A Stoic Mindset Can Make You Impervious to Harm

Mindset
One of the most incredibly motivating and inspiring films of all time is without a doubt Rocky. Rocky is a film about people punching and hitting each other, but it has become much more than that. The Rocky theme tune is iconic and plays during pretty much any scene featuring people getting better at something. The film is adored by gym-goers all around the world and it is the ‘go to film’ for getting pumped. But Rocky’s appeal lies deeper than the surface level masculinity, muscles and 80s rock. The key to Rocky’s influence lies in its message. Because when Rocky goes up against and impossibly tall opponent, you know that it’s a metaphor. This is a metaphor for life and in our own lives, that opponent could be any…
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Can Nootropics Make You Smarter?

Mindset
When it comes to changing your mindset in order to change your life, you probably think of things like ‘the gratitude attitude’ or maybe meditation. You’re probably aware of mindfulness and of CBT. But what if you could simply flick a switch and completely change the way that your brain works? What if you could become smarter and cleverer overnight? Wouldn’t that be the ideal? This is what we see in the film Limitless. The main character Eddie Mora takes a single tablet and suddenly gains access to latent power of his brain. He becomes smarter, wittier, more charming, more creative – and in no time at all he has written a best selling novel, made a huge amount of money on the stock market and run for political office.…
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Strive For Success

Success
No matter who you are and what you want out of life, your mind is a critical component as you strive for success. You are going to be using your brain in a variety of ways if you want to achieve success and just like athletes spend years building up their muscles before they go out and use them in competition, you can build up your brain and become more brilliant to help you be successful faster. Here are some great tips on how you can strive for success in your life. 1. Stop watching so much television. Studies have shown that TV actually does reduce your brain power. It isn’t working your mind and eventually it will atrophy. 2. Don’t abuse alcohol or drugs. Another thing that has been…
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Mental States Enhance Performance

Mindset
In an effort to Enhance Performance in a particular area of your life it might be a good idea to look inward. You might think of your brain as being fairly consistent. You generally have a consistent level of intelligence, your mood is usually pretty steady and on the whole you don’t tend to change all that much. In reality though, your brain is constantly changing. Not only is it growing and adapting, but it will also change in terms of what it’s capable of and how you feel. The chemical balance is likely to change a huge amount. In other words, our brain goes through a number of states and depending on which brain state you are experiencing at any given time, you can expect very different results. Let’s take…
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Transformative Mindset Tips

Mindset, Personal development, Positivity, Success
People have a range of different dreams and goals which is why some mindset tips can sometimes help us focus. We’re all different and have various aspirations, goals and things we would like to share with others. The unhappiest people? They’re the ones with no goals. No direction. No motivation. A goal gives you a vision, it gives you drive and it makes every day seem like a positive step to an end destination that is truly important to you. But while goals are intrinsically rewarding, problems do arise when we don’t know how to pursue them. Having a goal that seems completely out of grasp and making no progress whatsoever is disheartening. In this article, we’ll look at some mindset tips you can use to help yourself reach your…
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The Right Mindset For Fitness

Fitness, Mindset
You need to have the right mindset for fitness if you plan on getting in the best shape of your life. The question then becomes what do you need to do to make that happen? Answer: it’s all about your mindset. It’s all about the way you approach a goal and go after your training. Millions of people make the decision to get into great shape every year but 99% of those will fail to get the abs and the biceps they want. You know this to be true: perhaps you’ve been in that number yourself at some point. What happens next is that those people look for a reason for their failure – for something to blame. Very often, this will mean blaming the training program they were following,…
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Managing Menopause

Menopause, Womens Health
Managing The Menopause 21st Century Solutions by Nick Panay(ed.) ; Paula Briggs(ed.) ; Gab Kovacs(ed.) Since the Women's Health Initiative report of 2002, there has been reluctance to provide women with hormone replacement therapy due to a lack of clarity about the potential risks. This Managing Menopause book reviews all aspects of the menopause and places the benefits and risks of hormone therapy into perspective. It fully informs the reader regarding the evidence base of all aspects of menopause medicine and can be used either as a reference book to solve specific problems, or as a book to be read cover-to-cover. It will provide the reader with the latest information and as a result encourage confidence in managing menopause related problems. This practical, evidence-based guide is suitable for all health…
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Menopause – A Guide for Every Woman

Menopause, Womens Health
Menopause A Guide for Every Woman by Beverley Lawton A clear, no-nonsense approach to menopause by an expert in the field. Menopause is a 'hot' topic for many women today. Older women make up a great and growing proportion of the population. With modern obstetrics, medicines and good public health, women are living far longer. This means that managing menopause and its sometimes difficult associated symptoms is extremely important as women strive to live a quality life. The author is a director of the Wellington Menopause Clinic and a senior research fellow in women's health at the Wellington School of Medicine and her book covers: Changes at menopause; Treating symptoms without HRT; The role of HRT; You want to try HRT - what next? Getting fatter, getting thinner; Sexuality and…
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Menopause Confidential – Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife

Menopause, Womens Health
Menopause Confidential - A Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife - by Tara Allmen An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field. The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable—and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life—from sex and sleep to mood and mental clarity to weight and body temperature. While there are a number of resources available, many are confusing and contradictory. Now, Manhattan gynecologist Dr. Tara Allmen, an experienced, nationally board-certified menopause practitioner and the recipient of the 2015 Doctor’s Choice National Award for Obstetrics & Gynecology, shares her knowledge to help women be their happiest and healthiest, and turn…
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8 Common Menopause Myths

Depression, Fatigue, Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, Myths, Night Sweats, Weight gain
Menopause Myths include that fact that many people think that hot flashes are the first sign of menopause. Is this true or is it a myth? While it is true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women do not experience any hot flashes as they go through menopause. There are other menopause myths that circulate in the mainstream media and as folklore. What are some common menopause myths many people believe? Menopause always begins at 50. This is a myth. While the average age of menopause is 51 years of age, a woman can go through menopause as early as in her 30's or as late as the early 60's. Menopause occurs when a woman stops having menstrual periods for 12 consecutive months. Symptoms of menopause…
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