The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence

They may interrupt activities and thought processes and cause feelings of doubt, shame, guilt, confusion, fear, and anxiety. Intrusive thoughts are common symptoms of anxiety disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but they can occur independently as well. There are several types of intrusive thoughts, which may be …

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How Do They Move So Fast?

You don't want to make the mistake of Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones's Diary. She was so unprepared for hot sex with Daniel Cleaver that it took forever for him to remove her shapewear knickers. Nothing helps you get in the mood like drop-dead sexy lingerie. Every woman needs at …

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It is not good for you

A study done with Bifidobacterium longum at McMaster University showed 64% of participants had significant reduction in depression, along with an increase in quality of life scores. Brain scans showed that brain areas associated with depression, including the amygdala and fronto-limbic regions, were less active and reduced their reaction to …

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Can I stay up late tonight?

Historically, the research was focused on the class of serotonergic medications in samples of people diagnosed with OCD who also had hoarding symptoms. The outcomes of these studies are hard to interpret, given the differences between OCD and hoarding, and the benefits for hoarding symptoms have been modest at best …

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Be Yourself (Not What You Should Be)

Has she been abstinent for six months but you still ask her if she's been drinking when she comes home twenty minutes late? That may reflect your emotional reality, but it doesn't match her behavior--your nervousness would be understandable, but it's not actually helpful to her. Better to approach supervision …

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Don't Try To Think Your Way Out Of Everything

When someone you love is suffering, going in--even taking over--to help him function is the natural first response. Once he engages in his own change process, however, family members must adjust to a less active role. Tracey was a nineteen-year-old who took a leave of absence from college after her …

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My Money Rules

Watching the breath, for example, breaks up the obsessive focus on depressive or anxious thoughts and feelings while bringing the person into the present moment. Open awareness practices are used to open the person up and to bring the person into the present moment, rather than ruminating about the past …

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Take Thinking Out of The Equation

Identifying the modes is like setting up four points on a compass, but instead of directions, you'll be using seasons.THE FUN PART: JEWELRY Once you've decided on the dress, it's time to start thinking about what jewelry you want to wear with it. Now this is where you might …

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What are you eating?

If you don't, you'll waste precious energy feeling bad about what's not changing instead of nurturing what is. As you work on these goal-setting and problem-solving strategies, remember what is most important to you. Breaking down your ultimate goals into doable goals and solvable problems allows you to take change …

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A Cup of Lukewarm Water

You really do need at least one perfect black dress. It's your evening basic -- a blank canvas that you can accessorize up and down a zillion different ways and wear over and over and over again. Make sure to buy one in all-season fabric for the most versatility (you can't …

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Practicing Mental Suggestion

To reach your destination and achieve your goal, you need to draw up a plan that will guide you there. Elements like: Put it all up on a board to form a big map that shows you your commitment and strategy to change your life for the better at one …

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Simple Food Therapies

Even school records, such as IEP's (Individual Education Plans), wind up in this data repository, attached to the individual's unique identifier number. This database also collects biometric information from patients. Health insurance billing and diagnostic codes are also captured. This system is primarily used by medical researchers performing studies related …

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Achieving Balance between Yin and Yang

Many of these technologies are outlined in DARPA and NASA documents. Some of these nanoscale devices and programs are very concerning. But, perhaps the most shocking and disturbing revelation of all comes from a classified portion of a leaked DARPA document back in 2013. Only two articles of this document …

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Sleeping in a Warm Environment

Born under a golden Venus, you can't help attracting people who are a few rungs up on the social ladder. These may be friends in high places, people who can open doors for you, or the most eligible bachelor(ette) in the room. You don't have to campaign to get …

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Culture builder or culture killer?

Their loyalty is still to the functional fiefdoms in which they work rather than to the overall company and its goals. Suffering can motivate people to take positive action--to work for a cause, for example, or to create art. The story of CRAFT, as Bob Meyers tells it, starts with …

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Nurture others

Positive people know this and make sure they hear and read' the real message. Also missing from most studies in the developed world are diverse samples that represent the population at large, especially with regard to race, ethnicity, and gender, given that men tend to be underrepresented in research samples …

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You are infectious

That makes your Sun and Moon equal partners. Anyone can set up shop, and as the technique has gained in popularity -- and gotten more profitable -- people without proper training have done just that. So before you let anyone approach your face with such a powerful high-tech weapon, do your research …

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Share the love

Ideally you want large, fluffy particles and few very small, dense particles. Line Your Lips Chances are you have a perfectly fine bottom lip; It's the upper lip that's the problem. The top lip is the one that thins most noticeably in both width and plumpness (loss of collagen). To …

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Be intentional

Elizabeth smiled and nodded. Tap into your motivations, problem-solve the obstacles, get support as needed, and be kind and patient with yourself when it's hard. Distress Tolerance Change takes time and is rarely--if ever--straightforward, especially where substances are involved, so your job as helper and self-helper requires tolerating the way …

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Connect and be human

Confusion, shame, and depression contain important gifts, but the endless valencing messages we hear can teach us to run away from them and throw ourselves at happiness. You're bold, blunt, and in-your-face. The Moon struggles here because Aries's nature is heated and confrontational while the Moon's is calm and soothing …

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Work together or die alone

Developing photographic memory increases your overall brain activity and brings benefits to many areas of your life, such as: It took some time before my mom was able to stop thinking that people were looking at her like she was a freak, with all the moving and shaking she did …

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Make every moment count

Her hair shined like gold, she had the perfect figure and the face of an angel. Certain groups of citizens are considered special classes who are protected under the law from abuse or neglect that may result from hoarding situations. Children, people with disabilities, and older adults are protected in …

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Start Now, GODDAMNIT: Waiting Doesn't Work

While these are excellent words, they can't possibly help us understand how anxiety works with its fellow emotions. As we explore many different emotions that work alongside anxiety (either to support its task-and-deadline focus, or to alert you to something that needs your attention), I'll create new blended emotion words …

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Nothing is too obvious

However, repressing anxiety isn't a very good option either, because anxiety has work to do; When any of your emotions are intense, it may feel tempting to either express them all over the place or shut them down and repress them, but you can make significant changes if you can …

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Let's talk numbers

They are self-seeking narcissists who are driven by the overwhelming desire to control all aspects of the world around them, and live forever. Their intention is to become God through the advent of their transhumanist control grid, which they are actively setting up quietly all around us as we sit …

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Four Last Songs

This is the perception Hollywood is pushing as the archetypal model of autism. This does not necessarily reflect the reality, but this is model that comes immediately to mind for anyone immersed in popular culture. This rhetorical autistic archetype subtly endorses concepts like postgenderism, posthumanism, technocratic collectivism, and, most importantly …

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Living Statements and Living Wills

The public perception of autism is beginning to be shifted into the direction of not just accepting autism as normal, but also accepting autism as the next step in human evolution. Does this sound ridiculous? This is not my idea, there is a well documented campaign pushing autism as the …

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Tales from the Portakabin

Instead, we have been scheduled for extermination, the great culling. I encourage people to look up these terms. There has been an ongoing, many faceted, longterm eugenics68 depopulation plan in the works for many years. These are all steps in a long term plan, and we are rapidly approaching the …

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