Be Patient With Yourself

When we have trouble forgetting a sad memory or even have trouble remembering an important one, we must be patient with ourselves. One thing that helps us to be patient is to reflect on a certain neurological function that I went through again this week– long-term potentiation. I had decided to change up my breakfast […]

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“Nothing is over” (part 2)

If our neural pathways change and grow physically as we learn things and have experiences, how can it be that we ever forget anything? Very simply, the things that caused us to learn can happen in reverse order and cause us to forget or at least get “rusty” on a few things. We’ve all heard […]

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“Nothing is over!”

Millions of people my age have heard Johnny Rambo bellowing those words at his commanding officer who tried to tell him the Viet Nam war was over. “Nothing is over! You just don’t turn it off!” We all knew Johnny was talking about memories– his friend getting his legs blown off while getting his shoes […]

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Conquering Holiday Anxiety

Anxiety often stains the mood that we expect to feel around the holiday season. I might spend a week or two before Thanksgiving feeling happy about the approaching holiday. Then when the fateful Thursday arrives, I might become tense, upset, and anxious. How can this be? I’m the producer of how2feel.com? How can I help […]

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How Does Love Help?

What is love for? Why do we love? How has love made the human race successful? Does anyone else have a rhetorical question? I have one. Yes? Guy with the pony tail? How can I use love to help me? Love probably evolved from the nurturing instinct. Many organisms feed their young to help the […]

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