The Sensation Vocabulary of Our Reptilian Brain

The better you know your database, the more efficiently you can provide products and services to existing customers and potential clients. For example, insurance and real estate agents can be much more effective if they know the types of clients in their business. Based on the 80/20 rule, it's …

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Do you have goals?

Bad friends are simply bad friends for each other. I was a bad friend to him, and he was a bad friend to me. We live in a free world. He can do whatever he wants. And I can too. What characteristics does the union feature? Is it inspiring to …

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Influence through Stories

The next morning, one of the other guys posted something in the group about Calvin Klein boxer shorts being 50% off. Instead of responding to our friend, we simply talked about boxer shorts. This WhatsApp group consists of six guys who fool around all the time. We hardly take anything …

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My Feelings and Family

But how, exactly, does leaky gut occur? We touched on it a little earlier; Zonulin is responsible for regulating the tight junctions of the intestinal barrier. Serving as a physiological gatekeeper, it allows the passage of good molecules, such as nutrients, from the gut into the bloodstream, where they can …

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Stopping the Drama

Modafinil, which is a dopamine agonist/stimulant, initially worked well for me but then began to cause heart palpitations. Today I use Ocrevus, and I'm happy to say it has made a huge difference in my quality of life in terms of cognitive function, such as planning and memory function …

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Sending a Card

I will, however, share what I have done to become free. And I can point out all the ways you might be unfree right now. You know ideas, self-talk, positive thinking and inspiration are cheap. It's all talk. This article is different. Something about the way we behaved or the …

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Finding a Poem

My work is focused on finding concepts, skills, and practices that allow me to continue to heal myself and my patients, and to teach others to effectively work with this immaterial, immeasurable level of experience where so many of our modern Western disorders and symptoms arise. I have studied various …

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If I Were to Live for

Nothing looks quite the same and nothing feels the same. What you thought you knew about yourself becomes confused and challenged. Reassurance from consumers is significant because it makes their decision list comprehensive and all-inclusive, and it should be as truthful as possible. The therapist should develop the worthy ability …

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What Is an Ethical Dilemma?

Negative self-attacks are leftover repeats of what the narcissist has said to you. Letting go of the narcissist includes letting go of his invalidations and consciously choosing to treat yourself in a more loving and considerate manner. CBT was organized into bi-weekly sessions with a length of 30 minutes for …

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Expectorating to Feel Better

I sometimes feel guilty after eating. I am a binge eater. Jill held so tightly to the habitual that the habitual tightened its grip on her. She avoided even the slightest departure from her fixed routine. It was hard for her to remember the last time she ventured into a …

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Sending a Small Gift

Fine, he replies. Detecting something is wrong, Dad starts to investigate. A stoic faces their problems head-on. When you know exactly what you are dealing with, and all of the cards are on the table, you will then be able to figure out exactly what you are going to have …

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The fallacy of grounding

Please keep in mind that this process is not going to be an easy one. There are always going to be many failures along your journey and people often experience failures on a weekly or monthly basis. When you want to go out and get something to eat, you will …

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Naked Fame

But they're also correctable. We'll focus on five of the more common ones. If the narcissist finally does go to therapy with you and the therapist is knowledgeable, the likely progression will be as follows: Session one, the narcissist does everything possible to charm the therapist and paint you as …

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Stop Procrastinating

We should be there for our child, seek help when we need it, and never give up on a son or daughter. But we do need to give up the magical fantasy that if we just do or say the right thing, we can determine how our child will think …

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I can pretend that I am less than I am

This makes you focus on what you have control over, not something in the far-off future, which we already know the brain has trouble caring about. So fixate on the consistent daily actions, because that's what your brain can feel and taste. You probably discount your own wants and needs …

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I am a beautiful person as a whole

These ideas can help you get started with creating your own ritual, or may inspire you to find a new ritual that will be better suited for your needs. Later that afternoon she began to have dizziness and chest pains and drove herself to the ER. I know this sounds …

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Train Your Brain

It was fascinating to talk to Anne-Laura about the broader context for resilience that she had observed in the lives and personalities of the people she works with. Can you get excited about the person you'll be if you can push through this? Takeaways: The neuroscience of self-discipline is really …

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Ready, Set, No Go!

