For all the fat girls

If This Practice Increases, Confuses, or Deadens Your Anxiety Conscious Questioning is a simple practice because situational anxiety is a simple emotion. Anxiety's job is clear and well-defined: it helps you look ahead, marshal your resources, complete your tasks, and meet your deadlines. Conscious Questioning supports the work your anxiety …

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The practical classroom

This practice will also help you ground and refocus yourself with your anxiety (rather than despite it). You can begin this practice by asking yourself (out loud) about each of the things that truly need to get done. The word truly is key because if you merely ask your anxiety …

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The if part of the statement

That's just a partial list that gives a pretty good representation of what the rhetorical view of autism looks like. This mostly just applies to pop culture entertainment. However, there is a concurrent concept in the scientific field that is post-humously attributing an autism diagnosis to certain important historical figures …

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New Ways of Dying

Why would they allow this synergy of causation to inflict autism on the scale that it has? Haven't they noticed this correlation that is being pointed out here? Are they really that incompetent? Or is there something else going on? My speculation is that they are knowingly experimenting with different …

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Pummelled to Death

And if you frequently complain (unconsciously) to others, you are likely overburdening them. Bringing consciousness and boundaries to complaining helps you access the gifts of your emotions when you're struggling. This may sound contradictory, but you just can't be happy or productive -- and you can't access the gifts in all …

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Good Ageing

But at its core, positive thinking is a deeply valenced approach to emotions that lifts the Happiness Family above all the other emotions. That's not a positive thing to do. Notice that I use the word conscious before the word complaining. This practice brings consciousness and a kind of sacredness …

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Your Most Effective Decision-Making Strategies

It would appear that, in addition to the development of advanced artificial intelligence systems, there is also an ongoing agenda to re-engineer mankind to become more compatible for machine interface. My speculation is that this process is being observed and measured by the dramatic uptick in psychological disorders, such as …

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Hoarding Collecting

In animal hoarding cases, scores to hundreds of animals are kept in overcrowded and unsanitary environments and are in poor health, showing evidence of disease, starvation, and sometimes death. It is not merely the number of animals that determines whether animal hoarding is present. Certainly, animal breeders and trainers may …

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Expose clumsy thinking

Should you intervene? The Stoic approach is to deploy the four virtues simultaneously. Practical wisdom reminds you that to intervene in this sort of situation is good for your character, while nonintervention is bad for your character, so that's a yes vote. Courage demands that you step in despite the …

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How can I be recognized?

Other elements are practicing making decisions about whether to keep possessions in light of personal goals and taking action steps to remove unwanted items. This treatment has shown good success, but researchers agree that there is definitely room for improvement. Other theories for understanding hoarding behavior that derive from hoarding …

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Focus drives momentum

Available at www. Dust and other contaminants can affect the detector's ability to sense a fire so it's important to keep it clean. Using your vacuum cleaner's wand attachment, vacuum around the outside of the alarm and then follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning the interior. Avoid painting your smoke …

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Think narrow, go deep

LENNY: I don't know what's likely to go through my mind as I get ready for the job interview. All I know is that I'll be really anxious. PAULINE: [summarizing] I don't imagine you'll be thinking how great it will probably go? LENNY: No, not at all! I'll probably be …

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Our heart is our greatest legacy

These benefits of mindfulness impact physical, mental, and emotional health. Here we will present 10 of the most commonly reported benefits. Less Emotional Reactivity Emotional reactivity is a leading cause of worry and fear in people. The more a person reacts emotionally to specific situations, the easier it becomes for …

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The frustrated

Inhale through your nose slowly for 2 counts. Purse your lips. Exhale by blowing the air through your pursed lips for a count of 4. Repeat a few times until you feel calm. Resonant or Coherent Breathing This method is practiced by breathing at a rate of five full breaths …

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May I be free of worry

You might offer reassurance or whisper positive affirmations. Above all, you will be present and offer reassurance and encouragement. This is a very active stage; You are on the verge of witnessing the most miraculous and awesome thing of your entire life. Allow yourself to feel excited and pass on …

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Cry about it

In addition to feelings of deprivation, another common source of struggle is hurt feelings, which lead to a desire for revenge. When you feel hurt, it is human nature to want to hurt back. This is one of the basic Laws of Human Nature: for every hurt, people seek an …

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Don't expect a splitter to be reasonable

But recent outbreaks of pandemic shaming also expose the limitations. There is a tension between appropriate enforcement of acceptable behaviours to the trashing of individual dignity with no paths to forgiveness. This has been especially pronounced in the past decade through online shaming, where a host of figures both prominent …

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Some take the road and complain the whole way

When I was seven or eight years old, I took part in a school assembly where kids shared their cultural traditions. My mother dressed me as an Indian king, wrapping me in an ill-fitting sari-like getup that did nothing for my awkward body. The minute I walked on stage, kids …

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Uncover the Secret Treasure of Your True Self

Nevertheless, there have been an enormous number of studies by academic psychologists, often resembling scientific experiments, attempting to get to the truth. While they have sometimes produced conflicting conclusions, the research can still help us understand more about the consequences of our social comparisons. I have broken down my exploration …

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Desiring to make a difference

Right mindfulness Right meditation Our interdependence with each other is such that our personal freedom literally requires that we work with the subjective suffering of all beings. And this means taking others seriously where they're at. Compassion entails recognizing that you and the other person's worlds are bound up together …

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Reaching out to gain access

Curiously enough, implicit and outright bias begins with something else neuroscience refers to as biases. It begins with biological biases and astoundingly sophisticated tendencies that dynamically interact with our subjective psychologies and then with the world around us. Unconscious bias, then, has everything to do with complex neurological response systems …

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Action, Action, Action!

I had to scrape together tips from old paperbacks or counselors at sleepaway camp. Magazines became my mentors. Later, when I dreamed of being a writer, I learned more from Pat Conroy, who wrote about the off-the-beaten-path part of the world I was from, than anybody I knew. Today, anyone …

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Tap into the Power of People

They are only anomalies if we assume matter is primary (materialism). And recall from this article's preface that the current paradigm of materialism (Figure A) is an unprovable belief system. Einstein even called it a religion. Philosopher Rupert Spira summarizes the conundrum: No one has ever found, or ever could …

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Burn out the dross innocence captured again

In a measure of the rise of entrepreneurship, Holmes and Rahe have eight categories about work, all of which I cover, but none about starting your own business or nonprofit. They have divorce, but no custody battles, which of course have become more common. And most striking, none of the …

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Standing on the beach at sunset

I considered him one of my favorite men in the world. Not only had he served me the perfect blend of coffee and milk for the past two years, he had the uncanny ability to look edgy and cool in the standard green Starbucks apron. You look like you're feeling …

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Now I can't go to sleep

It is frequently easier to give in to our cravings and eat foods that endanger our bodies. But, it is also human to reverse bad patterns. It can be done. And chocolate wasn't the only culprit. There were many foods that I categorised as bad: cakes, crisps, biscuits, bread, puddings …

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Fill my heart with gladness

While all this was going on, Lauren's brain tumor came back. So we're doing kids with cancer for the second time, Ann said. Lauren's surgery was scheduled for the same time as Brent's transplant. I hope to teach you to navigate the dichotomy of your past and what promises to …

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If you live the life you love

Emotional Intelligence as an Important Tool for Connections in Healthcare It may be difficult for some to immediately see the connection between EI skills and healthcare, but the industry is filled with patients who feel that their healthcare providers are insensitive to their needs or their feelings. Indeed, it is …

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