Are Mobile Devices Changing Our Brains?

The internet has undoubtedly plunged us into something of a revolution [1]. It’s brought great change to the world – the scale of which we cannot yet quite see, as we are still feeling our way through this brave new world. Many of these changes are positive – we are more able than ever before […]

Mind The Health of Your Body

Physical Health Contributes to Mental Ability If you have come to this website, it is likely that you are interested in your mind, in healing it, improving it, and making it work for you in new ways. You may not be so concerned about your body (beyond basic functionality and perhaps some cosmetic concerns). However, […]

How to Defeat Toxic Stress: Peace of Fantasy or Reality?

The following fable has resided at Holy Life, HealingMindN for years because I believe it provides an important lesson: There once was a king who offered a prize to the artist who would paint the best picture of peace. Many artists tried. The king looked at all the pictures. But there were only two he […]

7 Keys to Happiness Kung Fu

Before I cover the seven keys to happiness kung fu, allow me to cover my inspiration. Over a month later after watching a happiness documentary on PBS, I’m just now getting around to addressing it. The documentary was “Happy” by Roko Belic. Heather McIntosh did an excellent summary of this PBS special wherein she deems […]

How to Eliminate Stress and be Happy for the Holidays

Dr. Joseph Mercola discusses important points concerning stress and anxiety in his article: Anxiety in Your Brain: What Happens When Anxiety Attacks?. I don’t hear much from the self improvement, personal growth gurus about the essential physical aspects of guarding against anxiety. Usually we hear about using affirmations, NLP, hypnosis, guided meditation, and other relaxation […]

How to Defeat Impulsive Behavior for Self Control through Christ

At a time in human society when social mood is declining because of fear mongering disease, terrorists, threat of famine, and home grown threats, one of the symptoms of declining social mood is impulsive behavior. Impulsive behavior leads to mindless actions. For example, some people drive as if they are the only ones on the […]

Epigenetics, part 3: How to Program Your Genes using the Butterfly Effect

Butterfly Effect While working on a weather prediction problem one day in 1961, Edward Lorenz, using a computer to model the weather with a system of 12 basic equations, ran a program from the middle rather than the beginning — and entered parameters to three decimal places, rather than the normal six. Lorenz was surprised […]