Erin Funke

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If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

How To Actually Convince Yourself To Start Meditating

Of course you <i>want</i> to meditate, butyou're too busy. You always get distracted. You don't think you're doing it right. And so on. There are about a …

Meditation

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

These Natural Alternatives to Xanax Are Proven to Be Effective By Scientific Community

Anxiety has reached epidemic proportions in the United States with over 40 million people affected. Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 …

Depression

8 vitamins and foods that boost hair growth

Long hair is a commitment. Once you have length, everything will take longer, be it a shampoo, colour touch-ups or blow-drys. Time will need to be …

Nutrition

Breaking Out of Conformity

<i>There was a man named Mahatma Gandhi</i> <i><br>He would not bow down, he would not fight</i> <i><br>He knew the deal was down and dirty</i> <i><br>And nothing wrong could make it right</i> …

How to Detect When People Are Using the Truth to Lie to You

There are three types of lies: omission, where someone holds out on the facts; commission, where someone states facts that are untrue; and <i>paltering</i>, …

The 5 secrets to becoming a Super Attractor

<i>When was the last time you thought about what you</i> really <i>wanted? I’m not talking about a matcha latte or new leggings (don’t get me wrong, those are</i> …

Embracing the Unacceptable

You're reading Embracing the Unacceptable, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

Positive Thinking

Why many of us run into the Paradox of Choice in our lives

We feel overwhelmed by potential, rather than facing a lack of options<p>The <b>Paradox of Choice</b> is a controversial phenomenon which suggests that an …

A Complete List of Classic Poems Everyone Should Know

Poetry That Shapes English Through the Ages<p>Here’s a list of essential classics everyone should know. These old poems form the tradition of the …

Science suggests there's no such thing as an 'addictive personality' — here's why

Addiction — whether it's to alcohol, a substance, or even sex — is a negative term. We refer to addiction as a disorder, and those who are diagnosed as being hooked on something are told by society that they have a problem.<p>The reasons someone becomes an addict are complicated. Some think it's down …

Psychology

Why couldn't I get my life together?

Before my ADHD diagnosis, I was alive but not living, I survived but did not thrive, Michelle Baril-Price writes<p><i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>When I saw <i>The Nature of Things</i> documentary, <i>ADHD: Not Just</i> …

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

There is nothing more confusing than having a laid back personality but having an anxious mind. Thoughts themselves are not anxious, it’s how we …

Self-help

20 Reminders That May Comfort You When You Feel Anxious

Your heart races. Your body temperature rises. Your hands may shake. Your stomach may churn.<p>Your thoughts start spiraling to the worst could that …

Mindfulness

10 books '4-Hour Work Week' author Tim Ferriss thinks everyone should read

Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert, author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From self-help to science fiction, there is something for everyone, and these 10 …

8 Ways to Know When Someone Might Be Lying to You

A decade-long psychological study revealed that 60% of people lie during a typical 10-minute conversation. Here’s how to know when they’re doing …

Psychology

Stay Focused, If You Can: Individual Differences in Brain Dynamics Influence Self Control

Researchers investigate the neuroscience behind how some people are better at resisting temptation that others.

Neuroscience

Mister Kurt, He Posthumous: Vonnegut’s “Complete Stories”

ON OCTOBER 28, 1949, Kurt Vonnegut wrote to his father as follows:<p>Dear Pop:<p>I sold my first story to <i>Collier’s</i>. Received my check ($750 minus a 10% …

You Are 7 Steps Away From Making A Habit Last

Habits are the little things we do repeatedly, often subconsciously. They end up shaping our lives. Day after day, they make us who we are. Eat …

This is the secret to better multitasking, according to science

That pigeons are better at multitasking than humans, as a recent study suggests, inspires little confidence that Homo Sapiens are really meant to do …

Here’s What You Should Know About Dating Someone With ADHD

All relationships take work — but some require shared calendars and extra sets of car keys.<p>* Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)<p>* National Institute Of Mental Health (NIMH)<p>* American Psychological Association<p>* <i>"Is It You, Me, Or Adult ADHD: Stopping the Roller</i> …

ADHD