January 21 will long be remembered as the day of the women’s marches. It is so inspiring that women from each continent participated, even Antarctica. We just watched a women’s march that took place in Israel in which Jewish and Arab women marched together. We could not read their signs but I ... Views: 10
There are light, gray clouds in the sky (that really effect the soul.)
They are not really clouds at all, but dark forces with an evil goal!
Such awful covering over the blue sky binds those with PTSD, too.
One cannot reach the coat of joyfulness while grayness dampens through.
The news ... Views: 20
Since about the early 90’s I have been infatuated with the concept of balance. Sometimes it feels as mystical as a unicorn. You know, the very minute you think you have grasped it POOF, you are overwhelmed and overcommitted to things again! The experience I have just described is only magnified ... Views: 64
There are so many “magic” creams, lotions and serums in the market today. They claim to erase all wrinkles, turn aged skin youthful once again, erase dark circles and more! While this may be true, these products’ marketing campaigns conveniently leave out all the negative side effects of using ... Views: 43
There are so many times in our lives when we realize after the fact that it would have been in our best interest to have kept our thoughts to ourselves. Words are powerful and can make matters better or cause damage to others or get us into a whole lot of trouble. There is much wisdom in the old ... Views: 25
3 c flour
1.5 c shortening
0.5 c water
2 T flour
1 t salt
In large bowl cut shortening into flour until it resembles course corn meal. In separate bowl mix water 2 tablespoon flour and salt. Stir into a paste-like mix. Stir it with a fork into the bigger bowl until well blended. Roll ... Views: 38
You have the power to heal your life,
and you need to know that.
We think so often that we are helpless,
but we are not.
We always have the power of our minds…
Claim and consciously use your power.
Throughout history, events and happenings that could not be logically ... Views: 54
Whether it’s bipolar, depression, dementia or any other horrible mental disease, I don’t believe (at least in my findings) that many families can miss the boat.
Do you remember that new baby doll smell? I smelled it this morning when I was in the shower (A really good time for spirit ... Views: 32
You may have seen the old Mickey Mouse movie in which he is working at a conveyor belt in a factory. More and more widgets come at him that he has to handle, and he gets increasingly frazzled as he struggles to keep up.
Do you ever feel the same way? Think about all the dishes, emails, ... Views: 29
It’s Coach Stephanie.
I have three questions for you:
Why do we care about having healthy bodies?
Why is it important to have good self-esteem?
Why not just do whatever you want?
In other words, why have I devoted my career to helping
you have better body ... Views: 72
“I just have to get this article done tonight.” The world might come to an end if I don’t. No one ever told me I had to get it done. The sad part is I may not get it done on time because I had to go to town to get new shoelaces. Do you get my sarcasm and the utter distaste for words like ... Views: 38
When something is not going right in life, it can be normal for one to look into what they can do about it. Naturally, this is going to be the only way that their life will change; if they don’t do this, their life could end up getting even worse.
But while one could take action if there ... Views: 34
Georgetown University Professor, Jonathan Brown, a convert to Islam. told an Islamic group “there is no such thing as slavery…what really counts…is whether those who were enslaved were treated well or poorly – not that they were enslaved.” (WorldNewDaily.com)
Georgetown University may be ... Views: 42
It doesn't take much to anger some people. Even the most innocent comments can cause some tempers to flare. Innocuous situations can be misinterpreted leading to screaming matches, cursing, or physical altercations. In an instant, violence can erupt where calm once existed and destruction of ... Views: 54
Did your lover dump you? Are you feeling blue...ANGRY... hurt..confused?
I understand. My new lover, who said he was crazy about me and would do anything for me, left for a meditation retreat and seven weeks later, I still haven't heard from him. Of course, he may have experienced ... Views: 102
Did your lover dump you? Are you feeling blue...ANGRY... hurt..confused?
