Three Types Of Emotion

Take some time to just be mindful and appreciative of this rhythm. Tenure can breed weak leadership and poor results, low standards and lack of accountability, and an environment where good gets punished and bad gets rewarded. Jesus let the young man go--and we should do no less. To save …

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Taking A Technology Break

The photo is a positive trigger in an otherwise negative environment. Many types of anxiety disorders occur alongside mood disorders, and your mood can change depending on the chemicals your brain releases. But, if you need a snack, wouldn't it be better to eat food that you know won't trigger …

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Understanding Baby Signs

In this way she was able to hear similar answers over and over again, and that repetition made it easier for her to understand the words being spoken by native speakers at full speed. If we remind ourselves that everyone has different backgrounds and live different lives, it becomes easier …

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Is Allegiance Worth The Effort?

Consider a client who seeks support after the expected death of a parent from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a genetic and heritable disease that also has implications that affect not only your client but the immediate family as well. This is where you reach an agreement with your inner procrastinator …

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Drop The Justifications

For example, her son may need to learn how to evaluate whether or not his friends are good for him or are mean to him, and how to decide what a friend is. I love that state so much I won't let go, even though I might be so tired …

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There Is Such Beauty In Patience As There Is Pain

As it cooled, out of this soup came the fundamental particles (quarks, electrons and so on), and later hydrogen (the simplest atom) and a small amount of helium. There was a pattern of behaviour among substance abusers and emotionally dependent patients that separated those who recovered from those who relapsed …

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Why Caring Is Sharing

And meditation retreats have done more than increase my ability to accept and tolerate my symptoms. You already know that the 2% version of you will have happier days, your relationships will be stronger, life will be more fun, you'll smile more and the chances are, you'll live longer! Hazardous …

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Eager To Discover Their Capacity

If you practice strategic thinking, others will listen to you and they will want to follow you. But I've learned to trust that some of the answers will work themselves out. For the teacher, it is the practice of embodying a friendly curiosity without immediately rushing to judgment, comparison, or …

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Avoid Personal Responsibility For Harmony

Moxibustion is a technique that uses moxa (mugwort or Artemisia vulgaris) burned on or above the skin to warm acu-points and channels using the dried, wool-like leaves of this plant. This single technique has revealed how complex behaviours, from love to social anxiety or addiction, are directed in our brains …

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Mindfulness And Meditation

According the endosymbiotic theory, mitochondria were once ancient, free-floating proteobacteria that surrendered their independence by becoming subcellular organelles, leading to the evolution of eukaryotic cells that presently make up our bodies. Almost all traditions of exploring inner space use either breath or drugs to achieve this, and the drugs are …

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Values Are Expressed In Actions

The koalas were not first randomly assigned to meat or mackerel before settling on eucalyptus leaves. Fluid forms between the upper layers of the affected skin in an attempt to cushion and heal the area, but if the rubbing continues, this will burst and the process may start again on …

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Shed It: Give Up Old Mind-Sets

I've since made mind maps when I'm brainstorming ideas for a article, speech, or workshop. Dress in layers that can be added or removed according to fluctuations in temperature. Of course things are awful and unfair and tragedies happen that you can't prevent--but I didn't need to be reminded of …

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Fun Fun Fun

There's a world of difference between flying west or east. And it wasn't just her. Empowerment was a tough enough concept for him to swallow as it was, and now to find out that Sandy Fitzwilliam is a woman! Don't just wallow in painful emotion for another ten years before …

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