Do you feel caught in patterns of behaviour and thought that are detrimental to your well-being, but in trying to do something about them that no manner of personal development tools, self-help books or even therapy or counselling have helped? Part of the reason may be, if you are a highly ... Views: 815
When I started on the journey to recover a life that was happy, joyous and free, and life filled with hope and serenity, I quickly learned the power of “WE”.
While addictions were active in my life at the time, they were not the problem that stopped me from achieving the life I ... Views: 418
Chemical dependency has been beaten like a dead horse. There are causal theories from genetic predisposition to various theories of learning, which has contributed greatly to a social construction of reality--a clearing that needs to be re-visioned. Discussed here will be psychological and depth ... Views: 4809
Puer Aeternus is Latin for eternal boy. Senex is Latin for old man. However, this is just one archetype--a split archetype. Hillman (1970) explains "that the senex is a complicatio of the puer, infolded into puer structure, so that puer events are complicated by a senex background." (p. 146). ... Views: 4070
It’s no secret that we use our adulthood to work out our unfinished business with our parents. And when domestic violence is on our plate we may even see it as an opportunity to get even.
Young people in abusive relationships sometime remain in these relationships because their parents ... Views: 433
Let's face it. For a minute or two every little while, every one of us is someone else's idea of a 'difficult person'. OK, that's a given. There are, however, folks who make a lifestyle of being difficult. At ... Views: 2576
When you reach your boiling point, what do you do with the steam?
This makes all the difference in your relationships at home, at
work, and, with yourself.
Do you know when you are angry? Many folks don't. ... Views: 636
Do you believe that your belief system is what makes things work for you or against you? With your belief system you could create a life with your own values and desires which could ultimately shape your future. If your life has not been successful then you should probably change your earlier ... Views: 842
I cannot stress enough how important it is to get the right coping skills and help in order to keep from giving up or giving in. People with Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FM), Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP) and any other chronic pain conditions, can benefit from counseling by a certified therapist for: ... Views: 688
There are many forms of anxiety treatment available and people have their own particular story to tell regarding their own experiences. At BeOnForm, we cross paths with hundreds of people who suffer the effects of anxietypanic and agoraphobia in the course of conducting anxiety treatment and as ... Views: 418
I've just had a baby a three weeks ago and I am feeling really depressed. Even though the baby is healthy and I have lots of help, I am still not excited about this whole process and I am really down. My recovery has been difficult and I don't feel like doing anything. How do I ... Views: 971
Becoming parents and getting older can bring on a fair amount of stress and anxiety. Some anxiety is normal. Everyone experiences anxiety on a daily basis on some level. Just managing the household finances, the laundry, feeding the kids, juggling work and family life.... the things that all ... Views: 728
Before the thought of long term drug rehab enters the picture, you need to know for sure if your child is abusing drugs. The best way to prevent and learn if your child is experimenting with drugs is by having an open relationship with your child. Falsely accusing a child of abusing drugs can ... Views: 640
Is Ritalin "Kiddy Cocaine" ?
Ritalin is a stimulant that is used for children and adults with ADHD. The real name is methylphenidate. The brand name being Ritalin. Ritalin is similar to an amphetamine but not an actual amphetamine. It is a stimulant medication.
Children who have a difficult ... Views: 1801
The Hypnosis Network upholds the highest professional standards for our products, quality and therapists. We carefully monitor our product list and therapist requirements against the standards of The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), the largest U.S. organization for health and ... Views: 919
I have talked with countless people who have felt a relief when their loved one died. Relief their loved one was no longer in pain, relief that they didn’t have to visit that nursing home anymore and all it entailed, relief that their loved one is “in a better place.”
However, the partner to ... Views: 474
Many people come to my Indianapolis, Indiana private psychotherapy practice alarmed with “stress,” “anxiety attacks,” and “panic attacks.” The common themes of concern are often external events like relationships, the economy, hardships of the family, and ... Views: 1610
The Smile Sandwich is a positive way to give constructive criticism. Think about any smile you’ve ever seen. The happiest ones turn up at the ends, creating a “U” shape, right? That’s the “structure” of a smile sandwich. You start with something “up” (some positive observation about the person), ... Views: 500
“I know that I’ve lived here before.
I know that I’ve danced here before.
I know that I’ve sang,
And I know that I’ve loved here,
I know that I’ve died here before.”
Deju vu? Past-life? Or just a fantasy? Each of us is a Time Traveler. If it comes ... Views: 825
You could describe our journey into sleep every night as our soul's migration into another realm. It journeys into a landscape of a parallel level of time space and brings us back images or vignettes of that journey.
We can see our dream states as a time when other communications come to us, ... Views: 1349
Your dreams belong to you. Your dreams are for your soulwork.
Guidance for the answers inside yourself, that is one thing, and we all sometimes need the hand to hold as we find our way in life. But searching for answers from outside one's self may lead you from your personal course and ... Views: 1149
On April 17, 2007, one day after the Virginia Tech massacre of 32 students by another student, the Washington Post published an article entitled “Survivors of Shootings Grieve in Stages.” The author quotes an "educator" who counseled Columbine survivor families as describing specific, ... Views: 1199
Arizona is one of the toughest states when it comes to DUI. If a drunk driver is pulled over and a police officer is suspecting that a driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, a sobriety test followed by the breath test is given to the driver. When the breath test shows blood alcohol ... Views: 679
It is well know that only about 7% of communication is expressed in language. 93% of all communication is expressed in body language, facial expression, and tone of voice. That means the better you are able to ‘read’ the other person’s non-verbal expressions, the better you will be at connecting ... Views: 734
As a practicing hypnotist I have found certain commonalities in the clients who are successful at receiving their results. The most important of these would be the true desire to be free of whatever the issue is that they came in to release. These clients take the work very seriously and never ... Views: 519
Now that I have your attention, allow me to explain why I know, beyond any reasonable doubt, that our choices and decisions either make or break our true destiny and purpose in God. If you are not where you want to be, there is still hope for you. My purpose is to exhort women leaders and others ... Views: 712
Man, I enjoy Thursdays. Sometimes the simple gems I hear or am reminded of resonate so strongly in me. The acronym “HOW” falls into this category.
