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2014-02-03 23:00:52

Glass Doctor has 10 self-affirmations to boost self-esteem for February Boost Self Esteem Month. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 February is known for hearts, flowers and, of course, Cupid. But, it is also Boost Self Esteem Month. Glass Doctor has 10 self-affirmations to boost self-esteem. 1.    The “power pose.” Standing up straight, placing your feet shoulder-width apart and putting your hands on your hips for two minutes will boost your self-esteem....

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2014-02-03 13:45:37

[ Watch the Video: The Four Faces Of Human Expression ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Psychologists have long been investigating the connection between facial expressions and emotions. A theory first offered by Paul Ekman, says that there are six primary emotions that are globally recognized and easily construed through specific facial expressions: happiness, sadness, fear, anger, surprise and disgust. According to new research published in the journal Current...

2014-02-03 10:45:07

Our brains have billions of neurons grouped into different regions. These regions often work alone, but sometimes must join forces. How do regions communicate selectively? Stanford researchers may have solved a riddle about the inner workings of the brain, which consists of billions of neurons, organized into many different regions, with each region primarily responsible for different tasks. The various regions of the brain often work independently, relying on the neurons inside that...

2014-02-03 10:26:45

Comparison of cognitive tests shows SDMT effective in determining employment status in MS Researchers at Kessler Foundation have studied the measurement tools used in multiple sclerosis for their effectiveness in predicting employment status. They compared the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), the Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT), and the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT), and found the SDMT effective in...

Mental Health Boosted By Caring For A Pet
2014-02-01 06:15:20

[ Watch the Video: Can A Pet Make You More Sociable? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a developmental psychologist at Tufts University has found that young people who take care of a pet tend to have stronger social relationships and bonds to their communities. “Our findings suggest that it may not be whether an animal is present in an individual’s life that is most significant but rather the quality of that relationship,” said study author,...

2014-01-31 23:35:14

Online Parenting Programs expands its online Anger Management class for divorced parents with a second choice: 12-hours as well as 8-hours. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Online Parenting Programs has announced the second of its Anger Management Classes for parents parents coping with separation or divorce. A new 12-hour course has been added as another choice along with the 8-hour program. Both courses can be taken at one’s own pace and time-frame to get the most value...

2014-01-31 23:33:46

Exact Market has released a new best practices document that helps business leaders “get in the heads” of their consumers. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Exact Market, the Silicon Valley-based marketing firm, has unveiled its most recent business self-improvement guide. This game-changing new approach to customer service is unprecedented because it does not focus only on damage control, but offers ways for businesses to provide evolving, proactive customer care. Entitled “What’s Going...

2014-01-31 23:30:42

Do people choose to suffer? A study by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com using their Locus of Control & Attributional Style Test indicates that being a victim of our circumstances may have a lot to do with how our perspective impacts the choices we make. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Some people view setbacks as a normal part of life. The problem is dealt with, a lesson is learned, and life goes on. There are those, however, who get stuck somewhere in that equation. They...

2014-01-31 23:27:56

Together, PeopleKeys and 48 Days have created a new life coaching course. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The field of life coaching has become big business in the past five years, and continues to grow at a rapid rate. In an economy where many professionals find themselves struggling to find success, life coaches have experienced amazing growth and unprecedented demand. There are over 15,000 practicing life coaches in North America alone. Of those coaches, Forbes magazine...

2014-01-31 23:27:17

Brain health supplement makers provide complimentary e-book filled with memory-making tips designed to make special occasions even more memorable. Madison, WI (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The makers of Prevagen the brain health supplement, Quincy Bioscience, announces the launch of new Making Memories e-booklet series. This reader-friendly tool offers authentic gift ideas that are free and sure to make a lasting impression. The purpose of the Making Memories series is to provide unique ways...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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