Stress and the Brain | O'Neill Kinesiology College

Stress and the Brain

It’s often said that stress is bad, but this isn’t entirely true. Some stress is actually useful because it can motivate us, help us meet deadlines, or escape alarming situations. In fact, when we experience moderate stress, this is when our performance is actually at its peak. So what happens when stress is ‘bad’? Let’s first look at what is happening inside the brain when we experience stress. The emotional processing part of the brain, the amygdala, receives information from t...
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Happiness - O'Neill Kinesiology College

Happiness by Tania ONeill McGowan

Happiness is a journey not a destination ~ Ben Sweetland This month contains the International Day of Happiness, so we decided that happiness could be the theme of this month! Happiness has a major impact on our health and well-being. Being happy keeps you healthy and aids in the prevention of many of today's stress related diseases and illness. Recent studies in Epigenetics show that our emotions and lifestyle can trigger the genes which cause many of these diseases. So happiness should be the...
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Benefits of Kinesiology - O'Neill Kinesiology College

The Benefits of Kinesiology

Understand the Benefits of Kinesiology. Knowing why Kinesiology is so beneficial and how it can help you. As a non-invasive therapy, energy kinesiology is basically a hands-on advent to wellness. It determines where the imbalances lie in the combined spirit, body and mind. Using muscle testing, the effects of stress on the neurological areas of the body, such as the brain and spinal column are determined. Using its own energy for healing, the limbs and body are placed in particular positions a...
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