This article will help you to understand a very important piece of what stops you from achieving your goals with food and weight loss and provides you with some specific examples of what to do to change that once and for all.
As I enjoy the peace, the safety, the trust and confidence I feel ... Views: 129
Are you worried that you may be involved in a codependent relationship? You are not alone. Most people associate codependency with a partner who has an alcohol and substance abuse addiction, but there are other situations that can foster a codependent relationship. Following ... Views: 198
When you consider that 77 percent of drug abusers in the U.S. are employed, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it stands to reason that corporations want to encourage a safe drug free office environment. As most companies have developed a zero tolerance for drug use, many have ... Views: 49
Did you know that many individuals who struggle with a weight problem are driven to over eat by unconsciously based emotional issues that are never addressed by standard dietary/exercise/drug approaches to dealing with obesity? Did you also know that these emotional issues, unless addressed head ... Views: 73
Do you know that one of the main reasons many people are fat is because the have lost control of their body to a vulnerable, anxious inner child who needs to pacify its emotional pain in the only way it knows how, with food? Do you know this internal "hijacking" is so prevalent in today's ... Views: 66
"The sharpest sword is a word spoken in wrath." (The Buddha).
A little boy, prone to anger, was told by his father, "Every time you're angry, drive a nail in that wooden fence. When you've learned to control your anger, start removing them." Six months later, the boy had removed every nail ... Views: 108
Scientific research demonstrates that belief in a treatment method has a direct affect on the probability for its success. These findings apply to all types of healing methods and approaches. Given the immense power of belief, following are 5 of the more common beliefs that can sabotage even the ... Views: 162
Let's begin with the statistics - and they are daunting:
Approx. 1 in 4 girls & 1 in 8 boys are sexually abused before the age of 18. Even the most conservative estimates put it at 1 in 6 girls & 1 in 10 boys.
It is estimated that as many as 40 million Americans - one in six people - ... Views: 82
Worried about staying healthy? Want to improve your immune system strength? I’m about to reveal the one thing in particular you can do to boost your immune system health.
Stress undermines your immune system in multiple ways, making it hard for your defenses to protect you ... Views: 74
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: 64
Do you know that feelings of failure are anchored in and supported by old negative memories of past failures that remain stored within your subconscious mind? Do you know those memories generate the limiting belief that one is a failure? Do you know that unless one can completely delete those ... Views: 91
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 present ... Views: 78
Do you know that bad or negative memories that continue to live in the subconscious mind wreak havoc on one's self confidence, self worth, self esteem, and that all of this has a destructive impact on one's health, relationships, success, and longevity? Do you know this is because such memories ... Views: 89
In the last ten years working with a new self improvement process that can be applied to almost any personal issue whether it be related to performance, relationship enhancement, health, attracting abundance, spiritual enlightenment and so on, I have been helping individuals literally unload the ... Views: 97
by Dr. Tali Shenfield, Clinical Psychologist
Every parent wants to protect their children, teach them to protect themselves, and help them redirect their own outbursts before they become dangerous and aggressive. We want to know that when our children become angry, we can discipline them ... Views: 111
by Dr. Tali Shenfield, Clinical Psychologist
Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is widely known, but often misunderstood by the general public. In spite of medical evidence to support the validity of both the physical and psychological changes that occur as a result of PMS, the effects of this ... Views: 110
Liking feels good, plus it encourages us to approach and engage the world rather than withdraw from it.
Your brain continually tracks whether something is pleasant, unpleasant, or neutral. In essence, is it a carrot, a stick, or safely ignored? Naturally, we like - we enjoy - what's pleasant, ... Views: 42
“Are You ‘Normal’ and Hate Learning?”
• 1. Me: “Normal is the opposite of Abnormal, right? Dictionary.com defines ‘normal’ as Average-Ordinary-Common. Add: mediocre & second-rate.
• Normal makes you Defensive toward Change, Improvement, and expanding your Comfort-Zone.
Are Bill Gates, ... Views: 118
Step 1, 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 ... Views: 86
I need to say straight off the bat stress is a killer and I don't intend to be a victim anytime soon! I am a sixty years old, hard working single mum of five adult children, eight grandchildren plus a great granddaughter. I still have two sons at home all of which means I do know and understand ... Views: 114
What is the source of those common and hated feelings of neediness? Although many of us define ourselves by them are they really natural and normal human traits? What would it feel like not to be needy? Wouldn't you rather feel totally self confident and self sufficient? Is this possible? ... Views: 142
The fear of abandonment manifests itself as excessive worry that those close to you will leave you, as feelings of insecurity, anxiety, feelings of unworthiness, panic, fear of being alone, dread, over possessive or controlling behaviors, manipulative behaviors and so on.
As I think you can ... Views: 94
Do you know that many people walk around in life feeling and being weighed down by old emotional baggage in the form of negative memories from their past? Do you know that this "weight" is real, drains one's Life Force Energy, their confidence, self worth, self esteem, optimism, hope, strength, ... Views: 123
Many individuals struggle, indeed suffer, with a barrage of negative thoughts daily and unfortunately assume that this is normal. Negative thoughts however are actually "not" part of a normal and functional human experience. What's more they intrude on one's ability to feel truly in control of ... Views: 82
In a recent article entitled "Need Disguised as Love" I make the point that individuals generally confuse love for something that is actually driven by need.
