When You Need Rapport

I looked at my children and said, I think he is trying to talk to me. I asked the dog again, Are you talking to me? I was usually the one paying the check. If I just started not showing up, people would notice. The same is true with one-on-one …

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The Lollapalooza Effect

Carly realized that she didn't have a good answer for her child, and she couldn't continue to put the two of them at risk any longer. So, she packed up what she could, took a twenty-dollar debit card and twenty dollars in cash, and left with her daughter for a …

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Cognitive Bias #2: Confirmation Bias

It's no secret that men and women are different. It is no news that they look for different things in a relationship. They all want different things, different men for their different personalities. What do women want from men? There are as many answers as there are types of women …

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The Circle of Competence Mental Model

But I'll stick with you, every step of the way, sharing with you how I dealt with the same situations. Throughout this article, I'll be sharing parts of my personal journey and showing the lessons these experiences have taught me. I will also share lots and lots of stories from …

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Manipulation Using Empathy Skills

Set reasonable goals. The road to success consists of individual steps. Also, formulate your overall aim. Every step is important. Life itself is a process and not a state, so it's always taking a direction. The immediate goal at first is not to get rid of the symptoms or pain …

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Interpretation of some of the most common forms

The first step you need to take to get yourself ready to forgive is to soften your heart and get into a better mind state. If you've been carrying around a lot of anger and resentment, even if it's just toward one person, this has been having an effect on …

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I am comfortable with myself

We are all imperfect. We're filled with flaws, some little and some big, and these flaws are a large part of what makes us human. But these imperfections lead us to do things to each other that we shouldn't do, even when we know we're doing the other person harm …

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I choose joyous and loving thoughts

In this case, this unforgiven parent continues to have such an effect on your life that it's literally threatening future generations. I could go on and on with examples, but I think the point is clear: as long as you harbor anger and resentment, as long as you keep carrying …

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It's Never Too Late

Someone says something that hurts me, and I let it work its way inside of me. When my coach told me I was never going to be a success as a football player, I let that get into my head. After practices, I would tell myself that maybe I was …

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Manipulation in Relationships

And the personal connections you make doing volunteer work can become valuable assets in your professional life. Every July from ninth grade through my sophomore year in college, I traveled north from Kentucky to the Boundary Waters where Ontario straddles the Minnesota border for a canoe trip. My companions were …

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The interconnectivity of mind, body and soul

I got to stop. What sticks in my memory most, beyond the terror of not being able to breathe, was the feeling of being loved unconditionally by my parents, how much I hated having asthma, and how I wanted to kill whatever was causing the attacks so I could go …

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Today's concerns about well-being and fitness

Print extra copies of your favorite photos to gift to friends. He and his team study how pollution affects the heart and blood vessels and how exposure to polluted air affects the risk of obesity and diabetes. His research is supported by several grants from the National Institutes of Health …

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What are your nutritional needs?

On it you shall not do any work. Be helpful if they ask, but the best way to teach is by example. Know that however dire things may sound or look, if you are willing to live with a green heart, one small green heart action taken each day will …

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Does your income affect your health?

Multiple studies have found a correlation between insufficient sleep (six hours or less) and an increased risk of cancer. I do not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to health. As you read this article, you will have the chance to make individual decisions of what will work for you. Here …

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Fitness of the Spirit

There's a straightforward solution: Turn off your notifications! We have job stress, family stress, health stress, and emotional stress, but the stress that no one talks about and the one that intersects with all the others is what I call Environmental Stress Syndrome, the next public health pandemic. Our bodies …

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Where you live affects your physical condition

Sleep is also essential for memory retention, which Dr Walker likens to click[ing] the `save' button on those newly created files. It could be that moment when you hear on the news that plastics now outnumber sea life six to one, and when the sun breaks down plastic trash …

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How do I assess wellness?

It magnifies positive emotions. Our home was even featured in the Los Angeles Times. This was pre-LEED certification (that is, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, created by the US Green Building Council), the most popular green building certification, now used worldwide. Although eating organic/local food and living in …

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Quality of life: Is health important?

When that house filled up, we added a second, Lorraine (after my grandmother), and then a third, Clara (after Pete's). Choices we can make in everyday lifestyle decisions that effectively have the power to spearhead a revolution redefining health and accessibility to green lives. Gay has considered everything from water …

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Today's Concerns About Wellness and Fitness

As the core group that met regularly got closer because they had a lot in common, including children the same age, similar interests, and homes near one another, a key challenge became keeping the meetings clique-free so that everyone felt welcomed and at home. One of the first things people …

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What are your wellness needs?

While there's nothing wrong with journaling about beloved objects, studies show that focusing on your gratitude for the people in your life can help alleviate loneliness and boost self-esteem. Is the concept of our eroding environment so scary that it is easier to look the other way? Or is the …

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When confronted with loss or other forms of blockage

This concern was widespread in 2008, when a big fuss was made about the omega-6 fat content in tilapia (a kind of fish), with wildly hyped media stories suggesting that donuts and bacon were somehow safer to eat. Not surprisingly, the energy in the room would sink each time Carlotta …

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Contentment Versus Growth

This analysis found that women who use oral contraception are protected from colorectal, endometrial, and ovarian cancer for up to 35 years or more after discontinuing the pill. Researchers again found that any increased breast and cervical cancer risk among current and recent users dissipated within about five years of …

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The Best Techniques of Persuasion

They are not curing anything or even working with infertile couples. They store and sell assets. They broker deals between sellers and buyers. What had been a hush-hush medical procedure of doctors procuring batches of fresh sperm for infertile couples has blossomed into a global enterprise with sperm sales skyrocketing …

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Say Cheese! What About Smiling?

But what was he trying to do with this experiment? Essentially, he wanted to prove that life in natural surroundings provides human beings with everything they need: true freedom and self-knowledge. After the retreat that led him to stay in the small cabin, Thoreau felt he had to go back …

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Am I Being Too Personal in Revealing This?

Needless to say, midwives and doctors are not condoning birth without assistance. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is against all home births, even with a midwife. About 5 percent of parturient women require blood transfusions, which means they were hemorrhaging, says Dr Sarah Kilpatrick, who chaired the American …

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Dealing With Awkward Silences

This is what we'll be analyzing in this article, among many other things. Japanese people love the convenience of cities and the way they offer anything a consumer could possibly want, from Kobe meat (the best in the world) to cat cafes, but this culture's fascination with nature is pervasive …

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We Want to Blame Others for Our Problems

Rather than falling prey to chagrin and regret, this was the moment he realized just how much the seat of learning had taught him. The doctor had been pushing at the frontiers of psychology, pressing ahead into new territory that the olden times didn't know existed. Peering through the castle …

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Avoiding Arguments and Break-ups

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Hooking Up with High Value People

Real abundance is the ability to regain your time. The approach that's been outlined in this article has always worked and will continue to work. The ideas and principles are not a fad or scam. Once you learn them, you can implement them into every area of your life. I …

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Take the Focus Off the Human Encounter

Over 800 years ago, the Persian poet Rumi said, The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore. <a href='http://www.ticketea.com/echo_view/?referer=http://http://eurofixings.co.uk'>Rarely</a> has ancient wisdom seemed more applicable to the modern world. <a href='http://sim.usal.es/go …

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