There are more people in the U.S. that have died from GHB overdose or addiction, than have died from Ecstasy.
GHB was originally created in France during the 1920s, but was rejected by the medical community in the 1960s. In 1980s the drug made a comeback as an acceptable ... Views: 55
Those of you who have ever experienced prolonged and unexplained periods of anxiety may have wondered more than once what the cause of it was for you.
When no known cause was apparent and the symptoms became intolerable or made you unable to function you likely may have turned to some form of ... Views: 79
Do you know that a negative defeatist attitude is driven and supported by subconsciously stored negative memories of past failures, losses, disappointments, humiliations, infidelities, exploitation, abuse, rejections, embarrassment, abandonment, and so on?
Do you know those memories generate ... Views: 69
Do you have negative thoughts floating through your mind like: I'm stupid, I'm inadequate, I'm worthless, I'm a failure, I'm a loser, I'm unlovable, I'm unattractive, I don't have what it takes to be successful, I will never have a fulfilling life, No one will ever want to be in a relationship ... Views: 48
Do you know that all self sabotage in relationships arises from an internal hijacker that many refer to as their "inner child"?
Do you know this hijacker a) is not you rather poses as an imposter that tries to unconsciously convince you that it is part of you so that it can continue to ... Views: 80
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: 72
Do you know that many people sabotage their relationships because of a fear of commitment, fear of intimacy, fear of being rejected or abandoned, feelings of inadequacy, worthlessness, and neediness just to name a few?
Do you know all this negativity is generated by old emotional baggage ... Views: 110
In our unpredictable social situations some of us would be faced with anxiety, edginess, jumpiness, tenseness, uneasiness, nerviness and apprehension. In a psychological category such is hyper excitability of the nervous system; characterized generally by restless or impulsive ... Views: 31
Building On The Facts,
An absolute necessary tool that has worked for many people that have gone through and overcome their own anxiety disorders is building on the facts. Building on the facts means a full understanding that a panic attack has never hurt anyone or has contributed to lesser ... Views: 75
Becoming Knowledgeable - It's vitally important that once you have accepted that what you have is related to panic and anxiety disorder, you start educating yourself on how panic attacks happen and what generalized anxiety disorder is. Knowledge is a powerful tool that will give you a deeper ... Views: 64
Complete Acceptance - For people that are struggling with GAD, learning to have complete acceptance of the fact that you have an anxiety disorder (and nothing more) as well as accepting the temporary discomforts that come with anxiety provoking experiences, can become highly therapeutic on its ... Views: 59
Have you ever been abandoned in a relationship? If so and you are still carrying the memories of the abandonment then your relationship life is at risk of repeating this same event again and again. Why and what can be done about it?
The memory of the abandonment gets stored within you along ... Views: 93
Do you have a love-hate relationship with your body? Do you have problems with your self image? Do you sometimes wish you had a different more attractive body? Do spend time outside of your body because being in feels uncomfortable or painful? If you've answered yes to any of the above then I ... Views: 63
At a recent conference where I was presenting I learned that many individuals in the audience had or were experiencing the following feelings:
1. A feeling of emptiness.
2. A feeling of meaninglessness in their lives.
3. Feeling defective i.e. that there was something wrong with ... Views: 72
Do you know that feelings of jealousy are a) not a sign of how much you love someone b) make you a potentially controlling, needy, unattractive person and c) has the tendency to destroy your relationships?
Do you also know that these negative feelings were actually imprinted "into" you as a ... Views: 96
Do you know that neediness manifests in many destructive ways i.e. as feelings of insecurity and jealousy, controlling behaviours, the fear of being alone, the fear of rejection or abandonment, the fear of intimacy, the fear of commitment, the need to do surveillance or spy on your partner and ... Views: 75
Sharing What Worked,
I think it's important to share with you how I was able to stay on track and driven to eventually stop my generalised anxiety disorder. In the past I always heard that diet was important in dealing with gad symptoms and panic attacks and it's all in your head type of ... Views: 68
I enjoy a good robust debate. I find it can be very stimulating and present an opportunity for me to learn something new. In every facet of life, we encounter individuals with whom we have disagreements. Recently, a woman in her forties came into my office seeking suggestions as to how she could ... Views: 98
If you've ever struggled with unwanted negative intrusive thoughts you may be relieved and surprised when I say that they don't originate from you. Yes, they're inside you but because they are a) unwanted and b) intrusive means they come from something "inside you" that is "not" you. Here's why ... Views: 84
Do you know the reason many people feel anxious, depressed, inadequate, and generally overwhelmed with adult life is that although their bodies have grown up emotionally they have not?
Do you know that means they essentially still exist within as weak, emotionally helpless and vulnerable ... Views: 63
Do you know that self loathing can take many destructive forms such as self sabotage in relationships, career, health, addictive behaviours, 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: 67
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: 55
The funeral was lovely. It was packed with friends paying their respects. But once everyone else has gone back to normal routines, close family and dear friends still grieve for the lost loved one. They may feel that the world has passed them by and feel very alone.
Now is a perfect moment to ... Views: 41
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: 46
You’re a magical thinker.
That’s not a criticism, or a flaw. It’s the reality of the human brain. Magical thinking is a part of our wiring and it is also a key component of many of the most enjoyable parts of our culture and entertainment and a great way to release tension and stress. And ... Views: 93
So you want to begin turning your negative beliefs around. Here is how to begin, buy yourself a notebook that is small enough to carry around comfortably during your daily life. On the front of the book, write "A Fresh Start". This book will be your best friend and will be your go-to guide when ... Views: 64
Everyone knows how to breathe, right?
