Some Call Oxytocin “The Cuddle Hormone” Or The “Love Molecule” Ascribing It Almost Magical Powers To Create Affection, Trust, And Love. These nicknames may not even be an exaggeration of the bonding power oxytocin possesses as a neurotransmitter in the brain. It facilitates communication and it boosts the desire to belong, to connect, and be touched, hugged, understood, and contained in another. The production and release of oxytocin stimulates empathy, generosity, and even the orgasm. The...

by School Of Life on 6 May 2018

Depression May Come For Various Reasons. From being treated unfairly and never gotten over it, to being heartbroken, having lost your job, feeling inadequate in terms of meeting social or personal standards, etc. Depression can also be triggered by purely physiological factors – like dopamine deficiency for example. Regardless Of The Reasons Responsible For The Onset Of Your Depression, There Are Simple Steps You Can Take Into The Direction Of Getting Better. This doesn’t mean to “get over”...

by School Of Life on 6 May 2018

American Actor Bradley Cooper, starred in the 2011 film, “Limitless” where he takes a powerful drug that enabled him the ability to defy all limits of his brain’s potential. Although the story was fictional, it would be a great feat to live with such limitless brain function capabilities. If you could accomplish this feat, using your brain to the max would be beneficial in keeping up with the constant demands and evolution of life; especially with staying ahead in the competitive world of...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018

Parents work really hard to do the best they can for their kids. It’s one of the hardest, albeit most rewarding, jobs out there. But as with any profession: nobody can do it perfectly; everybody makes mistakes (and generally speaking, the kids are just fine anyway). Some Of The Behaviors Of Parents Do, However, Actually Harm Their Child’s Successful Development. We’ll look at 8 of those such behaviors here: 1. Not Practicing What They Preach. Have you ever heard anyone say “do what I say,...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018

We Are Always Looking For Ways To Improve Our Lifestyle, To Be Healthier, Happier; Simply Better Versions Of Ourselves. We want to live a life of meaning and not have to stress so much about the little things. Here Are My 5 Weekly Tips To Help You Balance And Improve Your Lifestyle. Switch Off Your Brain (Your Phone) One Evening A Week. Separation from your phone will allow you to separate from your thoughts. We spend so much time analysing other peoples lives through social media that we quickly...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018

Being mentally fit is an important prerequisite for one’s well being and personal success as defined by each individual differently. Everything we choose to do or not to do depends on our mental attitude. Sure there are other important variables such as the influence of society, family or friends and specific circumstances that could affect how we react in a certain situation, but in its very core it could all really come down to our mental strength. 8 Traits of Mentally Strong People Being...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018

The world is becoming more demanding and fast-paced everyday. As a result, it’s easy to feel burnt out and unmotivated. Just when you think you’re ready to pick yourself up again and start over, something happens along the way that can flip you like a switch. It’s not too long until you find yourself sinking. It feels heavy, but it feels familiar. You find yourself scared of fading and wanting to disappear again. So, how do you keep going? 5 Ways To Stay Motivated Once You’re Ready To...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018

There Are A Number Of Reasons Why Anxiety Attacks Occur, And If You Have Issues With Anxiety, You Might Want To Take A Look At These Common Anxiety Triggers: 1. Losing Your Way People who have a specific “vision” for how their life is going to go and then experience, either realistically or perceptibly, a loss of that vision, may feel some anxiety around this occurrence. When all of a person’s hopes and dreams come crashing down around them, even if it isn’t actually happening, they may...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018

Couples We’ve all seen -and many of us have been involved in- relationships that just seem somehow right. The pair are so well-connected they seem to have a secret language of their own, or a way to read each others’ minds somehow. Some Habits Might Even Be Generalized Amongst What Makes Truly Connected Couples Tick. We’ve Checked Out The Habits Of These Deeply Connected Couples And Found 5 Habits Among Them That Seem To Help Each Couple In Some Way: 1. Positive Interactions Couples who...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018

There are always moments in our lives where we feel as if we must do this certain thing for this certain someone all because we are a good person and want to live up to those expectations that people have set for us. Well, the truth of the matter is that you don’t necessarily owe anything to anyone. The fact that you are so willing to put other people’s needs before your own is a very wonderful quality to have. #However, if you find yourself being the one who ends up with nothing in...

by School Of Life on 5 May 2018