Abusive men are often survivors of abuse themselves. Signs of an abusive man can range from emotional, verbal, physical, or sexual abuse. Frequently an emotionally abusive man is also a verbally abusive man or a combination of all abuse types. A sign of an abusive man can usually be found ... Views: 60156
One of the most singificant problems human beings face as a general population is how to handle stress. As a life & career expert, and an acclaimed advice columnist, I have compiled eleven of the most significant ways that you can reduce stress in your life. You may not always be able to ... Views: 43329
“Maybe if I have this client blink his eyes at an increased speed, while exposing him to his past, and add some cognitive behavioral therapy while sitting next to a waterfall, he may be able to function more effectively in his life!” Yes this is rather exaggerated, however it demonstrates the ... Views: 29035
Everyone experiences feelings of anger or irritability, but people with bipolar disorder are especially prone to these feelings and the adverse effects of anger. In fact, sudden feelings of anger or irritability are key symptoms of mania. Inappropriate anger attacks occur in up to 60 percent of ... Views: 25479
“You can’t always get what you want . . .” The Rolling Stones will soon be singing this refrain at venues around the world, as they embark on a year-long concert tour in August.
This song, now decades old, addresses a universal truth. Here’s the rest of the refrain:
You can't always get ... Views: 25096
Acidity is generally caused by an imbalance between mechanisms of the secretion of acid in the stomach, and protective mechanisms that ensure the stomach’s safety. The stomach secretes acidic fluid that helps in digestion process. But when the stomach exceeds the production of the acid by ... Views: 24413
Daily, I make sure that I openly acknowledge the things in my life that I am grateful for, and over the years I have collected a number of fantastic famous Gratitude Quotes. I hope you like them…
Including famous quotes of gratitude that might inspire you and move you towards manifesting ... Views: 23406
How would you answer this question: I am out of my abuse and have moved on with my life. There is something that I have been wondering about. How and when does the abuse stop playing a significant part of my life? I have seen others who have moved on and I would like to know how they did ... Views: 22907
When you absolutely must stop gambling right now, here are 10 steps you can take today.
STEP 1: GET RID OF YOUR MONEY
If you want to stop gambling right now, the first step begins by stopping to carry money. This includes credit cards, debit cards, access to bank accounts, checks, loans, ... Views: 21524
It's true. I hear voices in my head. I don't talk about it much. But maybe it's a good time to start. You see, I'm a complex person. A lot goes on inside my head that no one else ever realizes.
The main voice I hear comes from my ego. My ego takes information from the world - from my ... Views: 20268
A lot has been written about love addiction and yet it is still a misunderstood disorder. For instance, many people believe that love addicts only run hot —passionately pursue someone who is unavailable like in the movie Fatal Attraction. However, many love addicts also run cold ? appear aloof ... Views: 19733
If you have a friend or loved one who is dying and don’t feel you know what to do, here are some practical suggestions for things you can do to feel more useful and more at ease with the situation. These suggests are also gifts for the dying person and can help them feel more peaceful and ... Views: 19699
Dealing with angry people in our society is becoming increasingly challenging. Some days, it seems anger surrounds us at home, in the workplace, on the roadways, and at sports events. It is easy to get caught up in an escalating spiral of angry exchanges which usually upsets everyone and does ... Views: 19545
Recently a client asked me what Self-respect meant to me. She also shared her own definition and it got me thinking that my readers might benefit from considering this question and exploring their own definitions. Have a read of my off-the-cuff answer to my client and then please take a moment ... Views: 18933
A subliminal message is a signal or message embedded in another medium, designed to pass below the normal limits of the human mind's perception. These messages are unrecognizable by the conscious mind, but in certain situations can affect the subconscious mind and importantly, the unconscious ... Views: 18629
Could your codependency or another emotional issue be the reason you want someone back who left you? When you are codependent, you are typically looking outside yourself for definition or a sense of self. It might be through material things or the roles you play in life, for example. You might ... Views: 18572
The terms “anxiety attack” and “panic attack” are used interchangeably in popular culture, but they have very specific and different meanings to psychiatrists, so I’d like you to know what the difference is too. It’s important to know whether you are having and anxiety attack or a panic attack ... Views: 18566
There are three sources of [[ATP]].
