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4 Steps to Overcoming Any Bad Habit | Inc.com

<i>What is the best way to change a long-standing bad habit? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Barry Michels, Psychotherapist and coauthor of The Tools and Coming Alive, on Quora:</b><p>It …

Self-improvement

Fibromyalgia Neuroinflammation Study Possibly Highlights Key Factor in Chronic Pain

Reprinted with the kind permission of Cort Johnson and Health Rising. <b><br>Inflammation – Neuro and Otherwise</b> <br>Inflammation has become an increasingly …

How Intravenous Ketamine Successfully Treats Fibromyalgia

Ketamine :<p>NMDA receptor antagonist that is usually used in anesthesia in humans and animals. Often delivered as an infusion or intramuscularly, or as …

Fibromyalgia

Yes, Your Sleep Schedule is Making You Sick

Jet lag makes everyone miserable. But it makes some people mentally ill.<p>There’s a psychiatric hospital not far from Heathrow Airport that is known for treating bipolar and schizophrenic travelers, some of whom are occasionally found wandering aimlessly through the terminals. A study from the 1980s …

A Zen Master Reveals Why Most People Get Meditation Wrong and How They Can Fix It

Most of us have heard about the benefits of meditation, but if you’re anything like me then you struggle to switch off the thinking mind to actually …

Meditation

A Harvard psychologist has a trick to help you feel less stressed

I remember being a kid, reluctant to tell my parents when I was sick.<p>I'd say I didn't feel well, and they'd ask the question that annoyed me to no end: <i>How</i> don't you feel well? Did I have a stomachache? A headache? Sore throat?<p><i>But I don't knooooow,</i> I'd tell them, <i>I just don't feeeeeel …

AOL

Neuroscience Of Meditation: How To Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

Mindfulness

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Consciousness and the Modularity of Mind

Trying to characterize the “architecture of the mind” is one of the central projects in cognitive science. From understanding what neurons actually …

Brain-Stimulating Helmet May Help Parkinson’s Patients

A non-invasive alternative to brain surgery could be as effective<p>When Michelle Lane was incapacitated by Parkinson's disease, her best option was brain surgery. Electrical leads were surgically implanted into her skull, and a pacemaker-like device installed to deliver electrical signals to the …

Mixed Evidence on Benefit of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression

Those suffering from depression do not always respond to medication and/or psychotherapy. Recently, deep brain stimulation (DBS) has become an …

Personality Changes After Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a well-known and accepted treatment for neurological and psychiatric diseases. It consists of the implantation of …

The Brain

Reviving Memory With An Electrical Current

Last year, in an operating room at the University of Toronto, a 63-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease experienced something she hadn't for 55 years: a memory of her 8-year-old self playing with her siblings on their family farm in Scotland.<p>The woman is a patient of Dr. Andres Lozano, a …

The Brain

Alasdair MacIntyre: From Socratic Subverter to Supporter of the State

<b>I. What Alasdair MacIntyre Knows</b><p>What Alasdair MacIntyre used to know, and has been the master teacher of for decades, is that the modern …

Hillary Clinton’s answer about who should pay for dates explains her entire political philosophy

Hillary Clinton's comments on how people on dates should split the bill — made in an interview with Prachi Gupta for Cosmopolitan — are hilariously nuanced, and a weirdly great look into how she approaches public policy:<p>Bill splitting is an issue where people have weirdly doctrinaire, down-the-line …

The Spirit of Activism: From Occupy Wall Street to a New Playbook for Revolution

"People can't ignore my book," says Dr. Micah White, PhD. Well, people <i>can</i>, but once they've read the award-winning activist's innovative call-to-arms <i>The End of Protest: A New Playbook for Revolution</i>, they won't want to.<p>Part manifesto, part memoir, and part history of activism, <i>The End of Protest</i> is …

Political Identity and the Problem of Democratic Exclusion

<i>Charles Taylor is Professor Emeritus at McGill University, Montreal, and one of the world's most celebrated living philosophers.</i><p>Democracy, …

Political Science

Why new moms don't have to give up on sleep - Futurity

Sleep specialist Katherine Sharkey says "sleep when the baby sleeps" may not be the best advice. Her research may offer new moms some hope for …

Sleep

Is Fibromyalgia the Real Diagnosis?

There is no other place I would recommend to those suffering with Lyme symptoms to go.<p>It's like all my muscles are on fire and they are so tight and …

Immune System

Drug Combo Reduces Fibromyalgia Pain

Fibromyalgia does not only cause chronic widespread pain, it also impacts patients’ physical abilities, quality of sleep, and daily life. A new study …

Pain

Clinicial Trial of Non-Drug Headband Device for Fibromyalgia Launched by University Researchers

A new clinical trial of a non-drug approach for treating fibromyalgia is being conducted by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC). The …

Understanding Brain Immune Interactions in Fibromyalgia May Lead to Better Treatments

While fibromyalgia is increasingly viewed as a serious medical problem, patients are still regularly dismissed with demeaning comments like the …

Energy-Boosting Supplements for Fighting Fibromyalgia Fatigue

1 of 11<p>Credit: iStock<p>Fatigue, a key symptom of fibromyalgia, is nothing like the kind of tiredness most people feel after a long day. It is a …

Online Support Group for Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Launched

Livesupportgroup.com is expanding the number of its weekly peer to peer support groups on April 14, 2016, at 8 PM EST; with the addition of the …

Marijuana/Fibromyalgia – The Data Pile Up

By Donna Gregory Burch<p>Donna Gregory Burch<p>Visit nearly any online fibromyalgia support group, and you’ll almost always read a few testimonials from …

Cannabis

5 Things That Have Reduced My Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Donna Gregory Burch<p>By Donna Gregory Burch<p>I bet that headline caught your attention. I know it did because I’ve read my share of these types of …

Antiviral Combo May be Next Blockbuster Fibromyalgia Drug

By Donna Gregory Burch<p>Skip Pridgen, MD<p>A general surgeon with a small practice in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Dr. William “Skip” Pridgen admits he’s an …

Pain