Success To The Successful

His red compact car takes the full impact of the crash and veers into oncoming traffic. Hopefully, the decision will be made from a place of balance. She fought with her husband because he didn't seem to worry enough. When my two international class coordinators, Kimberly Schipke and Jessica Luibrand …

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A Different Point Of View

Usually, counseling is 26-weekly sessions, with a majority of those sessions at the client's home. Bromfield sounds prophetic when he foresees the time when his house would receive visitors as a state park: Perhaps one day it will belong to the state together with the hills, valleys and woods of …

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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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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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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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Emergency Boundaries

We can never anticipate fully what life has in store for us - all we can hope for is that when life hits us hard we have the mental resources available to help us grow from the experience and recognise the lesson. People who haven't played don't always realize how hard …

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Repair Your Congruity

You are spending more money than you are bringing in each month. When we experience an unpleasant feeling, it is a common reaction to subconsciously push it aside, replacing it with a completely different feeling we do not even really need. You can get sick with infections, or you develop …

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Is Assent The Answer?

Steven credits his new self not to Lifton, his father, or even his sister, but to Moon himself. When you know yourself and make well-considered choices, your life works much better, with less drama, fewer wrong turns, and more satisfaction. Being willing to acknowledge something does not mean you like …

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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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Peace, Love & Healing

After this actually happened, I worked with Victoria to think about what we could do in this scenario. Move toward natural breath, a feeling like lying on the earth and watching the clouds move through the sky. Anxiety is merely a persistent fear, and it extends to your future. Simon's …

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Are You

The life experiences you've had, and what you have done with them, have made you who you are. Your mind will quietly slow down and stop its normal chatter. Steve Johnson, a community organizer, told me how Portland, Oregon, came to be such a beacon for urban agriculture and sustainable …

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When I Am Cold, Send Me Someone To Warm

The higher the anxiety in any system, the less tolerance people have for inclusiveness, complexity, and difference. Experiments are designed to examine the effects of one factor (here, hippocampal damage) while holding all other relevant factors constant (here, the age, education, IQ, skills, native language, socio-economic background of a comparison …

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When I Am Grieving, Send Me Someone To Console

Remember that people see your actions, not your intentions, so regardless of whether or not it's your intention to put a barrier between other people and de-escalation, when you unrealistically demand that they feel any other way than they actually do, you are in fact adding to their obstacles rather …

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To Pay Or Not To Pay

In communication, individuals are not only expected to engage in an interchange but to be responsive to some degree to the words (and cues) that come from the other person. The reason your mouth and nose join into the same space and then branch off again at the voice box …

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Avoiding Cliches

To answer that, you need to imagine yourself in your future, to dream a new dream for your tomorrow. Because all of those people have learned to hate their current bodies, and most have no idea that they can think differently. Or does it take an hour because of drive …

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What's The Attraction?

One or two steps might relate to the taxes, but no more. Evidence accumulates that roughage, especially food with a high cellulose content, mechanically massages the lining of the colon, thus reducing the likelihood of colonic and rectal cancer. When all your feelings are piling up, it can be cathartic …

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