I understand. My new lover, who said he was crazy about me and would do anything for me, left for a meditation retreat and seven weeks later, I still haven't heard from him. Of course, he may have experienced ... Views: 70
The word, sacred, has two kinds of meanings. First, it can refer to something related to religion or spirituality. Second, more broadly, it can refer to something that one cherishes, that is precious, to which one is respectfully, even reverently, dedicated, such as honesty with one's life ... Views: 49
Regularly known as an amusement for the mentally talented, chess is the best game to practice the most critical organ in our bodies: the brain. While Chess Grandmaster Bobby Fischer made it well known in the 1960s, the diversion is still generally played far and wide today among members of any ... Views: 68
We’ve all been there – sitting in our rooms, trying to consume as much information as our brains can handle, thinking: “What if I screw up? What if I make the dumbest mistake ever? What if I spoil the answer sheet, and will have to ask for a new one?”
Anxiety for the testing process has been ... Views: 84
Anger hurts. It’s a reaction to not getting what we want or need. Anger escalates to rage when we feel assaulted or threatened. It could be physical, emotional, or abstract, such as an attack on our reputation. When we react disproportionately to our present circumstance, it’s because we’re ... Views: 125
In part one I explored how emotions are energy in motion and how these emotions not only impact our DNA but our health and well-being. Now in part two I talk about how we can discover these emotions and about how we can change or release them to help us reach our highest level of ... Views: 66
Nikola Tesla said: “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.”
In this blog in part one I talk about emotions, the energy and vibrations of emotions. I will also be talking about how emotions impact us and potentially even future ... Views: 84
If someone wanted to become a therapist, they may have the desire to work with people who have certain issues. This could relate to what they have had to deal with, or it might involve what they have seen other people suffer from.
When it comes to the former, this could show that one has ... Views: 78
As I sit here in my car in the hot Texas summer, I have a sense of peace in my heart. I look out the car window and am amazed at the beautiful green trees that stand resilient against the beating heat. If you look hard enough you can see a pure white aura glowing from their steady statures. ... Views: 87
My cheeks are flushed, my body is radiating heat, and little moans escape my lips. His breath is heavy on my neck as we dive deeper and deeper into a state of passion. The little moans escaping my lips tell him that I am enjoying his touch and he sporadically shares little insights of enjoyment… ... Views: 117
What are chakras? Chakras are energetic spinning wheels which reside in the spiritual body. Each chakra represents a different emotional layer. When you have thoughts and feelings which are negative they can get stored inside of your spiritual body and chakras. When your chakras are filled with ... Views: 125
Life doesn't always turn out the way we'd like. When situations take an unfavorable turn, we become upset, frustrated, or angry. When others don't agree with us, live their life the way we think they should, or act in a manner we find disturbing, anger is a typical response. With the exception a ... Views: 97
We have all heard at some point in our lives “Never put off tomorrow what you can do today.” But it is easy to say that you are going to get stuff done today, and harder to actually do them.
This is especially true for our household chores. While we know the direct benefits of getting them ... Views: 65
Assisting Teenagers with Recovery
Admitting a teen in rehab is one of the toughest things a parent will do. Though you can be assured that your child is getting help, you might also be concerned about what the future has in store for your teen. Being a parent, you can take some actions to ... Views: 99
As I was meditating this morning, our cat hopped up in my lap. It felt sweet to sit there with him. And yet - even though I was feeling fine and had plenty of time, there was this internal pressure to start zipping along with emails and calls and all the other clamoring minutiae of the ... Views: 62
Sometimes, I wonder if you really understand what it takes to win. The win is so worth it but will you allow yourself to get there?
You have these big dreams, big ideas, big plans and you want it so bad, so very bad but right now, it feels tough, doesn’t it? It feels like you are pushing ... Views: 110
We all get angry from time-to-time. Sometimes our anger is righteous, that is to say it is justifiable and other times without valid cause. For instance, imagine your child is late returning from an evening basketball game. He does not call to let you know that the game went into overtime. ... Views: 95
If one has mental and emotional and/or relationship challenges, they can feel the need to reach out for external support. This could be seen as the best approach for them to take in order to change their circumstances.
