Mahatma Gandhi quoted “If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning “. That is the power of belief. Belief can be defined as the feeling of conviction about anything. It is the assumption of the fact which may be ... Views: 162
As I leave my teens behind and await turning 20 in a few months, I thought I'd pay a tribute to the world and give a little insight into what I've learned so far. Here are some of my personal life hacks or lessons learned that I'd like to share in the hope that they can benefit others ... Views: 158
Make-up. We all have an idea of what it is and what it is used for. Whether it's your opinion that it's a cheat's way out of an "ugly face", a con or simply just a magical way to feel better about yourself - it IS a huge part of our society. Period.
I began to write this article with one ... Views: 219
What if we have more control over peace and conflict than we realise? I believe that we, as a species, have a very good knack for "talking the talk" but not so much "walking the walk". We can affect the world's dynamic and rhythm so easily through our words and actions. You'd think we'd be more ... Views: 194
What is Intuition?
At a time when many of us are facing difficult life decisions, selecting the right choice out of so many options can seem paralyzing. Most of us were trained by society to use the five senses to collect sensory data and our logical mind to analyze the data to find answers. ... Views: 212
We all know what it's like to have that internal dialogue going on inside our minds. For some of us it's there so often that we forget it's even happening. And it's worth noting that for most of the time this dialogue is focussed on something related to the past or the future.
This ability ... Views: 177
We live in a harsh and judgmental world where people are quick to point out the faults and imperfections of others yet seem oblivious to their own. Some misguided souls believe they have a moral obligation and civil duty to help you to be a better person by telling you what a failure you really ... Views: 146
We live in a harsh and judgmental world where people are quick to point out the faults and imperfections of others yet seem oblivious to their own. Some misguided souls believe they have a moral obligation and civil duty to help you to be a better person by telling you what a failure you really ... Views: 128
Without stating the obvious, communication is the fundamental element of any interactions between human beings. It is the backbone of a successful relationship either it is a marriage, a friendship or a partnership. No one can deny the fact that it is an essential ingredient in establishing a ... Views: 192
Yoga restores common equalization and concordance from inside of empowering you to carry on a more content and stress free life.
Stress can be depicted as the way you feel when weight is set upon you. The accentuation is on the word you on the grounds that what can be a stressor to one ... Views: 171
Dr. Romance has had many clients who are grieving, and wrote this to help.
None of us wants to think about it, but the standard definition of a totally successful relationship is the old, traditional "til death do us part." Any time we love, whether it’s a life partner, a dear ... Views: 160
Dear Dr. Romance
I am 13 years sober through the 12 steps of AA, but I haven't been to more than one meeting in the last 2 years, after making 3 a day for the 1st yr. and averaging 5 a week for the next 4 years! AA only goes so far. They do not tell you that. If you are ... Views: 329
I usually describe a practice as something to do: get on your own side, see the being behind the eyes, take in the good, etc. This practice is different: it's something to recognize. From this recognition, appropriate action will follow. Let me explain.
Some years ago I was invited to give a ... Views: 109
Summary: The Alpha & Omega Bible Code supports the Exodus [from bondage] as the primary model for all three wedding parables. That model is not about a rapture. Killing babies is one of a dozen parallels that the US has to the greatest nation at the time of the Exodus. Martial law brings plagues ... Views: 163
Summary: When asked about the end of the world in Matthew 24, Christ said to understand Daniel. His 8th chapter is “at the time of the end” with imagery that fits US, Iran, Russia, China, the EU and papacy.
In Daniel 8:17, Gabriel tells Daniel that the ram and goat (chazown) “vision concerns ... Views: 168
I've received some criticism in the past couple of weeks in a few different situations. This has caused me to step back and reflect on how I handle criticism. Although I tend to get quite defensive when people criticize me, I've actually been pleasantly surprised by how I've reacted.
In ... Views: 150
We, all without exceptions, spend most of our lives chasing after an intangible or an abstract idea called Happiness. However, is it a tangible feeling or an elusive concept?
