Although there are certain things that children need in order to develop into well-functioning adults, it doesn’t mean that they will always receive these things. Now, it could be said that it is not always going to be possible for a child to get their needs met.
However, this is not going ... Views: 80
Fear has many uses. It can be used as a warning to keep you from entering into a situation that might hurt you. It can be used to motivate you away from something, such as a harmful relationship or a dangerous situation.
It can also be used by others to control you.
How do people use fear ... Views: 92
Stand up tall!
Sit up straight!
Have you ever stopped to think why children and teenagers around the world have been hearing these commands since what seems like the beginning of time?
It’s most likely because it took our prehistoric ancestors millions of years to ... Views: 100
One slice of the pie of life feels relaxed and contented. And then there is that other slice, in which we feel driven and stressed. Trying to get pleasures, avoid pains, pile up accomplishments and recognitions, be loved by more people. Lose more weight, try to fill the hole in the heart. Slake ... Views: 89
Medical Intuition, is a science that uses one's abilities to tap into a person's body innate intelligence and wisdom, as well as the ability to pay attention to- and interpret --the subtle energy signals, regularly broadcast from the body's immune system and survival power.
Traditionally, ... Views: 142
Iran has well qualified Iranian attorneys based in Iran as well as having offices in the US to help with the legal aspects of different types of cases. They have a worldwide directory that you can go through if you require an Iranian attorney based in any part of the world to handle your case in ... Views: 113
Control your anger or it will control you.
Control your anger as it can cloud your ability to make good decisions and find creative solutions to problems. It can negatively affect your work performance.
With insight about the real reasons for your anger and learning anger management ... Views: 109
I abhor arguing. It's a waste of precious time and energy and robs me of my serenity. Conflict, however, is horse of another color. Conflict occurs daily in each of our lives. It simply means that there is a disagreement, a difference of opinion. My husband and I engage in disputes on a regular ... Views: 98
As someone who studied to be an art teacher, I was wary when the adult coloring book trend hit. I had learned that the best art supply for children was blank paper with crayons or pencils, and I tend to agree. Kids' imaginations run free, and they don't need coloring books.
By the time we're ... Views: 115
Never making the decision you know you need to make has been called ‘analysis paralysis’; ‘sitting on the fence’; ‘considering your options’; ‘waiting for the right time’ (when there is no right time); ‘not wanting to rush into anything’; and, in new age lingo ‘being kind to myself by NOT making ... Views: 73
Feeling both the world and myself these days, one phrase keeps calling: lived by love.
Explicitly, this means coming from love in a broad sense, from compassion, good intentions, self-control, warmth, finding what's to like, caring, connecting, and kindness.
Implicitly, and more ... Views: 69
The song lyrics in “Joy to the World” and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” say it all. Christmas is meant to be a season of cheer and happiness. Funnily enough, though, we women sometimes look for this feeling of joy in all the wrong places.
Who else has a mental checklist that ... Views: 127
By Margaret Paul, PhD
December 19, 2016
Do the holidays and other family events or gatherings stress you out? Discover what might be the underlying cause of this stress and what to do about it.
"OMG, ... Views: 68
Let's strip away the rose-colored glasses, let go of guilt and do a reality check. For many people the holiday season can feel like anything but a celebration. If one isn’t careful, the Christmas season can turn people into frenetic, anxious, and crazy - holiday survivalists.
Below are 7 ... Views: 114
You may have been smoking for years but hypnosis really can stop you smoking for life. Many people who have unsuccessfully tried other methods of giving up smoking are naturally sceptical about the effectiveness of hypnosis to stop smoking.
I don’t blame you. If you’ve tried other smoking ... Views: 216
Relationships between two people don't exist in isolation. Past experiences, personal history and expectations all influence a relationship, and often the way we communicate in our relationships is as a result of our past.
If you’re one of the many people who feel that you and your partner do ... Views: 156
Christmas can be a stressful time of year for many people. It can put a strain on relationships, bring old grudges and problems to the fore, and also be a very sad and lonely time for some people.
