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Mind Over Matter/Pain – Part 2

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Top ‘Urban Dictionary’ pain definition >What happens when you step on a Lego brick 😆 From where I left off the last time I spoke about pain > Mind Over Matter/Pain – Part 1 – I just want to clarify a couple of things before I continue on with this touchy subject. I talked about 1) being more grateful for what we… Read more »


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1) Someone who thinks that problems thought up by the mind can be solved by even more thinking 2) A certified and trained prostitute of the mind, who naturally charges for his/her services by the hour 😂 Now before anyone gets their knickers in a knot with the ‘urban dictionary’ definition of a Psychologist – it’s a joke! 😆 I did… Read more »

Sunday Still Be Like …

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It’s Sunday Meme Time! Whoot-Whoot! And the word of the day > ACCURATE! 😉 And just in case you missed out on last Sunday’s memes > Sunday Be Like … Hugs / Peace Out! Essie âĢ

Mind Over Matter/Pain – Part 1

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The perception of pain that goes into pain tolerance has two major components; 1) the biological component, ie: a headache that activates pain receptors. 2) the brain’s perception of pain, ie: how much focus is spent paying attention to or ignoring it. (this nutshell version of pain tolerance is thanks to Google) Pain is a bit of a touchy subject with… Read more »

Aquagenic Urticaria

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Aquagenic Urticaria: A rare and incurable condition in which urticaria (hives) develops after the skin comes in contact with water, regardless of the temperature. In a nutshell – an allergy to water – and my new diagnosis ðŸĪŠ Is it an actual thing? Apparently so! Is it something I’ve had all of my life? Nope! Is it something that would… Read more »