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posted by guiltygoth
Empedocles, a Greek philosopher,scientist and healer who lived in Sicily in the fifth century B.C.,believed that all matter is comprised of the four elements of earth, air, আগুন and water. আগুন and air are outwardly reaching elements, reaching up and out, whereas earth and water turn inward and downward.

In her book, Four Elements in Ancient Greek Philosophy,Tracy Marks describes wide-ranging look at earth, fire, water, and air, and the dynamic twin forces
of প্রণয় and Strife. Her book takes one to a journey from ancient Greece to alchemy to Carl Jung's association of sense, feeling, thoughts...
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posted by GypsyMarionette
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FEAR OF:

13, number- Triskadekaphobia.
666, number- Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
8, number- Octophobia.

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Abuse: sexual- Contreltophobia.
Accidents- Dystychiphobia.
Air- Anemophobia.
Air swallowing- Aerophobia.
Airborne noxious substances- Aerophobia.
Airsickness- Aeronausiphobia.
Alcohol- Methyphobia অথবা Potophobia.
Alone, being- Autophobia অথবা Monophobia.
Alone, being অথবা solitude- Isolophobia.
Amnesia- Amnesiphobia.
Anger- Angrophobia অথবা Cholerophobia.
Angina- Anginophobia.
Animals- Zoophobia.
Animals, স্কিন্স্‌ of অথবা fur- Doraphobia.
Animals, wild- Agrizoophobia.
Ants- Myrmecophobia.
Anything new- Neophobia.
Asymmetrical...
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I can somehow understand if a person for some reason likes to pretend she অথবা he has that condition, and of course that would mean there's something else seriously wrong with the person.

But why do other people agree to waste money and time on documenting such hoax cases, as in to take part in them?

Of course, I acknowledge I can not know if any of those documentaries I've seen are hoaxes অথবা genuine. It's just that the documentaries include such facts that makes the cases আরো অথবা less likely hoaxes, so I can not view and speak of them only with my হৃদয় but with common sense.

Let me point out couple...
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posted by guiltygoth
Hypnosis is state of mind where an individual is subjected to controlled thoughts and behavior. Hypnosis involves two persons - the persons being treated to experiment is called subject while the one conducting the experiment is called hypnotist. Hypnotist takes the subject into the mental state, often termed hypnotized, and tries to get response from her. Hypnosis is possibly one of the most debated disciplines in the world. There are so many theories associated with this stream of studies. The basic বিতর্ক hovers around the state aspect - one school of thoughts suggests that hypnosis is a...
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posted by guiltygoth
I. The Three Intuitions

IA. Eidetic Intuitions

Intuition is supposed to be a form of direct access. Yet, direct access to what? Does it access directly "intuitions" (abstract objects, akin to numbers অথবা properties - see "Bestowed Existence")? Are intuitions the objects of the mental act of Intuition? Perhaps intuition is the mind's way of interacting directly with Platonic ideals অথবা Phenomenological "essences"? দ্বারা "directly" I mean without the intellectual mediation of a manipulated symbol system, and without the benefits of inference, observation, experience, অথবা reason.

Kant thought that both...
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posted by HattersMadGirl
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1. The Constant Victim - This kind of individual will always finds a way to end up as a victim in their relationships.

2. One-Upmanship Expert – This person uses put downs, snide remarks and criticisms, to প্রদর্শনী that they’re superior, and know much আরো than you.

3. Powerful Dependents – They hide behind the mask of being weak and powerless – then use their helplessness to dominate relationships. That is, they send the subtle message “you must not let me down.”

4. Triangulators – This person tries to get other people on their side. They’re quick to put আপনি down, and to say some...
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posted by guiltygoth
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How to tell if someone is lying? Carefully. All methods of lie-detecting, including polygraph machines, are regularly fooled অথবা used improperly, resulting in mistakes. There are a few good ways described here, but try to নিশ্চিত the truth দ্বারা other means as well, such as confession অথবা investigation of the facts.

You should compare behavior in the person under suspicion to their "base" behavior, if possible. In other words, if they always have shifty eyes, then this trait can't be considered as an indication of lying. On the other hand, if they are normally very calm under pressure, but start...
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posted by guiltygoth
Have আপনি ever been curious about your future? Have আপনি ever called a phone psychic to get some answers?

If আপনি wonder how "psychics" work, read on. This প্রবন্ধ is for you.

Most "psychics" are plain scammers. They use cold পাঠ করা to make calculated guess about the sitters. Cold পাঠ করা is an interactive psychological technique which extracts information from a person through verbal and non verbal cues. আরো often than not, psychics utilize known psychology techniques that can apply to almost anyone. An example would be claiming the sitter is cursed and he অথবা she could lift that curse for a...
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posted by guiltygoth
Secret information? Okay, probably not much remains truly hidden অথবা forbidden anymore, but there are little secrets about how things work. Salesmen, politicians, and others learn and use subtle techniques to influence you. "Lucky people" use little-known tricks to get that way. Here are some examples.

