Being charged with a crime is a stressful experience for anyone. This is especially true for those who are innocent. The prosecution may be excessively overcharging you for a simple mistake or misunderstanding. Below explains six ways to effectively handle stress during the criminal prosecution ... Views: 171
Let's say you've had an interesting idea or moment of inspiration, or thought of a new project, or felt some enthusiasm bubbling up inside you. Your notions are not fully formed and you're not really committed to them yet, but they have promise and you like them and are trying them on for size. ... Views: 77
If you feel like you've been under a lot of stress lately, it’s probably true: there’s always tedious work that needs to be done ASAP, things that bring you down or drain your energy and people who don’t understand or appreciate you or seem to be constantly picking fights with you. Still, that’s ... Views: 169
Upon arriving for my haircut appointment, I went to the restroom. An ornate flower pot sat on a table with a lush philodendron spilling over the edges. There was no light source other than the overhead fixture that remained off except when someone came into the room. For a few seconds I focused ... Views: 148
While conducting Email Marketing Campaigns it is quite important to build customer confidence. Hence, project the email in such a way so that it appears clear and useful to your customers as much as possible. Keep in mind that during the initial phase of email marketing you must pay attention ... Views: 143
Some people are naturally drawn to high-risk behaviors. This may involve taking drugs or alcohol, engaging in promiscuous sex, gambling or getting into physical altercations. There are many different ways this tendency can manifest, but all can be dangerous. In some cases, such actions can have ... Views: 158
Medical supervision is critical when detoxing. The cessation of drugs is just not possible alone. Detoxification centers provide a safe environment to go through the treatment. Having medical professionals present will lessen the chance of relapse significantly. Setting up an appointment with ... Views: 180
We're all faced with making hundreds if not thousands of decisions each day. From choosing the time I get up to what I want to wear, whether I should have breakfast or not, how I'm going to spend my day, or what my attitude will look like - we make choices from morning till night that impact the ... Views: 163
There are certain things that people talk openly about in today’s world that wouldn’t have been spoken about openly in the past and what is being spoken about can define whether progress is being made. However, there are many things that people talk about that show how far humanity has come.
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Problem vs. Stuff
What is the difference between a problem and stuff?
Do you remember when the bumper sticker “Shit Happens” was popular? Do you remember how you reacted to that statement? Or how do you suppose you might have reacted to that statement?
Would you be part of the majority ... Views: 146
Those of us who need to look good for the approval of others gauge how we’re doing by comparing ourselves to others. We compare ourselves to our friends, family members, peers, colleagues, coworkers, and to perfect strangers. And before we know it comparison to others becomes our constant ... Views: 159
On a previous blog at the Huffington Post, I used the example of Stephen Colbert's satirical "March to Keep Fear Alive" as a timely illustration of a larger point: humans evolved to be fearful - since that helped keep our ancestors alive - so we are very vulnerable to being frightened and even ... Views: 100
It’s hard to admit, but…
You’ve been lying to yourself about your partner.
There’s an ever-widening gap between the person you want him to be and the person he really is.
You have an idea of what constitutes a healthy relationship, yet you forgive your partner when he commits serious ... Views: 176
It has been said that our greatest wealth is health, and it doesn’t take much thought to realise why this is. When someone has good health, it will be lot easier for them to live a fulfilling life.
If they are not in good health, it is going to be a lot harder for them to enjoy their time on ... Views: 168
A Quick Preamble:
A personal confession first - supposed to be good for the soul, right..?!?
These days, because of learning a lot of things the hard way - generally by myself, I really bear no resemblance to the "socially-challenged" young man I once was... but I certainly know exactly ... Views: 199
A positive home pregnancy test or one confirmed at the doctor’s office creates a stir for the couple. When grandparents learn the news of a grandbaby on the way, they go bonkers with excitement. Showers are planned, nurseries prepared and dreams put in place.
These precious bundles of joy ... Views: 170
Clients often report that they feel better even after their first session in all styles of psychotherapy.
