Perfectionism is an addiction, meaning weâre repeatedly unable to stop our perfectionist behaviors. Like other addictions, perfectionism varies in severity and can have negative consequences. It harms our self-esteem, make us unable to accept other peopleâs differences and their mistakes and ... Views: 132
Pets are notoriously beneficial to a humanâs well-being. They keep their owners company, they provide a sense of fun and relaxation, and can even serve as great listeners. In fact, some religions, like the pagans, put so much emphasis on pets precisely for their properties of healing and ... Views: 63
The U.S. Department of Veteransâ Affairs recently reports that one in five combat veterans develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, either during or after their service. However, while PTSD is becoming more widely-recognized, the illness was not fully accepted by the medical community ... Views: 124
A few days ago, there was a shooting at Fort Hood purportedly by a veteran who possesses either signs and symptoms of PTSD or possibly even a traumatic brain injury. While the situation is still currently under investigation, this resurgence of military PTSD reminds us all that mental and ... Views: 48
It is always a good idea to perform physical cleanses now and again to rid the body of toxins and other forms of waste. However, did you know that it is equally important to perform mental cleanses as well? Mental cleanses provide a clearer mind and a stronger sense of self, which for people who ... Views: 78
We all know that eating a balanced diet from all of the major food groups it the best way to stay physically healthy. But did you know that there are certain foods that boost your mental health as well? Many foods from various food groups can actually significantly lower stress levels, which for ... Views: 118
LIBRA FULL MOON
Total Lunar Eclipse
Blood Red Moon
April 15th :42 am PT
(void of course)
The Cardinal Grand Cross has now been fully activated by the Sun and Mercury. This means your Etheric and Mental Bodies have been electrified by high voltage energy that charges, amplifies, elevates ... Views: 170
Three Exercises To Help You Decide If Hoping Your
Relationship Can Change Is RealHope Or Toxic Hope
These exercises come from the RealHope For Real Couples Course manual.
#1. Take a look at the last six months of this relationship. Fantasize that the next ... Views: 168
What harm can a 12-year-old girl do to the world? One would think. Before I met David, Iâd say none.
Generally speaking, a 12-year-old girl is associated with innocence and powerlessness.
Unless, maybe, when such a girl is a nanny, having to take care of younger children.
David came ... Views: 237
Do you spend most of your time inside or outside of your body? If you know what I'm talking about then I can almost certainly say that you have spent some time outside of your body.
What does it even mean to "be outside" of one's body? Well, in order to appreciate what this means you must ... Views: 125
Do you know that many individuals who are coming out of an unhealthy relationship situation often find themselves quickly re-entering similar negative and often abusive relationships? Do you know that this pattern is largely driven by feelings of rejection, abandonment, low self worth, low self ... Views: 240
Do you know that the fear of abandonment is a key factor in the demise of many relationships? Do you know that it can make individuals insecure, jealous, controlling, manipulative, needy, smothering, and that all of these inevitably cause the very thing they fear, abandonment?
Do you know ... Views: 127
Do you know that needy behavior is the single most common killer of any relationship? Do you know that the majority of adults harbor this destructive tendency within them? Do you know that all neediness is rooted in old emotional baggage stored in the subconscious mind in the form of negative ... Views: 163
Feelings of inadequacy are supported by the underlying belief that one is inadequate.
Although this may not immediately resonate with you if you reflect on it you may begin to gather enough âevidenceâ stored inside in the form of negative memories that support such a destructive belief.
In ... Views: 112
Lately, I've been wondering what would be on my personal list of top five practices (all tied for first place). You might ask yourself the same question, knowing that you can cluster related practices under a single umbrella, your list may differ from mine, and your practices may change over ... Views: 57
Joe was afraid of heights.
He could have just avoided heights, as many people do. The trouble was he also loved them. Joe was a rock climber.
