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Autism And The Use Of Neurofeedback

Autism as defined by the Autism Research Institute is: “A developmental disorder with symptoms that appear within the first three years of life”.  Its formal diagnostic name is autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The word “spectrum” indicates that autism appears in different forms with varying levels of severity.  That means that each individual with autism experiences […]

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Use of neurofeedback in treating anxiety

Neurofeedback also known as EEG biofeedback is a type of therapy that has been shown to be effective in treating the symptoms of many anxiety disorders. The use of neurofeedback (EEG -biofeedback) has been shown to be effective in reducing symptoms such as worry, rumination, social phobia, panic attacks, anxiety arising from trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)[…]

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The use of Yoga and Mindfulness in treating the symptoms of anxiety

Yoga and mindfulness are two effective tools that can be used to treat anxiety. When practiced regularly, they can help to reduce stress levels and promote a sense of well-being. While there are many different treatments available, some people find that yoga and mindfulness can be particularly effective in managing their anxiety. Yoga helps to […]

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Cognitive - behavior therapy and mindfulness

Cognitive – behavior therapy and mindfulness

Cognitive – behavior therapy and mindfulness have been shown to be effective in treating anxiety. Both types of therapy work by changing the way that people think about situations or events, helping them to see things in a more positive light and reducing their fears and worries.
One of the key components of cognitive – behavior therapy is behavioral[…]

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The Power of Belief

It’s no secret that having belief in yourself is one of the most important things you can do to achieve contentment and happiness. Belief just is.  It is the foundation of consciousness.  And, it is what gives rise to complex behavior and actions.  A person either believes they can do something or they believe they cannot.   The strength of one’s belief is one of the major factors in what determines the outcome of a situation[…]

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Neurofeedback for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that can occur after someone has experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. PTSD can make it difficult to function in everyday life and can cause significant distress. Neurofeedback is a type of therapy that uses brainwave activity to help people regulate their emotions and improve their overall well[…]

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Balancing Being Mindful of the Present and Planning for the Future

Learning how to balance being mindful of the present, but also planning for the future  are two essential skill sets.  Being mindful of the present allows you to stay in a state of flow and stay grounded, while planning for the future enables you to more readily achieve your personal, professional and spiritual goals.  Some  […]

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The physical/mental benefits of being in nature

Research has shown being in nature has a myriad of physical and mental benefits Physical Benefits Exposure to sunlight helps the body produce Vitamin D, which is essential for strong bones. Going outside has been shown to increase energy levels and exercise capacity, as well as decrease fatigue. Nature can help you to improve your […]

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The Emotional and Physical Benefits Of Friendship

In today’s world, everyone is looking for ways to optimize their physical and mental health. From eliminating processed foods from your diet to taking a daily walk, there are many small (and large) things we can do to improve our physical and mental health over time. But what most of us don’t realize is that one of the best pieces of advice […]

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general information about insomnia

General Information about Insomnia

If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from Insomnia, you know how frustrating and debilitating it can be. Insomnia can lead to poor sleep quality, which can then lead to daytime fatigue, irritability, difficulty concentrating and focusing, and a host of other problems like anxiety and depression.  There are a few […]

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