How to Melt Hard Feelings

It's just the underlying beauty of the knowledge that you are sober. You are not drunk anymore; That's what sobriety truly is. It's that little gold nugget of truth that you tuck away inside and nurture. I am not drunk anymore. WHEN YOU were younger and slimmer, walking probably didn't …

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Take the Sting Out of It

It took a few years to sort myself out. I had a lot of medical help and wonderful recovery folk helping me to separate my alcoholism from other conditions. I don't see the people I used to drink with anymore. And new friendships are obviously not based around alcohol; It's …

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To Zip or Not to Zip

You know that you are capable of better coping with your problems on a regular basis and that is where NLP gets its power. When you learn to understand what you are going through and how to deal with it, you are better prepared in the long run to cope …

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E-Squared

Nobody else could hear it, and they couldn't tell by looking at my face that it was going on. It was like an excruciating private torture chamber inside my mind. Not fun at all. The good news is that there is a way to silence cravings forever. The not-so-good news …

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Send a Blessing

You understand that, at the end of the day, you can better control yourself. You understand that you are able to ensure that, at the end of the day, you are the only one that is in control of yourself, and you make use of that entirely. You take control …

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Complaint Compunctions

The facial expression will be noticed by people as they will be trying to get a sense of how the leader is feeling. Maintaining a neutral and relaxed facial expression will show that you are confident even in the face of a problem, that you are prepared to tackle anything …

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How to Avoid Feeling Socially Awkward

I love my skeletons because they got me to where I am today, which is a mighty fine place to be. And, anyway, who doesn't have skeletons in their closet? Fourth, non-drinkers aren't judging drinkers. How could we possibly? We know what it's like to love booze. Add the onion …

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The Power of Listening

Prep time: 15 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Makes 4 servings 3/4 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt Start by analyzing people you already know and associating their body language, tone of voice, and verbal messages based on the mood you already know they're in. For instance …

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Work is Good Therapy

Keep your body open to receiving this information. Keep your chest open by having your arms at your sides or comfortably resting on your legs or the table, depending on the type of environment. This shows the person that you are listening with an open mind. If you are standing …

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Taking Credit

I wouldn't drink every day during the week at home. If I did, mostly it was just a glass or two. I'm a teacher and you can't teach with a hangover, it's just horrendous. So I held it together during the week, and then I'd hit the weekend like, Yippee …

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The Spirit of the Games

This can show in the direction of their feet or by their subtle movements towards an exit. T he person may be trying to cover up any signs of lying showing in their body language by trying to act extremely relaxed and calm. If the persons seem to be calm …

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You Create Yourself

3/4 cup halved grapes In a medium bowl, stir together the vinaigrette, sour cream, vinegar, and chia seeds. Let stand for 5 minutes. Add the turkey, apple, grapes, and celery. Toss until well blended. As you can probably imagine, they may also begin to contradict themselves or tell the …

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Envision it Done

ACTIVATING YOUR PYLORIC VALVE: FAT BEFORE YOUR MEAL As I discussed in article 5, fat is not the culprit it was once made out to be. It's nutritious and satisfying, and it does not raise blood sugar or insulin levels. It's also a natural sugar blocker. Consuming even a small …

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R-e-s-p-e-c-t

NOW THAT YOU HAVE LEARNED about the effects of different foods on your blood sugar, it's time to put the information to work. The plan is simple: Identify the foods that cause sugar shocks, avoid them when you can, and block them when you can't. Our testers loved how easy …

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Zoning Out

As you use these methods that you have been provided, make sure that you remember to consider what the aftermath could be if you make use of these methods. Remind yourself of the ways that you could see some very real change if you were to use these methods in …

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All in Your Head

You don't chew beverages; Most of the sugar shoots over your tongue without coming in contact with your tastebuds. To make matters worse, we obscure the taste of sugar by cooling our beverages and adding sour things like lemon or lime, which neutralize the sweetness in them. The worst offenders …

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Blind Spots

Sugar, on the other hand, is sickeningly sweet. Try eating a spoonful of that; However, if you mix the two--if you put sugar in baked goods, such as cookies, cakes, and pies--you give the flour some flavor and you hide much of the sweetness of the sugar. The sugar makes …

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Where to Tap

I first met her at a conference four years ago, and we've kept in touch ever since. The instant she came to my mind while struggling with this article, I knew she was the perfect person to help get it out. So I made contact, explained my predicament and we …

