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How to Get Over Your Fear of the Unknown

Do you constantly fear what is about to come in your future? Do you fear the unknown? Do you procrastinate as a result of that? Fear not - this article is going to make you overcome your fear of the unknown.

First of all, you don't have to worry as you venture into the unknown. You can take tiny steps every day towards your goals. They don't have to be big ones. Start small and slow.

As you leave your comfort zone out into the unknown territory, tell yourself: I can figure it out as I get along. I don't have to know everything. Repeat this statement several times every day until you completely believe it. Life gets easier and you are more aware and alert.

You overcome your fear of the unknown by overcoming the supreme fear of your life, which is fear of death. If you can overcome this fear, you will never be scared of anything.

So how do you overcome your fear of death? By doing bold deeds and confronting upright whatever comes your way without hesitating or procrastinating. …

EFT for Vets With PTSD

We've heard so many stories of veterans who live with PTSD in Iraq and Afghanistan or vets who come home and struggle with PTSD. For a long time, there was a stigma around the kinds of emotional pain and traumatic stress that vets were experiencing, and they tried to hide it from friends, family, other soldiers and vets, and doctors. This may be changing. As it's becoming known that PTSD is, in a way, a "normal" reaction to experiencing the horrors of war-seeing buddies die or get injured, killing other people, being injured oneself-soldiers and vets are feeling less fear that they'll be stigmatized and are accepting the fact that they're suffering from PTSD.

PTSD is painful and has consequences in one's life

As a veteran of wars, knowing that you have PTSD and accepting the fact is a good first step. That doesn't take away the emotional pain, though. It's with you every day. There are a number of treatments being used to try to help vets heal from…

Type 2 Diabetes - There Are Health Benefits Connected to Eating Onions and Garlic

Some of the devastating complications of Type 2 diabetes include heart and blood vessel disease, kidney disease, and high blood pressure. Researchers at Shahid University in Tehran, Iran, found a link between eating onions and garlic and a smaller risk of diseases often associated with Type 2 diabetes.

Their work, reported on in March of 2017 in the Journal of Hypertension, compared men and women 26 to 54 years of age enrolled in the 6-year Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study. Compared with participants with a little or no intake of onions or garlic, individuals with the highest intake of garlic and onions had a...

64 percent lower risk of heart and blood vessel disease,

32 percent lower risk of diabetic kidney disease,

26 percent lower risk of developing high blood pressure.

Unfortunately, the vegetables did not lower the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes itself. The investigators concluded their work demonstrated a protective effect of onions and garlic on the heart, blood vessels, and kid…

Sticking to Your Diet - What Is Your Light Bulb Moment?

Every year millions of people around the world start diets and the majority of them give up within a few days or weeks, leading to feelings of failure and disappointment.

It is easy to start but it takes some mental effort to keep going, but it is easier to stick to your diet if you have had a light bulb moment.

Most people start a diet to lose weight to look better and to feel better about themselves. Unfortunately this only works long term for the most dedicated or the severely vain.

Failures tend to erode our self-confidence making each successive attempt less and less likely to be successful.

The light bulb moment is when you discover a reason for maintaining your diet that is so important that you can overcome all of your past failures and all your subconscious resistance, and simply just turn your diet into a lifestyle.

8 Such reasons as:

A serious health diagnosis.

Feeling left out of some activity because of weight or fitness.

Requirements for a great job.


Special occasions.


How To Quit Smoking When You Are Sceptical Of Succeeding

One of the biggest impediments to successfully quitting smoking is your internal belief system. Henry Ford once said that if you think you can or you think you can't either way you are right.

Of course that is easier said than done sometimes. But as you approach your hypnosis quit smoking session you can do so as a skeptic, which will flood your mind with doubt and anxiety.

I'm sure you can see how this wouldn't be helpful for you achieving your goal.

But instead what if you could just put your skepticism aside and in its place allow yourself to just imagine yourself as a non-smoker. In your thoughts let that belief to settle into every cell of your body.

In the movie Run Lola Run there were two alternative scenarios played out, the difference being in the timing of a key event, which affected the outcome considerably.

