MoHow Posted by Dr. MO Even as a child, James was described by teachers and his parents as a happy optimist. As the story goes, one day his parents decided to play a joke on him and test his attitude by requiring him to spend an afternoon cleaning deserted stables at what had been a local ... Views: 40
Believe it or not, there are simple methods that have been shown to rewire the brain out of destructive habit loops or addictions. But many do not know these methods exist.
The current model of addiction treatment uses repeated episodes of detox in expensive facilities for brief ... Views: 61
For some it may feel like a challenge to summon up positive thoughts especially when their perception of their life situation may be challenging.
It is for that reason that I submit this article to help those individuals who are feeling adrift in the sea of negative thoughts.
Positive ... Views: 42
I'm sure that you've heard of the importance of a positive mental attitude in all that you do.
If not let me refresh your consciousness.
A positive mental attitude is the creator of every aspect of your life. So if you are thinking positively that means that you are creating a life that is ... Views: 52
Negative thoughts seem to be a common experience that consumes many individuals' motivation and life energy. Is it actually normal to have negative thoughts floating through one's mind ever? Although many of you may think so in fact it is "not" normal! Here's why they're there and what you can ... Views: 36
Are you one of those people who has identified themselves, or been identified by others, as being shy?
Does such identification feel life enhancing to you? I know that some of you may have been under this veil for such a long time that perhaps you've come to accept it as "who you are" or as " ... Views: 40
Old hurts associated with memories of past disappointments have many negative consequences on a person's life. In short they severely constrict the potential of that individual ever achieving a state of joy and fulfillment.
When one experiences a disappointing or hurtful event, be it in one's ... Views: 31
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: 19
Have you ever noticed that no matter how hard a needy person tries at having a relationship their "neediness" always sabotages their most concerted efforts? Have you ever wondered why some people are needier than others or in fact why people are needy at all?
What's more, have you ever ... Views: 45
Do you know that the majority of individuals feel needy inside? Do you know that neediness makes them feel weak, inadequate, deficient, defective, vulnerable, manipulative, unattractive, depletes their self confidence, self esteem self worth, personal integrity, and sabotages their ability to ... Views: 38
Do you know that most people only have a vague recollection of who they truly are? Do you know that this Authentic Self has become progressively buried under many layers of early life conditioning that is collectively referred to as old emotional baggage?
Do you know that this baggage ... Views: 30
Do you feel like a slave to your personality? Do you feel like there is an invisible negative force that has possessed you and has taken over the helm of your life? Do you feel frustrated, annoyed, even angry that you feel so helpless to do anything about this unconscious entity? Do you wish ... Views: 36
Do you feel inhibited or afraid to be your true inner Self in all areas of your life? Do you feel like you betray your Self, your inner truth and integrity on a regular basis? Does this make you feel inadequate, ashamed, and bad about and towards your Self? Would you like to develop the courage ... Views: 49
As you move through your life do you ever find yourself repeating or recreating situations that are less than desirable? For instance do you find yourself caught in certain self sabotaging or self destructive habits that have taken control over your mind and life? Do you feel sufficiently ... Views: 39
How often have you heard the expression "Stop living in the past"? Probably more times than you can count on one hand.
How much of your time do you spend "living in the past"?
Well if you're like most people you'll notice that over 90% of your time is about being flooded by thoughts, ... Views: 27
Do you ever find yourself feeling unfulfilled, bored, empty, unmotivated, and like you're not really living a full, rich, expansive, creative life and feeling alive as your True Self? Do you feel that you react to life in habitually, pre-programmed ways that you refer to as your "personality" ... Views: 40
If you were truly honest with yourself behind all of those things you do to distract yourself i.e. sex, work, drugs, recreational pursuits, relationships, and so on there is lurking a deep sense of emptiness within that many would characterize as part of the human condition. In fact it is this ... Views: 53
Many individuals strive to improve their self esteem i.e. the level of appreciation and love for themselves, yet many also have a negative view of themselves. This love-hate relationship with the self is so common that many have concluded it to be a normal and even an acceptable part of the ... Views: 32
Negative thoughts although a common daily experience are in no way a part of what it means to be a normal Human Being. So does that mean there is something wrong with you? Well, only that your mind has been invaded by a foreign energy that was never supposed to be inside you. If you'd like to ... Views: 46
It is a common misconception that the critical inner voice that many harbor is somehow useful to them. In this article I outline a short exercise that will help bring clarity to how toxic it is and also help you begin to permanently silence it.
