Why do we have emotions?

An emotion refers to an affective state that brings about a temporary physiological change, such as an increase in heart rate or fluttering in the stomach. We know what emotion we are experiencing by what we think. For example, if our hands begin shaking, then we may cognitively associate this physiological state with fear. Emotions…

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How to Save Your Marriage

“If you could offer couples only one piece of advice or guidance on how to save their marriage, what would it be?” 25 therapists from all over the country, including Dr. Mazzei, share their advice. Many of the suggestions involve include keeping communication open and honest, remaining committed to the relationship, and changing your perspective. Although each couple’s…

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How Biofeedback Reduces Anxiety, Depression and Certain Medical Conditions

What is Biofeedback Training? Biofeedback is a training technique that assists individuals with changing their physiological state to improve their physical and mental health. Biofeedback instruments measure and monitor heart function, breathing, and skin temperature. These instruments rapidly and accurately provide feedback information to the user. With the coaching of a biofeedback specialist, this data…

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