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Can You Bear To Deal With Your Shame?

by CarolineDiana | Shame strikes you more deeply than any other emotion – straight at your CORE – at the very junction where your physical and non-physical worlds collide. Shame not only affects your ability to truly know and find affinity with your REAL Self, but as an adult, your ability to show up and function effectively and authentically in the ...

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Why Do We Expect Something Out Of Relationships?

by Elina St-Onge | Why do we expect something out of relationships? Why do we tend to associate love with expectations, ideals, conditions, attachments and needs? An even better question is: What aspect of ourselves are we trying to protect and maintain through another? It all comes down to our imaginary “separate self”, our ego trying to get something (ideal) for ...

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We All Have Thoughts: How Many Of Your Thoughts Do You Believe?

by Pieter Navis | So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself. Alan Watts For me there is the idea that there is no such thing as progress or stagnation or decline. Sure, all three are present, but it all changes continuously. I realize ...

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10 Reasons Why You’re Feeling Stuck In Life

by Derek Lovell | There’s no doubt about it, at times, we sure can be our own worst enemies in life . There are many cycles we engage in, most often without even being conscious of the cycles. Below are 10 of the most common reasons you may be feeling stuck in life. With some understanding, motivation and self work, you ...

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Did You Know Cheese Is Addictive? That Explains A Lot… Here’s How To Kick Your Unhealthy Addiction

When I first started making some major changes in my diet, such as cutting out processed foods, meat, and other animal products, I remember saying to myself, ‘I don’t think I could ever fully give up cheese.’  The idea of not having cheese in my life anymore didn’t seem like an attainable reality. After I actually stopped eating it, I ...

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6 Reasons to ditch your workout routine for Pilates..

Pilates is the exercise of choice for dancers, gymnasts, and a host of famous Hollywood celebrities, and now it finds itself firmly entrenched in the mainstream. So why is pilates so hot? Pilates incredible popularity can be traced to the fact that it provides its faithful practitioners with benefits that you simply can’t get through traditional aerobics/strength training format. 1. Gives ...

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10 Ways That Happy Couples Argue Differently

Every couple argues. The difference between a happy couple and an unhappy couple is the way in which they argue. In fact, according to Relationship Expert John Gottman, the single strongest predictor of whether or not a relationship will succeed or fail lies in the way the couple deals with conflict (Gottman, John Mordechai, and Nan Silver. The Seven Principles ...

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Releasing Unexpressed Emotion

Randi G. Fine, Waking Times | “Unexpressed emotion will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.” ~Sigmund Freud Most of the feelings that interfere with our lives today, our negative emotional responses, have little to do with what is occurring in the present. They stem from painful childhood memories that lie buried deep inside of us, ...

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Relationships: The Most Important Is The One You Have With Yourself

by Mark DeNicola | It was over two and a half years ago that I wrote my first  article for this website. The article was entitled ‘Transitioning Into a New Form of Relationships’ something that to this day still holds a great deal of truth in my heart. The article spoke on the incredible amount of importance we love to put ...

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The ‘Addictions’ We All Have & Why You Should Give Yourself A Break

by Jeff Roberts | When people hear the word ‘addiction’, they most likely associate it with obsessive patterns of drug use or excessive behaviour that is having a detrimental effect on a person’s life. While these connotations hold true, there is a different type of ‘addiction’ that plagues each and every one of our lives without most ever even realizing. I’m ...

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