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How Meditation Regulates Emotions and Creates a Natural High  

Between the stresses of school and family life, changing hormones, and the continuing development of brain areas associated with self-control, it’s no wonder that teens feel emotions so intensely.  For many teens, using drugs is a way to distract themselves or alter their emotions.  However, there is a simpler, drug-free route to emotional control and […]

The Existential Crisis
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The Existential Crisis

The Existential Crisis The phrase “existential crisis” is a philosophy/psychology term used to describe intense feelings of anxiety, dread and meaninglessness. Attributed to the major existential philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus and Martin Heidegger, an existential crisis also includes “anguish”, which is an emotional condition that Sartre considered an essential part of being human. Anguish […]