When Things Get Hard

The risk of starting off with a broader goal is that you may lose motivation when you don't see results quickly. Being honest about our feelings, while also respecting those of another, is essential to experiencing greater intimacy and love. How often does a plan go completely right without any …

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The Spring Of 2001

As I learn the lessons of my pain, my need for the pain decreases. So to an extent, you need to be prepared for the feelings decluttering may release in you. Do one batch-cooking session to prepare your meals for next week. You can also switch to other healthy options …

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Flowers Pushing Through The Dotted Line

But the reality is often not even close to what you imagined. It is essential to remember that VNS is a treatment option, limited to patients with epilepsy or depression that is resistant to treatment. This is the level of Nobel Prize winners, great statesmen, and Supreme Court justices. Supplementing …

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Giving Up Greed For Lent

For many of us, our mind continues to race late into the night, keeping us awake and dominating our lives. Roles are useful because they shape the boundaries for our interactions with others For each one of us, the Big Fear wears a different form, shaped by what has happened …

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Great Temptation And Lurking Dangers

No matter how small you might think it is, no matter how meaningless you might think something you have done is, I would like to congratulate you and do it well. My disability mostly involves taking things literally, an inability to understand jokes or sarcasm, difficulty with reading subtle expressions …

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What You Can Do For The Future

Instead of mindlessly reaching for whatever food is right there or whatever food everyone else is eating, I encourage you to remember that you are in charge. When they have predictable times for their activities, somewhat structured days, and rules and schedules, they can begin to develop in the areas …

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Coping With Rapport

There are so many couples who want the other person to open up and let go more, to not be afraid to ask for what they want or to ask for something new and fresh. To make ahead, double the recipe except for the eggs and cheese, reserving half of …

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Obedience To Authority

This would be the right decision and would lead to a healthier, happier lifestyle and could open one's life up to numerous positive opportunities. The reservoir of goodwill needs to be replenished through loving words and actions. For example, a man who has just been relieved of his job can …

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Standing Up For Consistency

Having arrived at this point in the article, it probably won't surprise you that the panel concluded not a single drug was effective: Although there are Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs for treating the symptoms of Alzheimer's dementia, [t]here are no FDA-approved medications for the treatment of MCI. When …

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Coping With Devotion

Tanka is a much older poetic form than haiku (which is a brief composition of three verses having five, seven and five syllables, respectively), and it uses nature as its source of inspiration. As the acute effects of a persistently used drug wear off, the user feels withdrawn, fatigued, dulled …

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Giving Up Harmony For Lent

Robert Good whose name was synonymous with the entire field of transplantation immunology when he was at the National Institutes of Health. By acknowledging and appreciating all the good things you have and have done, you empower yourself to recognize the benefits you deserve and the good things you are …

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Shifting Your Focus

The next stages of integration and postintegration are closely tied together. The older monk in this simple Zen story teaches us about the power of Simplifying through letting go of what is unnecessary and living fully in the present. The people they leave crumpled in their wake are very adversely …

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The Spring Of 1955

Our daily actions, due to repetitive activities, become part of our life. You'll also see that grape seed extract addresses the underlying causes of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes--and Alzheimer's. Does my therapist help me improve in meaningful ways? The sulforaphane in broccoli is the best known of these, but …

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Finding Meaning

If you fell over, or felt like you were falling over every time you stood up, you will not get very far, and will most likely injure yourself. That was the end of the perpetual discrepancy between the soul and its envelope, the end of being out of kilter with …

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Cultivate Recognition

Next, cleanse the space with a smudging tool of your choice, and create a relaxing ambience, maybe dimming the lights, lighting a nice candle. But he also looked for slack where there really wasn't any in order to justify his frequent complaints about doing others' work. If you tried the …

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The Bullshit Of Balance

Chances are, it'll be subtle but definitely there. If you stay at a positive and powerful frequency, your vibe, so to speak, the rest of your day will follow that energy level. In a guided meditation, someone will explain to you the theory of the mind and how it will …

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Shake It Free Now

Listening to your inner guide enables you to think straight. We have to accept the fact that being an empath in such a chaotic world will have you misunderstood quite often. Many strains remain sensitive to the antibiotic fusidic acid, but because resistance to it develops easily, it must be …

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A Sprinkling Of Stardust

But it is important to remember that our sexual lives and histories also may include painful feelings like embarrassment, resentment, and even rage. The shell then dissipates the heat into the air around us. You can also reflect back on your records to see which practices serve you the most …

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