Imagine it is your 18th birthday.
A well-dressed stranger comes to your home. He has news for you. He tells you that you have inherited $550 million dollars payable upon your 18th birthday.
Hey! That is today.
You jump up and down. Cry, get excited. Dance. Think of everything ... Views: 303
Donald Trump has grown an empire of wealth and power, but is it enough? He admits that it isn’t the money that motivates him. (The Art of the Deal, 1987) What drives narcissists are their fears of feeling weak, vulnerable, or inferior. Consequently, for male narcissists in particular, achieving ... Views: 425
The human brain is an incredible creation and we have not yet scratched the surface of its real potential. The purpose of this article is to give you a framework for how to use your brain to perceive a broader view than we usually use. The majority of us have a constant focus on our thinking ... Views: 221
Is Your Child a Bully? Aggressive Behavior to Watch For in Kids.
Does your child manipulate others for favors, and never make an effort to reciprocate? Do they have a lack of concern for the feelings and well being of others? Do they fight, steal, vandalize or set fires?
What do you do ... Views: 192
Sometimes you have to take a stand for your own happiness!
I have a client who, on one hand, says she's always considerate and helpful to her husband, making valiant efforts to please him. But then, in the next breath, she complains that he treats her like a doormat.
She continues doing ... Views: 225
Transcript from 6/14/12 blog talk radio show A Fine Time for Healing, Transitions in Life
Transitions in Life
Written by Randi G. Fine
Life is a series of beginnings and endings. Seasons change; trees blossom and then go barren, flowers bloom and then go dormant, day turns to night, years ... Views: 303
Are you in a bad mood or just unhappy? Don’t worry. There are easy ways to beat a bad mood or even a bad day. Good moods or a peppy personality is not a disposition you are born with or without. And, you’re not doomed to stay unhappy the rest of your life. Your level of happiness is a ... Views: 152
Painful experiences range from subtle discomfort to extreme anguish - and there is a place for them. Sorrow can open the heart, anger can highlight injustices, fear can alert you to real threats, and remorse can help you take the high road next time.
But is there really any shortage of ... Views: 104
No one likes to be criticized, fairly or not. It’s always difficult to deal with, and it can hurt. Because I’m a writer of books and columns, and because I’ve lectured, appeared on radio and TV, I am sometimes recognized in public. I’m glad I’m not more ... Views: 255
Minnesota is a land of abundant natural beauty, sparkling blue lakes, vibrant night life and easy going people. It offers you every opportunity to follow your passion. That’s why you see many families add Minnesota to their vacation list. Choosing a destination is not the only major decision ... Views: 228
Always Remain True to Yourself
We each have subtle senses; intuitions, gut feelings, little voices inside our heads that guide our judgment.
We do not need to elicit our intuition every time we have a decision to make. Many of our decisions are determined by conscious thought, prior ... Views: 281
How to Throw a Successful Pity Party and Then Start Thriving Again
I have discussed this thought in previous articles, but this time I will state it in the form of an affirmation: "There is a reason of greater good for everything that happens."
Acknowledging that there is a greater good ... Views: 189
Is Codependency a Problem in Your Life and in Your Relationships?
Take the Quiz
To find out if codependency is a problem in your life, please answer yes or no to the following twenty questions:
Do you put others’ feelings, desires and needs before your own?
Are you drawn to ... Views: 340
What is Your Emotional Awareness About Your Past?
Identifying Unexpressed Emotion
To find out if you are having trouble letting go of the past, please answer yes or no to the following twenty questions:
Do you have painful childhood memories that you have yet to deal with?
Do you ... Views: 204
Where Has Our Ability to Empathize Gone?
Excerpted from August 2, 2012 show on A Fine Time for Healing, Is Our Ability to Empathize Eroding?
Empathy is the ability to emotionally put oneself into someone else’s shoes—the capacity to share and understand the feelings, emotions, and ... Views: 226
Narcissists Need to Show Perfection to the World, At Any Cost
There is an elderly woman I know (whom I will not name) whose narcissism is so severe that it is physically destroying her. This woman has been suffering from a painful auto-immune disease for thirty-five years.
