Do you know that many individuals who are coming out of an unhealthy relationship situation often find themselves quickly re-entering similar negative and often abusive relationships? Do you know that this pattern is largely driven by feelings of rejection, abandonment, low self worth, low self ... Views: 43
Do you know that the fear of abandonment is a key factor in the demise of many relationships? Do you know that it can make individuals insecure, jealous, controlling, manipulative, needy, smothering, and that all of these inevitably cause the very thing they fear, abandonment?
Do you know ... Views: 35
Do you know that needy behavior is the single most common killer of any relationship? Do you know that the majority of adults harbor this destructive tendency within them? Do you know that all neediness is rooted in old emotional baggage stored in the subconscious mind in the form of negative ... Views: 47
Feelings of inadequacy are supported by the underlying belief that one is inadequate.
Although this may not immediately resonate with you if you reflect on it you may begin to gather enough “evidence” stored inside in the form of negative memories that support such a destructive belief.
In ... Views: 31
Lately, I've been wondering what would be on my personal list of top five practices (all tied for first place). You might ask yourself the same question, knowing that you can cluster related practices under a single umbrella, your list may differ from mine, and your practices may change over ... Views: 13
Joe was afraid of heights.
He could have just avoided heights, as many people do. The trouble was he also loved them. Joe was a rock climber.
It’s surprising how many rock climbers are afraid of heights. It takes them longer than other climbers to learn new techniques or get used to new ... Views: 48
MoHow Posted By Dr. MO In my opinion life is much better for each one of us when we are able to identify negative thinking habits and replace them with positive ones. Negative thinking is much too prevalent in our communications and our thinking and most people are actually unaware of ... Views: 43
Do you know that one of the most significant reasons individuals find themselves a) sabotaging their relationships or) being unable to actually have a fulfilling relationship is because of an unconscious fear of intimacy?
Do you know this fear is often the result of subconsciously stored ... Views: 39
Do you know the inner voices of self criticism and self judgement are unwelcome intruders that live in the unconscious part of your mind and is constantly attempting to undermine your self confidence, self esteem, self worth, sense of personal adequacy, ability to succeed and create a fulfilling ... Views: 46
Do you know that any negative memory of abuse, humiliation, failure, rejection, etc. from your past can be completely and permanently erased leaving you feeling renewed, free, empowered and able to create your life from an entirely new starting point? Do you know that by doing so you will ... Views: 33
WHERE GRIEF HIDES
In the space of one breath, I moved from a place of conscious breathing to a space of intense grief. Grief deep and profound... This particular experience of grief was a surprise. My dear friend had passed after an intense experience with a progressive disease, five months ... Views: 38
For well over a decade I have been helping tens of thousands of anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, PTSD and OCD sufferers to eliminate their conditions permanently. Yes, I did say permanently, because, contrary to popular belief, they can be eliminated 100%!
So how do I cure, so called, mental ... Views: 25
While everyone has times when they are in an extreme mood, a person with bipolar can be very depressed and at other times be so happy that they seem like they are driven by a motor. Their mood can change very suddenly, and it often seems that there is no apparent cause. This is called bipolar ... Views: 46
Your environment and your behavior affect how you feel physically and emotionally. For example, if you are in a stressful environment at work and at home, you feel anger and anxiety which can make you prone to heart attack and any disease epidemic that there is. Whether it's the flu, a stomach ... Views: 37
Have you ever been in an activity where you gave it all you have, and then felt disappointed, depressed or let down when it ended? It could be a show that you were in. A championship game if you were in sports, or maybe you were the organizer of the office holiday party, which kept you busy and ... Views: 49
Do you know that feelings of inadequacy are based on a foundation of negative self beliefs such as: I'm inadequate, I'm a loser, I'm a failure, I'm incomplete. I'm defective, I'm deficient, I'm unlovable, I'm unworthy, I'm unattractive etc.? Do you know that it is now possible to completely and ... Views: 45
Do you know that the "only" cause of low self esteem is old emotional baggage stored deep inside your subconscious mind/body in the form of negative memories of failure, neglect, abuse, abandonment, rejection, humiliation etc.? Do you know that this baggage also weighs down your self worth, self ... Views: 51
Do you know that neediness is not only unattractive it also has the potential to eventually kill any relationship? Do you know that many people believe it is a normal part of the human condition to be needy?