The fundamental question should focus on the meaning of happiness and the means to experience it.
Some people may ... Views: 205
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ~Albert Einstein
Many of us have drama cycles that recur in our lives. It might be a situation we often find ourselves in that causes a great amount of stress or pain. It might be a particular type of person ... Views: 199
Muslims are afraid to speak against radical Islam. Maybe they are afraid of their fellow Muslims, afraid of dying, maybe afraid of Allah. A contrast with Christianity is seen.
Islam, the world's second largest religion, has concerns that are often overlooked.
1. Not just Islam, but anyone, ... Views: 169
We live in an era of advice overload. I don’t know about you, but my Twitter and Facebook feeds are filled with 101 ways to conquer an interview, find love, lose weight, and even how to clean the shower the right way! I’m just saying;)
It seems there’s a demand for answers. There’s a hunger for ... Views: 241
When human psychological factors cause an illness, it is called psychosomatic – of the mind and of the body. Of all disorders an eating disorder is the epitome of a toxic relationship between psyche and soma, yet the body is our interface for navigating the world. Medical writer Jonathan Miller ... Views: 225
On the path of life, most of us are hauling way too much weight.
What's in your own backpack? If you're like most of us, you've got too many items on each day's To Do list and too much stuff in the closet. Too many entanglements with other people. And too many "shoulds," worries, guilts, and ... Views: 102
Would you believe me if I told you that the way you think you are and the way you think others think you are is something that you have made up with the thoughts you think about yourself?
That’s right. The way you see yourself is all made up by you. Because of the way you think about yourself ... Views: 234
One Word Fits All for those who engage in harassing, stalking, hitting, fighting, threats, blackmail, domestic violence, rape, gang violence, drug trafficking, killing, terrorism and more…that one word is BULLY!
The bully, whether in person, in cyberspace, via telephone, email and texts, and ... Views: 169
A Quick Preamble:
I don’t care what anybody says or thinks…our world, our life, IS a beautiful thing, a GIFT that we should not/must not/ waste, squander or destroy because of all the negativity that’s either in our lives in some way or surrounding us – in abundance it would seem..!
There ... Views: 121
When some people lose a loved one, they may think that that’s the end of it and that it’s not possible for them to talk to them again. In this case, they will have to rely on their memories and the memories other people have.
There are then going to be others to believe this is not the case, ... Views: 182
6 Things You Should Know About Progressive Mental Alignment
Progressive Mental Alignment. When I first heard about this method, I had no idea how much my life was about to change. It ended up being the most important journey of my life. The more I learned, the more I discovered the answers to ... Views: 270
I'm not a fan of boxing nor professional wrestling. I find that, as in real life, the players don't always fight fair. I understand that much is done strictly to boost ratings but still I find it distressing. In real life it is even more disturbing for much damage can occur when one or both ... Views: 140
I'm not a fan of boxing nor professional wrestling. I find that, as in real life, the players don't always fight fair. I understand that much is done strictly to boost ratings but still I find it distressing. In real life it is even more disturbing for much damage can occur when one or both ... Views: 125
It is a well-known fact that education plays a fundamental role in shaping one’s future. Consequently, parents must be selective in choosing the appropriate schools for the education of their beloved children.
Some experts believe that private schools have the means to offer a high quality ... Views: 225
I love a good game of “Truth or Dare.” It’s scary and yet thrilling. Daring my clients to do something they want, but are scared to do is a common practice. Sometimes, all you need is someone to ask you to step up to the plate, and you will. You need a little nudge … somebody to care enough ... Views: 177
I read your book How To Be a Couple and Still Be Free
several months ago and re-read it recently. I would love to receive more one on one help. Do you have anyone you could refer me to? Thank you for your help!
Dr. Romance ... Views: 189
Summary: The Hebrew word for divine appointment has a surprise meaning. Like keeping a job, keeping our appointments can affect our destiny.