Progressively ... Views: 311
When Children Don’t Stand a Chance
Narcissistic mothers do not have children for the right reasons. They are not nurturers. They have no maternal instincts or genuine love to give. To the narcissistic mother, children represent a captive narcissistic supply. Because a young child’s very ... Views: 336
Adult NPD Survivors Further Assaulted By Ignoramuses
When people hear that I have chosen to have no contact with my highly toxic, aged mother and father they always tell me how sorry they feel for my parents. I can only assume that in me they see a happy, well-adjusted adult woman and must ... Views: 235
Narcissism is an instinctive trait of self-love that everyone possesses to some degree. In infancy we all possess traits of narcissism that are appropriate for that level of development such as self-absorption, omnipotence and grandiosity. However, these same characteristic are seen as ... Views: 303
Have You and Your Siblings Been the Target of Narcissistic Parental Triangulation?
To find out if your narcissistic parent has used triangulation to divide you and your siblings, please answer yes or no to the following twenty questions:
Is there one sibling in your family who is your ... Views: 269
Is One Parent a Narcissist and the Other an Enabler?
To find out if you have a narcissistic parent and a parent who enables him or her, please answer yes or no to the following twenty questions:
Did you grow up in a two parent home with one parent significantly more domineering than ... Views: 247
Mixed martial arts is a popular sport for many people. To be effective, you have to develop your skills. You also have to develop your mental focus. According to the Ohio Center for Sports Psychology, athletes can improve their abilities in a sport with these mental exercises. This article is ... Views: 177
Minnesota offers the best vacation spots one can hope for. There is something for everyone here. It doesn’t matter if you prefer solitude over company, food over art or vice versa. It doesn’t care about your budget or passion. It provides you with the best vacation you will never forget.Here are ... Views: 150
Minnesota offers you a wonderful unforgettable experience regardless of your age, budget and your deepest passions. It provides you with wonderful opportunities for outdoor activities, music nights and culinary delights. If solitude is what you prefer,you can go camping or take up biking through ... Views: 160
Stress affects numerous individuals and probably the most well-known indications of stress incorporate uneasiness, peevishness, stressing and the powerlessness to think. Stress affects conduct and can make individuals over or under eat, misuse medications and liquor, and get to be anxious or sob ... Views: 149
For the most part we have been looking forward to the coming of Spring.
We enjoy the warmer, longer days and watching the plants blossom and grow with new life.
The longer days bring about a sense of joy, a renewal of our vision and inspiration to review our goals: maybe set new ones and ... Views: 153
There is something universal to how we with PTSD react to abuse.
Having experienced a trauma or two we may think trying is of no use.
What is it that makes a miserably, mistreated woman ultimately stay?
Her conviction to a religious conscience may be a heavy reason in play.
The thing ... Views: 146
Prevalence of Mental Illness
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.7 million, or 18.6%—experiences mental illness in a given year.
Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the U.S.—13.6 million, or 4.1%—experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that substantially interferes with or ... Views: 124
“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle. I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. I do not ask any more delight–I swim in it, as in a sea. Oh while I live, to be the ruler of life, not a slave, to meet life as a powerful conqueror, and nothing exterior to ... Views: 160
Lidija Rangelovska advanced the idea that some children subjected to abuse in dysfunctional families – objectified, dehumanized, their boundaries breached, and their growth stunted – develop intense feelings of shame. They turn out to be codependents or narcissists owing to their genetic makeup ... Views: 280
I'd be hard-pressed to find someone who never got angry. Even Jesus expressed anger while here in the physical world. Not all anger is obvious nor acknowledged. Passive/aggressive anger, for instance, can go undetected by those experiencing or receiving it. Sarcasm, sabotage, ignoring someone, ... Views: 192
Do you know what makes you more creative sometimes as opposed to other days? The answer is not easy to figure out. One day you may find you are more creative when working in a cooler place of work and the next day low lighting seems to work best. However, here has been research in his area that ... Views: 248
Depression is a serious medical condition that can impact anybody. There is no race, ethnicity, age group, or gender that is immune to depression. Although, there is evidence that there is higher rates of depression among certain groups. However, many experts believe that at least some of these ... Views: 281
Is Telekinesis exists? Is it really possible for everyone to move things just using his/her mind without any physical touch? These are the questions asked by many people who have or have not any idea about mind over matter.
