A few key moments have stayed with me from Disney’s 1942 animated classic Bambi. There’s the gut-wrenching “your-mother-can’t-be-with-you-anymore” scene and the one where Bambi learns his first word, mispronouncing “bird” as “buhd”. As he stammers and stutters toward getting it right, he did what most children experience while learning to talk by demonstrating the hurdles that are part of the speech and language developmental process.
Generally speaking, children develop verbal communication ...
Catastrophizing is also known as cognitive distortion, a persistent, reflexive way of thinking that is unrealistic. It’s always arriving at the worst case scenario with each little hiccup or foreseeable problem.
This kind of false cognition can manifest in both present state and future ideation. So not only do current problems feel insurmountable but future events are anticipated with dread and feared as well. And because catastrophic thinkers become so concerned and anxious about everything ...
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From coarse granules, to liquid drops, and packets of fine powder, various versions of stevia seem to be available just about everywhere these days. If you aren’t familiar with the sweet stuff, here’s a quick run-down:
The stevia plant (stevia rebaudiana) produces sweet-tasting, calorie-free leaves which can be crushed or dried to sweeten foods and beverages naturally. Stevia can replace sugar in TONS of recipes and is perfect for consumption by those watching their sugar intake because it is...
UNPOPULAR OPINION: AspireAssist, The New FDA-Approved Weight-Loss Device, Is Basically Assisted Bulimia
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