In the eternal presence

My ex-girlfriend wanted to travel the world and live in different countries. I hate that idea. I want to stay close to my family and best friends. I don't feel like I'm missing out on something if I don't live in other countries. Having a home is what makes me …

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Showed me visions, showed me nightmares

You are big now and need to be hoisted on to a commode. As a baby, at least you were small and developing, now you are large and declining. If you are in a residential or nursing home, you will exist in an environment free of any extremes of sensation …

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Just one more day

When you can understand the origin of fear, you can make sense of your experience. As you learned in the last article, that's the left side of the brain turning down the overactive right side of the brain. Then, the boost in gamma waves allows aha moments to turn gasps …

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My head is in a swirl

Your five senses send information to your brain right here and right now--the bottom-up information. You see a cat, and your eyes send that data to your visual cortex. Then, your visual cortex sends it up the chain. Pieces of information about this object, its color, and its shape are …

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You are my guiding light

All the feelings, lessons, or freedom will come flooding back. Feel-good chemicals will flood your brain and body. Isn't it so nice to know this button is here for you at any time? Second, gather any residual stuff you'd like to get rid of: resentments, negativity, pitfall thought patterns, a …

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Let us go there again

Now, let's see what this pattern is and how it works. More importantly, let's see what you can do to change it. To do so, first, let's review some of the main reasons you may fall for the Shiny Object Syndrome. 1) You believe in a so-called magic pill Leaving …

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We walk in haunts of ancient peace.

It's OK to freeze meat and fish again once they have been cooked in a dish. As a rule, cooked leftover dishes, soups and stews freeze well. Ensure they're cold before freezing. Use freezer bags with sealing clips or zip-lock tops and a permanent marker to label each bag. The …

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When there's absolutely nothing left to lose

Your subconscious knows we are setting you up for success. I try to repeat most positive messages at least three times so that they stick in the subconscious brain. These will show up at some point in the future, when you may notice your subconscious helping you pull off some …

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We can just sit and talk for hours and hours

On the other hand, various self-help articles addressed to Aspies make it clear that many of us have a hard time judging how much is too much as our intensity barometers (my words) are askew, and our lines between levels of acquaintances both personal and professional are often nonexistent. Realizing …

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I will find my way back home

Like Elvis, Trump just shattered a wall--but in politics. My prediction: you will see the same cascade of changes that you saw in pop music, but in politics, and you should be thrilled. Because it opens the political world up for something new, something fresh, something unpredictable. Trump will lead …

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I looked up and saw the writing on the wall

And Robotics Camp? My child is beaming with pride over her ability to finally generalize certain academic skills, tackle entirely new problem-solving challenges, and just make some really awesome stuff. Aside from her Aspergirl Camp, it has been the biggest hit of the summer. By exposing these children to methods …

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Take it where you find it

He was advised to make his peace with his Maker and given a large bowl to hold in which to catch the blood. What people had to go through. Aneurysms of the abdominal aorta are quite common and if found early enough can be operated on before they burst, but …

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Think they're doing you wrong

His arrival always caused a flurry of excitement as it was a sign that the evening was bound to take a more spirited, unexpected and perhaps slightly dangerous course. Everyone's mood would go up a notch or two. He went everywhere on his Norton Commando. As a student he once …

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Every weekend they would get loose

I am working toward a concept that I have called MAF--Mutually Assured Forgiveness. Meaning if I forgive Joy Behar for crapping on Christians or for being born stupid, she'll forgive me when I call her a flesh-eating smog monster on Twitter, even though I know she wouldn't. In fact, I …

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Fill my mind with tales of mystery

There's no point splashing out on the perfect storage system if you haven't got a clear patch of floor to put it on. You'll get good at it. You can't fail - whatever you do, right now, today, will be an improvement. Set realistic organizing goals, allowing leeway for tasks to …

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Returning for a light

Heaven is everywhere, always, at once. Hell is not knowing it. Find the good in every circumstance. It's always there. I am referring to meditation as a destination whereby one discovers a feeling of bliss and harmony. Disciple - My master, what on earth is yoga? This is a complex question …

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Straight to your heart like a cannonball

Of course not! When you are in good spirits, you naturally look sunny and positive, and this mental state will also affect others, such as your business partner, and will pave the way for fruitful conversation. By contrast, a lagging spirit is often associated with negativity, which will attract other …

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Stand before the mirror

During dreaming sleep our limbs are immobilized in order that we can't act out our dreams. In physiological terms, sleep is a period of distinct cycles and stages. An adult with healthy sleep each night goes through four or five sleep cycles (see pp. Every one of those sleep cycles …

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It's not nearly time to quit

Otherwise, you are giving from an empty cup. As you get involved in repairing your own issues of trust and identity in the context of helpful relationships, you will be surprised at how much more you have to give to your children. You will become less reactive to kid follies …

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Never have to worry

If I accepted, it would take my business to the next level, and enable me to exceed my financial goals for the year. My first response was to reject it. Well, half of it. I said I could maybe do half. The inhalation breath focuses on taking back any energy …

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Think it's time for a change

I have to take advantage of this bargain. As I typed those sentences for Clara, my heart started to beat faster and my stomach tightened, and they weren't even my thoughts. Such an uncomfortable way to be. And all lies. When you want to cry out, tell yourself the truth …

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When the sun begins to shine

I'd like to have just me and you in the room; Secondly, work out your own relationship with your mother-in-law. If she is critical of you, don't ask your spouse for protection; Or if she wants to talk to you about that son of hers, politely direct her to him …

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You were heading for a fall

If you treat each thing you currently have with respect and appreciation, then you will set the wheels in motion to attract more into your life. This is the abundance factor. It works like MAGIC. In fact, I bought my very own BMW the same year I wrote this article--2016 …

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The cool night air like Shalimar

If I learn from the nurses that a patient has been aggressive on the unit or has a history of aggression in the hospital, I write a bold capital A beside his room number and circle it. Most mornings when I do rounds, it's early enough that many of the …

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Sit on your throne

Keep tuning in, but don't try too hard. Give the dream a fitting title (for instance, Escaping the Enemy or Passing a Test). Identify the part that's most upsetting, embarrassing, or inspiring. Select one emotion that stands out, such as anxiety, hope, or fear. Identify the main area of your …

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Have you felt shortness of breath?

But, having gotten his need for containment and empathy met by others, he was free to have an adult relationship with his mother. He no longer asked for what she could not deliver, and he could enjoy what she could give. Indeed, this was the best possible resolution. I have …

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Buy Into the Myth of Arrival

Or it could be making a conscious decision to network with more like-minded or positive people. What activities are you going to do in the next 12 months to develop your skills, knowledge and attitude? What courses are you going to attend to improve yourself? What do you need to …

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Taking action with some unknown results

For example, take any of those daily disturbances that course through us and have their way with us. We resist these little shocks with our whole being. Yet each and every one of them brings a needed life lesson to us. The problem is that we usually don't hear these …

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