Well, there are many experiments done by research institutes all ... Views: 306
Stress is one of the underlying causes for a number of related health problems. It can eventually increase heart rate & speed up blood flow to muscles & brain while slackening the process of digestion. In order to supply oxygen required with stress, process of respiration also raves up. With ... Views: 149
Have you had times that your anger got the best of you? Have you found yourself reacting in a rage that perhaps you didn’t even know where it came from? Have you experienced others that have a hard time communicating without anger or rage?
This is a big one for many, as anger is often one ... Views: 199
Our memories are a cherished part of who we are. When we recall moments that we have experienced, for a brief moment we are able to relive those memories. Each time a memory is formed it becomes ingrained in who we are and who we become. Our experiences greatly shape us, and when they become ... Views: 247
If you’ve ever watched hypnosis on TV then you probably know the drill. A “hypnotist” holds a pocket watch on a chain and then begins to swing it from side to side in front of the patient’s face, softly repeating, “You’re getting sleepy, very sleepy,” until the individual is fast ... Views: 304
It's one thing to stick up for yourself and others. But it's a different matter to get caught up in wrangles, contentiousness, squabbles . . . in a word: quarrels.
Similarly, it's one thing to disagree with someone, even to the point of arguing - but it's a different matter to get so caught ... Views: 98
Dear friend, here is the best kept secret to happiness. This is a proven formula that will work for you at any stage of your life. It is a formula that took me many years to put together and I want you to consider it like precious gold and never lose sight of it. You will find it will always ... Views: 187
Psychokinesis is one of the para-psychological terms which can be defined as the ability of mind to control and move objects without any physical touch. "Psych" means "mind" and "kinesis" means "movement". So, it means movement using mind.
Telekinesis is the another term used for ... Views: 261
If your client cries for a long time, shakes, or quivers during an EFT session release, this is how I deal with it. I hope this helps give you a guide that you can work with.
I am using "her" instead of "they" for a change. However, this in my experience happens just as often with men as it ... Views: 319
I grew up in the small city of Roseburg. Officially, I moved to Roseburg to its rolling green hills, from Salt Lake City, where I used to float in the Great Salt Lake when I was 10. In my 4th grade, I, and other students, participated in Roseburg’s Centennial where we dressed up like Sacajawea, ... Views: 147
Why do you think that on some days you have creative ideas and not on other days? The resolution is not easy to figure out. One day you may find you are more creative when working in a cooler office and the next day low lighting seems to work best. No pattern. Surroundings in fact have a large ... Views: 271
Stress creeps up on everyone in different ways. Sometimes, you'll think you're handling it just fine, only to discover that your health has been negatively impacted in ways that you didn't even realize. If you've been experiencing unfamiliar symptoms, you might be surprised to learn that stress ... Views: 191
Are you tired of continuously trying but never succeeding? Do you sometimes feel that the harder you try the further you get from your perceived destination? It's not because you don't have enough willpower or because you are lacking something. It's because your subconscious beliefs, thought ... Views: 234
1. They lack a strong purpose in life
What is your purpose? I don’t mean, why are you here? But, what drives you? What inspires you? If you could be and do anything for the rest of your life, what would it be? Having a purpose in life can be the difference between having or losing motivation. ... Views: 180
Perhaps, we have been trying all kinds of alternative healing.
It is not from our lack of sincere diligence that the devil keeps stealing.
What we have to realize is that staying in the same situation stagnates.
Whatever positive affirmations being said, the circumstance negates.
Letting ... Views: 166
A health crisis is one of the most challenging struggles we will face in our life. We will all face challenges. Sometimes, we can control what happens and sometimes we can’t. In both cases, it is how you approach that challenge that determines how you deal with it. In this article, we will see ... Views: 187
Since the mid 1990’s the Standish Group have regularly published their Chaos Report1 looking at the effectiveness of change projects and if we take their findings at face value then we will be aware that the global track record of change in organisations is not very impressive – on average over ... Views: 255