It came like a flash in my mind. A simple question with a simple answer. 'If I forgive him, would it help me?' Suddenly a voice inside my head said, 'Yes!!!' So, I immediately envisioned an image of my abuser standing in front of me as I confronted my memory of him.
Quietly letting myself into the house, I tiptoe to Mom's bathroom and fill the commode tank with the jug of water so that Mom can freshen up before heading off to work.
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We have a tendency to care too much about our present selves and not enough about our future selves. We like to enjoy immediate benefits in the present, especially if the costs of our choices don't become apparent until far in the future.
It's not so easy to maintain a practice, and it's all in the hands of those teachers. When I started practicing mindfulness I thought I was worth the time and effort needed; I hope those teachers think they are, too.
Someone in a big SUV, talking on the phone, oblivious to everyone around them, just cut you off. How do you feel? Just today, in a meeting, your boss contradicted you, again. How do you feel?
I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many sci...
Research from the emerging field of nutritional psychiatry indicates that mental disorders will continue to rise globally in the future.
Take your time and write down as many behaviors as possible. Then, browse your list and see if you can link one of your instantly gratifying "want" behaviors with something you "should" be doing.
And whenever you are feeling down and need a pick me up, every time something doesn't go to plan, every time you receive bad feedback or a negative response - open up your very own journal and reflect on all the positives. That is what will inspire you. Motivate you. And push you further than you have ever been.
Of all the games I've played none really compare to the beauty and rigor of chess. Chess combines logic with beauty, rigor with style and lets not forget my favorite part--psychology.
Ever wonder why you behave in certain ways that you know darn well aren't good for you in romance? Isn't it even more frustrating when you know what you should be doing yet can't seem to shift your behavior?
Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking if you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?
Twenty-six hundred years ago On the Full Moon day of May (Kasone) A child was born Who changed the world With all he had to say ... Though bor...
You might not be an entrepreneur, an Olympian, or a billionaire (or even want to be), but their secrets just might help you to get more done in less time and assist you to stop feeling so overworked and overwhelmed.
Want to be happier, healthier, richer, sexier, or more powerful? According to many of the headlines all around us, all you need to do is to think and act more positively.
It sounds strange to think of your partner as your parent, but this is exactly what happens emotionally in a loving relationship.
I got sent home from school with my first migraine at age 9, fairly sure my head was about to explode. The neurologist gave me an MRI, the eye doct...
Harmonious passion can all too easily turn into obsessive passion as one's work begins to gain recognition and external praise.