DRAMA

NEGATIVE DRAMA IS A WAY TO FEEL AN IMMEDIATE HIGH IN OUR LIFE. THERE ARE CONSEQUENCES AND IMMEDIATE HIGHS DON’T COME FOR FREE. WE ARE FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO CRAVE DRAMA IN OUR LIVES OR ATTRACT OTHERS IN DRAMATIC CIRCUMSTANCES IF WE HAVE AN ADDICTIVE PERSONALITY. BECAUSE DRAMA KEEPS US UP OR DOWN, ONCE WE FEED OFF OF IT, WE DON’T KNOW HOW TO GET OFF THIS ROLLERCOASTER RIDE.

TRIGGERS

WHAT ARE “TRIGGERS”?  THE TRIGGERS I AM REFERRING TO ARE OUR “EMOTIONAL TRIGGERS”.  EMOTIONAL TRIGGERS STEM FROM PAST TRAUMA.  DEPENDING ON WHAT HAS HAPPENED EMOTIONALLY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY THROUGHOUT OUR LIVES,…

VOLATILITY

Today’s daily wisdom word is volatility.  What creates this. kind of reaction, volatility?  Volatility happens when a person has little or no control over their “reactions”.  This personality trait occurs…

SOULS

Souls are the essence of who we are. I believe souls originate from God, and return to him when our physical bodies die. Another way to put it is we never die. This is a wonderful way to look at souls because it offers hope to us and lessens the fear of death knowing we will still “be”.

JOURNEYS VS DESTINATIONS

Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination.
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

For the longest time, one of the most commonly used phrases I’ve heard is “the end justifies the means.” Adding to that are stories of constant hustle and bustle till people reach their goals. It all makes me think; is a destination simply a mcguffin for learning?

RUMINATION

What does rumination mean?  How do we process rumination when our thoughts are out of control and we cannot stop worrying?  Individuals who ruminate, often overthink or obsess about situations…

TRAITS

This is an article about human traits and genetics. This explains what role and how this role begins with human characteristics and traits. General information about traits is also included.

Here-And-Now

THIS ARTICLE ENTITLED, “HERE-AND-NOW” IS BY DR. SHANNI DOVER Hello again, dear Reader. Today I will discuss the phrase “here-and-now” (also known as “mindfulness” and “being present) and how this…

SMILING – THE EXPOSÉ

“Smiling does not necessarily mean you’re happy. Sometimes it just means you’re strong.”
-Nishan Panwar

In the past, I’ve written a post or two about the power of a smile. I talked about how it could make someone’s day and the psychological effects it can have on you even when you’re not really happy.

Although that post is quite old now, I recently received a message from a new reader who didn’t agree. Their argument was that why should they fake an emotion? Isn’t the norm today to encourage people to speak up if something’s wrong?

TRUST

Today’s Daily Wisdom Word is trust.  Trust is vital when it comes to trusting yourself and others.  Relationships need love, respect, and trust to thrive.  Often times, for example, we…

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