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In Stress and Coping

Changing Your Own Awareness of Yourself

How would we think and act in daily life if we were truly aware of our Divine essence? Obviously, there wouldn’t be room to reproach ourselves because we wouldn’t doubt our abilities. In fact, we’d never look in the mirror and feel anything but love and appreciation: We’d see ourselves as fully capable of attracting all we desire; we’d treat our body with reverence and care, giving thanks for its Divine design; we’d celebrate every thought we have, knowing its…

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In Personality

Is Your Personality Linked to Your Biological Organization?

Personality seems so intangible – and is expressed through so few behaviours and habits – that it is hard to believe that it is carried within our genes. Studies have consistently shown that personality is heritable, because 50% of variation in personality can be attributed to our genes. If 50% of personality is heritable, 50% still comes from the environment. However, parenting and the household environment have found to have little impact on your personality. Researchers have not yet pointed…

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In Stress and Health

Wearable Devices / Mobile Apps and Your Mood

Wearable devices that can track how many steps you walked today, measure your heart rate or evaluate how well you slept last night successfully occupied the global market. Moreover, mobile technology is pushing new boundaries, aiming to measure emotional well-being as well as physical health. Tech companies claim that biosensor technology in the devices can detect stress and anxiety by tracking the body’s physical reactions. In 2017, Spire performed a Workplace Stress Study together with a Stanford psychology researcher. Spire is…

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In Personality

Your Music – Your Personality

If you came across an abandoned iPod on a sidewalk and listened to it, could you accurately predict the personality of its owner? Science says you could. Find out what your playlist says about your personality by taking the survey below. For the following items, use the scale 1 (strongly dislike) 2  3  4 (neigther likel nor dislike) 5  6  7 (strongly like) to indicate your basic preference level for the genres listed. ____ Classical ____ Blues ____ Country ____…

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