On How You Want Your Life to Be

With your other hand, fold the fabric in half, bringing the hem to the center. Place it in your pocket with the fold exposed. Adjust it to desired puffiness. HOW TO BREAK IN A PAIR OF JEANS You can achieve that well-worn comfort that normally takes months to achieve in …

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Love is actually given to me

This confirmability of results has been observed during the last 20 years by thousands of clinicians using kinesiology in their everyday clinical practices or for research. A lot of New Age practices have this idea of operating from your heart center, which can be useful but also limiting. Here's why …

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Stare as long as sheep or cows

There are many examples of how our fears may be created at an early age. Such teachers can inflict terrible suffering and tragedy. In clinical practice, the most catastrophic depressions occur in people who have discovered that they've been spiritually deceived. Such disillusionment and pain is far more severe than …

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You go on by being true

The test procedure, the reader will note, is to use the muscle test to verify the truth or falsity of a declarative statement. The human ear mirrors the spirals found at every scale of creation, from galaxies to seashells. The human body is built on what Renaissance artists called the …

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Change Your Brain

All the way up to the turn of the twentieth century, the aether was part and parcel to our understanding of reality. Consider what lights up that spark inside of you. Do you have a true passion? Is it at all possible to turn your passion into your livelihood? If …

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Increased risk-taking behavior

But your Indication Signs can reveal the highly subjective nature of your IC's interpretations of the world around you. Perfectionism and procrastination often play a part in a cluttered entryway, because we think, I'll just put it here for now as a means of putting off finding our items the …

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Judge the credibility of sources

Instead, it's necessary to identify the conditions that underlie ostensible causes; I have seen many times that any changes that we make go downstream to those who come after us. When we change the tonal quality of our own DNA, it's not just influencing our ancestors but also our descendants …

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On Deserving Goodness

He says, People feel offended when I keep turning down their invitations. But when writing a novel, the ties you have with large numbers of unspecified people--your readers--can be more important than ties you have to those close to you, and in giving priority to that, you pay the price …

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The Empath Experience

Devastated and enraged by the news of Sati's tragic death, Shiva rips off his hair and makes Virabhadra, an avid warrior who carries terrifying weapons and embellishes her body with snakes and skulls. Once there, he breaks from the world holding his sword above his head (Warrior I) and meets …

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I overregulate my food intake

So despite the challenges in conducting nutrition studies, we do have data to show the direct impact of nutrition on the brain and we are arriving at the best ways to feed it. We have enough evidence between outcomes in human clinical trials, mouse models, and epidemiological studies to make …

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Using NLP for Love and Relationships

To make this as easy and memorable as possible, I've summarized my guide to good eating for the brain using the S. You can't argue against the fact that all of us would do well to reduce our sugar intake. It's the easiest way to gravitate toward healthier foods in …

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What am I working toward?

Even if we are not aware of it, we cycle through these analyses every time a thought comes into our conscious cortex, and the way we behave is a result of this. With such a difficult job, our conscious cortex cannot be a simple input-output system like the amygdala or …

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Speaking Engagements

Or shall I say, how scarring what one learns to define as love can be. When I was throwing my articles on my bed, and dashing to Vinny's house a few blocks away because he was timing me to see how quickly I could get there after school, I believed …

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Kitchen (and Laundry) Duty

The man stared coldly toward the stage as an audience runner made his way to him with a microphone. Social media gives us a gateway to hate and division, but it also provides access to people, just like you and me, who are banging the drum, marching to their own …

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The courage to love and to create

I supposed maybe my mother wasn't so wrong for not showing me the validation I craved so much. I couldn't fit in, not even with kids who had never met me before. The disease of invisibility was beginning to take me over. My father was the one who told us …

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From voicing your needs?

This is bonkers, she said finally, looking up. I think you can do it, I replied. When we're driving in the car and the questions are competing with tunes on the radio, and we can't think for the sound around us, we can offer an option: Music or questions? Perhaps …

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You're old enough to handle this on your?

You're not good at this, and you struggle with that, you're never going to be able to . Those things don't happen for people like us. I didn't know what felt worse, not knowing why I got beaten up, the pain from being beaten up, the humiliation of being beaten up …

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Finding My Brave Self

With regard to meditation and religions or attitudes towards life, which have meditation as their core element, one often hears the saying that the path is the goal. In doing so, you are already fulfilling the purpose of meditation by practicing it. I could feel some breathing room open up …

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Being in the moment is healing

Your focus is on feeling the air rush through your nose as you breath. This feeling represents your meditation object in the context of this meditation exercise. This is only a half-truth. Acceptance or rejection isn't just a matter of what you can provide, but also a matter of what …

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I overeat fried food

Please, read article 6 again to get a thorough reminder of this. It Sounds Too Intense and Anal. Just go ahead and read article 5 again, and you'll be reminded that the people who truly make things happen sound too intense. They sound like the anal, detail-oriented kid that makes …

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On Trusting the Process

Avoid food triggers that create a leaky gut. A strong gut makes a strong body. Move toward an unprocessed whole-food, plant-based diet. Heal Thy Gut The role of elimination CASE 1: Jane S is a 62-year-old female who arrived at the office with shortness of breath during exertion. She was …

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The courage to get through the day

Rather than making me become semiconscious, as listening to music does, it actually heightens my awareness and engagement with the task at hand. Anytime you can use technology to improve your connection to yourself and your surroundings, do it. The Equipment Compromise The equipment we rely on every time we …

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Sleepless Sleepovers

Jot down any and all words, images, and ideas that come to mind. For some people, your thoughts may immediately go to an experience of trauma. That's not unusual. Make a choice about how to take care of yourself. If you can, use this as an opportunity to explore it …

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I do not stop eating when I am full

In fact, you could even make this a golden rule for yourself, and, if you're feeling empowered, you can ask those you're with to do the same. You can back up your request with the knowledge you've gained by reading this article. For instance, we now know the importance of …

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Open-Ended versus Closed-Ended Questions

But then on day three I noticed a real change in him. He started becoming more confident and peaceful. I bumped into him a few months after the trip and asked him how he was doing. He told me, There's not a day that goes by when I don't think …

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I have no discipline

If learning which variation of this exercise better activates your glutes gets you back on the basketball court five days earlier than expected, then perhaps you should keep using the shorts. If not, then it'd be better for you to set this $700 item aside and instead defer to the …

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Do you feel that you trust your intuition enough?

On the other hand, a systems approach to increased exercise proves much more valuable. To see what that might look like, try the reflection exercise that follows. You can do it as a solo writing exercise, but it's best if you do this with a partner or a group so …

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We start at the bottom and climb up

Certain results then follow in the development of the ordinary child. One result is a denial in awareness of the satisfactions that were experienced. The other is to distort the symbolization of the experience of the parents. The accurate symbolization would be: I perceive my parents as experiencing this behavior …

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What Is Freedom?

These untested perceptions are also a part of our personal reality, and may have as much authority as those which have been checked. That the perceptual field is the reality to which the individual reacts is often strikingly illustrated in therapy, where it is frequently evident that when the perception …

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What's fair is fair

The task had much reality for these personal counselors, since the problem presented by the client was a vocational one, with many emotional concomitants and indications of personal maladjustment. The client material was always the same with only those minimal adjustments following the counselor's responses which might be necessary to …

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Love is supposed to be unconditional

These studies, as well as our experiences, have led us to expect that standards, values, and decisions arrived at by group members themselves will be accepted to a greater degree by the group members than those that are not arrived at in this way. Lewin and Grabbe have stated this …

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