Seeking Healthier Alternatives

But even if you don't believe it, you need to fake it until you make it. Try to only enter your bed when you are about to sleep, reduce the wakeful activities you might be doing while you are in bed so that your body learns that being in bed …

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Joy And Positivity

As he flicked through the picture gallery on my phone, you could follow his thought process by looking at his face. If a client or student is spending their time and energy concerned with self-protection instead of self-awareness, practicing mindfulness becomes next to impossible. What I greatly value about this …

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I Have To Give A Life A Whirl

There, she included the genre, author, title, number of articles, and date of completion, as well as notes containing her thoughts (and plans) about the topic contained in that particular tome. One is the relationship between self-esteem and well- being. Choose the amount of time you wish for each exercise …

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No One Can Fix Me But Me

Over time, what looked like a blurry blob of color became more defined until I could see an outline. While some people believe that fringy prognosticators like psychics and astrologers can predict future events, most of us think that such predictions are worthless. Home-schooled by his mother to nurture his …

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Seek Wisdom From Others

Spiritual abuse attacks people at the place where they are most vulnerable, the heart of the very thing that gives them ease. Rest here for a few contractions and switch to your right side. They are the perfect way to teach children their true value and that they're not their …

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Not All Apologies Are Acceptable

So as we learned in article 2, on goal-setting, it helps to start with something achievable, an activity that readily fits into your day and that feels at least mildly enjoyable, so that your brain's reward system gets a kick out of it--a fast head-clearing walk on your way to …

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True Vs UNTRUE

The decision rests on the person, whether they want to explore their past, with a more psychodynamic approach, or on a present-focused, practical approach. Actually, the angry person is much weaker, as is well known in karate and various martial arts. I have a deal now with a good friend …

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Classical Conditioning

But how to fight back against a massive, powerful machine with a vested interest in keeping you down, especially when you've already tried to keep the negativity away and yet it just seems to keep coming, no matter what you do? All of these factors could leave a woman feeling …

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The Fog Of Illusion

Things my parents used as treats, I would devour when they were gone. From there, you can do any iteration of eye contact/smile/light touch to get someone's attention and start a conversation. But we spent an entire year studying the wider culture of self-improvement. This is the same …

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Everybody Hurts

When you act like a winner for a long enough period, when you do the things winners do, the victory comes. Traditionally they would give a return of less than five per cent, but with interest rates so low at present, it could be much less. When Grandma used to …

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Emotional Contagion Vs

But, when metaphors are interpreted as facts, then we get into trouble. Even if they know it's not the grown-up thing to do, their brain is contemplating a snappish comment (fight), a cowed withdrawal (flight), or a hope that the problem might just go away (freeze). Unexpectedly, I started to …

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Building Face-to-Face Social Skills

Further, in the case of this particular solo author, his reputation, following, and arguably career, are predicated on defending a particular view of nutrition. In Pons's experiment, he worked with monkeys whose nerve fibers from the brain to one arm had been severed. If you're someone who has no health …

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