One: Social psychology researchers have described hope as being made up of "agency" and "pathways". Taking concrete action by beginning therapy establishes a feeling there is something to ... Views: 123
Panic disorder can disrupt your life and put you at risk for developing depression, making it urgent that you seek effective panic attack treatments. If you suffer from frequent attacks or have stopped visiting certain places or putting yourself in certain situations, then you know just how ... Views: 131
By Sam Vaknin
Author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited"
Narcissistic parents of seriously ill children derive narcissistic supply from onlookers, friends, family, colleagues, and community by attracting attention to their role as saintly caretakers. They are demonstratively and ... Views: 177
As we were rushing around to get out the door for our 4th of July weekend trip to the lake, I misplaced my iPhone and was forced to leave without it...for 4 days! What at first seemed like a curse, ended up being a blessing!
After the initial panic wore off, I actually felt free and ... Views: 174
Music During Grief and Loss
Music touches your soul like nothing else. Music during times of sorrow can be especially helpful. Songs can speak to our emotions and give voice to how we feel. The late BB King said, “Even in your darkest moments, music is a rope to grab onto, something to pull ... Views: 153
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug abuse rates declined by almost eight percent from 2002 to 2013. However, there is still a large treatment gap, which results in over 20 million Americans failing to receive needed substance abuse help. Below introduces four excellent ... Views: 222
5 Tips for Intestinal Health to Help Improve Brain Function
Can intestinal health help brain function in addiction recovery ? It is easy to see why holistic practitioners urge their patients to make dietary changes, because more information is coming to light that shows a direct connection ... Views: 294
3 Tips to Balance Addiction Recovery and Human Electrical Body to Achieve Physical Healing.
Even if you don’t consciously realize it, there are electrical forces within your body that impact the functions that are keeping you alive. Nerve impulses are small electrical energy signals, and ... Views: 163
Your anger can actually benefit me. That sounds a bit ludicrous, wouldn't you agree? Anger hurts the one experiencing it but how can it possibly work to my advantage? If you become angry with me, I might feel upset, disrespected, scared, or angry in return. On a deeper level those emotions can ... Views: 147
When you expect to get the love you didn’t get as a child from your partner, you are stuck in the pattern of hope and struggle that you cannot win. This is a pattern that is created in childhood that seeps into our relationships (as most patterns do). The pattern comes about because the love we ... Views: 175
Have you heard this saying?
The most important thing is to remember the most important thing.
What are the most important things to you? In your life as a whole? During a particular interaction with someone? Right this minute?
The most important things often get pushed to the sidelines. ... Views: 100
Marriage counseling can take varied forms. This will depend primarily on the couple's preference. But basically, they have a choice between a group therapy and a private one on one counseling to find solutions to their problems. Or they can start with an individual session and then eventually ... Views: 124
Drug addiction treatment centers and alcohol rehabs utilize a variety of therapies to assist folks take back management of their lives. whereas these therapies will vary from place to put, they typically embrace cluster, family, and individual medical aid. These styles of medical aid look for to ... Views: 172
Summary: The book of Daniel supports Jewish Aliyah, but also offers a time-frame for it that is overlooked. This is based on the double application of Daniel, once in history and again in our time.
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a leading rabbi in Ultra-Orthodox Judaism, urges Jews to return to ... Views: 131
By Sam Vaknin
Author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited"
The narcissist regards his disabled or challenged child as an insult, a direct challenge to his self-perceived perfection and omnipotence, a constant, nagging source of negative narcissistic supply, and the reification and ... Views: 211
Is there a song in your heart waiting to be released? Do you sometimes struggle to express yourself when life throws you a curve ball?
Here is a list of ten tips for you to express yourself and use your creativity.
1. Keep music in your environment (car, house and work).
2. Pay ... Views: 199
ope Francis has sparked another debate with controversial remarks at the Third Vatican Council. He says, the concept of hell where people burn eternally cannot be Christian--it goes against the concept of a loving and compassionate God.
