Category Archives: emotions

Understanding panic attacks

Panic attacks first occur unexpectedly and with no obvious reason. Researchers from Brown University say that stressful events are associated with the onset of panic attacks in the vast majority of cases. The specific causes of panic attacks remain unknown … Continue reading

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Emotions and physical health: what neuropeptides have to do with it?

Neuropeptides (nerve proteins) are chemicals that regulate almost all life processes of our cells and also the way all cells communicate with each other.  Peptides are tiny pieces of protein that are produced in the brain and throughout the whole … Continue reading

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Emotional mistakes: a survival guide part II

Our original family and our environment are the primary sources of teaching us how to understand, manage and express our emotions (aka teaching us emotional intelligence).                             … Continue reading

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Emotional mistakes: a survival guide part I

Our everyday life is full of emotional mistakes we make. We probably all have to admit that at some point we have been immensely moved by anger, fear, shame, insecurity, jealousy and other emotions. Does it ring any bell? Let … Continue reading

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The power of emotions

When we think of a powerful person, there is a tendency to imagine a “made of iron” person that can be emotionally detached and cool. Power is often perceived as control over people and money. There is a popular belief … Continue reading

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