What pole are you: positive or negative?

Your mind is a magnet. You don’t attract what you need or what you want; you attract who you are. Carlos Santana 1947 – When I was a child, I remember learning about magnets in school. I was fascinated by the way they worked — positive and negative poles attracting each other while like poles repelled with surprising force. I can even recall trying to push two like poles together; no matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t do it. But what about people? Are there rules of attraction for humans? Clearly, there are competing opinions on the subject; just consider the modern …
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Are your beliefs killing you?

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. Buddha c. 563 BCE – c. 480 BCE We all know the impact stress has on our health–that it’s the underlying cause of so many of our health related issues today. But we also know that not all commonly held beliefs are true. So what about this one? It turns out that stress is a little more complicated than we thought. Researchers conducted an eight year study involving thirty thousand U.S. adults. At the beginning of the study, participants were asked …
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Oxygen masks

The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness. Arthur Schopenhauer 1788 – 1860 I’m sure most of us have been on a plane and heard the pre-flight warning about oxygen masks–you know, the one where they tell you to put your own mask on before assisting others. And we all understand the reasoning behind the instruction. You need to ensure your own health and safety first, because if you pass out from lack of oxygen, you won’t be in any condition to help others; your own life will be at risk. And depending on the …
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