On Financial Security

Gage led from the front and took personal responsibility for laying the explosive. This involved a process of pouring gunpowder into a crevice in the rocks, pouring a layer of sand on top and tamping it down with a four-foot metal rod before laying the fuse. One day, something went …

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In the Moment, I Am Not the Focus

Success in pursuit of long-term goals will happen, by their very nature, over many years. For the sustained effort we will need to do this, it is important not to throw ourselves at them 24/7, even where we may feel a romantic attachment to doing so. We may briefly …

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Do as I say

Hype is the progeny of insecurity. It is only when you do not feel fully confident in yourself or what you are doing that you need other people to do it with you to justify your behavior. When you proceed from inner confidence, you need no outer validation; You are …

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How Emotions Affect Your Mind and Body

Favor offering and repaying and gift giving and receiving were column headings on a giant scorecard I kept in my head, and I never wanted to lag behind. Worrying that I wouldn't be able to afford to reciprocate heightened my distress. All that anxiety and worry was the knife that …

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How much time did you spend sleeping?

Any parent or professional with an awareness of autism and its characteristics would see these as classic symptoms of autistic spectrum disorders. The lack of awareness about autism, however, in ADHD fields frequently misleads parents, taking them down the corridor of multiple diagnoses, improper treatment, and worst of all, total …

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What encouragement did you get from this article?

Amazingly, both sides cite the same qualities as being noteworthy: disorganized, argumentative, brimming with ideas, socially awkward, inattentive, hyperactive, and not inclined to follow rules! It is these very qualities, however, that made them so important to humankind. SOME INSIGHTS INTO THE BRAIN It is impossible to discuss the contributions …

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Four Corners of Productivity

Once he even went so far as to remove the light bulb in the basement. Nearly immediately after he would say those hurtful things, he would forget what he had said--even though the boys' feelings would be hurt for hours. This propensity to use words to completely demoralize an opponent …

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Creating Space and Calm

Approach the loudest person. Approach the person surrounded by the most people. Correct answer: trick question. All the answers are wrong, as you do not have nearly enough information. In the absence of context, all five answers represent unfounded assumptions about who the decision maker is, and are not nunchi-based …

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Distractibility and inattentiveness

Don't call me ever again. Have a great life. Clearly this letter illustrates how difficult and frustrating friendships can be for adults with these disorders. Nonverbal communication, sharing feelings, and reciprocating social graces confuse these adults because they cannot empathize with others' needs. As a result, they may be able …

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Afraid of losing my job

How Criminals Use Nunchi. Nunchi is a powerful tool that, in the wrong hands, can be used for ill. Professional swindlers and imposters are all nunchi ninjas when it comes to reading people they've only just met. One job that epitomizes using nunchi for ill is the storefront psychic in …

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Make sure to be respectful to each other

In writing, as in all other things, you must be able to distinguish between a compliment offered in admiration of your talent, and a compliment offered by someone who loves you and doesn't want to hurt your feelings. True nunchi means asking yourself, Who is offering this compliment and why …

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Forgiveness and Culture: Beliefs and Conflicts

She denied that psychological factors were at work, deepening her pain and the disability it caused. We cannot see or access our central myth if we have a population of screaming inner children clamoring for our attention. Our central myth is how we define our life journey. While we may …

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Lessons Learned from Animals

To begin, we will either ask the body deva if there is a myth we should look at, or we may already have one in mind that we wish to work with. As you do, pay attention to your language. For example, instead of writing, I want to run a …

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Love is actually ordinary

He sat with his back to an outside window. Perhaps the most difficult challenge, as several of the physicians in article 14 observe, is how to humanize biomedical institutions. The recent proliferation of lay and professional therapists who claim special expertise in ministering to the psychological, sexual, and family aspects …

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Who Is Generation Y?

