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Author: Prometa Health Team

Utilizing Neuro-Linguistic Programming to Improve Upon Mental Strength

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is best described as a way to influence brain behaviors through language pattern recognition, nonverbal communication, and various “programming” techniques.  Popularized by Tony Robbins, NLP is a practice that can be utilized to change or improve behavioural patterns, improve rapport, eliminate negative beliefs and increase mental toughness.  There are a number of NLP techniques that can be learned and certification courses available.  Below are some of the most important practices, which are extremely beneficial for immediate metaphysical health improvement:  Mirroring – Helps to build rapport and trust The act of mirroring is performed by copying subtle,...

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Bad Sugar is REALLY Bad

Processed, refined, unnatural sugar is awful for you.  Plain and simple.  Everything in moderation, but not this junk.  No, a donut or cookie won’t kill you, but why even go there?  Yes it tastes good, but so do 1,000 other HEALTHY foods, and ones (um, fruit) that provide that sugar fix. If there is one place to start when altering diet, this is the place.  Cut out the junk food.  Stop the sugar, high fructose corn syrup, the unnatural sweeteners.  An easy way to do this would be to simply eat plants and animals in their most natural form....

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Daily Journaling Can Improve Your Health

A key component of the metaphysical morning routine we practice is journaling.  It is where we generate the content for our articles, as well as force our brains to engage in the creative process.  Self expression through writing and the releasing of thoughts onto paper (or a mobile device ; ) has a positive impact on physical health. In THIS study, the power of journaling is illustrated: “University of Texas at Austin psychologist and researcher James Pennebaker contends that regular journaling strengthens immune cells, called T-lymphocytes. Other research indicates that journaling decreases the symptoms of asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. Pennebaker...

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Breathing Practices to Change Your State

A great way to change your internal state and prime yourself for metaphysical activities, such as visualizations or expressions of gratitude, is to perform controlled breathing practices.  These exercises can bring about both energetic or relaxative states, as well as enhance cognitive functions.  Many successful businessmen/women, celebrities, and coaches, such as Tony Robbins, perform this ritual every morning as one of the ways to prime their minds for the day.  Yoga practitioners and monks have used breathing practices for centuries to relax their minds and control their emotions.   Typical/subconscious breathing patterns have shallow inhalations to the upper chest...

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Listen to Your Body – The Practice of Interoception

The human body is a marvelously designed machine that not only reacts to and conforms to input from its environment, but also produces various signal outputs we can (and should) utilize when trying to improve upon our health.  It is important to be in tune with the body’s signals, so to speak, because this can have a profound impact on achieving physical health goals, such as weight and fat loss.  This practice is knows as interoception, and is described in THIS article: “Interoception is our ability to sense our bodies internal states (whether it is hungry, cold, in pain...

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