Do you know that it is in fact absolutely "abnormal" to be needy in any way? ... Views: 55
Do you know that the fear of intimacy is a key factor responsible for self sabotaging patterns in relationships? Do you know that this fear literally hijacks the person by getting them to believe that it is somehow protecting them from being rejected, abandoned, exposed, shamed, humiliated and ... Views: 43
Do you know that neediness is the result of old emotional baggage stored within in the form of negative memories of abuse, rejection, neglect, humiliation, bullying, failure etc.? Do you know that these memories create the familiar nagging feeling of emptiness that many people have inside them? ... Views: 40
Do you know that the only thing that stands between you and a peaceful positive mind is the internal "virtual movie" that you call your "negative past" hijacking your mind on a regular basis? Do you know that means that not only are your thoughts and feelings negative much of the time but it's ... Views: 36
Do you know the reason many people struggle with negative thoughts is because their conscious mind is regularly hijacked by negativity that stems from their past stored within the subconscious mind in the form of negative memories?
Do you know that means that while trying to live in the ... Views: 40
Do you know the main reason one continues to feel like a failure after having endured a negative event is that they harbor within the negative memory of that event? Do you know that memory serves as the incontrovertible evidence for the belief that they are a failure?
Finally do you know ... Views: 25
Do you know that negative intrusive thoughts, although residing within your mind, don't actually originate from you? Do you know that all negative thoughts emerge from the subconscious mind where they are regularly produced and supported by negative memories of negative events that serve as the ... Views: 38
Is life chucking you a few hurdles to contend with? Is your mind burdened with worrying thoughts?
Life can be demanding at the best of times and it's easy to find yourself in a never ending cycle of stress and anxiety, fueled by worry.
However, burying your head in the sand will only mean ... Views: 40
I had a powerful conversation with my counselor Eleanor a while back about insecurity. She said to me, "Mike when you're feeling insecure, it's important to understand which aspect of yourself is feeling insecure. The child within you is asking, 'Am I getting enough?' The adolescent within you ... Views: 53
Fun is important in our relationship. Having fun releases different chemicals in the brain that engender good feelings which get then associated with our partner. This is a good thing. Having fun with our partner should be a priority in our relationship. We can get huge returns on this ... Views: 55
Below is a 6 step Negative Belief Buster process…
Possibly the number one reason people do not reach their goals, or even attempt to reach them in many cases is – negative beliefs.
If you fall in to that category then in this post I aim to give you some tactics to move past ... Views: 54
If you’re expecting good things most of the time, please stop right in this moment and give yourself a pat on the back! Bravo to you! Realistically we should all be expecting good things at all times. Truth appears that most times, most folks tend to expect somewhat unfortunate outcomes. Think ... Views: 54
Are you some one who always sees the worst scenarios in your vision of the future? Do you hold on to this habit of thinking catastrophically as a way of feeling prepared and ready for what ever may come your way? Do you think that this gives you a sense of security or safety that others may not ... Views: 47
There is a dangerous drug phenomenon sweeping across the globe related to synthetic drug addiction. Synthetic marijuana, Molly and the drug known as Gravel (the main ingredients of which are Klonopin and bath salts) are among the leaders.
How dangerous are these Drugs?
With two states ... Views: 36
Alchemical Breathwork™ is a powerful healing and personal growth technique practiced worldwide. It is used consistently to release energy blockage in the body, clear negative thought and habit patterns and bring one into greater alignment with one’s personal purpose. Alchemical Breathwork™ ... Views: 54
I hate being a sucker. This morning, like every morning for the past 3 months, my furnace didn’t clank and bang trying to warm up my house. I could see the sun shining through the window and I heard the birds chirping. There was no white stuff on the ground. Is it possible? Is winter over? Hmmm… ... Views: 42
The majority of the couples that want to improve their relationship identify that communication is an issue for them. They share how they can’t see eye-to-eye, convey their feelings and perspective, or understand each other. They report they end up fighting every time they try to address ... Views: 55
There is a tendency towards passiveness in our relationship as time passes.