If you find that challenging emotions, in general, seem to trigger a form of anxiety within you, you might want to use CBT as a way to help you navigate all challenging emotional situations. Every new place we visit--be it a foreign country, a budding friendship, a child's birth, or …

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There is no reason to be perfect

We had found ourselves far from shore in shark-infested water and my son's cavalier attitude only heightened my panic. But what if her fiance was aware that Bella had decided to break off the engagement? Then, everything would make sense. The crack in the door, the frown, the ingratitude, and …

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Render Tender Points Painless

You have permission to grieve your old life, for as long as you like. Bob Marley's quote, `One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain', was so true. Joe came out of his reverie only when the singing stopped. But if ya need one, call …

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Be ahead of all parting

Numerous brain networks became activated, with variation in activity areas between individuals, presumably based on their specific memory, associations and emotional response. But the area that lit up, over and over again, was the reward system. It was pleasurable for the nuns to recall these spiritual encounters. There have since …

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Understanding The Concept Of Allowing

At times, it feels validating, because it gives us a language to talk about what's happening in the subtext of our parenting lives, and it can feel good to know that your personal story is part of a larger collective one. Other times, it feels overwhelming and hopeless. My intention …

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How To Succeed When Nobody Else Will

And perception is just one of virtually countless tasks it's tackling simultaneously. To generate a working version of reality it has to transduce incoming signals from our ears, eyes, nose and other sensory organs to charged sodium and potassium ions, and pump them in and out of nerve cells. It …

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Why don't I belong?

This way, you will train your brain to get used to doing this, and it will become natural for you. When you find yourself in a difficult circumstance, take a moment and find something positive about what is going on, this is not easy to do at first, but when …

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Loving Tough

Oriental Medicine has developed many useful strategies for reducing acute symptoms and eliminating stubborn chronic symptoms. Your acu-pro can fill you in on the options for your specific condition. Moving on, we turn our attention to our children. Turn to the next article and discover solutions to ease your babies' …

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Get Good from Yourself

The Jue in JueYin is much more mysterious, though. Like all ancient Chinese it is helpful to look at the actual character: The first means a narrow opening in a mountainside, the second means an `absence'. The JueYin is an opening in the mountainside where there is a passageway. This …

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One Second to Midnight

Consider titling a article of your notearticle, Excavating and Demolishing Excuses. Jot down your mind's reasons why you should put off tackling your problems. Then come up with an argument with a more realistic perspective to demolish your excuses. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself to help …

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Take it Down From the Mast

Laugh and Talk? Robert Provine and professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, discovered that human Laughter is different from our primate cousins. The chimpanzee's Laughter is a breath of breath, and the sound and rhythm are reminiscent of a woodcut by a hand saw. Each time you breathe …

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Rainy Days Never Stay

Bend the knees and put the feet flat on the floor. Lift the hips and remove the block. Let the hips come back to the floor and let the knees soften toward each other to release the back. You can also bring the knees into the armpits, gently folding the …

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You Get What You Give

That craving, the longing, the aching recognition that there is more, and I could have more, and I could be more, and that the sterility of safety is not as soul-satisfying as the danger of connectedness. How much can shift in just one session. The courage to connect. The courage …

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The Circus is Leaving Town

I asked him to open his eyes. The fear on his face was striking--he looked like a young, scared adolescent. This kid that used to mess with me all the time, Jake, a senior, I can't get him out of my head. Is there an area of your body that …

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The Raven That Refused to Sing

Does life feel in a hurry or out of control, or do you feel as if you're making steady progress toward a goal? How do your boundaries--or lack of them--contribute to the state of your life? The reward for wise boundaries is the joy of desires fulfilled in life. It's …

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Legitimizing Hierarchy

Rather than bear the grief inside us, we try to change them to make our pain go away. When we try to change them by sharing insights with them, we provoke rage at worst or perplexity at best. We think we are putting out their fire when we are trying …

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Stand out from the crowd

It made you find maneuvers with finesse because you are automatically on blast. This was a fun sight; So there were no cell phones back at this time. No instant gratification. There were a few options, you can get new messages, new comments, new friend request, I'm not even sure …

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