It comes from the sky above

I met Breivik a few times and talked with him. I said he struck me as very ordinary. There was nothing extraordinary about him. I feel quite sure he did not like that I said this. I'm lonely because I don't have a boyfriend is usually only one aspect of …

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Makes me feel like me

And also just knowing that these kinds of people are in the world. That evil exists. It's not necessarily preventable. So I started to ask, why put myself around it more? You've lost a friend or spouse, or you feel alienated from family. Perhaps you want a romantic partner. Or …

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Deep in your heart

First recognize what's going on: I feel rejected. Then patiently, as neutrally as possible, witness the feelings. Recognize they're not all of who you are. I'm crippled by my mother's rejection is a self-limiting way of perceiving the experience, an endgame statement. What do you mean? Well, I replied, if …

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Something deep in my heart tells me I'm right

By making a return to mom, you are taking your place in the seat of the adult and letting her move on to her golden years of less demands and responsibility. You are behaving according to the principles God has set up for us. In his structure, the very young …

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You were heading for a fall

If you treat each thing you currently have with respect and appreciation, then you will set the wheels in motion to attract more into your life. This is the abundance factor. It works like MAGIC. In fact, I bought my very own BMW the same year I wrote this article--2016 …

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The crowd will catch you

A Simple Technique for Waking Up The Toltec Mastery of Awareness demands that we wake up, but how do we do that? The most powerful tool that you have for connecting with yourself is your breath. Early in my studies with don Miguel, one of the other students told me …

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Well, I may be wrong

There is a visiting house on the prison grounds. Hoidal apologizes that he cannot take me in to show me because a family is using it right now and he does not want to interrupt their time together. Prisoners who complete a child-development education program can reserve the house to …

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Call the autumn time a fool

This may not work for all babies, so tread carefully. As she got older, she demanded I sing at top volume at her parties for entertainment. Her favourite tune was the theme of The Flintstones sung in the style of Ethel Merman. It was so piercing that the ears of …

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Every time I try to speak

Sally laughed. I was waiting for a response. Instead she carried on laughing. Andre, December 8 The night was beginning to draw in as I walked into a familiar pub in Bethnal Green. In medical school, I was rapt hearing an attending physician make a well-argued point about how to …

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On the way back home from school

But as I grew my ideas did too and I experienced firsthand the power of a tight, connected and trusted network of people who work together collaboratively to drive change and momentum for each other. My network is my solid foundation. I have the right people with me at all …

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Before that mansion on the hill

I want you to value all phases of awareness: wakefulness, dreaming, and the mystical place in between. You'll become agile at going back and forth. Dreams retrieve wisdom that's always been there; Let their encyclopedic vision help you conquer all emotions that impede your freedom, and move you toward everything …

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I'll stand beside you

It is an opportunity for you to listen to your inner voice. Note down your ideas and act on them; Listen to interviews. Research online others who have reached similar goals to those you want to achieve. Most likely there will be podcasts available that describe these people's experiences -- how …

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Way over on the railroad

Ever since Adam and Eve, we have been blamers at heart, but good mothers discipline it out of us instead of joining in the blame. In this way they make sure that the child does not grow up with a victim mentality but becomes a responsible person. LOOKS LIKE NOW …

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Could you find me?

It is our growing insight into these incorruptible laws that shows us the wisdom in the timeless idea of letting go and letting God. The love of God transforms all things bitter into something better. Self-correction is instant self-elevation. All of these truths--along with their exciting implications--prove the existence of …

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Vignettes reflecting emotions

All too often we are so busy being busy that we never truly relax, slow down or are still for long enough to review our progress, correct a course and adjust our direction. Do you ever feel like you are travelling through life so fast that you just don't know …

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Don't you ever go down there

But actually the reverse happens: new worlds open. The body brilliantly helps you ease the transition from waking to dreaming to deep sleep in five stages. Each cycle lasts approximately ninety minutes, then typically repeats four to five times in an average night's sleep. Once you attune yourself to this …

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Chase Pleasure and Miss Out on Meaning

Pretrial detention, in fact, is a system that disproportionately holds people who are constitutionally defined as presumed innocent behind bars based not on dangerousness but on poverty. I routinely evaluate people who have already been incarcerated for months by the time I see them, despite the fact that they haven't …

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Give Too Much Power to Willpower and Goals

Jennifer Merrill, Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring, 7 November 2016. Laura Entis, 5 Famous Business Leaders on the Power of Mentorship', Entrepreneur, 6 August 2015. <a href='https://clc.pcusa.org/CIFViewQuery.aspx?Returnurl=http://digitalmarcus.co.uk'>Sink</a> the 12 Shadow Archetypes <a href='http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost …

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Seek Approval Over Connection

They plan for their old age financially, socially, and medically. If you have a China Doll Mom, you may already be worrying that your own older years will be spent with mother in the guest room. You may be concerned that, if push comes to shove, mom's welfare will come …

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Believe That Every Thought Deserves Power

I am not a fitness guru or a gym junkie, but I do know that I am better for my family, for my business and for my audiences when I am fit and healthy. For me fitness equals energy, and I can do so much more and have a much …

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Thoughts alone are not dangerous

No one can steal our peace, so finding fault with another for how we feel is like falling asleep under the sun and then blaming it for the burn we get! The only way we lose our peace is when we mistakenly identify with some painful thought that would draw …

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Living life with meaning and purpose

A Teacher expands your knowledge and pushes you to become better every single day. Successful people know this; Many people don't invest in their own mastery. They live a life of stasis, thinking they know all they need to know. Some of them leave school, complete their apprenticeship, get their …

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Put the issues in to perspective,

Being a dinner guest in Japan and your host is serving pufferfish (not to be confused with puffin). It can kill you When Autopilot isn't Useful During sex (sometimes) When you're eating in a Michelin five-star restaurant On any holiday with your children And as its loveliness grew with each …

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But What About Natural Talent?

And that's the idea of not making things worse--to set the stage for resilience by doing no more harm as quickly as possible. Can you think of a time when your reaction to a rock-bottom situation improved the situation rather than making it worse? Can this reaction be repeated in …

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Harnessing Adaptability

You can frame your story around themes of your resilience or themes of your damage. You can find reasons to be proud in some of your worst memories, or you can let yourself be overwhelmed by the harm of it all. Anybody can be a reframer. It's not something that …

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The Gold Standard

And right now, Mia goes on, you're Blair Cunningham's favorite pity party. Jealousy does not look pretty, I think. I feel embarrassed for Mia. Her attitude makes her look desperate. But I can't help wondering if part of what she's saying is true. If Blair will eventually kick me to …

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