But did you know breathing can be a powerful stress buster and good medicine for your health?
When you combine this familiar activity with some mindfulness techniques, you transform inhaling and exhaling into meditation. And with meditation ... Views: 179
Long-term sobriety homes have different gauges by which they measure their success. They generally take into consideration the number of individuals that pass through their program as a measurement of their success; however does that give a clear and valid view of whether or not long-term ... Views: 59
Do you know rejection can leave permanent emotional scars that leave one feeling unattractive, undesirable, unworthy, defective, inadequate and unmotivated to get back into a relationship? Do you know that one can readily and permanently erase/delete the negative memories of past rejections ... Views: 87
Do you know that one of the major impediments to starting a new relationship is the emotional pain and vulnerability that lingers from the experience of past infidelities?
Do you know this emotional baggage contributes to such things as fears of commitment, fears of intimacy, patterns of ... Views: 56
Survivor guilt is the guilt that is carried by individuals who survive the death of loved ones or other members of a cultural, national, religious or other group that they belong to.
It is felt along with feelings of unworthiness, a sense of being undeserving, an unconscious need to join ... Views: 71
After a significant loss most individuals go through a period of grief that many consider normal and part of the human condition. For many this period is painfully debilitating affecting their energy, health, ability to be present and productive and most importantly their ability to remember and ... Views: 51
Do you know that needy behaviours are a) pre-programmed into you and b) can be permanently deleted from your subconscious mind? Do you know this deletion can leave you feeling completely and permanently confident, resilient, carefree, spontaneous, able to be your true authentic self, peaceful, ... Views: 48
What is your definition of a true friend?
Well most start with: someone who is there when you need them, someone who really cares, someone who will listen when no one else will, someone who is empathetic and understanding etc.
Such criteria are usually based on the premise that "when I'm ... Views: 115
Are you one of those people who feel lonely and craves the need for social interaction. If so you likely know that not only does this make you unattractively "needy" to others, it also jeopardizes your chances of ever feeling happy and inwardly peaceful. What's at the root of these "loneliness" ... Views: 130
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: 92
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: 85
You are being conned!
Plain and simple, anxiety is the greatest con artist you will ever come across. For 6 years during my battle with panic and anxiety, I always thought that danger was lurking right behind me like a shadow, ready to take my life from me or make me lose my mind completely! ... Views: 61
Codependency is learned – learned inaccurate information that you’re in some way not enough, that you don’t matter, that your feelings are wrong, or that you don’t deserve respect. These are the false beliefs that most codependents grow up with. They may not have been told these things directly, ... Views: 118
Good relationships run smoothly and enable you to enjoy your life, work, and activities beyond the relationship. You’re not always worrying or talking about it. Like a smooth-running car, you don’t have to keep repairing it. You may have disagreements and get angry, but you still have goodwill ... Views: 126
We met a few college seniors and they were headed to a house party nearby and we decided to tag along. We met many drunk party animals that night, and although we were all having a good time mingling with each other, in the back of my mind I was trying to answer a few very important questions: ... Views: 68
Do you know many individuals find themselves so irretrievably stuck in emotionally abusive relationships that often they literally become "numb" to the toxic consequences of their situation? Do you know this "unconsciousness" is perhaps the single most important factor keeping one stuck in and ... Views: 69
Do you know that needy and dependent behaviour is rooted in early negative memories of abandonment, neglect, rejection, failure, loss, humiliation, abuse, etc., that remain stored within your subconscious mind? Do you know that these memories behave like "negative life force energy parasites" ... Views: 52
Do you know many people feel incapacitated in life by old emotional baggage from the past that remains stored within the subconscious mind? Do you know this baggage is stored in the form of negative limiting beliefs about one's sense of adequacy, confidence, attractiveness, effectiveness, ... Views: 57
Do you know that all emotional baggage exists in the form of negative memories from past events stored deep in the subconscious mind? Do you know those memories serve to generate and support all negative beliefs, feelings, thoughts, perceptions and self sabotaging/destructive choices one finds ... Views: 52
Did it ever happen to you? Does this sound familiar? You make some money, then you lose it soon enough. How about intentionally throwing your money away, on something you know is not going to work?
You’ll find many excuses. You may think it is because you are not focused enough, that ... Views: 70
You are ready to get detox help for your alcohol abuse. Once you have successfully completed your alcohol detox, you must decide which alcohol rehab program you will attend to help you stay alcohol free. There are many different options available to you from traditional methods to alternative ... Views: 58
I had to have another practice session that day to get over what had happened so I worked my tail off and practiced for a good two hours, but no prize money in this event meant I needed to be even more stingy with my money. My other two friends also lost in the first round, so all in all it ... Views: 64
Do you know that underneath the mantle of shyness is a deep fear of being judged, rejected, criticized, and humiliated?
Do you know all that stems from early negative memories of abuse, rejection, abandonment, neglect, misunderstanding, humiliation stored in the subconscious mind that behave ... Views: 60
The dangers of negative and stressful imagery can leave you feeling awful. There is the opposite to that which comes in the form of positive imagery. As I've learned, visualization powers your ability to rediscover your inner resources and refuel your outer expressions when stress is on the ... Views: 57