In the eternal presence

My ex-girlfriend wanted to travel the world and live in different countries. I hate that idea. I want to stay close to my family and best friends. I don't feel like I'm missing out on something if I don't live in other countries. Having a home is what makes me …

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Showed me things I cannot see

Just take all the time you'd like here to enjoy this type of experience you're feeling now. That's right. Now that you've felt the body make its way down the escalator, you've probably noticed the brain begin to slow itself down into a state of healing relaxation. In just a …

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Don't rush away

Angina Pectoris Angina pectoris can cause paroxysmal chest pain, usually behind the breast bone. Although it does not last long, the patient feels as if a huge stone were placed on his chest, and some may even experience crushing pain, like a knife being twisted in the hearts. Others may …

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Just one more day

When you can understand the origin of fear, you can make sense of your experience. As you learned in the last article, that's the left side of the brain turning down the overactive right side of the brain. Then, the boost in gamma waves allows aha moments to turn gasps …

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I'm wrapped up in my dreams

In the latter years I became familiar with the various surgical, medical and psychiatric departments of the south-east of England. I have spent hours driving him to GP appointments, ophthalmology, old-age psychiatry, hearing-aid appointments, MRI scans, optometrists, dental and geriatric reviews. I have now seen at first hand the extensive …

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The fog of confusion

There are also people who suffer from insomnia and dreaminess, palpitations and restlessness, and dizziness and forgetfulness, due to low functioning heart and spleen and deficiency of energy and blood count. They also show other symptoms of poor spleen function, such as abdominal distension, poor appetite, pallor, and emancipation. Others …

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Does it lift you up?

He had developed an independence and a self-reliance, no doubt rooted in the insecurity of his early life. Yet although he'd had no stable long-term home, his childhood was basically not an unhappy one. There was always someone from the family watching over him. He finally came ashore after marrying …

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Send me your picture

The answer: the subconscious supercharges good old-fashioned CBT. As you already know, SVT begins by considering the conscious in step 1 and then activates the subconscious in step 2. By combining the power of the two, SVT helps most people work wonders when it comes to conquering fears and stressing …

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What can the matter be?

Let Superman (your conscious) and Natasha (your subconscious) work together. They'll accomplish far more as a team. I wonder what hurdle in your brain they will help you overcome. Would you like to overcome that fear of cats? Would you like to look forward to getting on that plane? Superman …

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The dawn will end the night

Repeat this 5 to 6 times. Pulling the Neck The patient lies on the bed, shoulders propped up with a pillow. The doctor stands beside the bed, right hand holding the pillow and left hand holding the patient's upper jaw. The patient's head is raised slowly from the pillow until …

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Here in this wondrous way we keep

We seldom use the products afterwards and they only clog up the place. The only justification is if you fly a lot and the dinky bottles are under the liquid allowance. But then, if you fly a lot, you're highly likely to be staying in places with their own dinky …

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We walk in haunts of ancient peace.

It's OK to freeze meat and fish again once they have been cooked in a dish. As a rule, cooked leftover dishes, soups and stews freeze well. Ensure they're cold before freezing. Use freezer bags with sealing clips or zip-lock tops and a permanent marker to label each bag. The …

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We'll walk down the avenue again

It may take time, but with perseverance (and an understanding teacher or boss), you'll get there. The issues for lack of sleep You might ask whether or not it really matters if a teenager or young adult has a sleep deficit. The answer is yes, it really does. This emotional …

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Always chasing some exotic bird

To do this, I create a map of a child's difficulties based on my assessment of the child in their environment. This covers their family, home life, peers, life at school, activities, the wider community and the culture they live in. I then talk through what I've learned with the …

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It's a love keeps getting stronger every day

That night, after the patient did eventually stop drawing breath, was the night I decided I was going to specialize in geriatric medicine, dealing with the oldest and frailest of society. There would be lots of death, for sure, but these deaths would be coming at the end of a …

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By the whispering shady trees

If you put them to one side, you're more likely to get distracted and forget about them. And by the time you get around to dealing with them, it may be too late. Keep important documents - such as your passport, driver's licence, insurance documents, birth and marriage certificates, etc - in …

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In the gentle evening breeze

Of course, you're not. This is one of the occasions when it's a great idea to get the children to help you sort through their stuff. It's almost guaranteed they're not nearly as attached to their pictures as you are. Have them help you choose their favourite two, or three …

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Let's enjoy it while we can

They told me about a man who could go into a trance in a shielded room, and send his mind out into the world. They mentioned experiments where he could look into locked rooms, peer into locked safes, and read secret documents half way around the world. The scientists telling …

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Into this life we're born

This is your race to run. Fear of being different Rick Barry is an American retired professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball Association (NBA). Barry was known for an unorthodox free-throw technique called the underhanded free throw (aka the granny shot' …

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Through the eyes of a child

Therefore, a house or concept built upon that fact will be more enduring, too. You see, we Aspies cannot only get abstract ideas; But to own the initial idea, we need that concrete rock foundation first. The human brain learns first through sensorial experience. Neurologically, our mind develops by taking …

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Men saw the stars at the edge of the sea

The author and activist Glennon Doyle once gave a talk entitled First the pain, then the rising',58 in which she told the story of a mother who felt like a failure because her son was in pain and there was nothing she could do tofix' it. My one …

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My doubts are cleared

Shiva indirectly says to Parvati, Here are the methods, try them, then you will know. All these questions asked by Parvati are very philosophical questions. But they do not get a philosophical answer as a response. Parvati gets a scientific response. She is given methods or techniques. In our modern …

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Take it where you find it

He was advised to make his peace with his Maker and given a large bowl to hold in which to catch the blood. What people had to go through. Aneurysms of the abdominal aorta are quite common and if found early enough can be operated on before they burst, but …

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Can't you hear what it says to you

Put your hand between the mattress and the natural indent at your waist. You should be able to slide your hand under with a snug fit. If you have to squeeze your hand through with effort, the mattress is too soft. If the gap makes it very easy to get …

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What is this feeling in my heart and soul

Ask yourself, very quickly, barely pausing for breath: Will my memories of them be diminished in any way? If you're asking these questions at all, I am almost sure that the answers are: If someone loves you enough to give you a beautiful gift, it's because they care about you …

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I don't mean anybody no harm

I explained how learning to operate one's mind was exactly like learning to drive a finely tuned sports car. Most people were used to driving a car that shifted automatically, but learning how to change the gears of your attention gave you access to its true capacity. Maria threw her …

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I'm kicking off from centre field

So instead of letting them get out every toy and puzzle in the house and making a mess all over their bedroom floor (and every other area, too), encourage them to get things out one at a time. When they've finished with it, have fun picking up all the pieces …

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Set the page and the stage for the scene

There was no artificial ventilation or tube feeding then. If you had motor neurone disease, when you could not swallow you starved, and when you developed aspiration pneumonia you did not receive antibiotics. A patient would be helped on their way with a touch of morphine, no doubt. My awareness …

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