Healing Attitudes In The News

Your Attitude Builds Your Child's Brain by Don Joseph Gowey

Children model everything, especially a parent’s attitude, and attitude is extremely neuroplastic. Neuroplasticity is the capacity of the brain to shape brain structure and set brain chemistry. When it comes to the brain -- as with most things in life -- attitude is everything. Read More.

Researchers Break Down Benefits Of Forgiveness by Elizabeth Large,
the (Baltimore) Sun

To forgive is human. It's just very hard. People are wired to respond with anger, hold grudges and seek revenge; and in spite of the teachings of Christianity and other religions, victims of wrongdoing usually do all three. Why should you forgive? Researchers and academics may have an answer. Read More.

Positive Emotions May Buffer Stress, Aging from the United Press International

An optimistic outlook has been shown to combat stress -- a known risk factor for heart disease and other illnesses. Anthony Ong of Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., conducted a review of researchers to determine if it is really true that feeling good may be good for health. Read More.

Why You Need To Laugh Like a 5-Year-Old by Pamela Gerloff

The average 4-year-old laughs 300 times a day; a 40-year-old, only four. When I first read that statistic, on a blog called Ageing Healthily, Happily, and Youthfully, I found the 300 times a day number a bit high. But then I thought about my 5-year-old nephew, Bob. Read More.