Author: Prometa Health Team

Two Minutes of Emotions

Are we in control of our emotions?  Well, sort of. Spontaneous chemical reactions in the brain/body that occur in response to an environmental (or self initiated) stimulus are uncontrollable. BUT, the ability to regain control of these emotional states returns in less than two minutes. So, in a sense, we choose how long our external environments affect our internal states and emotions. “Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D., author of My Stroke of Insight, says that the biological time-span of an emotion is 90 seconds.  That is the time it takes for your body to sense some event, for the brain...

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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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