Match Play, Nature's Course

That's a high bar, seldom cleared. Good clinical counseling can function like a good parachute; We simply don't see such benefit when we do too little, too late. What if you actually had run a study of parachutes too small, or opened too late? PhD (2008): 355. History of Childbirth …

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The Great Escape: Leaving the Nightmare

Withdrawal bleeding is caused by a drop in hormones from not taking active birth control. Since birth control prevents ovulation and stops the uterine lining from building up, there is nothing that needs to be shed. As a result, withdrawal bleeding is often lighter than menstruation and may ultimately stop …

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Benefits of Being Self-Confident

Supreme Court overturns Massachusetts law prohibiting the sale of contraceptives to unmarried women. 1973 The FDA rejects application for the contraception shot/injection, despite committee's recommendation for approval. New versions of low-dosage oral contraceptives are introduced. 1990 The FDA approves the first contraception implant/rod. Revisionist history is valuable and …

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You Become What You Think About

The first is perhaps best described as Newtonian: for every action, an equal and opposite reaction . Maybe we simply can't resist the inclination, whenever someone settles securely on a pedestal we've placed under them, to shift our efforts to knocking them down. The second might best be described as Aesopian …

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Importance of Self-Confidence

I've heard more times than I can recall from my patients that they think no two nutritionists agree about anything. This, then, seems to be the prevailing perception. It is entirely false and easily explained. Just consider that the formula for a best-selling article about diet is pretty much just …

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Avoiding the Reflexive No!

They were like two peas in a pod, the living and the dead, they were alike in all respects except on that score. And the dose was very small, very brief, a single diagnostic X-ray, a tiny fraction of the radiation exposure considered safe, and it wasn't repeated. It was …

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Be Careful What You Ask For

But from the viewpoint of your friends, work colleagues, and customers, you're of vast significance. And in the eyes of your children, you are THE MOST SIGNIFICANT THING IN THEIR LIVES. It's my passion boiling over. You are shaping their world, but in order to shape it beautifully, you need …

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Personal Responsibility

She tried to include language in her original parenting plan that would allow her to relocate to another state, but Doug would not agree. She wound up pursuing sole custody due to what she saw as his violent and negligent behavior as well as his escalating drinking problem. Eventually she …

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What do I do that pushes you away?

You've been a gold medal grumbler. You've spent 20 years striving for mediocrity. Stepping out into your future, please write an account of how life has turned out. For example, if you've had a negative attitude and bare-minimum work ethic for 20 years, what kind of job are you doing …

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I said yes sincerely, but now life has shifted

In the first week of implementing the things I taught him, he tested them and experienced results right away. He was able to draw upon all those years of experience, and soon he and his wife were breaking income records just like me. My friend later went on to India …

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Teasing and Mischaracterizing Your Companion

In other words, good judgement required good judgement. Given this experience, Nick advised us, Develop your bullshit detection skills. <a href='http://www.umn.edu/logout?desturl=http://http://eurofixings.co.uk'>This</a> is largely a result of life experience, hopefully as broad as is possible. <a href='http …

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How to Talk to People About Other People

And managing resources is one of those skills where things going wrong can cost us economically and commercially. In the digital economy, our customers, clients and communities are not lacking options. If you don't have what they want in stock, they can reach into their pockets and check availability with …

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Displaying Yourself as a High Value Person

ALWAYS get the email address of every customer who has ever bought from you or asked about your service. ALWAYS be prepared to promote yourself and your business--whether you are at the grocery store, in line at the department store, or anywhere else. Perhaps you overhear someone complain about not …

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Focus on Getting the Three Seductive Phases Right

School principals are almost always a little intimidating. As much as we'd like to think this is a vestige of the relative size difference we experience as young children, when we meet up with former school principal Adam Voigt, we realise this is simply wishful thinking. Adam stands at about …

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You feel afraid of your partner

The family was happy. The alien was happy. Sure, the world isn't perfect, but it's not supposed to be. All we can ever do is hope to talk to ourselves in the way that helps us best. How you talk about the world is how you will experience the world …

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Changing personality for a partner

With that kind of approach, you'll find you're able to bypass others' defensiveness and help them feel safe enough to be open to what you have to say. Yield Theory offers a practical and efficacious methodology for handling conflict. It's not complex to learn, but it takes effort to master …

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Being alone and off a device is difficult.

Of course, that didn't stop some from jumping to the wrong conclusions, but at least we tried, through the journal, the newspaper interview and, of course, the airwaves, where my colleagues at CHFI told listeners of Lauren's sudden and inexplicable passing. As we drove up to the house, we saw …

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Do you have healthy body image?

I just wanted to make sure that, in my shock, I didn't say the wrong thing, or words that would be brought up in heated moments in the years to come. Goodness knows I have a long memory when it comes to things that have been said in the heat …

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Laugh off our failures

Your every action elicits a reaction in others. Although we are all responsible solely for what we do in life, it would be unrealistic to deny that our actions influence others and vice versa. In other words, you don't cause others to act in a specific way (or they, you …

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Learn how to raise the self-worth of a child

In Pons's experiment, he worked with monkeys whose nerve fibers from the brain to one arm had been severed. In testing out the map of their brains, Pons discovered that when he touched the hand of the dead arm, there was no activity in the corresponding part of the brain …

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