ATP-PC System (Phosphogen System) - This system is used only for very short durations of up to 10 seconds. The ATP-PC system neither uses oxygen nor produces lactic acid and is thus said to be alactic anaerobic. For example a 100m sprinter would use this ... Views: 17663
There is an old story about a man who, in ancient times, came to the court of a King, boasting that he had invented an elixir of memory. After hearing what the man had invented, the King replied, “You haven’t invented an elixir of memory—you’ve invented an elixir of forgetfulness!”
There is ... Views: 17534
My husband and I met while we were both on the rebound and were both doing a lot of partying which continued far too long into our married life. We both did quit our bad habits however in the following years I focused on the kids and their activities and he worked more hours. ... Views: 17319
Have you been Criticised?
Did someone criticise you?
Was he a close person?
Do you feel bad about yourself?
If I were you..... I would have not felt bad, simply because the person who criticized you is the one who is in need of help.
Why Are Some People So Critical?
A normal Human ... Views: 17240
If you are going through some alcohol withdrawal symptoms while trying to kick your drinking habit, making some diet changes can help you during this process. These changes may sound like a whole lot of common sense but they are, nonetheless important. The changes can help you ease your ... Views: 16890
Many erroneously believe that the terms sympathy and empathy are synonymous. Although both words have to do with feelings, they do express different grades of feelings. But before I go in to the details of explaining the differences, let’s look first at what the dictionary says.
Sympathy means ... Views: 16783
Mobbing in the workplace has long been studied in Europe. Just look it up on a search engine. Described in "Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace", published by Davenport, Elliott, and Schwartz in 1999, mobbing is about collective assault in the corner office, in cubbies, on the ... Views: 15962
Living with anxiety is certainly no fun but developing anxiety coping skills can help you to live a more productive and happier life. Seeking treatment and therapy for your anxiety is an important first step; however, it is also important to know there are a number of self healing techniques you ... Views: 15917
Do you hold back from trying to start new relationships because you often worry that you will be rejected?
If a fear of rejection is holding you back from forming new friendships or relationships, there is help available. You can learn to greatly overcome your fear of getting rejected. ... Views: 15666
I'm not at all shy to admit I was a regular pot smoker for over 7 years of my life. I smoked almost everyday because I enjoyed it. It was something that eased my mind and gave me a sense of relaxation.
Over time however, I began to see that everything I thought I enjoyed about it was only an ... Views: 15661
There’s no rule that says you have to be a superhero. So much has been written about amazing individuals that achieve the impossible – they juggle full-time jobs, study, run a business, raise children, run a household, coach the national cricket team and write a novel in their spare time. Anyone ... Views: 15650
If you want to learn how to stop obsessive thoughts, the first step involves understanding exactly what's happening to you right now. It's like you're spinning on a hamster wheel. Like a treadmill that just runs in circles without ever getting anywhere.
Why? Because you lack TRACTION. You ... Views: 15283
Hypnotherapy or hypnosis may or may not be an effective treatment for people with drug or alcohol problems. The main success factors are one, the extent to which the patient is receivable for hypnosis and two, to what degree the patient is willing to do what it takes to quit alcohol. So, it is ... Views: 14743
Is fighting a problem in your relationship or marriage? Fighting is a very serious problem for many couples. The good news is that I am about to help you solve it permanently.
First you have to understanding that you should not fight at all, with anyone. I don’t mean you should not disagree ... Views: 14559
Effects of bulimia can be divided into long term and short term side effects. Also you can then subdivide the side effects of bulimia to correspond with the system or the organs bulimia affects: e.g. psychological problems, mental, gastro-intestinal, cardio-vascular system, kidney, skin, bones ... Views: 14424
Do you love an alcoholic? How can you live with an alcoholic and love them at the same time? Very carefully. It’s true, it is very difficult to live with an alcoholic, but people do it all the time. Alcohol controls the mind and spirit of a person, so in affect as long as the alcoholic is ... Views: 14273
Most people experience some degree of shyness from time to time in certain situations. In fact, only about 7% of the population claims that they never feel shy. For the rest of us, shyness can range from being an occasional, minor inconvenience, to being a major problem.
