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: 143
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: 136
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: 40
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: 78
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: 92
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: 97
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: 114
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: 95
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: 143
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: 122
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: 149
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: 99
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: 82
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: 165
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: 185
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: 202
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: 269
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: 96
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: 99
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: 117
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: 213
Do you know many people compulsively find themselves seeing the worst scenarios in situations they find themselves in? Do you know this is responsible for tremendous stress, anxiety, panic attacks, despair, depression, energy depletion, unhappiness, failed relationships, health concerns and much ... Views: 85
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: 154
Although many experience negative thoughts few have ever stopped to consider whether it's possible to permanently delete such thoughts from the conscious mind. Such a consideration would inevitably lead to an awareness that they are a) not necessary and b) easily erased. To understand why and ... Views: 103
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: 134
Emotional maturity in my view is a significant predictor of the level of success that an individual will achieve in their lifetime. Now by success I do not equate this only with wealth. That is only one dimension of success.
Others include, general level of happiness, self confidence, success ... Views: 97
Do you know that many relationships are founded on co-dependent manipulative neediness that masquerades as love? Do you know that most people never realize the difference between the two? Do you know that means the majority of such relationships are therefore conflictual, abusive and bound for ... Views: 126
Do you know that narcissistic individuals seem to exude a sense of self confidence and self importance that attracts, or rather "lures". individuals who often have low self confidence, self esteem, self worth and are usually very needy and vulnerable? Do you know that such individuals look to ... Views: 107
Road rage is one of the leading causes of accidents and deaths in this country. According to a report by CNN, an estimated 28,000 people each year are killed due to aggressive drivers. It's easy to see how cities such as Miami, NY, Boston, LA, and Washington DC (the cities with the most ... Views: 104
Stressed? You’re dealing with a real physical threat to your health. Stress clogs your arteries and shrinks your brain.
Unfortunately, when we’re stressed many of us just make things worse. We overeat. We spend money we don’t have on vacations or lavish treats. We turn to drugs and alcohol. ... Views: 113
During our life on earth, we are offered many possibilities. Some of them are healthy and some unhealthy in regard to our moving towards a holistic life of inner peace, empathy and loving application. What can help us take the right course?
A great deal of our life is wasted by living on ... Views: 100
Now at the age of 33, I've been involved with tennis for a very long time. Through the years I realized that there are many more benefits to the tennis journey then there were downfalls. Being an athlete can truly make you a great person. In fact, some of the life lessons you learn in sports ... Views: 114
One of the strangest and most meaningful experiences of my life occurred when I going through Rolfing (ten brilliant sessions of deep-tissue bodywork) in my early 20's. The fifth session works on the stomach area, and I was anticipating (= dreading) the release of buried sadness. Instead, there ... Views: 48
Seriously have you had enough of going through life wondering “Is this all there is?” How much longer are you willing to wait for things to change? Please acknowledge that waiting for things to change is no longer a viable consideration.
We have all at one time or another spent much time ... Views: 140
Cocaine addiction does not discriminate and is a problem for people from all social groups. Here are 5 ways to identify someone with a cocaine addiction.
1. Physical Changes
Nose bleeds and the crash are typical and classic signs of cocaine addiction. As the individual snorts cocaine, they ... Views: 84
There are ten tings you can do to create the ideal relationship.
1. Do your own personal emotional work first.
It is necessary for each individual to become aware of and release the negative unconsciously stored self sabotaging relationship patterns they acquired during their childhoods. ... Views: 183
Now bear with me here. I’m going to take you on a bit of a journey in order to explain a very important part of your recovery process. If you were sitting in my office I’d be leaning over and beginning to draw a diagram on my white board to illustrate this piece of information and you’d be ... Views: 145
Given the vast amount of therapeutic methods known all over the world and the vast amounts of money invested in medical research, I find it puzzling that disease prevalence stats demonstrate a continuous rise in the prevalence of chronic and life threatening disease. With all the existing ... Views: 127
Deadlines are a great example to teach us about managing stress. We’ve all experienced them at some point. How many times have you had a deadline looming while pressure was building, but you put things off?
Doing your taxes, laundry, cleaning house, completing a work project…the negative ... Views: 92
Do you feel like there is something fundamentally blocking you from truly opening up to your partner as the real authentic individual you feel you are in your Heart? Is this making your relationship feel flat and unsatisfying? Do you aspire to a greater level of intimacy and genuine loving ... Views: 120
How do you enjoy a healthy dose of fear? IE: Avoidance, irritation, sweets, crying, overeating, shopping, alcohol, isolation, exercise, or anger. What is in your Witches Brew that is your personal recipe of FEAR? Life is ever changing daily and our lives are all moving forward whether we see ... Views: 113
The eating disorder struggle begins and ends within:
I know, I know, it really does seem like the issue is food and what you weigh and all those people out there who seem to judge or criticize you rather than love and appreciate and welcome you. And it's really frustrating to hear that that ... Views: 137
Paul made an appointment with me and arrived with a concern: “My wife keeps telling me I have ADHD because I am always misplacing things, forgetting what she says, and running late - even to work. But I have never been hyperactive, so can she still be right?”
A week later, I met Jennifer ... Views: 106
Mom, can I have the keys to go meet Cheryl at the mall?”
“Dad, I just need the car for about an hour so I can take my friends to get some ice-cream.”
“Mom, it’s so hot out! Can I just drive to the pool?”
Not only do adults often drive more in the summer, particularly on highways while ... Views: 117
It’s summertime! Time for roadtrips and school vacation – which means more driving for teens and adults with ADHD.
The symptoms of ADHD – especially the combination of impulsivity, distractibility, and inattention – lend themselves to greater risk of accidents, tickets and errors in driving ... Views: 111
Did you know that the answer to your productivity depends on the first 15 minutes of your day? Physically we know having breakfast in the morning is important to getting the right fuel to sustain our energy and metabolism throughout the day. What we may not realize is that fueling our brain ... Views: 177
Bullying has become one of the most prominent social issues of our time. Bullying someone with ADHD seems to be even more widespread due to their still developing social skills and increased possibility they will impulsivity react. A bully, by definition, is a person who is habitually cruel or ... Views: 130
Summer movie blockbusters are upon us and local theaters are showcasing another season of superhero action flicks. Raising two sons, I have watched my share of superhero movies - from Star Wars to Spiderman - and confess that I know quite a bit about superheroes – the struggles that led them to ... Views: 151
First comes love, then comes obesity:
So reads the heading from an article in the July 6th issue of Time Magazine (See the article at this link: http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1907143,00.html).
Even though my skin was bristling at the glib headline, I felt obligated ... Views: 116
The key to a successful life is inside your mind right now. You already have the potential to have a clear, calm and focused mind. When you unlock the potential and have a clear, calm and focused mind, you will be able to access your inner genius and release it.In order to accomplish these ... Views: 93