It is a common belief that the critical inner ... Views: 39
Do you know that most of what commonly flows through the conscious mind are randomly generated negative thoughts that float up from the subconscious mind where they are generated by negative emotional baggage from early life? Do you know that baggage occurs in the form of negative early memories ... Views: 36
Schizoaffective Disorder occurs in 1 and 100 people. It was first diagnosed by Dr. Jacob Kasanin in 1933. Many people who have it are diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression because it is difficult to understand its symptoms.
Over the last forty-six years I ... Views: 34
While anxiety is just one of many emotions that one can experience throughout their life and without too many problems arising, it can also be something that ends up being completely out of control. It is then not just another emotion that one can experience; it is something that can end up ... Views: 47
Are you coming off a bad relationship? Are you still feeling the emotional wounds from your ex? Do you have old deeply buried wounds from previously failed relationships? Well if you've answered yes to any one of these then I can guarantee that these scars will, whether you like it or not, ... Views: 43
Do you know that many people are not fully mature enough to have healthy relationships? Do you know this immaturity manifests as a fear of being alone, fear of abandonment, feelings of jealousy and insecurity, controlling and manipulative behaviours, fears of commitment and intimacy, self ... Views: 34
Are you one of those individuals who "lives in the past"? Do you continually find yourself rehashing past events all the while wishing they could have been different, better, more satisfying or fulfilling? Do you continually use the past as a way of licking your wounds and as justification for ... Views: 29
Are you one of those people who still carry old emotional baggage that undermines your sense of adequacy in your relationships or career? Do you know that it is no longer necessary for you to remain at the mercy of this old outdated programming and that it can now be easily, effortlessly, ... Views: 44
Do you know that self loathing can take many destructive forms such as self sabotage in relationships, career, health, addictive behaviors, self neglect, procrastination, and much more?
Do you know that "all" self loathing rests on a foundation of negative memories stored deep in the ... Views: 130
Do you know that self esteem is equivalent to loving yourself, your life and life itself? Do you know that as one goes through life here they encounter a series of disappointments that feel inherently traumatic which serve to deplete ones motivation, drive, energy, confidence, optimism, joy, ... Views: 44
It seems like the gray, cold skies of winter will never end, especially for folks who are discouraged, ill, injured, or housebound. Let’s treat them to an early peek at spring. Nothing brings hope like a bit of green!
Here’s how you can bring some cheer to someone who’s going through a ... Views: 56
Being seen and accepted for who we are is a basic need that specially plays out in our relationship. I find that the driver behind most conflict and dissatisfaction in relationships has to do with the partners feeling they can’t be themselves in one way or another.
Partners ... Views: 35
We see a lot of people who consciously are desperately looking for a good relationship. Yet, they are dating or marrying people who are selfish, emotionally unavailable, and even verbally or physically abusive.