Through having this outlook, the next step will be for them to find ... Views: 98
I'm old enough to remember a time when people usually answered "good" when you asked them the standard, "How are you?" (often said "harya?"). These days the answer is commonly "busy."
In the last few months I've been very busy myself and starting to feel dispersed: juggling a dozen priorities ... Views: 87
We control our mental attitude by positive attitude not by rules.
Change your mental attitude, and the world around you will change accordingly
It is our own mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us. Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole ... Views: 149
Bipolar is a chronic disorder that causes extreme shifts in the mood of a person. It also effects the ability to think clearly and energy level. People suffering from disorder have low and high moods that are known as depression and mania. It is a severe mental condition, and if you notice the ... Views: 102
Visualization and imagery has been used for thousands of years with anything from athletic performance to healing, but does it really work?
Yes, it certainly does!
Our brain doesn't know the difference between what is actually happening and what we are vividly picturing in our mind which ... Views: 135
Those of you who have been around here for a while and know how I roll, know that part of my life is exploring how deep the rabbit hole goes.
It’s “crazy” to tell a “normal” person that you do meditation and hypnosis a couple of hours a day because you perceive that world to be deeper than ... Views: 119
In the present times, there are various treatments to treat various ailments of conditions of the spine, brain, as well as peripheral nerves. In the initial stage of the issues a physician tries to treat their patients with medications, physical therapy or even nerve blocks, but if these don’t ... Views: 153
When someone we love dies, a feeling of deep, painful grief is a natural and common response. Actually, grief can be triggered by the loss of anything we value, anything in which we have invested time, energy, a part of ourselves--a job, a work of art, a beloved pet. People who are divorcing are ... Views: 89
This article was originally posted at http://www.apple-a-day-clinic.com/Health_and_Nutrition_Blog?m8:post=pessimistic-it-may-be-a-result-of-this
Most people assume their personality type is written in stone, but that may not be the case. Pessimism, a personality type is characterized by ... Views: 114
Known as the Sage of Arunachala, Ramana Maharishi lived in Tiruvannamalai, a town in southern India. His esoteric messages can take people to higher levels of consciousness making them sense a radical departure from the habitual neurology.
The Sanskrit word Maharishi refers to a ... Views: 128
Strength comes in many forms. It can come by having pure physical strength. A 180 pound man, lifting 225 pounds above his head would be considered strong. A different type of strength would be a person with stamina. Another 180 pound man, can lift five pounds over his head, yet he can run a ... Views: 82
The secret is not to give up hope.
It's very hard not to because if you're really doing something worthwhile
I think you will be pushed to the brink of hopelessness
before you come through the other side.
Everyone experiences emotional or physical trauma. Perhaps due to ... Views: 161
Being convicted of driving under the influence can completely derail your life. Not only could you have to empty your bank account to cover court fees, fines, legal representation and other costs, but in many states, that DUI may be a black mark on your driving record forever. It may be more ... Views: 147
Softball is a tremendously popular sport across the United States. It not only pushes the players’ competitive spirit, but grants them a lot of fun in a team environment. Softball is played enthusiastically in schools and colleges. To excel in softball, a team’s players need to have fine ... Views: 89
Not all small scale business owners have the capital to invest in a huge office space, while some of them cannot even afford a small space. One of the best things that have happened with the advent of the internet is that people can get a virtual space now without having to worry about renting a ... Views: 139
By Margaret Paul, PhD
January 23, 2017
How fiercely and relentlessly devoted are you to wanting to love yourself and wanting to learn to treat yourself lovingly?
Gerard sat opposite me at one of my Inner Bonding Intensives.
"My body hurts and I feel irritated," he complained, in a ... Views: 116
If you are looking for a talking therapy to reduce your anxiety it can be confusing because there are so many different types of them. Below are some of the most common ones so that you can choose which one seems most relevant to you. All of them help you to think about your anxiety in a ... Views: 132
All medical professionals are pressed for time. They face increased regulatory pressures and proper record keeping, which is required for insurance reimbursement. Various research results indicate that “trained” patients were able to achieve better health when dealing with chronic diseases. For ... Views: 97