Category Archive: Selfcare

Dec 10

How to be a Little Happier During the Holidays

Popular media portrays the holidays as a time of joy, happiness and peace with plenty of money to buy your loved ones tons of gifts and then shower them with unconditional love. I don’t know much about this kind of holiday but I do know a thing or two about the disconnect between the images …

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Jul 11

3 Steps to Master Learning by Doing

It really stinks to jump into the deep end of the pool and not be able to swim. I almost drowned. I thought I was prepared. Really! I am serious. I looked at the pictures in the book, Learn How to Swim in 4 Easy Strokes. I read all the content with full comprehension. I …

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Dec 31

Infinity and Now

As I move through the holiday season towards the beginning of a new year I ponder how I live life, in what manner I live my life,  and if I have shown up in a way that works at being the kind of person I want to know. Would I pick me for a friend, an …

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Nov 22

The Truth about the Delusion of The Secret and Think Positive

Do you like quick learning opportunities where the information is immediately useful? I do. And RSA You Tube offers some wonderful opportunities to indulge yourself without giving up a lot of time. The RSA animated presentations don’t even try to sell you anything.  I could jump up and down with joy in pure pleasure to learn something in …

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Aug 27

Escape is Not Possible

Since I was a child I have been fascinated with the effect pictures have on my emotions. Pictures, as much as books, led me to a fantasy land. In the land of fantasy, as a child and an adult, I can explore who I am – noticing the story my mind creates when looking into the picture. …

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Jun 24

Pictures and Poems to Inspire

How are you doing this summer? Do you need a little pampering? I do so I I have been spending time this summer reading poetry and playing on Pinterest. So much fun and relaxing. Music too. So I am going to share some of my pleasures with you. Enjoy: Follow Your Dreams: by Amanda Bradley Follow …

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Dec 04

The Thick Nhat Hanh “Thay” Cure for Toxic Shame

Shame about shame can lead to more intense deeper feelings of shame turning it into toxic shame. Nobody likes to feel shame! The attempt to avoid shame feelings, when turned inside out and cast upon others, is at the root of many interpersonal relationship problems. Toxic shame is coupled with the drive to avoid and are the seeds of low …

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Apr 29

How to Overcome Shame with R.A.I.N.

“Yesterday is history.  Tomorrow is a mystery.  And today?  Today is a gift.  That’s why we call it the present”.  ~Babatunde Olatunji Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D writes for the Huffington Post.  Dr. Goldstein is also the author of The Now Effect and co-authr of  A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook . I read his blog because he writes …

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Mar 20

The Secret to Higher Self Esteem and Self Confidence

The single biggest thing you can do to increase your self-esteem and self-confidence is to clarify your values and then live a life with integrity based on those values. Sometime this is referred to as having fidelity with your authentic self. In more common terms it is being true to yourself. Sometimes this can be painful and cause …

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Mar 04

Create a Private Practice You Will Love

Are you a health care professional who wants to grow your business to the next level? Are you in training to become a therapists, counselor or other health care professional and plan to go into private practice after graduating? Do you know what steps to take next? If you are committed to learning and developing entrepreneurial skills needed to …

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