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Does Music Give Us Chills?

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When your playlist strikes all the right chords, your body can go on a physiological joyride. Your heart rate increases. Your pupils dilate. Your body temperature rises. Blood redirects to your legs. Your cerebellum—mission control for body movement—becomes more active. Your brain flushes with dopamine and a tingly chill whisks down your back. About 50 percent of people get chills …

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The Health Benefits of Lavender oil

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The Health Benefits of Lavender From body wash to supplement bottles, products with lavender have lined the aisles of health food and mainstream stores for decades. What is it about this beautiful flower that so draws people to it for medicinal uses? Yes, lavender is as wonderfully fragrant as it is beautiful, but there are also many health benefits of …

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By rising above the ego, you rise above life’s problems. please try

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Rising Above the EgoImagine for a moment that you are dropping your identification with the ego, which is what you think you are – your personality. What will happen then? Suddenly you have no personality, but yet you are alive and conscious. Suddenly all the thoughts, feelings and emotions associated with who you think you are go away. Is this …

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Non-Medical treatment for insomnia

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There are psychological and behavioral techniques that can be helpful for treating insomnia. Relaxation training, stimulus control, sleep restriction, and cognitive behavioral therapy are some examples. Some of these techniques can be self-taught, while for others it’s better to enlist the help of a therapist or sleep specialist. Relaxation training Progressive muscle relaxation, teaches the person to systematically tense and …

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