Couples get comfortable in their routine, whether it is an efficient and satisfying routine or not, and lax in their relating, whether they are on the same page or not. They settle into whatever relating they have ... Views: 46
Why is it so hard to talk to one another? Unless you're a recluse, it's something we all do every day. Perhaps because I'm a motivational speaker, author, and radio host I can talk ad infinitum. I actually find it enjoyable and relatively easy. Yet there is a significant difference between ... Views: 38
The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs finds that one in five combat veterans suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Usually, people think that PTSD is developed after an individual undergoes a traumatic event, but people can also develop the disorder before the traumatic event ... Views: 25
No one is ever prepared to lose a loved one, and especially not to suicide. However, for veterans and military families alike, loss is rapidly becoming a part of life. Military suicide rates are growing astronomically—roughly 22 veterans a day are taking their own lives after they return from ... Views: 15
“It comes from saying No to 1000 things to make sure we don’t get on the wrong track or try to do to much.” Steve Jobs
Are you beginning to see where we need our tools, ability to say No, ability to make requests, ability to speak our truth in order be a good leader, and in order to be able ... Views: 72
A June 2012 issue of Writer’s Digest quotes George Orwell as having once said, “writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand". ... Views: 27
Making the decision to quit drugs and alcohol and get sober was not easy, but the chances of a successful recovery will be increased when you start living a healthy lifestyle which includes not only eating healthy but exercising regularly as well.
Something for Everyone!
Exercise is ... Views: 39
From the moment someone is born, their mother has incredible power over them. She has the power to build them up or the power to tear them down. Ideally, one would have had a mother who was: loving, supportive and kind, for instance. But there are also people out there who had the complete ... Views: 54
Meditation is to the mind what aerobic exercise is to the body. Like exercise, there are many good ways to do it and you can find the one that suits you best.
Studies have shown that regular meditation promotes mindfulness (sustained observing awareness), whose benefits include decreased ... Views: 19
Do you know that old negative emotional baggage is something you don't have to carry on your back for the rest of your life? Do you know it's rooted in subconsciously stored negative memories from the past that can be permanently deleted much like an outdated computer file?
Do you know this ... Views: 62
Do you know that the majority of individuals exist within an invisible bubble of limiting negative beliefs that severely constrict them and shut down their full creative potential to live a full and fulfilling life? Do you know that's what is responsible for such things as low self esteem, low ... Views: 74
Do you know that the main reason individuals harbor feelings of self loathing or self hate is because they have been programmed to believe they are inadequate, worthless, responsible for the pain of others around them, stupid, unlovable, weak, useless, a burden to others and so on? Do you know ... Views: 69
In a recent article I noted that one of the roots of rescuing behavior arose out of one's early life experiences having "programmed" them to believe that feelings of sympathy were normal and/or loving human traits.
If you're reading these articles you may then feel a strange degree of ... Views: 44
What is the real nature of conflict?
Most think it has to do with one or more individuals trying to get their competing needs met at the same time.
If this is the mindset that individuals start with then attempts to resolve such conflicts in the face of such limitations are bound to ... Views: 41
In recent articles on relationships, their challenges and their triumphs I have discussed how one's one personal history of trauma:
1. Reduces one's self esteem, self worth, self confidence.
2. Impairs one's ability to be open, honest and relaxed with their partner.
3. Leads to a ... Views: 39
If you've ever experienced negative, or what some refer to as “abusive”, events in your relationships you may have, if you've have enough life experience, also noticed that the such events have a tendency to repeat themselves. Why is this?
Well in order to understand this one must first look ... Views: 34