In years of treating people who subconsciously sabotage their relationships, I ... Views: 28
Negative thoughts seem to be a common experience that consumes many individuals' motivation and life energy. Is it actually normal to have negative thoughts floating through one's mind ever? Although many of you may think so in fact it is "not" normal! Here's why they're there and what you can ... Views: 39
Do you know that shyness is a) not hardwired, b) not part of who you truly are, c) rooted in early negative experiences of rejection, neglect, abandonment, humiliation, bullying, feeling unwanted and unloved and so on stored in the subconscious mind in the form of negative memories and that d) ... Views: 41
Are you one of those individuals who tend to worry? I bet you have probably never stopped to consider why you do it or the consequences it has on your life. You probably think its just part of who you are or part of your personality. Well I can tell you that not only is it not part of you it is ... Views: 50
Anxiety and stage fright are largely the result of what I call "emotional landmines" i.e. negatively charged memories stored in your unconscious mind and body that keep getting re-triggered by daily events thus leading to anxiety and other painful emotional and physical experiences. If you would ... Views: 38
How do you know if you have a sexual addiction? What are its root causes? How can you get free of it and reclaim your life? In this article I propose an entirely new perspective and a new life coaching approach to address this important and prevalent issue.
Sexual addiction is characterized ... Views: 45
It has been said that one of the major hurdles to ending addiction is the recognition that one is an addict. Although denial if a problem is, in itself a problem, personally it has been my experience coaching individuals for over 20 years that identifying one's self as an addict "is" part of the ... Views: 45
When the learning process moves into the region of some paranormal phenomena, it helps us lead a life of order, dignity and love. It would also aid our passing on phenomenon - be it our own or of our dear ones - to be met with peace and insight.
Freedom from the Self-created Prison
People ... Views: 58
Do you know that co-dependent needy behavior can make even the most physically attractive person a pariah? Do you know however that those behaviors, rooted in old emotional baggage stored in your subconscious mind, can be permanently and completely erased thereby leaving you feeling self ... Views: 54
Two things are certain a) everyone is carrying some emotional baggage and b) everyone struggles to keep it at bay. What most don't know is it's now possible to completely and permanent delete old emotional baggage from the subconscious mind so that all ones time, energy and focus can go into ... Views: 41
The impulse to get married almost seems programmed into us from a very early age. Many believe that being married reflects on how attractive, lovable, and successful they are as human beings. Do you know, however that most people who are thinking about marriage are not yet ready for such a ... Views: 49
Do you know that self sabotaging behaviors are driven by old emotional baggage stored in the subconscious mind that has hypnotized you into believing that you are bad, unworthy, undeserving, inadequate, guilty, responsible for the suffering of others, unacceptable, undesirable, defective, ... Views: 29
Do you know most people confronted with the reality of being able to completely erase negative memories from their subconscious mind and permanently enhance their lives become immediately skeptical about this? Do you know sadly this keeps many individuals unnecessarily imprisoned in negative ... Views: 55
Co-dependency in relationships with substance abuse are not healthy relationships, rather they are relationships that are filled with emotional stress and drama stemming from alcohol and/or drug abuse. In almost every case, co-dependent relationships involve a manipulator and an enabler.
Both ... Views: 42
Do you know that most people start to lose the experience of their Authentic Self shortly after they are born? Do you know the Authentic Self slowly goes underground as it is replaced by a "false" self that attempts to survive and adapt to an often inhospitable social environment where true self ... Views: 47
There's no doubt: anger takes its toll on every facet of our lives. From on the job, to our personal relationships, to our health and overall enjoyment of life, destructive anger can wreak havoc in our daily lives.
On the job it cost businesses over $4.2 billion, yes -billion, a year. ... Views: 47
When someone has experienced some kind of abuse as a child and this could be physical emotional, verbal or sexual, there is often the need to recover as fast as possible. To look for the answers and to find the solution or solutions that will make everything better.
This is natural and must ... Views: 37
Bipolar disorder, previously known as “manic depressive disorder”, affects approximately one out of every hundred people, making it a “relatively common” mental illness according to the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs. However, the public does not usually associate veterans with bipolar ... Views: 47
Many couples are aware of Couvade syndrome, or “sympathetic pregnancies,” where husbands experience some of the same symptoms as their pregnant spouses. But did you know that a similar psychological episodes exist with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD?
It is usually assumed that ... Views: 53