Try to live in the present

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Finding the Right Help

Arm JueYin - The Pericardium channel The Pericardium channel is not much easier to understand than the organ. When your body is a mere five weeks old (or roughly the size of the word embryo' on this article) it divides itself up internally, forming primitive chest and abdomen. <a href='http …

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Getting Along Better

The white cells are responding to a pathogen or toxin; The white cells create in-flame-ation to deal with it: Dampness + Heat = Phlegm The Phlegm of Chinese medicine can be a lot subtler than these gross examples, though. The pathogens in colds or abscesses are obvious - we get sick from a …

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Taking Charge and Giving Up the Victim Role

If the channels are like roads that enable movement for cars, the extraordinary channels are like the gravel or tarmac used to make the roads. If the ordinary channels are like rivers running through the body, the extraordinary channels represent the tiny currents of water that run between the grains …

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What's the Attraction?

Conveniently (for me) the name serotonin simply means blood vessel (sero-) contractor (-tonin). So, the link between capillaries closing up and serotonin is a given. How does it relate to the spleen, though? Serotonin is best known as the feel-good hormone, but what is less known is that over 95 …

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Are You at Risk?

Problems with the Spleen treated by Chinese doctors invariably involve digestive complaints - diarrhoea, constipation, poor appetite, abdominal bloating, lethargy and nausea. To be fair, the Chinese consider the Spleen to have an equally important role in creating Blood, but more from absorbing the goodness in the food. In order to …

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Take it Down From the Mast

Laugh and Talk? Robert Provine and professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, discovered that human Laughter is different from our primate cousins. The chimpanzee's Laughter is a breath of breath, and the sound and rhythm are reminiscent of a woodcut by a hand saw. Each time you breathe …

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With a Little Help From My Friends

A primary school teacher who allowed me extra time in class is another example. And then there was my very special nurse, who gave up her own personal time to talk or sing to me. INSPIRATION FROM GOOD DEEDS DONE BY OTHERS I have been inspired by different people and …

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The First Cut is the Deepest

People search for answers to why bad things happen to them -- they try to discover who or what is to blame. In the same way, many people who have BPD want to know why they have the disorder and whom they can blame for it. Unfortunately, this search for a …

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Edge of a Cliff

Category II has female nouns, water, fire, and combat object names; Category III contains only edible plant nouns; Category IV is like A remaining class in which all remaining words are put together. This grammatical classification of nouns involves a coherent view of the world, including primitive myths. For example …

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Road to Nowhere

As usual, mom was right! Life is full of surprises. On December 24, 2014, Abraham proposed to me on a cold night under the stars by a blue spruce tree. We got married on September 26, 2015 at the Love and Autism Conference in San Diego, California! I had been …

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Don't Stop Me Now

Washing and Drying Dishes Then, rinse the dishes thoroughly and place them in another dish drainer in the adjacent sink. If you have a dishwasher, rinse the dishes and pans before loading. You may have used this little warning tag before the stroke too. You're not alone. Tips for Carrying …

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Love and Affection

Remember Sherrie from article 1? She was stumbling through the day in a haphazard, out-of-control fashion. But then imagine that she has read this article, and has made significant progress. Look again at a day in her life now that she has boundaries (pp. Be specific. What in her comments …

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The Circus is Leaving Town

I asked him to open his eyes. The fear on his face was striking--he looked like a young, scared adolescent. This kid that used to mess with me all the time, Jake, a senior, I can't get him out of my head. Is there an area of your body that …

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The Raven That Refused to Sing

Does life feel in a hurry or out of control, or do you feel as if you're making steady progress toward a goal? How do your boundaries--or lack of them--contribute to the state of your life? The reward for wise boundaries is the joy of desires fulfilled in life. It's …

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Room at the Top

The movement of electrically charged ions at the cellular level is the basic building block in the complex electromagnetic workings of your body electric. Every muscle you move, every thought you think, every morsel of food you digest, involves electrical activity. Your feelings, memories, and thoughts are coded in patterns …

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A Dual Process View of Prejudice

Every single one is different, she told me. Her favorite scenario goes like this, though: The dying person is in a quiet room, lights dimmed, perhaps with one relative. The group enters respectfully and quietly, sings, and leaves. It's as simple and beautiful as that. There's no fuss. No demands …

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Blame the Bias, Not Oneself

Let's consider now how boundaries can help resolve many work-related problems and help you be happier and more fulfilled in the work you do (p. Work and Character Development Christians often have a warped perspective on work. We tend to think of work as secular unless we work in ministry …

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What's a Target to Do?