The story is told of a merchant in Bagdad who sent his servant to market for supplies, but the servant came back trembling. He said, Master, when I was in ... Views: 166
It’s well known that what you feed, you grow. When it comes to health, longevity, successful social connections and long-term loving relationships, personal and communal wellbeing, even physical fitness and finances, leading-edge transformational coaches know that optimistic, positive seeds are ... Views: 178
There are always things that are getting worse. For example, over the past year, you probably know someone who has become unemployed or ill or both, and there's more carbon in the atmosphere inexorably heating up the planet.
But if you don't recognize what's improving in your own life, then ... Views: 112
A body-spirit soul agreement is the thing that yoga intends to accomplish so it implies a great deal more than just contemplation. In most of cases, this is the most seasoned self-awareness all encompassing framework known not. There's an all encompassing way to deal with this antiquated science ... Views: 157
Imagine yourself sitting in a movie theater chair with a tall bucket of butter popcorn and big cup of ice-cold Coca Cola, maybe stealing a nacho or two with your sister or friend next to you, chatting away about your day’s events – who sent you an email or a text or whatever makes you happy. ... Views: 149
Each client tends to be more different than similar, and the development trajectory for each client is complex. Most anorexics will move into bulimia, while many bulimics who get under control will attempt to restrict; therefore, one common feature of the illness is that over-control eventually ... Views: 201
Cold laser therapy is a latest medical procedure that involves many advantages as well as disadvantages. There is a huge hype about laser therapy among people suffering from chronic pains, but they bear contradictory thoughts as well.
Here we will discuss about the different advantages, ... Views: 117
Have you ever heard of the saying, “What others think of you is none of your business?”
Have you allowed the negative opinion of someone else to become your truth?
If your answer is yes to the question above, this article is for you.
Do not allow another person’s negative opinion to ... Views: 203
What we with PTSD need to consider for healing is a seasonal, changing strategy.
Without a constant attention to where we are, our progress becomes a tragedy!
The things like protective mechanisms may no longer be advantageous.
Those emotions of anger, and fear prevented us from becoming ... Views: 179
The recent trophy killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by an American dentist has enraged the world. Social media has exploded with demands to bring the killer to justice and ban hunting entirely. I am an animal lover in every sense of the word and share in the anger that so many others feel. ... Views: 162
When I was growing up, my mother drilled in me to forgive and forget. She believed that holding on to anger and resentment only hurts me, tightens my body, hurts my heart, and the other person doesn’t know that I’m still angry or feel a thing. My mother used to say, “Carolyn, always forgive ... Views: 162
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if one could have complete or partial control of one’s life! I am absolutely certain that the skeptics among us would convincingly state that it is an impossible task to say the least. Nevertheless, it is not only possible but it is scientifically feasible.
It is a ... Views: 194
This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat ... Views: 222
One Christmas I hiked down into the Grand Canyon, whose bottom lay a vertical mile below the rim. Its walls were layered like a cake, and a foot-high stripe of red or gray rock indicated a million-plus years of erosion by the Colorado river. Think of water - so soft and gentle - gradually ... Views: 104
Exactly what does “what you don’t know you don’t know” mean? To many, it might sound like a bunch of psychobabble, so let me explain the concept.
First, imagine all the knowledge that exists in the universe in the shape of a large pie, divided into five slices. Four of the slices are ... Views: 220
Are you someone who would give all your water away to take care of someone else?
What takes place when you give all your water away?
What do you do when you’re in need of water to keep yourself hydrated and you don’t have any water left because you gave it all away?
Since you don’t have ... Views: 191
Ever since Daniel Goleman wrote Emotional Intelligence, we have heard that phrase a lot, but perhaps you never heard it explained. Emotional intelligence is a valuable skill, because it means you know how to work with all kinds of people, understand them and get along with them. Once you ... Views: 229
Unlike a broken china cup, we with PTSD can be glued back together.
Applying things (like giving our time) can heal like a tickling feather!
Doing so not only helps others, but also takes our attention off of the past.
Filling our days with caring tasks proliferates a sense of joy that may ... Views: 197