With the expectation that you should be enjoying yourself with friends and family, the expense ... Views: 107
We all know that as we age, we need to take care of our heart, our bones, and the rest of our body by eating well, exercising, and so on. But at the same time, we often do not think of protecting the brain, that organ which distinguishes us from animals.
The thought of losing your mind to ... Views: 116
No animal two cultures are the same, even if they have similar qualities these characteristics manifest in different ways. I have encountered collaborative work environments where persons can be ready and willing to work together, I have also come across innovative teams that are focused on ... Views: 136
It is a great idea to have your panic alarm to be installed as part of the security system for your house. This is because panic button incorporation, into the security system you already have in your house is not difficult to carry out. Furthermore, it will also make your panic alarm more ... Views: 137
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We love our smartphones, but it turns out there are dangers associated with using cell phones.
Thousands of studies link cell phone radiation to a long list of serious illnesses including cancer. Cell phone radiation exposure ... Views: 109
The title of this practice is a little tongue-in-cheek. What I mean is, most of us - me included - spend time worrying about criticism: past, present, and even future. Yes, try hard, keep agreements, "don't be evil," etc. But sooner or later - usually sooner - someone is going to point out the ... Views: 85
In this article, we will discover some of the best and simplest methods how to treat depression at home besides making use of foods.
1. Light Therapy
During the dark, short days of the winter season, many people are likely to something known as “seasonal affective disorder” – one type of ... Views: 137
We all are afraid of something. Girls usually faint when they see a small mouse or even smaller spider. Even the bravest man can become nervous when sees a huge, but not poisonous python or tint venomous elapid snake. One can suffer from a broken wind during the flight; the other one feels ... Views: 97
Sleep is the single greatest and cheapest form of rest, repair and rejuvenation for the human body and mind, but often the very first thing sacrificed by today’s high performing professionals. Our 24/7 access to work, light and carbohydrates has completely deteriorated the quality and quantity ... Views: 180
According to the psychiatric community, I have bipolar 1 with ultra rapid cycling, but I don't take meds anymore. I tried a few different pharmaceutical drug cocktails before I thought 'Now hang on, this totally sucks and what if I NEVER find the right combo of drugs to meet someone elses' ... Views: 156
Codependency has been referred to as “relationship addiction” or “love addiction.” Our focus on others helps alleviate our pain and inner emptiness, but by ignoring ourselves, it only grows. This habit becomes a circular, self-perpetuating system that takes on a life of its own. Our thinking ... Views: 214
This is the hardest newsletter I’ve ever felt called upon to write. Why? Because I wish I could share more unequivocally positive coming attractions for 2017 and beyond. So, I apologize in advance for not pulling my punches.
But, those of you who know me well personally ... Views: 193
In today’s fast-paced world, there is often the need for instant gratification, and when something doesn’t happen straight away, it can lead to all kinds of problems. This can be a time when someone will experience a strong emotional reaction, and the sooner they get what they want the sooner ... Views: 121
There is no doubt about it. December is the time of year that is synonymous with giving. Whether it is family, friends, co-workers, charitable organizations or the people who make our lives better, we all have our lists and are checking them twice! Most of us love to give -- and when we do so, ... Views: 142
Most people like to think they continually strive to be better than they were the day before, and volumes of books have been written on a variety of techniques for self-improvement. For some, the path to self-improvement is littered with steep hurdles that are too difficult to jump, and this is ... Views: 206
Fear is such an inhibiting feeling.
Fear has the power to prevent us from going out and doing what we want in life due to the fear that a potentially negative event may occur from it.
In our primitive days, fear was key to help us survive as a race by giving us the flight-or-fight ... Views: 161
Contrary to some skeptics’ assessment, the near death experiences carry profound spiritual messages to humanity that can transform the individual and the collective. In this article, we see their implications to people who have different dispositions in life.
Smitten by a ... Views: 137
Want to know how to help saving lives of those struggling with the chronic suicidal thoughts? It takes a lot of courage to help a person who has suicide tendencies. If the person is also consuming drugs or alcohol or is verbally or physically abusive, helping them might seem even more ... Views: 105
As a rock climber and a parent, I know some physical kinds of clinging are good - like to small holds or small hands!
