How do I assess wellness?

It magnifies positive emotions. Our home was even featured in the Los Angeles Times. This was pre-LEED certification (that is, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, created by the US Green Building Council), the most popular green building certification, now used worldwide. Although eating organic/local food and living in …

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Quality of life: Is health important?

When that house filled up, we added a second, Lorraine (after my grandmother), and then a third, Clara (after Pete's). Choices we can make in everyday lifestyle decisions that effectively have the power to spearhead a revolution redefining health and accessibility to green lives. Gay has considered everything from water …

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With Freedom Comes Responsibility

The differences in happiness are largely down to what I call intentional strategies', that is, habits of thinking and information processing that are common across the population of upbeat people. <a href='http://www.vttour.fr/actu/go.php?url=http://http://globalyou.co.uk/'>To</a> be clear, their …

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Teasing and Mischaracterizing Your Companion

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Avoiding Arguments and Break-ups

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First Take It Fast, Then Take It Slow

Once, I taught a two-day seminar. About two months later I reached out to my students. Now, I know for a fact that this group of earnest and eager students understood what to do, and how to implement all the marketing and advertising strategies that I had drilled into them …

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Putting distance between each other

I became the latest entry in that infamous club no one wants to join: the club of mothers who have lost a child. I had to take time away from the shop. Relationships have foundered and been lost because folks did not know how to handle the news about my …

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Our moods are affected after being on social media

I am so grateful to have felt secure enough to be openly vulnerable and human. I don't remember much, other than that kindness from the flight attendant who offered Rob and me privacy. She probably offered us a drink too, and I'm sure it was only the support of Rob …

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Unload groceries from the car in several trips

In business, the natural tendency is to look at what is already out there in the marketplace and to think of how we can make it better or cheaper. The real trick--the equivalent of seeing the negative cue--is to focus our attention on some need that is not currently being …

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They tolerate frustrations well

It would be wise to adapt all of them at some point, stretching and loosening the mind in all directions. In 1817 the twenty-two-year-old poet John Keats wrote a letter to his brothers in which he explained his most recent thoughts on the creative process. The world around us, he …

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Allow them to make decisions

But if we take this too far, we become so marked by their influence that we have no internal space to incubate and develop our own voice, and we spend our lives tied to ideas that are not our own. The solution, as Gould discovered, is subtle: Even as we …

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Allow them to feel they belong at home

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Ignoring your dreams

Pushing against the passive trend of these times, you must work to see how far you can extend control of your circumstances and create the kind of mind you desire--not through drugs but through action. Unleashing the masterful mind within, you will be at the vanguard of those who are …

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Poor computer organization

Darwin, by contrast, is rightly celebrated as the superior scientist, one of the few who has forever changed our view of life. As Darwin himself admitted, he was a very ordinary boy, rather below the common standard in intellect. I have no great quickness of apprehension. My power to follow …

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Maintaining the status quo

Know you are breathing out. This isn't accidental, the abuse is intentional, and the goal is domination. Remember, they will do what they need to do to feel superior to others, especially those with whom they have some relationship, in order to further shield their own feelings of inferiority. On …

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Never cracking open a book

When you consume them, you assimilate some of their ability to withstand stress. No matter what your emotional condition is, following the lighthouse will help you arrive safely in the present moment. Welcome this moment when you can apply the brakes, take a deep breath, and gather yourself at this …

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Trying to do everything yourself

Like love bombing, this can be quite pleasant for the victim until the narcissist turns on them, which will happen once the reality of a relationship sets in and they begin to see things about their partner that they want to change or eliminate. It is trying to tell you …

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A lack of fresh air and sunshine

I felt a clarity and focus that was almost unreal. Yeah, I got a little wobbly when I gave that boy a good shake, but when I backed off, I got clear again, and that's when I thought of the fogging'--and that it was the perfect time to use it …

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Not knowing "good" foods from "bad"

If I had to choose between the three attitudes about time which I have so far described, I would be hard-pressed to choose the superior one. But fortunately there is one other attitude about time which I consider ideal: The Enlightened Time Manager The fourth and most enlightened approach to …

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Nutrient deficiencies

I would mess up a potentially wonderful time by thinking work during playtime. I also used to do the opposite. I'd say, I'm going to take off at three to ride my motorcycle on the back roads. Guess what I'd be thinking about for the rest of the day? This …

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The Critical Voice in Daily Life

As we know from the previous articles, the way we look at the world is a choice. We choose to have a good day, a good week, a good month. And in this very short life, why wouldn't we? When we are positive, we are fluid, moving, not trapped in …

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Freeing Our Inner Child

And it can also be a thrill to help others on the journey towards their goals. It's one of the reasons why teaching and nursing are vocations into which people throw themselves wholeheartedly, no matter how hard their day-to-day lives. To help someone achieve their potential is an astonishingly rich …

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Fermented foods

The unique perspective from each individual in the group will bring new light to the problem. In a conversation is much more important the body language than the verbal, since there are many information we don't say and rarely watch. This microexpression is difficult to pretend. It characterizes by low …

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At the end of the day, give yourself a big treat

A good multivitamin is key to your hormonal health, particularly if, like most people, you're not able to eat 100 percent organic. Could I have articulated that understanding so clearly at her age? As I walked down the nursing home hallway to see my grandmother? As the rhythmic cries of …

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To a large extent, it's up to you

Bad things can easily be turned on their heads with logic to become lessons. Chantelle had also started work at a new firm. She told me, After a lifetime of paying my dues, I feel like I am finally getting the respect and appreciation that I've always wanted. And frankly …

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Monitor Responses to Medication

Over time, the process of making self-evaluations for our own survival became directed to others, for the intent of helping them survive and develop, too. Parents inevitably realized that by providing evaluative information to their children, perhaps about their hunting skills or their grooming habits, gave them an edge. The …

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Rise Up and Stand Tall

We will experience fear if that is the meaning we hold. Clots are inclinced to believe that it wasn't the caretaker's fault, it was theirs. Acting out at a young age might have started as a protest against being treated poorly, but it winds up as resignation. A young Clot …

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Dealing with the empty bed problem.

While our ordinary experience may be one of limitation, throughout time all the wisdom traditions tell us that the limits we feel are imagined and superimposed on that limitless universal self. We all carry around more than our fair share of unexpressed anger. Yet acting like a Clot makes you …

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