For instance, "the need to be needed", "the need to not be alone", "the need to be validated", and "the need to be taken care of" ... Views: 146
The manifestation of anxiety can cause many to experience debilitating symptoms of panic attacks which can lead to an avoidance of situations, places and even people. There are two types of people though, there are people that experience a panic attack and label it as an uncomfortable and ... Views: 63
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: 103
Do you know that negative thoughts float up into the conscious mind from the subconscious mind where they are constantly generated by old emotional baggage from your early life? Do you know that baggage is rooted in early negative experiences in the form of negative memories that many assume ... Views: 135
I'm sure many of you have had a failed relationship in your past where you may have been rejected by your former mate. This can leave a deeply embedded wound in your mind/body that you then carry into future relationships.
Apart from the hurt, sadness and pain associated with such a wound ... Views: 76
When does love get confused for sympathy? Well simply when one has only received attention or caring, which they then interpret as "love", from others as a result of they're being ill, depressed, or compromised in some way.
In other words they draw the "love" to themselves only when they take ... Views: 136
Have you ever had the experience where you find yourself losing your identity or the sense of yourself once you get into a relationship? If you're not sure what I'm talking about here let me elaborate.
You start out having perspectives, preferences, opinions, desires and attitudes that you ... Views: 127
Are you stressed out a lot and don’t know what to do about it? Do you find yourself running at warp speed on a daily basis and your days seem to run from one into the next in a blur? Are you looking for simple, practical ways to reduce your stress?
If you think it’s just you, think again. ... Views: 32
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, there are more than 4 million people abusing Methamphetamine in the U.S. and another 12 million have tried the drug at least once. Surprisingly enough a large number are students. However, the SAMHSA also reported that ... Views: 74
Like a veil over one's eyes negative thoughts prevent one from experiencing themselves and their reality in a clear way. What's more they distract much of one's attention and energy away from truly living and towards doing damage control just to remain in balance. If you are fed up with this ... Views: 88
Well although you may be experiencing them floating through or intruding into your conscious mind they are not actually coming from you. If they were you would surely have control over them and therefore be able to stop them at will. The reason you decided to read this article is likely because ... Views: 96
Despite what you may think negative emotions are not only destructive they're not even normal for human beings to have. The emotions I am referring to here are things such as anger, fear, guilt, shame, jealousy, envy and feelings of: inadequacy, low self worth, low self esteem, low self ... Views: 109
Do you know that positive self esteem is not something you have to earn or prove you deserve to have? Do you know that it's actually a natural part of you much like the colour of your eyes? Do you know the reason you don't experience positive self esteem is because you have been subliminally ... Views: 92
Addictive relationships are characterized by an inability to let go of a partner who is abusive because doing so leads to strong feelings of need and/or insecurity that cannot be tolerated. There are three important things one must do in order to free themselves from an addictive ... Views: 133
Do you know that healing a broken heart after a breakup can only happen if the memory of the event is completely and permanently erased from your mind? Does this sound preposterous to you? Does this sound impossible? Does this arouse skepticism and doubt about whether you should read further? ... Views: 117
Staying sober requires that we develop skills that further long-term abstinence. While there are many ways to achieve recovery, I would like to discuss Mindfulness as a tool that has been valuable to me and a host of clients I’ve worked with over the last 28 years.
Mindfulness is a concept ... Views: 136
During my 6 year struggle with generalized anxiety disorder I must have visited over 30 different doctors for my health anxiety and panic attack symptoms. I remember the day that things started turning around for me though, together with a number of factors such as getting to the point of 'no ... Views: 95
Many people who suffer from debilitating high levels of anxiety and especially health anxiety and fears related to their heart have a very difficult time starting an exercise program, mainly because the common physical bodily sensations that exercise brings on mirrors a full blown panic attack ... Views: 79
Hi all, this article began as a response to a question I received from an on line program member as part of our group chat forum and it’s such a common experience for everyone who uses food to cope I thought I’d turn it into an article and share it with all of you out there in our global ... Views: 152
A lot of my patients ask me how to be a success. They do everything by the book, say the perfect affirmations, think positively, and do dream boards as suggested in the book “The Secret”. Yet they are not successful in making the Law of Attraction work for them. What is going on? ... Views: 169
Everything is energy and energy vibrates. The body is condensed materialized energy, at the level of our vibrations.
I see the body as a small computer, connected to the main computer of the Highest Consciousness that is uniting us all. All knowledge is, of course, available as the ... Views: 187
Before the movie, The Secret, Esther and Jerry Hicks wrote a series of best-sellers about the Law of Attraction: The Power of Deliberate Intent, and The Art of Allowing. Esther supposedly channels a non-incarnate being by the name of Abraham, who gives her knowledge about using the Law ... Views: 219
For some of you, perhaps most, it may come as no surprise when I say that negative memories of your stored life history are responsible for what is called the personality or ego.
Human beings have had a love hate relationship with the "ego" since the beginning of time.
The ego, as I refer ... Views: 92
Do you want to take the first big step to deleting your tendency to fall into a state of self pity when things don't go your way? Well if so simply follow along with this simple exercise and you should begin to experience what freedom from this negative tendency feels like.
Self pity is a ... Views: 97
What does self pity have to do with abuse?
Well many of you may not see the direct connection unless you've been subject to a partner who has found themselves in it from time to time.
Self pity is usually resorted to when an individual feels victimized by someone or some situation. They ... Views: 111
Do you feel so lethargic and overwhelmed with life that it is difficult to get out of bed in the morning? If so then you are likely suffering from a condition I call "life history heaviness syndrome". Want to learn how to unburden yourself and get your passion for life back?
So what is life ... Views: 201