Some people ... Views: 14089
It is my opinion, based on endoscopy and 24 hour gastric and esophageal pH studies that the gastrointestinal problems, so very common in panic disorder are a result of abnormal bile flow. Cholecystokinin (CCK) has long been known as a central nervous system neurotransmitter involved in anxiety. ... Views: 14053
There is a section of the Tong Shu or Chinese Almanac on interpreting dreams. It is called “Zhou Gong’s Book of Auspicious and Inauspicious Dreams”.
Zhou Gong is believed to be the same Duke of Zhou who is reputed to have assisted significantly in the development of the Yi ... Views: 13719
Haven't you always thought having a disorderly mind meant something was wrong? Well, I did. That was, until...
I read tons of information about the brain, including material produced by the Center for the Study of the Brain.
And guess what? Having a mind that is disorderly is a ... Views: 13558
Many professionals who dispense parenting advice tell parents to use rewards or create "behavior modification" token systems to teach children a skill, to get children to take on a responsibility, or to curb an unwanted behavior or habit. Often, however, rewarding good behavior with behavior ... Views: 13529
Called by any name, Tasseomancy, Tasseography. What I like about Tea and Coffee Reading is it's gracious nature. Unlike other forms of divination, Tea Leaf Reading involves a lovely social ritual. In order to read the tea leaves or grind coffee, one must be served a cup of tea, and as everyone ... Views: 13462
Parents want what is best for their children. If a mother and father do their best to raise their child, offering strong guidance and attentive parenting, then it is a job well done. However, letting go of that parental authority can be a challenge, particularly when the child grows into a ... Views: 13428
How to Relieve Anxiety
Anxiety is more of a problem today than ever before and as a result many people are interested in how to relieve anxiety. The stress of a career, family and other interests can result in extreme stress and anxiety. The side effects of anxiety can be quite debilitating in ... Views: 13381
The following letter was written to one of my readers in response to his letter of April 13, 2004. He has given me permission to excerpt his letter so that others might benefit from my advice.
Thank you for sharing your story with me. I have excerpted some of your thoughts and made ... Views: 13263
The U.S. Government banned them on TV and radio in 1974. They were once famously used to boost sales of popcorn by almost 60%. And today, they’re the subject of numerous Derren Brown-style “mind” shows airing throughout the globe.
I’m talking, of course, about subliminal messages.
However ... Views: 13050
"What should I tell the children?" A question often asked after the suicide of a loved one. The answer - the truth.
Many people still believe it is best to shield children from the truth, that somehow this will protect them. More often than not, the opposite is true. Misleading children, ... Views: 12844
All of us want to be successful. All of us have big dreams. We all try very hard to achieve them. But on our way to achieving those dreams, if we face a failure, we just break down totally. Sometimes we don't even feel like trying the same job again just because of the failure we faced in the ... Views: 12754
Have you ever gone out of your way to NOT take care of yourself? Does it ever seem like you're working against yourself? Do you ever ask yourself "Why did I do that??".
My "inner saboteur" loves to tell me "leave the dishes, you can do them later.". This is particularly harmful for me for two ... Views: 12698
Types Of Counseling
This is a partial list of the types of counseling available today:
* Abortion counseling
* Brief therapy
* Career Counseling
* Christian counseling
* Counseling psychology
* Counselor (disambiguation)
* Consultant ... Views: 12656
I WAS STUCK IN A SELF-DEFEATING CYCLE!
I felt out-of-control with food! I was either overeating
or dieting. In either mode, I felt I was never good enough. I had
willpower and stick-to-itiveness in many other areas in my life.
So why couldn't I apply that same resolve to my eating habits?
I ... Views: 12459
Having been diagnosed with Bi-polar disorder in 1994, I am familiar with the criteria set forth in the DSM-IV manual for this mental disorder. I cannot deny that I have had periods of manic episodes or depression, outbursts of anger or grief and/or outrage and disgust with those whom I love the ... Views: 12450
You envy the guy at work who has a photographic memory, or perhaps, a friend who never forgets a name. Or maybe you’re tired of always fumbling around to match the right face to the right name. Not only does intelligence matter in getting ahead in life, so do your memory, and the ability ... Views: 12242