Big Life Events

Common obsessions include: Fear of dirt Fear of causing harm to others Fear of making a mistake Fear of being embarrassed Fear of behaving in a socially unacceptable manner Fear of thinking thoughts that are sinful or evil Of course, in science you can never prove a negative, especially one …

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Drinking from Infinity

These core mindfulness skills are central to Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and they support all the other skills. They are called core mindfulness skills because there are a few other skills or perspectives on mindfulness that are less commonly practiced. We will not talk about them in detail, but among these …

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Time at Your Desk

Individuals who struggle with bulimia generally fear being overweight and are very unhappy with the appearance of their body. This disorder is characterized by the cycle of binge eating followed by overcompensation for the binge eating. For example, a person may sit and eat excessive amounts of food in one …

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Observing How You Feel

When do I find myself getting the angriest? Where do I find myself getting angry most frequently? What situations am I in most often when I get angry? What events tend to trigger my anger? What sorts of memories tend to trigger my anger? Are there any images that seriously …

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Practicing Empathizing with Yourself and Others

So, the truth of the matter is, we can never be free from unwanted intrusive thoughts. So, in overcoming OCD, the focus must be given to our physical and emotional response to these thoughts. We must try to achieve not having anxiety or any type of mental or physical compulsion …

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A Brief History of Emotional Intelligence

If you don't believe the situation has escalated to the point of being life threatening, however, refraining from calling the emergency services. Doing so every time your loved one speaks of hurting themselves will signal to them that they have a great amount of power over you and that by …

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EQ Versus IQ

For BPDs simple things such as maintain friendships or cohabiting can be enormous challenges. People with BPD exhibit heightened levels of sensitivity, meaning even the smallest criticism can cause great offense, leading them behave with aggression and hostility. In addition, they are prone to misconstruing things that are said to …

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What Is Emotional Intelligence?

Parents with BPD can often be detached and distant, leading to attachment issues in their children. Therapy sessions can be crucial in countering this. Have someone else care for your child for a period of time. Either put your child in childcare or another family member, allowing you to have …

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How much are you going to buy?

They feel they are under attack, and they quickly counter- attack. Denial, coupled with anger, makes us blind to the truth, blind to the good intentions of others, and blind to seeing our own scars and our own desires. In our attempt to avoid the truth, we fail to realize …

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Depressed Billionaires

This article has stressed that omega-3s are the single most important nutrient for brain health. Most people need 3-4 grams daily, evenly distributed between EPA and DHA. DHA, remember, is the basic building block of the brain. A recent Chinese study showed that 2 grams daily of DHA for 12 …

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Science without humanity

I counseled her about using controlled breathing and meditation to relax her body and advised her to stop using alcohol, which is a stimulant. After six weeks, she reported that she had used the sleep meditation and breathing techniques daily, stopped drinking alcohol at night, and cut out the antihistamines …

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Space, Wars, and Storytellers

On the downside, it hurts, it's expensive to keep up, it's messy to do yourself, and, worst of all, you have to let about one quarter inch of stubble grow in before you can wax again, so you do have to schedule your imperfect time. LOW: Shaving your legs is …

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I want an ice cream!

The band -- not the straps -- should do most of the heavy lifting. You want a band that feels snug (not tight) and doesn't dig into your flesh, causing it to seep over the band (aka OL back fat). Some women hike up the band, hoping to prevent back fat, but …

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The Vocal Thief

What works at one stage stops working later on. Life becomes an ongoing experiment, a flexible movement of adjustment and readjustment rather than a set plan forever. Other physical factors Together with diet, exercise exerts a profound effect on the health of the brain as well as other bodily systems …

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You might get a sore tummy

When you perform an alchemical feat, there are three basic actions that take place in proper sequence. The first step in the process is to break something down into its constituite parts. In this example, we would be breaking down human intelligence into its distinctive categories (spatial intelligence, verbal intelligence …

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Spend Your Time Well

And then there are the fragrances that scream OL. To get the word on how to choose a Y&H scent and the newer way to wear it, I talked scents with Yves de Chiris, a renowned fragrance creator responsible for some of the biggest launches of our time, whose …

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Think About The Details Even More

Don't back off and hold your breath in hope and fear; Return to your helping strategies and keep doing what you were doing. Yes, he has his own responsibility to move forward, but he also needs the help. Your aftercare plan might be, Who are you going to see in …

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Countering Illness with Willpower

In short, beyond you can help is you can keep helping. Try the helping strategies as you feel ready. Meanwhile, don't forget that by reading, understanding, and taking care of yourself as you've been doing, you're already helping. Start Where Your Loved One Is No matter how ugly your current …

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Maintaining Childlike Innocence

Other cognitive factors are control, predictability, and optimism. When a person feels loss of control, this is stressful and anxiety-provoking. Finding ways to achieve some degree of control in a stressful situation helps significantly. Similarly, predicting when stress happens and when it doesn't lowers anxiety. Find ways to increase predictive …

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Learning is a no-brainer

Use this game with people you know to test it and have a good laugh. Up until then it was a mystery, since the blood-brain barrier keeps the brain so protected and isolated. But just as an aquarium needs a filter to remove accumulated toxins, so the brain needs a …

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Leave no child behind

Unfortunately, this creates a situation where your to-do list will always be packed. Children also face the stresses of life. Today you learn how to practice mirror work with little ones, and you watch the miracles that happen. You are nearly at the end of this course and you are …

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The sum of the parts

You need anger's influence to help you set boundaries around what you truly value, or you may take on too many tasks just to feel good about yourself. Squares off with: Leo and Aquarius Suns because it insists they stick to the bottom line. Is at odds with: Scorpio Suns …

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What does success look like?

Back at home, expect our family to give up on waiting for your empty promises. I have noticed that the Universe loves gratitude. The more grateful you are, the more goodies you get. When I say goodies, I don't mean only material things. I mean all the people, places, and …

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An End to Upside Down Thinking

Another company developing a version of this technology is called Kernel. What exactly is neural lace? Neural lace76 is an electromagnetic mesh that fuses with the brain to create an intermediary interface layer between the brain and a computer. This is a method to merge the minds of men with …

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Implications for Everyday Life

The healthcare industry is preparing for this inevitability. They are writing policy recommendations to deal with this transhumanist transformation of the medical field. It will come to the point that people will seek these modifications for aesthetic reasons, and not just out of medical necessity. This is all spelled out …

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The practical classroom

This practice will also help you ground and refocus yourself with your anxiety (rather than despite it). You can begin this practice by asking yourself (out loud) about each of the things that truly need to get done. The word truly is key because if you merely ask your anxiety …

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