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In my book Taming Life – Happiness Is Not a Myth, I talk in depth about stress and the effects it has on our body and mind, otherwise known as “The Body Mind”.  Our biggest threat, in a state of stress, is the hormone Cortisol, which primes our body for instant action.  When the Hypothalamus, Pituitary and Adrenal Axis fires up, our bodies release Cortisol, which, as stated earlier, is a very strong hormone, which, if constantly present in our bodies, can cause us more harm than good, both mentally as well as physically. Continue reading

The Day I met A Shaman Called Lia

Most of us live our lives thinking, feeling and experiencing what we receive and perceive through our five senses.  If we can see it, hear it, smell it, taste it or touch it, then we perceive that as being our entire reality.  What most of us are not aware of is that there are other realms, or realities that the average man in the street doesn’t, or can’t perceive.  There are some, among us, that have extra sensory perceptions.  Those people can see, hear, feel, smell, and even taste another reality that is beyond the rest of us. Continue reading

Dealing With Depression

The Very First Step to Heal Depression

When I was in the deepest depression I had ever had to endure, I couldn’t see a way out.  I felt like there was a conspiracy intent on making me suffer.  At the time I thought the universe was perfectly aligned in such a way so as to inflict the maximum amount of pain on me.  I didn’t just think this, I knew it to be a fact.   Continue reading

Mental Health Week October 2015

Depression.  The silent Killer.
by Tony Jarrah

As the year slowly comes close the end of 2015 we hear a lot about mental health.  There seems to be a global epidemic of people suffering from mental health issues and many are unfortunately committing suicide.  In Australia close to 1900 men are committing suicide every year and over six hundred women are also committing suicide every year.
Suicide Statistics Australia Continue reading

We Are Symbiotes and Hosts

We as a species have a unique symbiotic relationship

With other people and the planet

If you drink a glass of water it can keep you alive. We need water, we can’t live without it. As much as water can give you life, though, it can kill you if it’s badly accompanied, for example, if you poison the water, you will die.  It’s still water, but it’ll kill you.

Water can feel good. On a hot summer day a cold glass of water will feel extremely good, but if the water is boiling, it’ll hurt you, it’ll burn your lips, mouth, throat and esophagus, but it’s still water. You can’t live without it.   Continue reading

Laughter as Therapy

You might not believe this but laughter really is the best medicine. 

 (From my book “Taming Life – Happiness Is Not a Myth”)

Doctor William Fry was an American psychiatrist at Stanford University, who is considered to be the daddy of, get this, “Gelotology”, which is the study of humour as therapy.  Dr Fry founded Gelotology and was a pioneer in the field of therapeutic humour.  He began to study the effects of humour as a therapy in the late 1960s. Continue reading

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