Priscilla L Jones

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My Beautiful Granddaughter!

There is nothing more validating than belief in yourself and your abilities. https://t.co/uxVAaKfjV1

Thirty-five years today.

AFTER 117 POUNDS WEIGHT LOSS

BEFORE GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY 9/23/2005

Amazon.com: Priscilla L. Jones: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle

Howdy to All!<p>The only difference between you and I becoming an author is that I just happen to write it down! Share your experiences with others as …

How To Get Into Yoga At Any Size

Intimidated by yoga? Here's how to get past that.<p>Yoga makes a lot of big promises. Get into the practice and you're sure to improve your flexibility, …

The Mystery of Love-Science: Why Do You Fall in Love? - OLBlog

We call it love. It feels like love. But the mostexhilarating of all human emotions is probably nature’s beautiful way of keeping the human species …

Letting Go of Anxiety (Video)

Life starts to slow down when the feelings of anxiety begin to creep up, and if you're faced with an important interview or a meeting, then "going in" anxious comes with the anticipation of a detrimental result. Meditation provides a fast and effective relief from emotions that are getting into the …

This Is How To Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Powerful Tips Backed By Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Breathe. Exhale. Repeat: The Benefits of Controlled Breathing

Take a deep breath, expanding your belly. Pause. Exhale slowly to the count of five. Repeat four times.<p>Congratulations. You’ve just calmed your nervous system.<p>Controlled breathing, like what you just practiced, has been shown to reduce stress, increase alertness and boost your immune system. For …

6 Things You Should Do When You're Mentally Drained (Instead Of Resting On The Couch)

At one point or another, we all burn out. It wouldn’t be wrong to think that plopping yourself down on the couch for a few days would leave you …

Self-help

An afternoon nap could be the key to improved cognitive function as we age, study suggests

Research suggests that an hour long nap after lunch could help boost memory in older adults<p>As we age, our <b>cognitive functioning</b> gradually declines, …

The Brain

The ‘untranslatable’ emotions you never knew you had

From gigil to wabi-sabi and tarab, there are many foreign emotion words with no English equivalent. Learning to identify and cultivate these experiences could give you a richer and more successful life.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>Have …

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6 Steps to Achieving Hygge, the Danish Art of Contentment and Comfort

If you’ve ever sat in an Arne Jacobsen egg chair, been beguiled by the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen, or enjoyed a piping hot <i>aebleskiver</i> at a county fair, you’ve had a taste of Danish culture. But Denmark’s latest export is less easily defined: Most closely aligned with the idea of …

The unexpected upside to depression

“I’m done,” I announced, as I closed my laptop and curled into a ball in the corner of the couch. My husband put his hand on mine knowingly, not …

Mental Health

Here's what happens when you break up with a narcissist

It is challenging and exhausting being romantically involved with a narcissist, but they can also cause havoc when they leave. Break ups are always …

Social Media

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Nutrition

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