Let me wonder why

Know yourself. Know your friends. Know the enemy. Lead the way. This change and this duality can be overwhelming to reconcile at first. You might be thinking, I know I'm pregnant, but I don't feel like I know what I'm doing yet. Feeling directionless and adrift is normal. In fact …

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Look into the mirror who's inside there

Research from my lab and that of several colleagues suggests several secrets to overcoming, forestalling, or at least slowing down hedonic adaptation to committed relationships. The first recommendation is one you have already begun to follow simply by reading this, and that is to learn about the ordinariness of this …

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Make you feel unpretty too

They tell us how to act, when to eat, when to sleep, and we begin to make distinctions. We learn which behaviors bring us acceptance and which bring us rejection. We learn if we get a prompt response or if our cries go unanswered. We learn to trust the people …

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My insides are blue

We can't discover the meaning of life, because the concept itself is meaningless! Instead of seeking the truth, many have looked for a way out. They hide behind word definitions and even question what meaning is. Yet most people have a general idea of what the words refer to. Anyone …

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My outsides look cool

One only has to observe the untiring efforts of a baby in her first year to control her body to become aware of her urge for independence. She never tires of trying first to sit, then crawl and later walk, run and jump. She wants to brush her own hair …

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What does beautiful mean to you

Research shows that nearly three-fourths of men age 50 and older are carrying excess body weight. We have been told for years that inactivity and carrying extra weight can lead to unwanted and troubling health problems. But most adult men live with these risks. We have not yet reclaimed enough …

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Who will understand?

Until you become pregnant for the first time, your body has always been only your own. Every decision you have made for your body has been motivated by your own needs and desires (possibly as influenced by societal expectations, media images, and peer pressure--still, the only person directly affected by …

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For the love of man

She told me that her life wasn't working, that nothing was going right. What are you doing? How are you participating in life? She said, What can I do? I back up, let those anxious parents slow their breathing, and help them see that they have a fantastic, kind, generous …

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Homegrown is a good thing

They are simply overamplified. The volume has been turned up a bit too much, that's all. Just turn down the volume a little. Soon, you--and everyone else--will see your weaknesses as your strengths, your negatives' as yourpositives. After a certain age these people are considered obsolete at best or …

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Plant that bell and let it ring

The basic treatment protocol for all phobias is the same, with the exception of agoraphobia. Agoraphobia usually starts with untreated panic disorder. The panic disorder must be resolved first by working through article 7, Coping with Panic. Then you can continue with the regular phobia protocol. All you have to …

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Shine that light around

The gradual loss is intrinsic aging and called sarcopenia; Fortunately, there are precautionary measures one can take to prevent, or significantly delay and barely notice, the natural erosion of muscle mass. Participating in regular exercise is crucial. Someone once said, Regular physical activity is the closest thing there is to …

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Things start jumping up from the ground.

But the truth is that our initial reactions (or first thoughts) to crisis points (eg, My life is going downhill or I'll never find love again) are tainted by our biases and governed by fallacies we buy into about what should and shouldn't bring us happiness. My goal is to …

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What goes on?

YOU HAVE 5 YEARS OF TIME LEFT BEFORE YOU DIE To fully live, you need control of your time, you need free time Let's not forget though, if she was to add a life partner to the mix and later raise a family, the 27% of her time that was …

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What is right?

Meditation loosens up our conditioning; The fourth quality we develop in meditation is something I've been touching on all along, and that is the ability to become awake to our lives, to each and every moment, just as it is. This is the absolute essence of meditation. We develop attention …

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What is wrong?

In a 2011 interview with CNN, Clark related an exchange with a principal who had been named the administrator of the year in her state but had chosen to leave education. I screamed, You can't leave us,' and she quite bluntly replied,Look, if I get an offer to lead …

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Who could understand?

On the contrary, you understand that she did not intend to break the glass - you allay her feelings of guilt and help her clean up the mess. If she broke the glass because she had never seen one before and presumed that it would behave in the same way as …

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Homegrown is the way it should be

In pre-reservation days, the Lakota culture had a method that allowed young would-be warriors to gain firsthand experience. By accompanying military excursions and patrols not as full-fledged combatants, but as helpers and observers, they served an apprenticeship that afforded them the opportunity to learn from experienced warriors in the field …

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Homegrown's all right with me

Yes, you've got this, but you might not hear this very often--or often enough. On the contrary, you're probably hearing a lot of questions or opinions from well-intentioned friends and family: Are you nervous? Where are you going to give birth? You have to try hypnobirthing! You do have a …

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It's so hard to wait

What I'm getting at is that the same power that traps you also frees you. You have the power, and you've always used it. You have no choice over that. The power flows continually and will be used, no matter what. In 2012, 36 percent of adults age 18-31 still …

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I have a friend I've never seen

However, for infections along the gumline, a good old myrrh tincture can't be beaten. You can still find it in many pharmacies and in a few drug stores as well. Sage can battle bacteria as well as viruses. As a wash or in (foot) baths it stops excessive sweating. It …

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I was always thinking of games that I was playing?