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Pillar of Strength

AVAILABLE CARBOHYDRATE is the total amount of carbohydrate a food contains minus indigestible fiber. It represents the carbohydrate that eventually enters your bloodstream. The glycemic index reflects the blood sugar-raising effects of 50 grams of available carbohydrate in a food compared with 50 grams of pure glucose. As important as …

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Having the Time

This was just how I lived, and all the messages around me, coming from friends, family, our wider society and the environment I lived in, stated very clearly that having a nightly drink was a normal, acceptable thing to do. I'd always been led to believe that drinking alcohol was …

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Brighter Future? Sounds Good!

Spirit children must learn that others need to deal with their own problems because problem solving brings wisdom. Styles went through a similar learning process. She too grew up in an activist household, with her father and other relatives being involved in the Black Panthers and NAACP (formerly While she …

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Work hard and produce high-quality work

His perfectionism was a form of a Paper Doll Syndrome, and his over-responsibility was a clear indication of a Mule Syndrome. They regularly greet volunteers and coordinate with the nonprofits the group partners with. I've definitely seen a lot of growth in my kiddos that way, she said. No matter …

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Do you have faith in your abilities to make things happen

Whole exome sequencing--the sequencing of the part of the genome made up of exons--is such an omic, where we have all the important sequences of most of the centenarians' genes that account for hundreds of millions of DNA letters multiplied by three thousand subjects. They can take over where natural …

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Do you trust that your goals will come to pass?

The technology identified 585 proteins whose levels increased or decreased significantly with age. On previous excursions, the children had seen box turtles, snakes, frogs, dragonflies, spiders, and giant luna moths. By engaging their senses, the outdoors environment sparked their inherent interest and awareness. Holtz said that once the children start …

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Try to always be prepared

It still discusses the four main types of energetic boundaries, but I've described the seven syndromes in tangent with another personality descriptor: spiritual personality. The outdoors element only adds another layer to the relationship. Without the distractions of housework or electronics, parents and children can focus on each other and …

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Intense fear of failure

Who's Going to Pay for All of This? We had thought that designing the study would be the hardest part of the battle. Once again, we were wrong. Stufft added, You have done so much to help the school help the environment and help the planet. This stance of service …

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Necessary Conflict

Empowered by having real tools, the kids went to town. We next moved on to kale, the much-maligned hipster green. But we were going to do something a little different here. Do we eat flowers? When the kids looked confused, she said, We can eat these! Pick two yellow kale …

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E-Squared

Handing each kid an empty egg carton, the instructor said, Find up to twelve different colors of flowers. Roaming the space, the kids kept a look out for a variety of colors. Among the green leaves, picking out purple, red, yellow, and white flowers took a keen eye and close …

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Here Comes the Judge

Gardening is a holdover from my own childhood, when I spent hours upon hours messing around in the dirt. While my mom tended to her flowers, I gathered weeds to make magical potions. Entire worlds existed only in my head and backyard. As an adult I moved onto growing my …

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Personal Propaganda

They also talked about how they could use their skills to solve issues in their own neighborhoods. The researchers reported that the garden program seemed to help students feel more in control of their learning, particularly those who may have been told in the past that they weren't good at …

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Unnatural Acts

As parents actively listen and appreciate their children's point of view, children learn empathy. Having a stable, committed, and close relationship with an adult is key to developing personal resilience. Caring relationships can counterbalance stressful situations and help children learn how to manage stress. As children get older, authoritative parents …

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Your Inner Guide to Self-Esteem

Even if we could, it wouldn't be good for them. If we devoted everything to them, they would never gain independence or understand anyone outside of themselves. Similarly we can't be perfectly environmentally sustainable. It's not physically possible and would quickly lead to burnout. Collaborating with and relying on others …

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Life is a Meditation

This answer baffled me. No one else found themselves torn like I was? I wrestled with this for months. What were they doing right that I wasn't? One day as I read a parenting article, it hit me. I closed the article and blinked. Physically, their metabolic rates slowed over …

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A Lasting State of Feeling Great

And they both work in your office. And have matching coffee mugs with love hearts on them. And the urge to throw staplers is irrepressible. And your heart still gently aches for them, despite all of this. Doesn't matter. Finding the strength to be elegant and detached (and forgiving too …

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