You know you have to put on your show

Or perhaps it is in other areas of your life like, What if my luggage gets lost? One time, I took an overnight trip to a wedding with my daughter. I knew there would be a lavish wedding meal, followed by brunch the next day, and then home. But in …

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Don't want to discuss it

To intervene in this lone instance--when every minute across the globe weaker chicks are pushed out of nests by stronger siblings or baby seals are tossed between orcas as playthings before they're consumed--would very clearly have been more about assuaging our human distress at having to watch an animal suffer …

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Think it's time for a change

I have to take advantage of this bargain. As I typed those sentences for Clara, my heart started to beat faster and my stomach tightened, and they weren't even my thoughts. Such an uncomfortable way to be. And all lies. When you want to cry out, tell yourself the truth …

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You'll visualize not taking any chances

No problem. I stayed up late the night before the webinars and created the slide show. But first, we took the kids out for dinner and planned a family celebration for the next Wednesday. That morning, I set up the technology for my webinar in the same way I do …

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You may get disgusted

How many women do we need to screen with mammography before we prevent one death from breast cancer? In a 2014 summary, the U. Preventive Services Task Force calculated that if women ages 39 to 49 were routinely screened, nearly 2,000 of them would need to receive mammograms in …

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It comes from the sky above

I met Breivik a few times and talked with him. I said he struck me as very ordinary. There was nothing extraordinary about him. I feel quite sure he did not like that I said this. I'm lonely because I don't have a boyfriend is usually only one aspect of …

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Makes me feel like me

And also just knowing that these kinds of people are in the world. That evil exists. It's not necessarily preventable. So I started to ask, why put myself around it more? You've lost a friend or spouse, or you feel alienated from family. Perhaps you want a romantic partner. Or …

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Makes me feel so free

It was clear to her that the way I was choosing to interpret them was causing my devastation. That my projecting into a catastrophic future was causing my panic. Because she's a brilliant coach, she never once dropped into my story and agreed that what had happened to me was …

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When all the dark clouds roll away

Perhaps what's come to be the central question of this article. I ask Dr Rosenqvist on our driving tour why she thinks the Nordic countries have been able to adhere to these ideas of humanism in corrections when the United States has not, especially when it comes to people with …

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When the sun begins to shine

I'd like to have just me and you in the room; Secondly, work out your own relationship with your mother-in-law. If she is critical of you, don't ask your spouse for protection; Or if she wants to talk to you about that son of hers, politely direct her to him …

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Deep in your heart

First recognize what's going on: I feel rejected. Then patiently, as neutrally as possible, witness the feelings. Recognize they're not all of who you are. I'm crippled by my mother's rejection is a self-limiting way of perceiving the experience, an endgame statement. What do you mean? Well, I replied, if …

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It will stay with me until the end

Thus, just as a body has shifted away from using glucose during a fast, eating too much processed carbohydrate, which will spike glucose and insulin, is the wrong way to end a fast. The calories we eat, when we do eat, have a powerful effect on insulin control, something we'll …

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Something deep in my heart tells me I'm right

By making a return to mom, you are taking your place in the seat of the adult and letting her move on to her golden years of less demands and responsibility. You are behaving according to the principles God has set up for us. In his structure, the very young …

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You know I saw the writing on the wall

A wise teacher once said, Be in this world but not of it. We can be fully engaged but not become the problem or get lost in the drama. When we respect, honor and trust our inner wisdom we can deal mindfully and calmly with whatever happens. We are only …

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You were heading for a fall

If you treat each thing you currently have with respect and appreciation, then you will set the wheels in motion to attract more into your life. This is the abundance factor. It works like MAGIC. In fact, I bought my very own BMW the same year I wrote this article--2016 …

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All you have to do is ring a bell

Lush arugula bushes and overflowing tomato bushes. One year, I tried to plant in my shady backyard and I got nothing. The seeds and plants were the same, but the conditions in which I planted them were different. Think of Jane's mind as the soil. The atmosphere they create through …

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Come on fly awhile

I love money and money loves me! I am more productive that day, I reach more people, I make a bigger impact. I actually make MORE money because I have affirmed in my own mind that I already DO make more money, and that I have more than enough money …

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Fly it, sigh it, try it

The new paradigm of emotional freedom requires a more mindful, patient approach. Consider: what is a mistake? It's a blunder, a blooper, an unintentional oversight or faulty decision due to lack of knowledge or inattention. Remember, mistakes aren't done on purpose, unlike vindictive acts. I asked whether they wore any …

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In the corner playing dominoes in drag

I don't have to plan, cook, or anything. They returned their keys to one another, and Leslie started having to call first. The discipline helped, and Leslie developed more ability to take responsibility for her friendships. And Leslie's mom actually felt proud that she'd contributed to the process. Manipura is …

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Step right up

If we don't control where our attention goes, it is open to being dragged into any urgent thing that appears in front of us. If you've ever found yourself down a Google search rabbit warren -- you know, where you started looking at local restaurants for Friday night, and soon you're …

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Straight to my arms

Supporters of calorie number argue that it's all a matter of mathematics: if you eat fewer calories than you expend, you'll be lean and insulin sensitive; On the other side, many argue that the type of calorie is more relevant than the number; Depending on your school of thought, then …

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The crowd will catch you

A Simple Technique for Waking Up The Toltec Mastery of Awareness demands that we wake up, but how do we do that? The most powerful tool that you have for connecting with yourself is your breath. Early in my studies with don Miguel, one of the other students told me …

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Well, I may be wrong

There is a visiting house on the prison grounds. Hoidal apologizes that he cannot take me in to show me because a family is using it right now and he does not want to interrupt their time together. Prisoners who complete a child-development education program can reserve the house to …

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And you think you found the bag

He was urging his flock to look at the bright side, not to become overly chirpy. Though only 18 of 250 members succeeded for the entire time (three weeks was asking a lot), everyone started thinking more positively, which uplifted the congregation's energy. As a policy for living, place your …

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Outside they're making all the stops

And that's the subject of this article. As we saw in article 12, we need to leave mother in real, practical, day-to-day ways. We are created to abandon her and set up our own home and support system. Here, we'll provide a structure for this last task: the real-life decisional …

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Sitting on a sofa playing games of chance

And unlike sugar cravings, cravings for your values don't go away. WHEN WE STARVE THE KEY VALUES IN OUR LIVES, THEY DEMAND ATTENTION. When we starve the key values in our lives, they demand attention, but they can disguise themselves in mini-tantrums. They said they were no different from us …

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That's when you fall

And even if other insulin-resistance factors (like our genes) aren't in our favor, lifestyle is the most powerful change we can make. The two essential components of lifestyle that encompass the risks of insulin resistance are how we move and what we eat--in other words, exercise and diet. Before you …

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