When related to unconsciously and/or negatively, a child-self is left in a kind of alienated oblivion. In the latter case, when the child-self is left unconscious, or is disowned and repudiated, we are fragmented; Left unrecognized, not understood, or rejected and abandoned, a child-self can turn into a troublemaker …

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The Prejudiced Personality

In contrast, hard-to-get women might appear to be a conquest but were often unfriendly, cold, and had a tendency to humiliate you in front of your friends. As a result of the interviews, the researchers speculated that the best strategy would be to give a potential date the impression that …

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Encouraging Individuality

Now, try to feel every bit of your body. Notice any points of tension and just make a note of them. I want you to start relaxing your muscles from the top of your head to your toes. Tense the crown of your head and release the tension, pushing it …

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Power Changes People

Do this twice since it is a crucial area of stress. From your eyebrows, drop down to your nose and tense it making sure to release the tension after a few seconds. Now go to the jaw region and do the same. Imagine all your tension accumulated at the jaw …

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Do you need to stop talking too much?

And so, as with trauma, we need to ask: How has history molded our understanding of mindfulness? MINDFULNESS AND BUDDHISM The history of mindfulness in the West weaves together two separate approaches: a 2,500-year-old historical tradition in Buddhism and a more recent 25-year-old tradition within modern science. Often referred …

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Someone else can do it better

Gracious and generous God, I thank you for the gift of marriage, this continuing process of two becoming one in you. As you work in my marriage, teach me to respect the personhood of my spouse so that ours is a godly union--not an unhealthy enmeshment--that glorifies you. Teach me …

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You don't have what it takes to succeed

Consider the flu as a rough analogy. People don't come down with the flu every time they're exposed to the flu virus. Other factors, such as the person's genetic makeup, general health, levels of current stress, and past history (having received a flu shot, for example), make a difference in …

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Remembering Things Past

The action would be extinguished (ie, anxiety will be eliminated) by reversing the method. In other words, people will unlearn their fear by merely decoupling the coupled relationship between fear and neutral stimulation. For example, a person with germ infection may have developed a connected relationship between anxiety and doorknobs …

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Rumors and Gossip

The best thing that you can do is to sit up nice and straight, adding in a pillow to your butt if it helps to support you a little bit. If you have some trouble sitting on the floor, you may want to consider using a chair to sit on …

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Striving for Immortality

Throughout this article, we've been talking about prosocial behavior as helping other people. But one way to help humanity as a whole is to protect and preserve the planet that is our home. In fact, environmental conservation presents a classic social dilemma that requires people to put aside their own …

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The Uncertainties of Group Living

You and your counselor come to know each other during the Assessment stage. Usually, your counselor forms a treatment plan and often knows how long the therapy can take. Cognitive Stage You and your counselor work together in the Cognitive stage to understand your opinion. You may have spent some …

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Ways Self-Improvement Can Change Your Life

You'll get an understanding of the reasons behind the way you think and why specific thoughts seem to come into your mind by themselves. This is another level of knowing yourself, another level of delving into your inner workings. As your understanding of the why behind your thoughts begins to …

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First indication of knowledge of human nature

The guide was a woman. We entered the same room and she said, Now you'll notice a few guns on the wall and ceiling, but notice the covering on these chairs and the tapestry on the walls. And with that she launched into a detailed description of items that had …

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Ways of defense against covert manipulation

I don't think women do this very well. They latch on to the first thing that comes to mind, get totally emotionally involved in it. The next thing you know, you're arguing about everything under the sun, and no one is happy. I believe in a clear definition of the …

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Recognizing and releasing blockages

I learned to read the message in his nonverbal signals. This translated to my listening to what my counselees could not put into words. I learned to listen to the message behind the message--the hurt, the ache, the frustration, the loss of hope, the fear of rejection, the feeling of …

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