Category Archives for "Mind/Body"

Apr 18

Culture influences what we ideally want to feel

Mind/Body

Dr. Jeanne Tsai, of Stanford University, talks about their studies on how cultural ideas and practices shape our emotions. In summary, she discusses shows that her culture and emotion lab has found that, in comparisons between the US and Chinese Culture that the US values and excitement and high arousal states and Chinese Culture values calm […]

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Apr 12

Why is Personal Development so Popular Now?

Mind/Body

Personal development used to be a bit more ‘alternative’ than it is now.  Now, you can talk about yoga, mindfulness, and the special diet you are on to increase your longevity (not just to lose weight) and it will all sound very ‘normal’.   So what is Personal Development?:  I would say that if you have […]

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