symptoms of mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. While the physical health benefits of exercise are frequently...

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How Stress Can Cause Weight Gain

How Stress Can Cause Weight Gain

CREDITS VeryWell Mind By Elizabeth Scott, PhD Stress can significantly impact your ability to maintain a healthy weight. It can also prevent you from losing weight. Whether it's the result of high levels of the stress hormone cortisol, unhealthy stress-induced...

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Why Is It So Difficult to Be Happy?

Why Is It So Difficult to Be Happy?

CREDITS The Happiness Trap By Dr Russ Harris Extract from The Happiness Trap, written by Dr. Russ Harris To answer this question, we need to take a journey back in time. The modern human mind, with its amazing ability to analyse, plan, create and communicate, has...

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Social Media and the Feminine Principle

Social Media and the Feminine Principle

CREDITS By Dr Melané Van Zyl How meaningful are the relationships we build online? We are social beings, and we need to feel connected. A lack of social action can lead to depression and even early death. On the other hand, we know that the longer we spend on social...

read more
The Story of the Wise Woman and the Stone

The Story of the Wise Woman and the Stone

The Wise Woman's StonePoem by Azadeh Azad A wise woman who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met another traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food.The hungry traveler saw the precious...

read more
The belly of the whale

The belly of the whale

In The Hero with thousand faces, Joseph Campbell’s famous book, the belly of the whale is the fifth stage which the hero has to survive on his (or her) quest. Soon after the hero has departed on his quest, he falls into the belly of the whale. The hero accepted the...

read more
What are Archetypes

What are Archetypes

What are Archetypesby Scott Jeffrey Archetypes are everywhere.They are guiding, inspiring, possessing, ruling, and living through us each day.Archetypes influence 99% of human behavior.It’s not a question of whether archetypes are influencing your behavior; it’s a...

read more
Is the DSM-5-TR an Improvement on the DMS-5?

Is the DSM-5-TR an Improvement on the DMS-5?

Is the DSM-5-TR an Improvement on the DMS-5? The much-anticipated DSM-5-TR have been released, and we are wondering whether it will be an improvement on the disappointing DSM-5. Here are two articles that appeared recently in the psychiatrictimes.com, and the answer...

read more
What Is Yoga Nidra?

What Is Yoga Nidra?

CREDITS Cleveland Clinic So, flowing and holding poses in a heated room isn’t your thing. Fair enough. But don’t give up on yoga quite yet. Did you know that there’s a style of yoga that just involves relaxing on a mat, blanket or even your bed? Interested now? We’ll...

read more
The Mental Health Benefits of Physical Exercise

The Mental Health Benefits of Physical Exercise

CREDITS VeryWell Mind By Katharina Star, PhD Physical exercise can play an important role in mental well-being and can even relieve symptoms of mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. While the physical health benefits of exercise are frequently...

read more
How Stress Can Cause Weight Gain

How Stress Can Cause Weight Gain

CREDITS VeryWell Mind By Elizabeth Scott, PhD Stress can significantly impact your ability to maintain a healthy weight. It can also prevent you from losing weight. Whether it's the result of high levels of the stress hormone cortisol, unhealthy stress-induced...

read more
Why Is It So Difficult to Be Happy?

Why Is It So Difficult to Be Happy?

CREDITS The Happiness Trap By Dr Russ Harris Extract from The Happiness Trap, written by Dr. Russ Harris To answer this question, we need to take a journey back in time. The modern human mind, with its amazing ability to analyse, plan, create and communicate, has...

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