One Second To Midnight

What had happened to the words they had applauded and cheered during the convention? But if you're true to yourself and stick to your values, you will find some incredible new people--people you couldn't have imagined meeting, let alone being able to call your friend or partner one day. Cantons …

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People Power

Regardless, it helps to have compassion for why you do the things you do--and put the effort into finding ways to cope that are less harmful to you and others. Lemon balm is shown to bind to iron and free radicals in the body, which pulls the iron out of …

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Accept They Will Have Difficult Life Lessons

Ultimately, of course, the first two steps of the Four Steps are designed largely to enhance a person's ability to perform the Refocus step under his or her own reconnaissance. When our faith wavers, we often get ahead of ourselves and try to figure out what is going to happen …

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Wanting It To Go Away

God's Word gives us effective guidelines to follow. Personally, I still use Facebook, but now I use it the way I want instead of the way Facebook intended. There are still days when I white-knuckle it through each hour, waiting for the painful panic to subside a little more. This …

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Live According To Human Nature

This is really unrelated to the topic, but it is a fun fact to know. Though I'm not aiming to achieve the same state, we all need conviction, like my friend. Anchors of attention you can offer students and clients practicing mindfulness--besides the sensation of the breath in the abdomen …

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What Catches Your Attention?

If not, maybe you could look that up after this practice. It's a sad fact that the fear of running in public or perhaps more accurately, the fear of what others may think of you while you are out running prevents a lot of people from even beginning a running …

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Is Acquiescence The Answer?

We now have brains with a highly developed cortex, especially the frontal region (P), where our reasoning and judgment reside. When was the last time you opened up a frank conversation about your shame? What's more, whatever befallen the joy of basic things like a decent discussion or a delicious …

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Guilt And Regret

Subtle energy is right in front of you but isn't visible. If you're birthing at home or a birthing center, you can incorporate hydro-therapy by getting in a bath or birthing tub (with water no warmer than your own body temperature) while you labor and deliver. Now what do you …

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Think About Energy

If you really want to be the best, hire a speaking coach. We are wired to care about what other people want and need. Tuning in to why you're drinking and being conscious of its purpose each time you do it is a powerful tool for keeping your relationship with …

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I Know There's More Than I Can See

But the stark reality is that we always have a choice. This was the question I had been asking myself for months. You want to be able to show that, at the end of the day, you are not nervous, but rather, you are in complete and utter control. Focus …

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Now, Let's Read Other People

He wanted us to create happiness all around us, in every aspect and avenue of our lives and found a way to do so and hoped that by teaching it to others, we could achieve the same liberation. Talk to your spouse about how you're feeling, and in a loving …

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What's The Deadline?

You cannot just think that you're disciplined, especially when it comes to something as abstract as virtues. Breath counting is a commonly used practice that harmonizes mind and body. Just as the attempt to solve insight puzzles through exclusive reliance on d-mode is misguided, so performance in analytical problems can …

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Do What I Tell You To Do

The Harvard University psychologist Sendhil Mullainathan, who's a leading researcher on the cognitive impact of poverty and was one of the authors of the sugar cane farmers study, puts it this way: people with money worries have less 'bandwidth' in their brain to focus on other things. A patient once …

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