Are Brains Bayesian? — Someone Somewhere

Just because algorithms inspired by Bayes’ theorem can mimic human cognition doesn’t mean our brains employ similar algorithms. A Bayesian program fed hand-written characters can invent new characters indistinguishable from ones produced by humans, as dramatized in this illustration. But does that imply that human brains employ Bayesian programs? Right now, your brain is decoding […]

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How To Stop Absorbing Other People’s Negative Energy

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energySympathy is the ability to feel compassion towards others. Empathy goes a step beyond that. Being an ‘empath’ means you not only recognize the emotions of others, but you feel them as if they were your own.

Too often, strong empathizers absorb much of the pain and suffering from their environment. This bogs them down emotionally and blocks their ability to function at a high level.

If you’ve ever been in a room with a negative person, you know how tangible his/her emotions can feel. You feel like his/her heaviness is seeping into you and you find it harder to keep your head up. Learning to defend yourself from this kind of toxic energy is an essential life tool, because your emotional state affects you mentally, physically and spiritually. Let it be your own!

Here are five ways to stop absorbing people’s negativity:

1. Let Go Of People Pleasing


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18 Nonnegotiable Things Every Woman Should Expect Her Life Partner To Have — Thought Catalog

unsplash.com1. Enough self-confidence to not feel threatened or intimidated by her ambitions and her success. 2. The desire to build a life with, rather than to build a life for, her. 3. The ability to balance between leaning on her and giving her someone to lean on. 4. The understanding that they don’t need to have a…

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25 Cancer Stem Cell Killing Foods Smarter Than Chemo & Radiation — Someone Somewhere

A new scientific review identifies 25 of the top foods and herbs which kill the cancer stem cells at the root cause of cancer malignancy. There are thousands of natural compounds that have been studied with demonstrable anti-cancer activity (check out over 600 on our cancer research database), but only a small subset of these have […]

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Summer Growth Spurt!!! — Inner Ramblings Boulevard:

Saturday mornings I look forward to sleeping in as I’m up at 6/6:30am during the week . The following event is one of many this Summer, but the first one to occur at 6am. Munchkin: Mommy wake up. I’m hungry. Please get up and make me breakfast? Me: (opening one eye, then the other, […]

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