But clinging as a psychological state has a feeling of tension in it, and drivenness, insistence, obsession, or compulsion. As experiences flow through the mind - seeing, ... Views: 112
Most people are unaware of a very important and harmful truth, that is, when you listen to and watch violent and negative energy shows or movies, you are emotionally affected in a harmful way. Do you realize that you have the power to choose what goes into your mind 24/7? Maybe you are a ... Views: 115
Research on near death experiences (NDEs) have revealed many amazing aspects of our Deeper Self. Because people live oblivious of it, their personal life gets governed by the ego. This leads to mediocrity in life and to the self-importance that destroys harmony in oneself and others.
The ... Views: 102
Facing Suicide Loss at the Holidays
Serious loss of any type is always re-triggered during the holidays. The holidays themselves are a kind of tribal celebration, thought to have originated in the hope that a celebration would help with the darker, shorter days. We are more confident and ... Views: 111
It is most logical that using prevention is best to combat any disaster, you see.
This can be applied to combating the effects of negative emotions in PTSD.
Granted, the emotional traumatic event(s) already occurred for this plight.
What I am proposing is that we do not take it anymore ... Views: 136
From workplace stress and fast-paced 21st-century lifestyle to traumatic experiences and death of family members, the number of issues that can chip off chinks of your mental health is quite lengthy. Still, it doesn’t always take a tough psychological test to shatter one’s mental ... Views: 163
When you lose a loved one, it's sometimes hard to understand why that person had to go or if you did something to speed up the process of death. While these thoughts should not be ones in your head, it's sometimes hard to think anything else, especially if the person was sick for a long time. ... Views: 113
I remember when my first spiritual teacher told me that love was the most important thing there was, that it could transcend and heal all things. I thought he was crazy, not the love I was familiar with. The love that I knew was learned from those perfect families on TV and any of that I ... Views: 174
I used to pride myself on being sensitive. The problem was I was easily hurt by the things other people said to me. I lived in a chronic state of pain which lead to a lifetime of unhappiness and low self-esteem. But the alternative (being cold and aloof) was less appealing so I resigned myself ... Views: 199
Individuation: A Soul’s Journey
One thing’s for sure for all of our lives, regardless of who or where we are, that is that we wake up each day with a life experience that has created who we are! Our Soul knows where we’ve been and where we’re going! Soul knowledge is indestructible! In the ... Views: 155
According to recent mental health statistics, more than 75 million people suffer from depression. Symptoms such as overwhelming sadness, fatigue, negative thoughts, suicidal thoughts, and loss of interest in various activities characterize this condition. This disease is almost becoming an ... Views: 219
I did my Ph.D. dissertation by videotaping 20 mother-toddler pairs and analyzing what happened when the mom offered an alternative to a problematic want ("not the chainsaw, sweetie, how about this red truck"). Hundreds of bleary eyed hours later, I found that offering alternatives reduced child ... Views: 123
Establishing a balance between body and mind is vital for the general well-being of a person. Body and mind are inextricably connected, so everything we think about, affects our body in a certain way. Just think about how many times you’ve heard people say they have a headache, and after a ... Views: 157
"Idiots" are simply people like you and I who are struggling with unresolved personal issues ranging from low self-esteem to ego, insecurity to poor impulse control and more. While it is acceptable to regard the behavior as idiotic, it is never permissible to label the individual as such. People ... Views: 179
As each one of my three daughters comes home for the Thanksgiving vacation holiday, my heart expands and I am overcome by all of the amazing gifts that I have in my life. Of course, also on the top of my list of the gifts and blessings I have in my life is Debbie Ford, the brilliance she shared ... Views: 158
Hypnosis has been used by thousands of people every year to accomplish a vast amount of areas in their lives they wish to change or enhance. Weight loss is one of very top issues that are addressed. Stop smoking is as well. I do seminars with corporation's to address these matters. I have talked ... Views: 199