Nathan Scott In the ballroom of the Washington Hilton, 1,500 top educators from around the world sit rapt while Doug Ross describes the future. Ross, then Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training in the Clinton administration, is delivering the closing address to the 1994 international conference A …

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Only love can break your heart

Drink one cup of tea daily for one to two weeks for a short mugwort cure (one teaspoon dried herbs, steep for ten minutes). It can work wonders in times of stress. The Magical Mugwort Belt For a mugwort belt, which should ideally be fashioned on the feast day of …

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Someone should call him and see if he can come out

However, those who try to manage nations and corporations - ministers and executives of all persuasions - may be panicked by the escalating complexity of the situations they are attempting to control into assuming that time is the one thing they have not got. Their fallacy is to suppose that the faster …

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Try to be sure right from the start

Man finds himself in a perilous position . A far greater danger threatens [than the outbreak of a third world war]: the approaching tide of technological revolution in the atomic age could so captivate, bewitch, dazzle and beguile man that calculative thinking may someday come to be accepted and practised as …

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Try to lose the down that you've found

The boy told me that he had had a dream on the seventh night following his affirmation wherein a man with a beard appeared to him and said, Sonny, you are all right now. He woke up and told his father and mother what had happened and said to them …

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Trying to make the best of my time

You think, speak, and act differently. There is no one in all the world like you. The Life Principle never repeats Itself. Realize, know, and believe that you have special and unique talents and capabilities. You can do something in a special way that no one else in all the …

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What if your world should fall apart?

A few weeks had transpired, when I received an air mail letter from my friend in Ireland, in which she said that her brother had sent her a cablegram saying he was on his way home for a visit. This was the first word she had heard from him since …

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Can't put it down until the last page

It is not just the admission that one's knowledge is always incomplete - that there is always more that one could consider - which is required, but the recognition that knowledge itself is essentially unsure, equivocal, open to question and reinterpretation. As Harvard educationalist Robert Kegan has recently reminded us in his …

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Having to have the very best

That makes no sense at all. However, a few precautions did exist: babies were not supposed to sleep in cribs made from elder wood because a bush that is so closely associated with fairies holds much of their energy. This affects the little ones more than adults and it could …

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It wouldn't set me free

You can do this with as many incidents as you want. Think of a time you felt really in love with your partner and return to it like you are back there now. See what you saw, hear what you heard and feel how good you felt. Make the colours …

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Never having time to do the test

The other self of me--my personality--is based on my early training, indoctrination, and conditioning, such as the thinking and beliefs of my parents, relatives, teachers, and others, who implanted fears, superstitions, and other false beliefs in my mind when I was too young to reject them. I can change this …

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Scrounging for quantity

Again the meeting laughs. The boy and one of the girls grin sheepishly at each other. The meeting moves on. The exploration of knowing better by thinking slower' eventually brings us to a consideration of wisdom. <a href='https://www.musiconvinyl.com/includes/click.php?imailing_id=130&que=&url=http …

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Searching for quality

I would not wish hard times on myself or anyone else, but I am grateful for the learning they have given me. In spite of all the changes and freedoms of modernity, the most common aspiration of people around the world is a long-term, loving, monogamous relationship, but a recent …

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That's how the story goes

The plant has to be consumed on a regular basis in order to do this. As such, hawthorn is among the plants one should use as a longer cure, since it builds its effects gradually. It is also suitable for problems that are not physical, but gnaw at you subconsciously …

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Where did the magic go

Yet an entire universe awaits, vibrant with life about which we know next to nothing. Collins returned to Earth with deep insight into the planet's fragile, silent beauty, one that eradicates borders and silences arguments. We can extend this insight to our dreams, for when we explore and share our …

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Can't decide which way you want to go

Next, find out where they are going and scatter lavender blossoms in their way. They act as a natural stop sign. I always mix in a few cloves or star-anise to make it more aromatic and--from the perspective of the ant--more sinister. Even the last stragglers are usually gone after …

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I feel the way you feel

This attitude of heart and mind allows me to maintain a receptive stance while letting the dream unfold without attempting to exert control' over the dream. <a href='http://www.gsm.shp.hu/hpc/click.php?url=http://microstat.co.uk/'>Based</a> on many such lucid dream experiences, I …

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