Though he has a few good friends from high school, he feels that their acceptance, like his family's is exceptional. That is the psychotherapy. A concrete example is the remoralization of a depressed and defeated patient. The patient could be Alice Alcott, William Steele, Howie Harris, Rudolph Kristiva, Antigone articlet …

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I eat standing up or on the run

SITTING IN A CHAIR In nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Europe, intellectual disability, epilepsy, and mental illness were thought of as a degenerative trait passed down through the generations in families of low evolutionary level, and the science of eugenics aimed to prevent their propagation. In stigmatized disorders, the stigma can …

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Putting it my way

Productivity Ritual (including the workplace and private life with things like outsourcing, work from home, 3D printing, and things that make work and play easier and more fun) You are participating back and forth in an energy field that we all share. Just as you focus on feeling your inner …

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You have to pay your own electric bill

As part of that negotiation, he must expose his uncertainty and the limits of his understanding, as well as his critical reactions to relevant popular and commercial images. If you miss a couple of days, it can be hard to start up again. It's easier to tell yourself you can …

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Do you have physical and mental health?

In addition to wanting to make smart business decisions, I really wanted healing and better relationships with my brother and sisters. It takes all one's skill and knowledge to avoid error. The work of the doctor is a struggle to apply the ideas of our practice to experiences that are …

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Success to the Successful

People with whom you might consider sharing your diagnosis are a loving partner, close friend, roommate, family member, or health care provider. The solution to the wandering mind is too simple that we often don't want to hear it; You know what thoughts are worthy of your attention, and which …

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Entering the Laboratory

I am not delusional or hallucinating. Take three slow deep breaths. Each time you exhale, notice your body relaxing a bit more. Notice how you can breathe tension away. Notice any places where your body is continuing to hold on to tension. Breathe in and direct the breath to that …

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Artistic accomplishment

That hurts. These profoundly painful losses and times of sharp grief have brought us face-to-face with the existential realities that all must address. We admit our lack of control in this life. We know how isolating the world can feel. We realize that identities can shift and may need to …

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Do you know what your goals and passions are?

The therapist could first present information about the causes and types of anxiety. Thus, the evening demands just as much, if not more, respect and reverence than the morning receives. Discipline isn't just related to hardcore work or training. It's not just about masochistically doing the yard work or undertaking …

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Shifting the Burden

Every day after work she hops on the train to head home. So you know now that you are dealing with a person with real disease. You must write this to my doctors. You can help me convince them that I am a heart and lung patient! In that same …

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Believing Is Seeing

He worked hard to gain access to hospital charts stored in the record room. One day he located his mother's old chart, and he proceeded to find ways to read it. But again he could not be sure whether it confirmed his mother's accusation or exonerated him from the deeply …

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Brain-Changing Strategies

It gets easier. You form habits intentionally or unintentionally over the span of your life. In other words, you're either in control of forming them or not. It's preferable to be in control of forming your habits, but either way it takes from 60 to 100 days for a habit …

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Why are they your friends?

After about a month, you will have the space and perspective to see how much that belief may still be affecting you, or how your body map has changed. If this work gets to be too much, remember that we do not need to do the heavy lifting on our …

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I think lovingly about my boss

If I could will it, I would die now--in midsentence, ironically, with the best part left unsaid. You can go now, Hadley. You done good today. Gordon Stuart died ten days after this interview, at home, with Hadley Eliot in attendance. Hadley Eliot told me: Gordon died a good death …

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The drug and supplement trap

You feel a boost of energy when you set your intention, and then another boost when those intention waves connect with similar-frequency waves. You are likely already familiar with energy waves that have meaning for you. You have probably felt your emotions stir when listening to your favorite music. Music …

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Gazing intently into the empty sky, vision ceases

For example, if you like someone whose name is Anna, you could take the first poem called Meditation is Like A and give it to that person to express your gratitude. You can do the same thing with all the letters and gift the poem to someone you like to …

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The how of grieving

Dr Torres, a Hispanic American physician, learned to change his ethnic biases about New England Yankees, namely, that they are cold and insensitive. He eventually saw Alice as neither of these. He came to recognize that his stereotype was a means of avoiding his own grieving for her condition. As …

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