On Being Child-like

I might have brought her flowers on any number of occasions, but I sure didn't plant the flowers that I gave her. Between 1966 and 1969, a rare form of vaginal cancer called adenocarcinoma of the vagina struck seven young women. On the next follow-up visit, the traditional physical therapist …

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There's A Science To Likability

For years, people have been looking for ways to increase metabolic rate. Keep your love letters in a journal so you can look back and see the progress you are making. Love and compassion are the treasure the wise seek to bring into their lives and the world about them …

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Now Address The Small Print

The other involves focusing on the more positive assessment of attributes shown by bosses that staff admires most. Middle-school (grades six through eight or nine) can be one of the most socially tumultuous times for children. If you have a positive explanatory style, if without being delusional you can explain …

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Goodbye, Canada

Serotonin is one of the brain's primary mood chemicals. You can find other ways to be intimate: deep slow kissing, massages, baths together, or manual stimulation. However, transmitter range drops off significantly at higher frequencies and it is more difficult to penetrate physical obstacles such as buildings, walls, and trees …

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Don't Expect Discord Every Day

The word alone conjures up images of blue-haired ladies sitting around a bingo table. Given this, there will be some normative pressure for subjects to display pain behaviour even when they are not in pain, or to exaggerate pain expressions in cases where they are, when in the presence of …

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The Speed Of Self-Discipline

By engaging fully with those we interact with, we become more aware of how much help we receive. The same pattern that we saw among the student violinists has been seen among performers in other areas. Vegetarians seem to have a reduced incidence of cancer compared to the general population …

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Brighter Future? Sounds Good!

Because he cared, all that mattered was finding a solution, whatever it would take. Then sit down with him and go over your job description. If this is your style, think about why you withdraw. That in turn sparked me to wonder what more I might accomplish if I adjusted …

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Cultivate Conformity

It's injected into deep folds and any sunken areas where you've lost underlying fat. For example, it might take two months to establish trust with Bob in accounting but two years with Joe in HR. I believe antidepressant medications have a vital role to play in recovery for many people …

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Common Responses To Acceptance

Substitution HeuristicThis is when we answer an easier question than the one posed to us. Thyme has proven that it can remove the parasite Toxocara canis from rat brains as well as protect the brain from larvae damages. Something was really wrong with me here, something I was embarrassed to …

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It's Not The Right Time

They don't say that they miss having their own bed or a steak dinner (though I'm sure they do miss those things), they say the constant feeling of being ignored and rejected by society at large is too much to bear. If there is no clinging, no condemning, no expectations …

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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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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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