The Foundations of Emotional Manipulation

Sending and receiving the molecules of energy that you want more of in your life call you to be mindful of yourself in your current situation. You can be aware of your reactions, perceptions, and beliefs in the moment, so that you can be intentional with the feelings you choose …

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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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You are graceful

It also shows that you are interested in the entire conversation and listening attentively. Positive body movements: Affirmative gestures appear pleasant to the receiver. For example, if you wish to express empathy or acceptance, you may nod or smile. Such gestures instill confidence in the minds of the speaker that …

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Accept Reality, Then Participate in It

Ken then began talking with his left knee, which was the painful one for him. It revealed that it didn't feel supported by anything; It felt disconnected from the rest of his body and was taking on the impact of his tennis playing. It revealed that it needed to be …

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An Expedition in Faith

This instinct is similar in everyone. Have you ever noticed how babies and young children will sniff things and people? They are doing this to identify not only their caregivers but also who is safe and who is dangerous. I remember when my daughter was very young, she'd purposefully sniff …

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I love the color yellow

It should come as no surprise, then, that the stories we're told, whether by teachers and parents or marketers and advertisers, all shape the stories we tell ourselves. We take all the stories we're told and form a narrative because we try to make sense of the strange experiences and …

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Love is supposed to be perfect

While talking, the other person may utilize eye movements, hand gestures, facial expressions, and body movements to express his or her opinion. Hence, you must see all gestures collectively and arrive at a conclusion about the message the speaker is trying to communicate. Common body language for women This part …

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My Feelings and School

In childhood, the individual with DID experienced high levels of trauma. To survive, she had to invent ways of comforting herself that would not attract a lot of attention from abusers. Self-soothing may have taken place through the behaviors of thumb sucking, rocking, sleeping, or even having internal conversations among …

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Setting Goals and Moving Forward

But since mindfulness encourages meditation and freeing the mind from worries that lead to depression, these mental disorders can successfully be eliminated allowing you to live a happier life. To banish communication gaps. Communication gaps are usually the main causes of misunderstandings, etc but mindfulness is a state that is …

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Short-Term Happiness

And chronic illness is also common in the other stages of the life cycle. Thus, we are discussing an immense burden of morbidity, present in all societies. Through the personal and economic costs of distress and disability, chronic illness leaves no unit of society unaffected. The chronically ill, if not …

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Take it or leave it

She was a wreck until he finally called at 11:30. Are you free anytime soon? Will asked. I think I'm free tonight, she said. They both laughed. She felt her pain subside since she had been saving this night for him. They had another great evening together, and Marissa …

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Authenticity, Willingness, and Compassion

When the water had drained, she began the refilling process. Then she made the bed as if nothing had happened and left. The next morning, knowing that he must have missed her terribly during the night, she waited by the phone for his call. He took the call, and she …

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Connecting With Others

A man needs a castle like he needs meaning and purpose. He can live without each, but to give some proof that he's here for a reason - and proof to himself, not anyone else - some kind of responsibility over others is a must. Finances are a simple way to measure …

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Know Your Style

The baby picks up on this disconnection and learns not to expect too much from the mother in terms of emotional connectedness. She may even begin to mirror the mother's behavior. As an adult, however, she is likely to continue to search for that connection with a mother figure. At …

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What does your future hold?

The problem with psychoanalytic interpretations is that their creators are dissatisfied with this level of analysis and reach for deeper meanings for which there is usually little clinical or scientific justification. A single-minded quest for psychoanalytic reality can dehumanize the patient every bit as much as the numbing reductionism of …

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I overeat starches

Who you were born to, the last name you were either blessed or cursed with at birth, determined who you were to be for the remainder of your life. Many today feel like their life is determined for them at birth, but as with many feelings, this one's a betrayal …

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I want to understand you better

Don't give your power to someone else. When you find yourself focused on what someone else should do differently, don't stay with that focus. Don't continue imagining all the ways in which you think someone else should do things. You cannot control other people. Your power is within yourself. Do …

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Inner Work = Outer Change

I was about to receive magic for Christmas, and I never saw it coming. The year I turned nine also happened to be the year I was obsessed with baseball. Not because I was good at it by any stretch, but I had found an old glove in one of …

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Love is actually accepting

It also supports elimination. Dravite (brown-yellow tourmaline) stimulates the regenerative powers of the body's cells, tissues, and organs. On a physical level, amazonite regulates metabolic problems, eases pain from cramp, and has a general relaxing effect. It strengthens the nerves and harmonizes the autonomic nervous system and the internal organs …

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On Laughter

When you are at home, you feel relaxed and are not governed by the social rules. However, when you are at a public place you are exposed to various ways of speech adopted by people of different ethnicities. Deep breathing is a major element contributing to correct vocal patterns. You …

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Who have you reached out to for help?

Sometimes Mike would hang around the classroom to see if he could help the teacher in any way, other days he would play with friends, but most days he would wander the streets between school and home, delaying what he knew would await him at home. He knew he had …

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Food addictions

Sometimes, you stare at items available in a store to make the appropriate choice. If you find the best suitable product, you will stare at it for longer and finally buy it. Rapid eye movements are a result of recollecting past memories when we think deeply. It helps you think …

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I vow to appreciate each moment

She is clueless. This automatic blame mode may appear to keep your power within yourself because you are valuing your own viewpoint over the other person's. But it is really giving away your power. You are shifting the focus from your personal power to create what you want to happen …

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Improving Emotional Intelligence

It encourages the absorption of iron, the formation of red blood cells, and the supply of oxygen to the body. Tiger iron has a rapid effect and can therefore be applied when energy reserves are severely depleted. Mookaite is a colorful variety of chert, and a mixture of jasper and …

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It's a win-win proposition

It allows you to let your guard down by way of arrogance that nothing bad will happen as a result. Our gym scheduled an exhibition fight with another gym. I'd sparred before with the guy I was fighting and had dominated him. And I'm not just saying dominated; As experience …

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Love is supposed to be freeing

The microcosmic and macrocosmic orbit of Taoist meditation practices, the inner tree emerging along the spine from creative visualization practices, and many other spiritual practices and methods of seeing the body beyond its physical form all point to the significance of the midline and it being the base of our …

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To close the loop

The side effects of weakness and exhaustion frightened Alice Alcott even more than the chest pain. That was when I began to see how terrible it would be to be incapacitated--to give up even the semblance of my independence, my control, my role in the family and in the community …

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A Practical Philosophy

While her vision has worsened, she is able to read, drive, and carry out almost all other daily activities. At age forty Mrs. Alcott developed a gangrenous toe on her left foot, and the toe was amputated. When she was forty-two another toe was amputated. Two and one-half years ago …

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I Can Overcome Negative Feelings

We need accomplishment to feel as though we're here for a reason. If we live this life having accomplished nothing, regret will be our bedmate as we take our final breath. We need freedom to live on our terms, to feel as if we had some command and control over …

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Who are your supporters?

When you hold one wrist with your hands at the back it means that you are practicing self control techniques to reduce the level of frustration. When you hold one wrist with your hand at the back it means that you are practicing self control techniques to reduce the level …

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Who feels calm?

DID is classified as a diagnosable mental disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). When something is diagnosable according to DSM-IV standards, it means that a pattern of behavior or other criteria are present the majority of the time for the diagnosis being considered. Some argue …

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Who feels weak?

As children, we try to make sense of the stories we found ourselves in through play and exploration. My innocence was murdered, and its death led to newfound sexual knowledge, which spurred interest and curiosity in things a child wasn't ready to explore. It all led to a pornography addiction …

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