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In our life there is a place for various events, both positive and negative. And when something happens you may not always be totally aware of the fact if that thing is good or bad. Sometimes it seems that the lives has its own rules and principles that differ a lot from our ideas of how the perfect life would flow. Different people evaluate the events of their life in various manners. One complain about their destiny, the others keep living in the customary manner biting the bullet and hope that there will be the end of all the problems of their life. But there are such individuals who believe that each action and each thought haves the certain influence on the life outline and even can gives us the possibility to choose the events that happen in our life ourselves. There is no person probably who would refuse to live in comfort and happiness.

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Holotropic breathwork is a method that used by those who search new ways of self-exploration and personal transformation. This method is supposed to be very powerful. Holotropic breathwork was created and developed by Stanislav Grof and Christina Grof, Czech scientists based in the USA. The method includes breathing techniques that allow people to reach non-ordinary states. This practice was developed in the 1970s and 1980s. Researches done by Stanislav Grof were forbidden in some countries for a long period of time. Why so? Obviously because Grof spent some time doing researches of LSD and its effects.

There are still many people who are against this type of practice. Well, I’m not for or against it. I just want to understand what the practice means and what can be useful in it?

As the rule holotropic breathwork practiced in pairs. But there are some exceptions and people are allowed to practice it individually. The practice includes several elements. Among them are group meeting, hyperventilation also known as intensified breathing, evocative music, physical work and finally drawing in an expressive way.

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Every family has its own problems and the reasons to argue with each other. However, the parents should not forget that their children observe all that is going on and notice even the slightest tension relations on initiate level. The behavior of parents influence the unstable psychology of kids and it may cause some troubles in future.

There are several unfavorable patterns of parents’ behavior which can produce a negative impact on their kids. For example, let’s take a situation when parents can’t agree on the questions of kids’ education. The mother restricts the amount of sweets her kid is allowed to eat; the farther ignores this restriction and gives the kid everything it wants. It is clear that the conflict between the partners, but they should not transfer their problems to their kids. If they use kids as a so-called “joker” in their quarrels the kid starts feeling anxiety, which can lead to sleep disorders, hysteria and diseases. The most cunning kids develop manipulative skills – they apply to the parent who shows more relaxed attitude towards family rules.

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You are standing on the stage in front of the huge hall full of people, and all of them are looking at you attentively and without a single blink. You take a deep breath and make an attempt to speak but no sound emerges from your throat. Your face becomes red and sweaty, your hands shake, the silence gets deeper every moment, the audience starts laughing…And then you wake up. If this nightmare haunts you not only in dreams but in real life as well, you are one of those who suffer from stage fear or performance anxiety.

The point is, this fear and the feeling of panic can present a big difficulty for you and sometimes even deprive you of the chance to reach success in personal and business sphere. You should work hard to overcome this fear in order to prevent it from ruining your life. There are some useful and simple techniques which will help you to develop the immunity to the performance anxiety.

One of the reasons of stage fright is that you concentrate entirely on yourself and your emotions. Try to use different approach – constantly remind yourself that you are here only to present a piece of information and the audience is not interested in your personality, just in the message you have to share. Concentrate on the material, make yourself interested in it.

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