Itâs surprising how many rock climbers are afraid of heights. It takes them longer than other climbers to learn new techniques or get used to new ... Views: 143
MoHow Posted By Dr. MO In my opinion life is much better for each one of us when we are able to identify negative thinking habits and replace them with positive ones. Negative thinking is much too prevalent in our communications and our thinking and most people are actually unaware of ... Views: 148
Do you know that one of the most significant reasons individuals find themselves a) sabotaging their relationships or) being unable to actually have a fulfilling relationship is because of an unconscious fear of intimacy?
Do you know this fear is often the result of subconsciously stored ... Views: 142
Do you know the inner voices of self criticism and self judgement are unwelcome intruders that live in the unconscious part of your mind and is constantly attempting to undermine your self confidence, self esteem, self worth, sense of personal adequacy, ability to succeed and create a fulfilling ... Views: 143
Do you know that any negative memory of abuse, humiliation, failure, rejection, etc. from your past can be completely and permanently erased leaving you feeling renewed, free, empowered and able to create your life from an entirely new starting point? Do you know that by doing so you will ... Views: 111
WHERE GRIEF HIDES
In the space of one breath, I moved from a place of conscious breathing to a space of intense grief. Grief deep and profound... This particular experience of grief was a surprise. My dear friend had passed after an intense experience with a progressive disease, five months ... Views: 127
For well over a decade I have been helping tens of thousands of anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, PTSD and OCD sufferers to eliminate their conditions permanently. Yes, I did say permanently, because, contrary to popular belief, they can be eliminated 100%!
So how do I cure, so called, mental ... Views: 142
While everyone has times when they are in an extreme mood, a person with bipolar can be very depressed and at other times be so happy that they seem like they are driven by a motor. Their mood can change very suddenly, and it often seems that there is no apparent cause. This is called bipolar ... Views: 158
Your environment and your behavior affect how you feel physically and emotionally. For example, if you are in a stressful environment at work and at home, you feel anger and anxiety which can make you prone to heart attack and any disease epidemic that there is. Whether it's the flu, a stomach ... Views: 146
Have you ever been in an activity where you gave it all you have, and then felt disappointed, depressed or let down when it ended? It could be a show that you were in. A championship game if you were in sports, or maybe you were the organizer of the office holiday party, which kept you busy and ... Views: 165
Do you know that feelings of inadequacy are based on a foundation of negative self beliefs such as: I'm inadequate, I'm a loser, I'm a failure, I'm incomplete. I'm defective, I'm deficient, I'm unlovable, I'm unworthy, I'm unattractive etc.? Do you know that it is now possible to completely and ... Views: 135
Do you know that the "only" cause of low self esteem is old emotional baggage stored deep inside your subconscious mind/body in the form of negative memories of failure, neglect, abuse, abandonment, rejection, humiliation etc.? Do you know that this baggage also weighs down your self worth, self ... Views: 179
Do you know that neediness is not only unattractive it also has the potential to eventually kill any relationship? Do you know that many people believe it is a normal part of the human condition to be needy?
Do you know that it is in fact absolutely "abnormal" to be needy in any way? ... Views: 276
Do you know that the fear of intimacy is a key factor responsible for self sabotaging patterns in relationships? Do you know that this fear literally hijacks the person by getting them to believe that it is somehow protecting them from being rejected, abandoned, exposed, shamed, humiliated and ... Views: 151
Do you know that neediness is the result of old emotional baggage stored within in the form of negative memories of abuse, rejection, neglect, humiliation, bullying, failure etc.? Do you know that these memories create the familiar nagging feeling of emptiness that many people have inside them? ... Views: 171
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: 134
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 ... Views: 139
Do you know the main reason one continues to feel like a failure after having endured a negative event is that they harbor within the negative memory of that event? Do you know that memory serves as the incontrovertible evidence for the belief that they are a failure?
Finally do you know ... Views: 91
Do you know that negative intrusive thoughts, although residing within your mind, don't actually originate from you? Do you know that all negative thoughts emerge from the subconscious mind where they are regularly produced and supported by negative memories of negative events that serve as the ... Views: 130
Is life chucking you a few hurdles to contend with? Is your mind burdened with worrying thoughts?