Controling Through Words

There is a classic joke, "Have আপনি stopped beating your wife?" It is difficult to answer without incriminating yourself. This technique of the implicit premise is used দ্বারা politicians for আরো than jokes. Get everyone to argue about how to do something, for example, like...
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I dont know why, but somedays I feel like bursting out crying. Im crying as Im লেখা this because I feel হারিয়ে গেছে and confused and misunderstood. Mostly দ্বারা my parents. I think when আপনি get a certain age আপনি forget what it is like to be young and naive and have to go through all these troubles and changes that ironically no one ever warned আপনি about. On শীর্ষ of ordinary troubles that 21yr. olds have, I have anxiety, depression, epilepsy and Borderline Personality Disorder. I ask God " Why me?" what have I done to deserve all these sad feelings and problems. I have fought so many times with my parents...
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It is commonly believed myth that personality testing instruments can measure your personality and predict your future behaviors. The pre-employment testing mechanism has been following this creed without any solid evidence. The testing industry claims all out validity. The educational institutions and employer organizations use them for screening purposes. Their transparency and equity has even convinced the courts of law.

But it is still an unresolved riddle; what do they test?

Do they test personality? What is personality then? What is its nature? How does it come into existence? Is it outcome...
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Have আপনি ever wondered why your spouse, coworkers, অথবা children seem to think so differently from you? আপনি may not understand why they make the decisions they do, অথবা why they place such importance on things that seem inconsequential to you. It is possible to understand the উত্তর to all these questions. The secret lies in the theory of Myers-Briggs personality type.

In the 1960's a psychological theorist named Katharine Briggs had many of the same প্রশ্ন আপনি do. She wondered why some of her family members had such logical, linear thinking processes, when she herself was আরো likely to take...
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James T. Webb, Ph.D.
Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted



Dr. Webb is co-author of the book Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, Depression, and Other Disorders

It has been my experience that gifted and talented persons are আরো likely to experience a type of depression referred to as existential depression. Although an episode of existential depression may be precipitated in anyone দ্বারা a major loss অথবা the threat of a loss which highlights the transient nature of life, persons of higher intellectual ability are আরো prone to experience...
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posted by GypsyMarionette
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Ablutophobia- Fear of washing অথবা bathing.
Acarophobia- Fear of itching অথবা of the insects that cause itching.
Acerophobia- Fear of sourness.
Achluophobia- Fear of darkness.
Acousticophobia- Fear of noise.
Acrophobia- Fear of heights.
Aerophobia- Fear of drafts, air swallowing, অথবা airbourne noxious substances.
Aeroacrophobia- Fear of open high places.
Aeronausiphobia- Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
Agateophobia- Fear of insanity.
Agliophobia- Fear of pain.
Agoraphobia- Fear of open spaces অথবা of being in crowded, public places like markets. Fear of leaving a নিরাপদ place.
Agraphobia- Fear of sexual...
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posted by juicyjossy9
 Hands around my world
Hands around my world
A Little Story
About
The Sense of Belonging


Because I live in the country, I have to drive along a few backroads before I reach the highway that takes me to work. These tranquil roads are often a little slow. One beautiful summer morning, I find myself behind a man on a tractor. Every twenty অথবা thirty meters, he stops to chat with someone. I cannot overtake him on such a narrow, winding road. The conversations only take a few সেকেন্ড – the time to say hello and exchange news – but they are enough to make me nervous. I don’t know what he could be talking about with the people he meets at...
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Americans spend আরো on gambling than all other recreation combined. For most, it's a fun diversion but for a few, gambling can become a serious, life-altering problem.

Problem gambling is behavior that causes disruptions in any major area of a person's life. It affects as many as six to nine million Americans.

Would আপনি recognize a gambling problem in someone আপনি know? It may be easier if আপনি know the signs. Here are some প্রশ্ন from the National Council on Problem Gambling. If আপনি অথবা someone আপনি know উত্তর yes to any of the following questions, it is likely that gambling has become problematic....
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Conversational Hypnosis is a type of hypnosis where it is very important to access certain states of mind in order to set triggers to change lives for the better. In order to do this আপনি must learn and know how to access those states to start the trigger process with a clean and pure state of mind.

Access State Principal plays a huge role in this process. This is because the clarity of the state of mind a person is in when the trigger is set will determine how well the trigger is going to work, if at all. When people access emotions they are really going back through their files of memories...
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We all know how smoking can be a hard to quit habit for thousands, if not millions, of people across the globe. Yeah, smoking sucks and আপনি may be in the situation when smoking is আরো like a drug for you. Unfortunately for you, smoking can kill you, so it is best to quit as soon as possible. But... is NLP the answer?

According to studies, NLP has proven to be an effective method to quit smoking forever. However is not as simple as going through a session and Voila!! Problem solved.

Certains conditions must be met in order to NLP treatment to work. Let's go over this conditions:

1.A true desire...
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posted by guiltygoth
সাম্প্রতিক studies buttress the unpalatable truth that falling in প্রণয় is, in some ways, indistinguishable from a severe pathology. Behavior changes are reminiscent of psychosis and, biochemically speaking, passionate প্রণয় closely imitates substance abuse. Appearing in the BBC series Body Hits on December 4, Dr. John Marsden, the head of the British National Addiction Center, ব্যক্ত that প্রণয় is addictive, akin to cocaine and speed. Sex is a "booby trap", intended to bind the partners long enough to bond.

Using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), Andreas Bartels and Semir Zeki of University...
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posted by guiltygoth
Today, why not made a personal commitment to be happy, in spite of what life hands over to you. আপনি have to admit that there are too many things over which আপনি have no control. The only thing আপনি can do is to stop allowing them to make dents in your spirit.

Happiness is not something that others can take from you. It's something that আপনি would have to throw away on your own.

There will be times when things don't turn out the way আপনি want them to. Your best friend at work may turn out to be a power-hungry corporate animal that backstabs আপনি at every opportunity. The promotion আপনি worked so hard...
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