My Feelings and Friendships

How much time do you spend worrying about the future? When you did the SOLAR exercise, what did you notice? How do you distract yourself? And your best friend whom you really wish you could look more like? When you look at her whole package, are you sure you really …

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Drifting Goals

This can cause a catastrophe in your life and even make mistakes that cannot be fixed or repaired. Even if they are fixable, you may have taken a bigger detour from your life expectancy than you initially had just by trying to scramble and play catchup. Example from a woman's …

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A Spirit Forged in Steel

But, wouldn't it be even more of a connection if we also shared in the grace-filled moments that saved us and changed our hearts? I know for me, these moments are still coming each day. Maybe you aren't there, yet. That's okay, too. Most of all, I want you to …

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Do you have goals?

Bad friends are simply bad friends for each other. I was a bad friend to him, and he was a bad friend to me. We live in a free world. He can do whatever he wants. And I can too. What characteristics does the union feature? Is it inspiring to …

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My Feelings and Family

But how, exactly, does leaky gut occur? We touched on it a little earlier; Zonulin is responsible for regulating the tight junctions of the intestinal barrier. Serving as a physiological gatekeeper, it allows the passage of good molecules, such as nutrients, from the gut into the bloodstream, where they can …

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Is it inspiring to others?

Numerous human studies implicate viruses in triggering a relapse in MS and exacerbating inflammatory demyelination. MS patients who have a fever and flu-like symptoms not only are at risk for relapse, but also have much higher rates of hospitalization due to immune dysfunction. Because infections can cause MS attacks and …

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What if robots had feelings?

Considered together with additional evidence linking imbalances in the gut to memory and cognitive impairments, this research holds fascinating promise for better understanding and treating many neurological diseases--including multiple sclerosis. Research has shown that fully one-third of the molecules in our bloodstream comprise the breakdown products of our own gut …

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What is this all for?

They didn't need sophisticated research to prove it, either; Informed by their knowledge and contemporary investigations, researchers now know that in times of chronic stress, the acidity in the GI tract increases, which disrupts the biodiversity and function of the gut microflora and damages the intestinal lining--a major double-whammy that …

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Stopping the Drama

Modafinil, which is a dopamine agonist/stimulant, initially worked well for me but then began to cause heart palpitations. Today I use Ocrevus, and I'm happy to say it has made a huge difference in my quality of life in terms of cognitive function, such as planning and memory function …

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The Natural Healing Process

We now know, for example, that the concept of impure blood is a sound one: Research has proven that fully one-third of the molecules in our bloodstream comprise the breakdown products of our own gut microflora. When we suffer from dysbiosis, we literally become full of garbage: Endotoxins (natural by-products …

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Mixing and Matching Risk Factors

Before I was diagnosed--but after I'd already begun experiencing many other cognitive symptoms of MS--I experienced episodes in which a simple sentence from a loved one sounded like a jumbled heap of nonsense. Rearranging their words into a coherent sequence was exhausting--or even impossible. It worked the other way around …

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Over the Life Span

I hated my body, my lack of control, and the weakness I could not seem to overcome. I also found myself lying about simple mistakes I made. If people discovered a crack in my she-has-it-all-together-and-is-perfect facade, they might discover where I was really failing in life. Everyone would know I …

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Sending a Card

I will, however, share what I have done to become free. And I can point out all the ways you might be unfree right now. You know ideas, self-talk, positive thinking and inspiration are cheap. It's all talk. This article is different. Something about the way we behaved or the …

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Succeed To Make Your Dreams Come True

This is awareness, and every moment of awareness is a moment of being alive and healing. However, beware of people who constantly use the phrase I did the best I could as an excuse not to be responsible for their actions and who make no effort to be mindful and …

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The Painless Truth

Why can't we slow down? And what are we missing if we don't? Then I remembered some of my own experiences when I was the one talking to a patient seated on the examining table--and I realized that the blame for the doctor's attitude lay within the system itself. About …

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I can't, I couldn't and I can

Describe the. Tell me about the. Only think about helping your present self. One of the most painful and unhelpful things to do for your psyche is to wish for things to be different that have already happened. This is going to be a difficult habit to let go of …

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Working with you and for you

We don't carry snacks or water, don't plan lunch, and cavalierly figure that we will simply grab something when we get hungry. But what if we're not close to anything healthy when we get hungry? Each neuron has an axon, a long, rope-like structure that sends electrical signals from the …

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Getting Outside

Our strong desire and physical urge is to return to the equilibrium that we know. If we are in the habit of treating ourselves to a handful of cookies every night after dinner, there is a vacancy in our world--an electrical socket that has been unplugged. The core tenet of …

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If I Were to Live for

Nothing looks quite the same and nothing feels the same. What you thought you knew about yourself becomes confused and challenged. Reassurance from consumers is significant because it makes their decision list comprehensive and all-inclusive, and it should be as truthful as possible. The therapist should develop the worthy ability …

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The Conventional View

Even a famous comedian like Jay Leno on The Tonight Show makes mistakes. And what happens? You will hurt yourself if you cannot do this. You have to understand that being indecisive does not mean you will never have to make a decision. It just means that they will all …

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What do you need?

Ensure it is at a time when it is unlikely to be trumped by other activities. Set a reminder on your phone. It can take a while to figure out how to get control over your emotions. There are many adults out there in the world who are still trying …

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Helpful Tips For Staying On Track

Some audience members will likely use their cell phones during your speech, but realize that distractions happen and don't take it personally. Your focus and commitment is to be responsible for delivering your message. It probably does not create feelings of warmth. You might even feel a little frightened because …

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What Is an Ethical Dilemma?

Negative self-attacks are leftover repeats of what the narcissist has said to you. Letting go of the narcissist includes letting go of his invalidations and consciously choosing to treat yourself in a more loving and considerate manner. CBT was organized into bi-weekly sessions with a length of 30 minutes for …

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But how do I find a way out?

You Are Not the Cause You thought the narcissist was going to make your life wonderful, and now you have found out it was just the opposite. These strategies help patients develop coping mechanisms, enhance communication with family members, exercise sober social skills, and prevent triggers. Disorders of drug misuse …

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Expectorating to Feel Better

I sometimes feel guilty after eating. I am a binge eater. Jill held so tightly to the habitual that the habitual tightened its grip on her. She avoided even the slightest departure from her fixed routine. It was hard for her to remember the last time she ventured into a …

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How the Language We Speak Affects Our Way of Thinking?

I saw a connection between drinking coffee and irritability, between eating too much and feeling sickly full, and between not eating enough and feeling starved and weepy. It was quite a year of revelation. When they parted, the teacher gave her a hearty pat on the back and said, I …

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Sending a Small Gift

Fine, he replies. Detecting something is wrong, Dad starts to investigate. A stoic faces their problems head-on. When you know exactly what you are dealing with, and all of the cards are on the table, you will then be able to figure out exactly what you are going to have …

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Boundaries and God

You have to understand the point where your emotions have become a hindrance to you. Finally, stoicism means being content with where you are right now. Think about how many talented people are rejected from competitions that showcase singing. It does not mean that a person is no longer a …

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I am perfect the way I am

They had, as you might imagine, a huge tolerance for differences. The following summer I worked in a camp with regular kids and watched girls of the same age make themselves miserable for some failure they felt regarding their size or skin or hair, or lack of athleticism in some …

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