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Living with P.T.S.D.

It took a very long time for me to understand the above statement.  I was one of those who thought that something was wrong with me.   1,548 more words


Where is the human soul?

“The soul that is within me no man can degrade.” -Fredrick Douglass

Where do you feel you are right now?

What I mean is, in your physical body, where are you?

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Team Ray Update #2

Well, Fam! Ray had his surgery today to remove the electrodes from his brain, the surgery was fast and went without a hitch… Praise God! The nurse in recovery said her name was Angel, so when he awakes he’ll wake to a angel she said… I thought of it being a sign from God as well comforting towards Ray, and I, that his real guardian angel has his back. 40 more words


Couples Tip of the Month: The Mind's Traffic

The Family Institute’s October Couples Tip of the Month discusses the management of the logical brain and the emotional brain.

From this month’s tip:

“When words erupt quickly, it’s the emotional brain  102 more words


Shark eyes, the amygdala and You

First, a joke —

People who love autism but hate sociopathy are a little like people who prize heterosexual anal sex but call gay people fudge packers.

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Running Life

I was a track athlete, all-state 1600 relay member at age 15 and a 5-minute (+10 seconds) miler at age 17.

All I ever needed to learn, I received on the track. 735 more words


You can grow new brain cells. Here's how

Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way.

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