The world is filled with insanity, and most of the time insanity as a part of life (my definition-repeated behavior expecting a different ... Views: 425
This article contains an excerpt from my book, THE ENCHANTED SELF, A Positive Therapy. The message is so important to all of us attempting to overcome adversity and to live a live of meaning and joy. I hope you enjoy the following and please try the exercise that follows.
Time continues to ... Views: 915
I have a confession to make. An ADHD diet is this easiest way to make a positive improvement with your health.
Have you read about this recently. The FDA said it has examined the same study data as the Canadian health authorities but had not concluded the risk of sudden death was "strong ... Views: 1855
The moment the verbal assault springs off his/her tongue, the natural reflex is “ouch.” Correct? But lucky for you, it doesn’t have to be.
Let’s face it, you cannot control what’s up with another person, much less what they dish out, but you certainly can control ... Views: 1411
It’s not uncommon for some adults with ADD to lead fairly normal lives, everything going well and suddenly find themselves struggling with unfamiliar behaviors such as clutter and disorganization (mental and physical), uncommon tardiness (appointments and personal engagements, paying bills), and ... Views: 618
We all take care of business: work, family, home, pets, bills… and if we stop for a second we may realize that what we call our business is often everybody else’s business.
When was the last time you really took care of your own business? I mean something that comes from YOU, not ... Views: 915
The Feng Shui Results Lady at Intuitive Concepts, Inc.
An ongoing theme of my newsletters is being present to what is right in the world. That sounds rather philanthropic and is typical of a dragon. But the key aspect is that it starts with what is right in your world. After all, it is human ... Views: 632
I like to think that our spirit guides take many forms. Yours will generally take whatever form you wish to see them in. So they can be angels, fairies, gods, goddesses, earth spirits, and ancestors.
Ancestors to me mean those people all the way back there, whose names we do not know, and who ... Views: 643
To overcome adversity and live a meaningful life that contains within it many opportunities for happiness is a healthy human goal. To get there it is important to practice two behaviors that help to make life the greatest joy ride of all. These two behaviors are staying connected and taking ... Views: 939
Life is the greatest roller coaster ride we will ever take. The ups and downs, the unexpected changes, the twists and turns, are all a part of living. The roller coaster ride of life can be miserable and uncomfortable or exciting and rewarding. Our states of mind and body are key factors in how ... Views: 883
For some people it’s Christmas that just does it for them. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always loved Christmas, but for me Halloween has some really terrific memories. I was blessed with a wonderful and creative mother. Each year we would decorate our porch for Halloween with a different theme and ... Views: 1426
How do you choose the best meditation music? Baroque music is often recommended, and particular pieces may have the right number of beats-per-minute to alter your brainwaves. But more on that in a moment. The science isn't that settled in this area yet, and you may find that any music which you ... Views: 1949
The alcohol addiction counselling that is available today is much further advanced than the primitive approach used previously for treating alcohol addiction.
Alcohol addiction has existed for many years and is widely known as "alcoholism". Drinking, occasional overindulgence and getting a ... Views: 402
I was thinking of redecorating a room in my house and I was thinking of what colour scheme to use for the room which got me into thinking maybe I should research what different colours mean and what effects they have on the human psyche, so this is what I found:
The eleven basic colours have ... Views: 2063
Having previously written on prison stereotypes and archetypes, I separated them into two groups: the old prison stereotype and the new prison population who personify archetypes. In motion pictures, Humphery Bogart, James Cagney and many others have since portrayed gangsters, sociopaths and ... Views: 4750
Approximately a month before I was released from the netherworld of the prison yard, I weighed more than I ever had in my life. Not knowing anything about fat, carbohydrates, or heart rate and exercise, I started fast-walking around the prison yard per diem, every day. While I managed not to ... Views: 2076
You might think that mind control stories belong to the same category as fairy tales. However, these stories are not just for amusement purposes only. These stories are very real and can be applied to your everyday life.
Take my case for example. I have long been practicing mind control ... Views: 857
Success and Happiness is a feeling every human being on this planet desires in their heart of hearts. And yet most of us look for happiness in all the wrong places and end up causing ourselves more suffering.
This is because we are looking outside of ourselves for some thing or some one to ... Views: 958
Lately there has been a great deal of oxygen in the air for conversations about the plight of our new generation of combat veterans. While stories about moldy outpatient clinics and traumatic brain injury compete for (much deserved) attention, there is another, underground story going on.
We're ... Views: 657
In working with others to help them find the life they desire, it is critical that the client look into themselves and understand what they really want, what are meaningful goals for them. How do you approach that?
Why is knowing the soul's desires so important?
Many people go through life ... Views: 645
I was recently asked to do an “Ask the Expert” spot on Fox News about what parents can do about kids who party and drink heavily. Given the response from viewers, I decided to summarize some of the key points.
As I thought about what I wanted to say in the brief time allocated, I realized that ... Views: 763
Although the concept of seven chakras is known far and wide these days, some old traditions in Europe utilized a system of three energy centers, and those would have been located at the sexual area, heart and third eye.
This more compact and simple system considered that these were the three ... Views: 1129