Life can be demanding at the best of times and it's easy to find yourself in a never ending cycle of stress and anxiety, fueled by worry.
However, burying your head in the sand will only mean ... Views: 115
I had a powerful conversation with my counselor Eleanor a while back about insecurity. She said to me, "Mike when you're feeling insecure, it's important to understand which aspect of yourself is feeling insecure. The child within you is asking, 'Am I getting enough?' The adolescent within you ... Views: 148
Fun is important in our relationship. Having fun releases different chemicals in the brain that engender good feelings which get then associated with our partner. This is a good thing. Having fun with our partner should be a priority in our relationship. We can get huge returns on this ... Views: 204
Below is a 6 step Negative Belief Buster processâ¦
Possibly the number one reason people do not reach their goals, or even attempt to reach them in many cases is â negative beliefs.
If you fall in to that category then in this post I aim to give you some tactics to move past ... Views: 166
If youâre expecting good things most of the time, please stop right in this moment and give yourself a pat on the back! Bravo to you! Realistically we should all be expecting good things at all times. Truth appears that most times, most folks tend to expect somewhat unfortunate outcomes. Think ... Views: 163
Are you some one who always sees the worst scenarios in your vision of the future? Do you hold on to this habit of thinking catastrophically as a way of feeling prepared and ready for what ever may come your way? Do you think that this gives you a sense of security or safety that others may not ... Views: 147
There is a dangerous drug phenomenon sweeping across the globe related to synthetic drug addiction. Synthetic marijuana, Molly and the drug known as Gravel (the main ingredients of which are Klonopin and bath salts) are among the leaders.
How dangerous are these Drugs?
With two states ... Views: 124
Alchemical Breathworkâ¢ is a powerful healing and personal growth technique practiced worldwide. It is used consistently to release energy blockage in the body, clear negative thought and habit patterns and bring one into greater alignment with oneâs personal purpose. Alchemical Breathworkâ¢ ... Views: 160
I hate being a sucker. This morning, like every morning for the past 3 months, my furnace didnât clank and bang trying to warm up my house. I could see the sun shining through the window and I heard the birds chirping. There was no white stuff on the ground. Is it possible? Is winter over? Hmmmâ¦ ... Views: 148
The majority of the couples that want to improve their relationship identify that communication is an issue for them. They share how they canât see eye-to-eye, convey their feelings and perspective, or understand each other. They report they end up fighting every time they try to address ... Views: 214
There is a tendency towards passiveness in our relationship as time passes.
Couples get comfortable in their routine, whether it is an efficient and satisfying routine or not, and lax in their relating, whether they are on the same page or not. They settle into whatever relating they have ... Views: 167
Why is it so hard to talk to one another? Unless you're a recluse, it's something we all do every day. Perhaps because I'm a motivational speaker, author, and radio host I can talk ad infinitum. I actually find it enjoyable and relatively easy. Yet there is a significant difference between ... Views: 125
The U.S. Department of Veteransâ Affairs finds that one in five combat veterans suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Usually, people think that PTSD is developed after an individual undergoes a traumatic event, but people can also develop the disorder before the traumatic event ... Views: 59
No one is ever prepared to lose a loved one, and especially not to suicide. However, for veterans and military families alike, loss is rapidly becoming a part of life. Military suicide rates are growing astronomicallyâroughly 22 veterans a day are taking their own lives after they return from ... Views: 50
âIt comes from saying No to 1000 things to make sure we donât get on the wrong track or try to do to much.â Steve Jobs
Are you beginning to see where we need our tools, ability to say No, ability to make requests, ability to speak our truth in order be a good leader, and in order to be able ... Views: 174
A June 2012 issue of Writerâs Digest quotes George Orwell as having once said, âwriting a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand". ... Views: 108