That idea is being challenged by other Bible scholars, ... Views: 161
As a teenager and young adult my main hobby, let me change that, my only hobby was partying. I was functional in school as far as grades go but everything revolved around partying. It didn't matter if it was alcohol or drugs, I wanted to party and whatever means it took to get there I would do ... Views: 209
Most recently, another family member passed away and this time so unexpectedly. Our loss impacted our family in different ways. My spouse found the lifeless body of our beloved seven year old German Shepard while I was away on a flying trip. What happened next for us was such an emotional burden ... Views: 110
Development as a Workplace Objective.
By focusing on development, entire environments come together. This is because development is such an inspiring, satisfying, growth oriented, and positive directional principle. One of the greatest assets is how it brings people together. This common ... Views: 193
For over two decades Coach Hu Dalconzo, along with his staff of HuMethod™ Spiritual Life Coaches have demonstrated time and again that their well field-tested coaching exercises will create Permanent Behavioral Change for anyone who is willing to internalize and emotionalize them as ... Views: 237
We all make mistakes!
From the garbage man to the All-Star second baseman, it is impossible to avoid them. Unfortunately, we tend to look at these mistakes in 2 different, but equally harmful
Either we don't take responsibility or needlessly beat ourselves up over them. Both ... Views: 107
We all get angry. It's a normal, useful, healthy emotion. It's not our anger that gets us in trouble. It's the way in which we express, or suppress, it that that exacerbates the situation.
The majority of people I've met believe that there are only two ways of handling anger: the first is ... Views: 175
This past week, I have never seen such harshness, anger, nastiness or vitriol in my entire life. It was not just with the major issues, but with seemingly insignificant, neutral comments. It is unreal.
Anyone can hide behind a computer screen and berate another with no repercussions ... Views: 149
Learning to say no doesn't make you out to be a mean person or terrible, it just means learning to know your limits and how to pace yourself, so you can be a NICE PERSON!!!
No matter how wonderful you are sometimes other people will try to take advantage of your good nature.
They will ... Views: 196
“The trees do not hold on to dead leaves but lose them in order to create room for new ones. We can learn from this, by letting go of the past and focusing on the now. We cannot change the past but we can make the present and future brighter and better not bitter.” ~ Kemi Sogunle
We all go ... Views: 192
Most people think of "masculinity" and "femininity" in terms of our gender and social stereotypes. We believe that if I'm a woman, I'm supposed to be feminine and if I'm a man I should be masculine. Period. But a more balanced view, is that we all have both masculine and feminine "sides" that we ... Views: 154
First, it has two distinct meanings:
* To give up resentment or anger
* To pardon an offense; to stop seeking punishment or recompense
Here, I am going to focus on the first meaning, which is broad enough to include situations where you have not let someone off the hook morally or ... Views: 116
Courage is a towering strength, one that has the revered status of a virtue throughout the ages and worldwide. To many people it represents something quite daunting, but in reality, it is not nearly as elusive as many believe.
Psychological courage propels a person from powerless to robust ... Views: 220
“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. If you assume there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things, there’s a chance you may ... Views: 147
One very important step in taking control of your life is the management and mastery of the stress response. The stress response, also known as the "fight or flight response," has been a major part of our make-up since the cave man days. It serves the vital role of compelling us to fight ... Views: 144
THE PROCRASTINATION TRAP: ENEMY OF PERSISTENCE, THIEF OF TIME
To many people, it's a mystery "why" they're stuck in the procrastination trap. They realize that it makes no sense to berate themselves endlessly for repeating the same tired, old avoidance behaviors, nor does it make sense to ... Views: 189
There is a hidden source of power or pain that often goes unaddressed by many individuals. Truth is expectations can have a far-reaching impact on how people live their lives and the goodies they reap along the way. Expectations are assumptions about the future – what will occur or what should ... Views: 146
The Thorny Maze of Expectations, Part II--Take Care When Deciding What Not to Expect of Yourself
There is a hidden source of power or pain that often goes unaddressed by many individuals. Truth is, Expectations can have a far-reaching impact on how people live their ... Views: 95