The Summer Of 1967

In such cases, any therapeutic antidepressant benefit is highly unlikely and exposes individuals to medications with serious toxic potential. You can start with choosing one behavior to work on until you feel comfortable enough to start on another one. Not only do you have a green thumb for flowers and …

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Giving Up Fervor For Lent

FICO is an abbreviation for the Fair Isaac Corporation, the first company to offer a credit-risk model with a score. As you practice covert sensitization, always time the nausea or other aversive stimulus to coincide exactly with the moment you begin to engage in the destructive habit. The process going …

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Being Number One

If your focus time conflicts with important team or customer meetings, find a time that is consistently available, such as Fridays, to keep your personal time sacred. I'm fairly introverted in informal group settings. We call it the up stage because the uterus muscles are drawing up, and every time …

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You Get The Blessing From Above

We are not just one archetype, although we may relate to a few, or have one or two, be dominant. They begin to take care of themselves, and they step into the energy field of equality, celebrating their wholeness, their 100 percent, and bringing their 100 percent to whatever is …

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People Have The Power

Pain coming from a leg that's not there reminds me of one of those Zen riddles about a tree falling in the forest. Although wheat has been known as the staff of life for over eight thousand years, I believe that our off-balance microbiomes, with the inflamed intestines that result …

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Love Is A Serious Business

All you have to do is accept that, like all nondrinkers, you will have ups and downs in your life after you've quit, and understand that if you start wishing you could drink in such situations, you will be moping for an illusion and creating a void. The theory is …

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Don't Overthink It

Curiously, several of my patients, completely independently of each other, noted an interesting observation about their angel helpers. We were discussing the key deliverables of the new job along with the various levels of stakeholder management that were now required daily. It is a state of gentle but broad awareness …

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Just One More Day

As you become more experienced with this kind of work, you'll be able to expand how you apply it. What interruptions are able to accomplish is essentially to disrupt this process of relaxing into our experience and reset it to a higher intensity of enjoyment. Anger as a lifestyle is …

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What Is Not Perfect In My Life?

By this reckoning, it also encourages the taking of responsibility, whereas shame can make us want to hide away. I asked Giles - he of the slightly gloomy conviction that humanity was born to eat doughnuts - what his own tactics were in the fight against obesity. Although extremely unlikely, stress may …

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Standing And Opening

I'd write about what was going well, or what I'd learned, or what I was pleased with about myself or my life--in bullet form, she explained. Write your visualisations and affirmations in here too. Sometimes not all people will easily read your limits, and for this reason, it is essential …

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