The experience of having a thought is always OK

I take the complex and make it simple and take the simple and make it personally compelling. The great benefit of setting goals based on emotional drivers first is that it opens you to the potential of so many other opportunities to experience that emotion You are most likely aware …

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how can we live effectively?

I unfolded my two white deck chairs, propped up a small whiteboard, and wrote on it with a black marker pen: Pop-up philosophy. Stop, sit down, and just think. Trying to step into the body of Aristotle, I sat down on my deck chair and tried to contemplate. It was …

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Where Do We Go from Here?

I sat there for a while, studying the black rubber head as it was moving around in circles, like a dancing worm. I took my clothes off, opened my laptop, put on a random porn clip, set a timer for twenty minutes, applied a generous amount of lubricant, and started …

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Cognitions are specific to time and situations

Cut down on your hours at work to a level that puts your work and personal lives in better balance. Don't bring your work home--stop answering work-related phone calls and e-mails when you are with your spouse or partner. Spend quality time with the person you care about--focus on that …

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Understanding food consumption and sleep.

By using very fine needles placed at specific points on the face and complementary techniques like facial cupping and gua sha, cosmetic acupuncture treatments aim to increase blood flow and stimulate collagen production, promote lymph drainage, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles by either relaxing tight muscles or activating loose …

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All my life I'm traveling light

Atherosclerosis is also referred to as coronary heart disease (CHD), coronary artery disease (CAD), or its medical term, ischemic heart disease (IHD). Men's CVD Risks Each of these distinct types of heart disease is reviewed later in the article. To avoid incurring the very consequences you wish to avoid, check …

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I couldn't tell this whole world had shattered

If the child can watch the time run down, that's also helpful in that it makes time a real, rather than an abstract, concept. Show your kids how you budget your time. Let them see the wizard behind the curtain and understand how running a household and work life really …

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I'll never know just why or understand

It's an amazingly effective strategy, one that can work at home as well. It saves the child from embarrassment, and can be a way to communicate without nagging or shouting. Give the child a set of two or three pencils and teach him to switch pencils when he feels his …

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Don't bring me down

I was also aided by the new insight into how I had allowed other energy flows to suppress and deflect me. Other people are always there, and many of them are negative. But neither you nor I have to get caught up in their game. You see, we fear that …

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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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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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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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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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There's a road stretched out between us

She realised that in her fear she had missed the comforting touch of the breeze. Reconnecting with this sensation infused her with new confidence and energised her for dealing with the changes in her life that lay ahead. In a further dream, Louise swam underwater quite happily until she became …

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Some dreams mean nothin', just a river that flows

Yet when you approach these areas of resistance, your return on this investment is better awareness and understanding, both of yourself and of love. Knowing that it can be all too easy to zoom past using yourself as your target as you begin your LKM practice, you might decide up …

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Words sometimes don't seem to mean much

Further research by Dr Lieberman showed that Tylenol could dull social pain in much the same way as it dulls physical pain. Why does it matter that our brains group physical and social pain together? It demonstrates on an extremely basic level that our connection with other human beings is …

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It doesn't get much better

MOVING TOO MUCH? While it may seem that, by and large, our society has a problem with people moving too little, the truth is that there is a sizable problem with people moving too much. You may think there's no downside to moving, that there is no too much, but …

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I'm here on the ground without you

PRACTICE NON-COMPARISON When we avoid comparing ourselves to others and accept and love our bodies for what they are, we are at our happiest and healthiest; The media's constant focus on attractiveness and beauty certainly doesn't help you in this endeavor, but you have more power than you think. Try …

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I'm standing on the road

This is done through the creation of antibodies, which are ordinarily used to identify and destroy pathogens and help you recover from an illness. In the case of autoimmunity, however, these antibodies target your own healthy tissue, which leads to inflammation and destruction of your cells. This is like your …

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Love, Medicine & Miracles

The simplicity of obtaining coverage, comprehensiveness of benefits, and affordability to individuals are also of fundamental importance. This yields 4 dimensions for evaluating countries' performance coverage: (1) universality, (2) simplicity and ease of getting care, (3) comprehensiveness of benefits, and (4) affordability at the point of service (see Table 12-1 …

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Propel a greater sense of self-care throughout the day

These techniques tend to be variants of the method that Steve developed--that is, they rely on memorizing chunks of two or three or four digits and then arranging those groups in a retrieval structure so that they can be recalled in order later. I saw such a technique in action …

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Motivation starts right here

The fleeting moment that defines the Adventure is sought out again and again. In phase four, Misadventure, the difficulty of the task is either greater than the skill of the individual or it is perceived as such. Sometimes misadventure takes place because of the immediate negative reactions. The challenges in …

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People Principles

It is designed to allow for the development of the beliefs and habits that you need. You are in charge of yourself. You can learn to control your mind--the conscious and the unconscious. You can learn how you can take control of the patterns that you live by, rewriting that …

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