You Keep It All In

Menopausal women store fat more easily, especially around the abdomen, and the ability to lose it lessens. From the outside, being a monk looks like it's fundamentally about letting go: the baldness, the robes, stripping away distractions. I have a body that survived abuse, addiction, broken families and broken homes …

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What Will Acting On Affection Provide?

She allows the words to sting the walls and she remains soft and compassionate. I had been out of the army for several years and needed the challenge of hardship that comes with competition prep, so that I could taste the sweetest of sweetness after the long months of sour …

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Cultivate Oppression

Elliot began preschool with Miss Lisa at age three. So for example, if you are convinced and believe that people are generally untrustworthy then you will attract many untrustworthy people. In 2001, at a meeting with NFL management on matters relating to psychological testing, I asked pointed questions about its …

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Three Steps To Smother-Free Support

It wants the attention and admiration but doesn't want to spend the countless hours behind closed doors working, studying, sharpening the sword, learning, and becoming better. Bendra, I thought of the many things he had taught me about his land. Let us examine emotional healing, beginning with the most difficult …

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Do Not Buy Prepared Food

In a way, an individual with a social anxiety disorder is showing a very mild form of feeling dehumanized and finds comfort in being away from people. You may feel that your own stuff is just a small proportion of the general clutter in your home (and most of us …

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Prosperity And Abundance

In doing this, we find incredible freedom and love. The ultimate goal here is to move from martyr to warrior. Some investment banks conduct interviews in which the interviewers start fussing with the windows or moving conference rooms midway through, precisely to see how the candidate deals with unexpected changes …

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Your Tasks Are Monotonous

From my teens until my late twenties, I had a pretty severe eating disorder. In my experience, if we choose what we really want, it doesn't take long to change our thinking and the type of resistance our brains create. So if our family didn't have enough money to buy …

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Heal Your Emotional Past

It's the motion that carries you beyond the ribs you broke as you penetrated. When the relationship is exposed, as it almost always seems to be, decisions that the manager makes and has made in the past become strongly colored by the fact that the romantic relationship exists or existed …

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It's Not About You Being Selfish

Always engaging in an activity at a social gathering with the purpose of avoiding socializing, such as regularly cleaning up, helping the host with serving food, or any other activity that gets you out of just being a guest. You want to take a dip because you are aware of …

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Ask What Can Be Possible

It's about not being blocked from action by fear, not worrying what people think or trying to be someone else. Investing in making a full acknowledgment of our fears is a precursor to jumping in mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually into the sometimes murky waters of the pirate bay, our …

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Society Looks Down Its Nose

As speaker, author, and real-life fat person Ragen Chastain recounts, I've been told by doctors that I should have the surgery to cure my Type 2 Diabetes (which I do not have), my high blood pressure (which I do not have), my mobility problems (which I do not have), and …

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Avoiding Sarcasm And Cynicism

He said that I had the personality to do big things with my life and never to let other teachers' opinions of me change who I am at the core. Viewed from the outside, the impression could arise that our region--Europe in general, or Germany in particular--had nothing of its …

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You Have To Look For Happiness, Within Yourself

Thus, when Sadhguru was asked why the meditation of Westerners just does not work, he said, Flowers and fruits will come out of a plant not because you want it, but simply because you created the necessary, conducive atmosphere. Even on a day I celebrate with a longer window or …

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Make Time For Partiality Today

For example, you can try putting some greens into a smoothie or health shake, or substituting one of your meaty entrees at dinner times for a spinach-mushroom mix. Unless you are the pilot of the aircraft, your concern to avoid disasters does not affect the flight but makes you consume …

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What Do You Need To Stop Doing?

By this I don't mean going on loving-kindness retreats that are stealth missions to indulge a crush on your meditation teacher, but rather engaging full heartedly in becoming more kind and compassionate, toward others and yourself. This allows the partially digested stomach acids and foods to the boiling point or …

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Appreciating Our World

If ever you feel dizzy while doing this, you can stop and return to normal breathing. Strike the bowl and say silently or aloud, I forgive you. As quickly as possible, each player was asked to say out loud (into a microphone and recorder) the first decision that intuitively popped …

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