Your tasks are monotonous

4. Finally, physiological states are the first sources of information people experience when interacting with their world. As we act, we immediately feel the sensations and reactions made by the body. For example, breathing patterns are noted, muscle tension is felt, and butterflies in the stomach loudly claim our attention …

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A big sweet tooth

Then bring your attention to your knuckles and then into your fingers, either one at a time or together as you find best. Move the attention, when you are ready, back up each arm and, once again, into the shoulders. Is the sensation the same as it was when you …

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Poor sleep behaviors

These can be practical or more abstract, whichever suits you best. If you imagine this latter statement, the emotion that will come into your mind and body is fear. Say each Positive Affirmation over and over for two minutes each, at some point in the day. It can be done …

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You don't sleep well when you travel

Mr Shoaff answered, What if you said, I love to pay my taxes because I know that it is my part in the care and feeding of the goose that lays the golden eggs'? <a href='http://video.vefire.ru/redirect/?to=http://decopulse.co.uk/'>What</a> if you …

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Opening Our Hearts and Loving Life

It's a huge factor in the creation of both stress and anger. Low Frustration Tolerance is often found in relation to minor situations and inconveniences, rather than crises. Because minor inconveniences happen all the time, it can lead to a state of almost constant irritation, which builds to an occasional …

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Reclaiming our own bodies and beauty

Doctors will diagnose you with high blood pressure (HTN) and start you on powerful, life-long medications based on a couple of abnormal blood pressure (BP) readings in their office. I don't blame them for treating HTN, after all, it is linked to heart disease and stroke. The trouble is that …

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Letting the joy back in

In contrast, when a dog starts with weeds he ends up with weeds. The reason? He's just a dog. He doesn't have the ability to create. Ben slid his arm to his lap so she couldn't see the ink and snapped, That's not your business. Kyra straightened her spine and …

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Quietening our inner critic

Therefore, depending on what you inherited from each of your parents, you can have any mixed pair combo of the three different types of APOE genes. Think of it the same way you might inherit a gene for eye color from your parents. Perhaps you got a brown-eye gene from …

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Exploring how we present ourselves in the world

You should enjoy as many delicious herbs and spices as possible. Go out to the store and experiment. It's easy and fun to add these nutritional powerhouses to your meals. But, saying I feel joy or I feel fear, we only describe our physical sensations from the changes taking place …

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Cutting carbs for weight loss

Pencil this time in on your busy calendar each day. Keep in mind this is not infallible, because there are some physical or emotional factors that can alter the meaning of one particular interpretation, for example, laterality. The fact that you are a left-handed or right-handed person may send different …

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New Year's resolutions and why they don't last

It is a constant loop of negative thoughts that is on autoplay. It indicates you are a good friend, since this class of interaction would not be made with a stranger. If you are a person who goes doing the Fist Bump to anybody, be prepare to receive strange looks …

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Cafe culture - how to treat yourself well

Or Respecting Choices, which brings an evidence-based approach in end-of-life planning to our health system. A vision for a company should convey where a company wants to be and how they want to help their customers be there with them in a better place. Understanding where the customer wants to …

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Eating seasonally and locally

(Example: The mother who can talk only about herself and what she's involved in and never asks her son about herself. Our brain decides if we need to dismiss it or if we need to store it into long-term memory. Working the memory muscle will help you strengthen your mind …

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Current cuisine

It is said: to know how to listen is an art. We were scheduled to meet for lunch that day. Could he still come? He said yes. So we met up at one of Milwaukee's best Vietnamese buffets, settling in silently, plates aswirl with noodles. I'm so sorry, I said …

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What do you need to get done today?

Crucifers include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. So she knocked on her neighbor's door, introduced herself, and asked if she could borrow a can opener. She kind of looked a little off-put, so I was backing away, and she stopped me and said No, no--it's fine,' and she gave …

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Notice the small patterns of behaviour

The more you interact with someone, the greater the opportunity to build mutually beneficial relationships. Simulating interaction initiates cooperation- it is Mother Nature's call: Let's Play Ball! The core of your cooperative instincts is reciprocity, the give and take that occurs in any relationship. We all know there are times- …

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Choosing the Right Goals for You

? m. on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. It also happened to be Father's Day. There are innumerable ways to be a weapon against the world, and lobbing poop into someone else's happy day is a perfect example of how mundane and covert being a Clot can be, especially when using victimhood …

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Good Fats Aren't Fattening

The bamboo pole is mental discipline such as speaking an affirmation of truth, repeating a mantra (a word we focus on and say in our minds over and over again), or simply giving single-pointed and undistracted attention to a task in hand. It's quite possible that unless we've reflected on …

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Your Meta-Stat's Master Regulators

It is the confidence you experience when you are awake and aware of your own potential and strength. My professional acquaintance with a twelve-step recovery program began in the late 1980s, when I took my adolescent psychiatric clients to A. A. meetings in Newport Beach, California. There, I noticed that …

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Rarely if ever admit that they are wrong

AIWATT isn't a universal panacea for all our interpersonal problems. I've given it prominence here because it has a specific utility. It's a reminder that our environment tempts us many times a day to engage in pointless skirmishes. And we can do something about it - by doing nothing. Like closing …

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Let yourself be exploited by others

We built a fire. Drank beer. And told the story of the day over and over again to ourselves--embroidering liberally as we went. First, I insisted that the group hear my version, which stressed the inevitability of the event--given Seth's moodiness and the probability that he was still wrecked from …

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Inhabiting the body

If you have an informing preference, and need to get someone to do something, you can use a blended statement (one which combines information with direction) to ensure that they know what you want done: We need to know what's agreed, so please do the minutes. <a href='http://circle …

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The overcompensation syndrome

This included no fewer than two sets of twins--of which, of course, my sister Sandy and I were one. I have two younger sisters, who are also twins. And an older brother. So: our mother was only intermittently responsive. Of course your mother was intermittently available, you might respond quite …

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Starving for intimacy

Once I realized that listening to my inner voice had the ability to propel me just as much as it had the power to restrict me, I started taking notes. Literally, I started writing down my negative thoughts. Putting them on paper made me recognize how much I was listening …

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Spirituality and anxiety

She kept her eyes opened, watching above the sea of heads, to see what the master was doing. Suddenly the Master looked directly at her and pointed to the location of the third eye between his eyebrows, a very clear instruction for her to close her eyes and focus there …

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My anxious spirit

Observe how you are doing the act itself. Now, slow it down. Breathe in that air a bit deeper, and use your full lung capacity like it's meant to be used. Become aware of the correlation between your breath and your mind. Notice how when your breaths are slow and …

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You're making me crazy

Objectively reviewing accusations made about us during an encounter is another path for self-discovery. The older adults used both left and right hippocampi in the tasks, whereas the younger adults used primarily their left. These findings are consistent with those from studies of other brain regions showing greater use of …

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Everyone makes mistakes

If you can't manage three minutes, just feel three breaths before diving in. Between activities. Resting between your daily activities, even for just a few moments, is very nourishing. Feeling your breath and renewing yourself is very pleasant. Research has found that just three mindful breaths can change your body's …

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You do not have to justify yourself to others

You spend ninety minutes in what should have been a forty-five-minute meeting and leave with your energy flagging and frustrated. The next time you attend a staff or committee meeting, request the opportunity to lead an exercise aimed at making meetings more productive and less draining. Tell the group you …

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