Do As I Say

And, of course, there were the insidious, constant messages from culture to untangle and set aside. I wasn't doing very well in school at the time, but I stopped telling myself that I was no good and began saying that I was already smart enough to improve my grades. Now …

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Feeling Isolated

Maybe you wanted an education you couldn't afford. A few weeks later, at our next session, he was delighted to tell me that the meeting had gone very well and he was continuing to use the planning template for other communications. This is a question my friend Azalea Moen asks …

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Develop Honest Bias

Misses the boat with: Taurus and Cancer Suns because it doesn't stick to the point. Instead of focusing on ourselves as the center of our universe, we benefit by perceiving that we are a part of a constantly changing, interrelated dynamic where no one is greater or lesser--we are all …

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I Saw The Light

Aquarius will help you to take what's in your heart and begin to share it with the world. Georgia had managed to pull together a second competing youth squad from our corps. When we take our time and focus in depth, when we trust that going through a process of …

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The Knowledge Body - Fifth Layer

It turns out that in many cases we accept and even embrace the lies of others. Over a 16-year period, the terrorist had planted 32 explosives in some of New York City's most crowded areas, including Grand Central Station, Radio City Music Hall, and a packed movie theater in Times …

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Common Responses To Involvement

This is a possibility worth pursuing for what it might say about today. On the other hand, criticism after a rough landing was usually followed by an improvement on the next try. And the chocolate in the cupboard and the wine in your fridge are calling your name--Just take a …

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What We Neglect, Declines

So Kant entreats us to exercise tolerance for others by treating them as persons and not mere objects. Perhaps getting rid of or moving against kinds of thoughts? A friend of mine gave me a beautiful glass jar and a deck of flashcards and said, 'Anytime you think about him …

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Be Kind To Yourself

From grade schools and hospitals to prisons and corporate offices--everywhere, really--the practice of mindfulness is spreading around the world in a great wave of healing. Alright then: Charles Foster Kane was born in Little Salem, Colorado, USA, in 1862. As I begin to consider my personal foundation, I think: Past …

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Always Consider The Source

With positive psychology, you get the best tools to finally break new ground and enjoy life. A voice filled with excitement shows your enthusiasm and happiness about something. Historically, there has been a gulf between mainstream psychology, which was negative toward religion's role in one's mental well-being, and African-American pastors …

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The Courage To Have An Open Mind

High-intensity interval training (HIT) is surfacing as superior to steady-state aerobic training, even though it has a lower calorie-burn in comparison to traditional aerobic exercise. Increasing your connection could begin by striking up a conversation in the coffee queue, starting a meeting with a smile and a question, or sharing …

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Cultivate Docility

In this article we suggest that one important way people find meaning in their lives is by becoming deeply involved in activities that afford them scope. We are expected to turn even the most terrifying experiences and unfathomable losses into an opportunity for personal growth. They peak between age 10 …

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You Deserve To Be Free

Evidence is abundant that when breastfeeding is possible, it builds health and wellbeing. So far in this article, I've emphasized what you can control. I've always been struck by this particular phrase because, more commonly, great suffering brings great bitterness, great anger, great wish for revenge, and great hardening. You …

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When We Feel Heartache

Well, we do - and they point to a very different conclusion. When children have most of their attention focused on other people's expectations and find if difficult to feel comfortable and think independently then they need their parents help. Our minds are like amazing articles with infinite lines outlining the …

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Gaze At Crystals

First, he wants to come to your Thursday Night Group, and next, he wants to start attending the physical therapy sessions his daughter is having up in Plano. We have been brought up in distinct environs and this has had a huge impact on what we choose to believe. According …

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Own Nest

Education moved from the one-room schoolhouse in which students and teachers commingled year after year, and could form long-term relationships, to the assembly-line efficiency of the modern, thousand-plus-student high school, in which each teacher is often responsible for the education of anywhere from 150 to 200 students on a given …

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I Am Willing To Share Myself With The World

Now that you've learned how to organize your memory via mental file folders, test your new knowledge with the following exercise. David is interested in using small amounts of LSD and other psychedelics, such as psilocybin (found in magic mushrooms), to treat people suffering from conditions such as depression, obsessive-compulsive …

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Our Church Involvement

After repeating the better ways a number of times, they start to go unconscious again. It is one of the early experiments by Paolo Uccello using a new technique called perspective. She had to fight the urge to lie down right there on the powdery dirt path and curl her …

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Stepping Out

In response to Sean expressing a desire to meet some of the people who were getting the food, his dad suggested they deliver the food together and see if they can help distribute it to the people who use the food pantry. I fell in love with the process of …

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Selective Information

Imagine a beautiful marble statue and consider for a moment how that statue began. Mark then did what many people do in the wake of a lifequake. At the end of a well-done meditation session, you will feel a delightful freshness of mind. You're used to interrupting the momentum of …

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