The Relaxed Martial Art

The Relaxed Martial Art Traditionally, martial art systems were created as a documented practice of training for combat mode in the ancient eras. Naturally, its modern day applications are primarily for self-defense, exercise and physical fitness. One form of martial arts however stands out from the rest in the sense that it espouses a relaxed way of life over cunning and physical strength. At the heart of it, the Aikido spirit is about cultivating relaxation and a serenity throughout everyday life to be able to harness this virtue in actual physical combat. Aikido is actually a modern Japanese martial art and the Aikido spirit continues to live on today years after it was developed by Morihei Eushiba between 1920 to …

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) At a Glance

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) At a Glance Most narcissists (75%) are men. NPD is one of a “family” of personality disorders (formerly known as “Cluster B”). Other members: Borderline PD, Antisocial PD and Histrionic PD. NPD is often diagnosed with other mental health disorders (“co-morbidity”) – or with substance abuse, or impulsive and reckless behaviours (“dual diagnosis”). NPD is new (1980) mental health category in the Diagnostic and Statistics Manual (DSM). There is only scant research regarding narcissism. But what there is has not demonstrated any ethnic, social, cultural, economic, genetic, or professional predilection to NPD. It is estimated that 0.7-1% of the general population suffer from NPD. Pathological narcissism was first described in detail by Freud. Other major contributors …

New ‘Smile Shapers’ Help You Make a Better First Impression

New ‘Smile Shapers’ Help You Make a Better First Impression We don’t want to believe it, but it’s true. Looks do matter. Everyone knows it’s important to look good for a job interview or beauty pageant, but how much do looks matter in everyday situations? Do attractive people get better service, more money, more prestige? Many sociology studies say yes. For instance, a “Dateline NBC” segment compared various “everyday” responses to a female and male model with responses to an average looking female and male. In almost all cases, from dropping papers to being “lost in the city,” the models were treated significantly better than their counterparts. With facts like these, it’s no wonder why people go to great lengths …

Fitness Is The Key To A Healthy Life And These Ideas Can Help

Fitness requires three things, dedication to your goals, a willingness to change your life, and a plan. Without a plan, it’s too easy to quit your new lifestyle when things get hard. The following information will help you in creating your plan of action on the road to being physically fit. Make exercise a priority in your life. Write it on your calendar or include it in your scheduling program. If you wait to do it until you have time, or when you think of it, you will not get it done. You have to be consistent in order see significant results. One of the biggest excuses not to exercise is that you have things to do. So why not …