Picture this, in one scene your skepticism prevents you from quitting smoking and your life continues on with increasing frustration with your habit and in time…

10 Healthy Weight Loss Principles to Follow

According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), evidence shows that our risk for many types of cancer is related to diet, physical activity and weight, which is a direct result of diet and physical activity. Maintaining a healthy weight is important to safeguarding your health but getting to a healthy weight is not always easy and can be dangerous if not done the right way.

Healthy vs. Unhealthy Weight Loss

Having excess weight and trying to lose it is a source of frustration for many. As a result, people often resort to fad diets with very specific rules and limitations that promise fast and substantial results. These rules and restrictions are difficult to stick to and once the timeframe for the fad diet is over, people most often gain all the weight, or even more, back. While the complex rules of these fad or trend diets makes it seem as though they are scientifically based, they are not; they are based on simple logic: Cut out a big chunk of calories by cutting out …

Ways to Eat Healthy at Work

Several individuals do not succeed in their passion to maintain a healthy diet due to the lack of knowledge of eating healthy at work. When at work, many find it difficult to stay committed to a diet plan due to several unavoidable reasons such as colleagues might request to eat with them, availability of lots of delicious food at workplace, etc. It's quite possible that most of us might be tempted to eat unhealthy food quite often as we spend a lot of time at work place without many healthy food options. Given ahead are easy to follow tips that can make the workplace a nutritionally positive experience.

Have Breakfast at Home

As breakfast tends to be a very important meal of the day, it's best not to skip it. After all it gives the much needed energy to your body to function effectively when the day begins, and it also paves the way for you to control your diet for the rest of the day. You might have problem controlling your hunger and there's a strong possibility that you…

Reiki As A Silent Or Talking Modality

Should a Reiki session be silent or should you talk instead? Well, both from the point of view of the practitioner and the client, this can be entirely a matter of personal choice. There are advantages and disadvantages to each version. Read on and see how you feel about the different possibilities.

Of course, some practitioners prefer total silence, with he exception perhaps of calming music in the background, which they may or may not ask you if you wish to have on. If they do not give you a choice about music, it may well be because their clinic or therapy room would be too noisy with some background noise or other. However, if you too prefer total silence and for you, that also includes music, you can ask for the music to be turned off, and that should be OK with the practitioner.

The silent Reiki Practitioner may go into a deep meditative state from which she or he does not wish to be disturbed, and that may be the best way that this practitioner can allow the Reiki to be channele…

Why Rudraksha Is Considered Beneficial for the Wearer

The word 'rudraksha' is a combination of the Sanskrit words, 'Rudra', another title of God Shiva and the word 'aksha' meaning teardrops. The literal meaning is "Shiva's teardrops" from mythical story of the tree bearing the "blessed seed". It is said that Lord Shiva once went into a deep meditation to pray for mankind's well-being. Upon awakening from the deeply meditative state many years later, some teardrops fell from his eyes to the earth and grew into the first rudraksha trees.

The holy seeds are the products of the Elaeocarpus ganitrus principle tree species along with many others kind of trees of the same genre. These seeds are dried and used as prayer beads, worn as a necklace or 'mala' by the hermits, saints and spiritually-inclined people. It is believed that these seeds have inherent magnetic and spiritual healing properties and protects the wearer from harm.

Types of Rudraksha

A rudraksha consists of the apex or …

What Snoring Treatments Are Available?

Snoring is a common sleep disorder that can affect all people at any age, although it occurs more frequently in men and people who are overweight. Snoring has a tendency to worsen with age. Forty-five percent of adults snore occasionally, while 25% are considered habitual snorers.

Occasional snoring is usually not very serious and is mostly a nuisance for the bed partner of the person who snores. However, the habitual snorer not only disrupts the sleep patterns of those close to him, he also disturbs his own. Habitual snorers snore whenever they sleep and are often tired after a night of what seems like quality rest. Medical assistance is usually needed for habitual snorers to get a good night's sleep.

What Snoring Treatments Are Available?

If you occasionally snore, you can try the following behavior changes to help treat the problem:

• Lose weight and improve your eating habits.

• Avoid tranquilizers, sleeping pills, and antihistamines before you go to bed.

• Avoid alcohol, heavy mea…