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  • Key To One's Development
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    PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT The idea that one can understand and comprehend the development of an individual is profound and abstruse, but very few people have actually had success dealing with such a topic. From obstacles such as proper test subjects to the whole stigma of taboo attached in trying to understand the human mind, researchers and psychologists have had success. One of the most notable successes is that of Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, as we know it. Freud's in depth p...
  • Mind Thinking The Objective Of The Mind
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    The Study of the Mind: Mind & Thinking The objective of The Mind is to provide the reader with a unique overview of the thinking of human kind. Self-understanding is one of human kinds most ancient quests. Who am I What is my relationship to the world around me These questions marked the beginnings of philosophy. They are initiations in the search for mind, for, at least in the one respect; we are unique among all creatures. Only we are curious about our origins, the meaning of existence, and th...
  • One's Mind And Body
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    Is the mind distinct from the body Some would choose to declare that every human being is both a body and a mind. Both being gelled together until death, than having the mind go on to exist and the body being lifeless. A person lives throughout two collateral histories, one having to do with what happens to the body and in it, and the other being what happens in and to the mind. What happens to the body is public and what happens to the mind is private. The events which reply to the body consist...
  • Date Rape
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    The following morning is a dreadful, long one that stays with you forever. The memories in your mind keep crawling up every night when you fall asleep. You keep asking yourself, "Why did it happen to me? What did I do wrong?" Yet no answer comes to mind, all that you can think of is being violated, being misled for a simple task-rape. Why does it happen to us? What do the men see when the door is opened and a gorgeous women stands in front of their eyes. The mind collapses trying to find a solut...
  • Effective As Other Smoking Cessation Treatments
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    1. The premise of my essay is that women have a better success rate than men when using hypnosis for cessation of cigarette smoking. Each year 440,000 people die of diseases caused by smoking, that is about 20 percent of all deaths in the United States. The number of woman dying from lung cancer has shown a dramatic increase while the number of men dying from lung cancer has shown a gradual reduction. This reflects the increase in smoking among woman after the Second World War. In Scotland and t...
  • Perfect Mindfulness And Perfect Concentration
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    ... d live life fully. This state of consciousness is referred to as Nirvana. When one becomes free from all psychological suffering as well; this state is called Final Nirvana. Nirvana cannot be explained because it is a dimension transcending time and space and thus difficult to talk or think of. Thus Nirvana is eternal because it is beyond space, there is no causation or boundary; no concept of self, thus Nirvana is infinite. The Buddha also assures us in The Dhammapada that Nirvana is an exp...
  • Their Minds To The Truth
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    Have you ever wondered how the first spoken language began? How could one man explain a language to another man if there's no spoken language to explain it with? Perhaps the source came from another source besides man. Perhaps there's much credited to humans that came from a much higher power. Think about this for a second: When any of your senses are stimulated, your nerve cells relay this information to your brain, which then is accepted by your conscious thought. However, as this information ...
  • Only Surfer
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    When you think of surfing what comes to mind? Is it "yo dude", or the beauty of a majestic wave breaking on the shore with the sun setting on the horizon? Surfers today receive very little respect for the sport, sometimes referred to as an art, that they participate in. Despite what most people think, the surfers are a rare breed let alone the soul surfer. However if you believe that surfers are just a bunch of beer drinking, marijuana smoking, party goers then you have something coming your way...
  • Gregor A Chance
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    Early one morning, Gregor woke to discover he had transformed into a human-size bug. However, it was not him turning from a young man into a bug in the matter of one night that worried Gregor, but the fact that he was going to be late for work! After reading the first several pages, one might find them self bewildered as to why and how Gregor dealt with this transformation with such stride. No, Gregor had not lost his mind, nor had he expected this situation to ever occur (How could something so...
  • Bhikkhu In The Dhammapada
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    The Dhammapada is a Pali version of one of the most popular text of the Buddhist canon. The Dhammapada, or "sayings of the Buddha", is a collection of 423 verses that tell about the ideals and teachings of the Buddha. When taken together, these verses provide a structured form of teaching within the Buddhist religion. These verses are a kind of guiding voice to the path of true enlightenment. The Dhammapada is a religious work that is meant to provide a certain set of religious and ethical value...
  • Swedenborg's Reported Vision Ofthe Stockholm Fire
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    10 Extra Sensory Perception In the world of everyday existence, the five senses reign, but their powers are sharply limited. We perceive the universe in glimpses through narrow portals, acquiring our knowledge by sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. But what if knowledge has wider gateways and thresholds What if, beyond vision, humans have another way of seeing (Brill, Dr. A.A. p 3+) From all over the world, from the beginning of time, some people have been called gifted with what is known a...
  • One's Mind
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    Traveling Heals Traveling is a good source of relaxing, recuperating, and getting your mind together. Even if your traveling for a short amount of time, it still can put you at ease. Even though traveling can be stressful, it's worth it once you get where you " re going. Travel could be the answer for one's problems at work or home. It's a common way to calm down, breathe easily, and take an easy. People have different ways of relaxing like participating in activities, events, or just not do any...
  • State Of Consciousness
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    Consciousness is understood in a variety of ways. In one belief, a person is conscious when awake, but unconscious when sleeping or comatose. Yet people also do things requiring perception and thought unconsciously even when they are awake. A person can be conscious of their physical surroundings, pain and even a wish or fantasy. In short a creature is conscious if it is aware of itself and that it is a physical and emotional being. Consciousness is a psychological condition defined by the Engli...

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