Those of us who get migraine headaches know the unique suffering an attack can bring: excruciating pain, sometimes along with light and noise sensitivity, and even nausea or vomiting. And when well-meaning friends and loved ones offer support or advice, it's often clear that they just don't get it.
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If you could re-energize, ease stress, and boost your willpower in just 10 minutes, would you do it?
If someone on the street asked you if you were happy -- what would you say?
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The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin has awarded a $25,000 “Innovations in Healthcare Delivery Pilot Model Grant” to develop a novel clinical care pathway for patients with vestibular disorders. The vestibular system is a complex network involving the inner ears, eyes, brain, muscles and peripheral nervous system.
Our world is pretty messed up. With all the violence, pollution and crazy things people do, it would be easy to turn into a grouchy old man without being either elderly or male. There's certainly no shortage of justification for disappointment and cynicism.
But consider this: Negative attitudes are bad for you. And gratitude, it turns out, makes you happier and healthier. If you invest in a way of seeing the world that is mean and frustrated, you're going to get a world that is, well, more mean and frustrating. But if you can find any authentic reason to give thanks, anything that is going right with the world or your life, and put your attention there, then statistics say you're going to be better off.