Tag Archive: compassion

Dec 06

Plan Ahead: Best Gift of the Season

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  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. Materialism and consumerism are a part of the feel-goodism of our culture.  There is a disconnect between the images of popular media …

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Sep 29

Evolution of the Dirty Mind:

Part 2 Last month you learned it is normal to want to escape pain with behaviors that help you survive as well as the human race to survive. Behaviors such as fight, flight and freeze are hard wired in each one of us and we can be grateful for these responses. If you watch a …

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Aug 28

Do You Have a Dirty Mind?

CLEAN PAIN Part 1: Now that I have your attention let’s first talk about the how the mind can turn clean into dirty. The way I am using clean and dirty are as concepts and processes applied to the experience of pain. Pain comes in many forms and is generally something we do not want …

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Apr 17

5 Strategies that Will KEEP You at the Bottom

Do you feel alone? You say you want to connect to people and you wish someone was there for you when you are down and out. You wish you could turn to someone who will listen. It is not unusual to feel alone in the world from time to time. However if you feel this …

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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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May 21

WHAT NEXT? When You’re Hooked

What happens next when you get hooked? No, not hooked on drugs. I am talking about being hooked by a trigger: a trigger in the environment outside your head or the environment inside you head. Here is how the story goes: Once upon a time you are going about your day in the smooth flow …

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Apr 15

Puke in Your Mouth

I found this cartoon and thought how important perspective and interpretation can be when we make meaning of the events in our lives. Also, I have attached some poems from a fabulous website for poets called Hello Poetry. Check it out.  If you are a writer and want to contribute all are welcome. I am …

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Feb 02

Blow Your Socks off Time Management

Project management is the ultimate in time management. Lately, I have given up time management and switched to attention management as an effective way to complete tasks (projects) that are both large and small. Time management can feel like herding cats. It can get away from you. Time is out of our control while giving …

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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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Oct 30

3 Lies About Changing Your Thoughts

This is a test. A test you can’t fail. I promise.  All you gotta do is fill in the blanks as you read the sentences below – about half way down the page. First I want to lay the groundwork for the test. Have you ever been told all you have to do is think positive and …

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