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Squeezing a Rubber Ball May Boost Creative Thinking | World of Psychology

Psychological research suggests a simple brain hack for temporarily boosting creativity and all it requires is a rubber ball. The technique itself is extremely simple: all you have to do is squeeze a rubber ball with your left hand as hard as you can for about a minute. An original study on this technique by four Israeli researchers (Goldstein et al., 2010) found that subjects who squeezed a rubber ball with their left hand solved noticeably more problems on a remote associates test, a standard test of convergent thinking. This form of creative thinking, usually contrasted with divergent thinking, is most useful for “connecting the dots:” combining existing information, comparing and juggling ideas, solving problems with some specified criteria, or extracting ideas from other information. A lot of real-world innovation or typical business problem-solving depends heavily on convergent thinking. The participants in the left hand group solved on average 50 percent more of the problems

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A key part human existence is the ability to build meaningful relationships over the years. There will be points in your life where you encounter hardships, betrayals, or disappointments. It happens sometimes with friendships, with family, co-workers, and just about any other group. How you react to and execute decisions really has an impact on the result. It […]

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Thousands of single men and women around the world all dream of the day they meet that special person. Someone who excites us, makes us smile and brings vibrant colour to their lives. For some, this leads to feelings of loneliness, desperation or even hopelessness. Yet, there is absolutely no use in letting this get the […]

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Seven Destructive Habits that Kill Solid Communication — Our Better Health

Kristin Wong 10/08/15 Your partner drops the ball and forgets to pay rent on time. You’re hit with a late fee. The practical thing to do? Come up with a solution so it doesn’t happen again. But you’re angry, so instead, you criticize your partner, and a fight erupts. Criticizing is one of seven […]

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Life’s stepping stones! — Purplerays

Originally posted on Purplerays: “Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones. Never regret. If it’s good it’s wonderful, if it’s bad it’s experience.” ? ? Photo & text credit: Spiritual Awakenings on Facebook

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Mindfulness and the Brain: How Being Mindful Protects Against Stress And Anxiety — Inspirational Quotes | Motivational Blog | Images | Pictures

When you see people sitting cross-legged, palms up, and in a seemingly peaceful trance, you may wonder whether the benefits of meditation are real, or just a handy placebo effect for some new age believers. Since trying to meditate for the first time can seem impossible, it’s understandable you’d feel that nagging doubt. However, meditation…

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Without Mental Wellness there is no Physical Wellness. Keep your health Whole and you will feel All Around GREAT! Madeleine Pujals Maya


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I have never met a person who hasn’t had struggles, challenges, conflicts that can be benefited with some professional help. You do not have to have mental health issues or a diagnosis. We all need a professional helping hand, either on a short term or a longer term. You owe it to yourself to get it. Reach out and find it. Madeleine P. Maya

Salto de la Novia

Salto de la Novia

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As we age we focus on our age and our aging process. We waste a lot of valuable time. Let’s forget about the age and focus on living the rest of our lives! Madeleine Pujals Maya

Salto de La Novia En Valencia Segorbe

Salto de La Novia En Valencia, Segorbe

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ART Relections BY Madeleine

Photo: Art Reflections by Madeleine

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