Several studies presented at the 2010 International AIDS Conference found that being HIV positive does not affect measures of overall life satisfaction or the ability to have a normal working life.
A lot of good research came out the the AIDS 2010 International Conference.
Evidence shows that gay men are more than twice as likely to attempt suicide. A research project at London
Because our breath is fundamental to both our overall health and our awareness, it can be a powerful tool for sexual exploration. You can actually use your breath to learn more about your sexual body and mind and to expand your experience of sexual pleasure.
Breath is what sustains us on all we do.
Computer technologies can be addictive because they’re “psychoactive”; they alter mood and often trigger enjoyable feelings. Email, in particular, gives us satisfaction due to what psychologists call “variable ratio reinforcement.” That is, we never know when we’ll get a satisfying email, so we keep checking, over and over again. “It’s like slot machines,” Greenfield says. “We’re seeking that pleasurable hit.
This one hit home for me. I have been noticing that I am checking email and texts all the time. So I have taken the advice at the end of this article and turned off my alerts. The idea of variable ratio reinforcement is very true. It seems worth going through all those email for Viagra just to get to an email from a friend. Not any more!
Three points that this video talks about that I think are work noting. 1) Both negative and positive events may trigger depression. 2) All of our senses are involved with our emotions. 3) Talking to some one will help relieve the sense of isolation and depression.
you first need to identify what’s derailing you. Here are six common concentration wreckers and what you can do about them.
With our hectic lives these days, we are all finding it a bit hard to concentrate. Take a look at these common distractions and start to identify the ones you may want to work on.
Our body image and our sexuality can impact each other in unexpected ways. Consider a study that examined the connection between body image and risky sexual practices. The study found that:
- Men with more positive body image were more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors.
- Women with more positive body image were less likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors.