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Who Are You Today? Healing From Yesterday’s Hurts: Part 5

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Part 4 ‘This-will-make-me-feel-better’ Thoughts You need to approach the examination of your situation, ready to accept it the way it is; but you need to be honest to yourself about it, facing the facts. The start of healing is for you to agree with yourself that how you are seeing the problem is accurate but that there has to be a better way to look at it, to produce more agreeable feelings. You can describe a glass with water halfway…

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Who Are You Today? Healing From Yesterday’s Hurts: Part 4

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Part 3 Seriously, Today, Right Now, Is What Counts It is a good thing to learn to be totally in the present, because by this means we are able to leave yesterday to itself. Hey, haven’t you heard “Let bygones be bygones”? What you have been reading about is how the temporary nature of life in our changing world “teaches” us to let go – a very important skill we need, with which to manage our emotional state and on…

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Who Are You Today? Healing From Yesterday’s Hurts: Part 3

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Part 2 Part 3: How The Changes Leave Their Mark… As We Speak First, let us look at the nature of the conditions that contribute to making us different from one point in time to the next. It is, generally true to say that today you are the sum of who you have been (the combination of all your characteristics, experiences and reactions) since you were born. These aspects have always been there, though always changing. Because of this, you…

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Who Are You Today? Healing From Yesterday’s Hurts : Part 2

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Part 1 Part 2 – Here’s A Closer Look Normally the differences that occur in us from one day to the next are not necessarily life-changing. While this is true, several “silent” activities that are going on in us change us, sometimes drastically, causing significant modifications to mind and body and therefore to our behaviour and relationships. For example our hormones, glands (e.g. thyroid) and neurotransmitters, also known as chemical messengers, are continuously making changes in the brain though these…

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Who Are You Today? Healing From Yesterday’s Hurts: Part 1

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Are You The Same Person Everyday? Think About It. May I suggest to you that for the most part, who you are, is who you are today; not who you were yesterday? So in the rest of Part 1 I try to explain what I mean. I leave you to judge whether or not I succeed in convincing you. Later on I hope you will see how closely related this idea is to getting rid of unhappiness and emotional turmoil…

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Hypnotherapy

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Hypnotherapy helps certain people focus internally. It helps people turn their attention inwardly from their external surroundings in order to engage in healing. It has been described as a safe, mental state in which people with psychological problems learn to control disturbing and unwanted memories, behaviors, emotions or specific thoughts. It has been used to help people suffering severe emotional pain revisit circumstances connected with the problem in the past, present or expected in the future. The result of this…

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What The Heck is “SOPS”?

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SOPS stands for Safety-Oriented Personality Style. So what is it or what exactly does it mean to say a person has SOPS? Well, let’s look at how it appears to work. To begin with SOPS is an emotion-based condition. The technical name is: Phobicentric Psychopathology (PCP). We know that emotions are expressed in behaviors like laughing, crying, anger, sadness and fear. They are however expressed in many other behaviors that we may not usually associate with emotions, such as wanting…

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How Do You Deal With What’s Missing In Your Love Relationship?

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FIRST… MAKE SURE YOUR LOVE RELATIONSHIP RESTS ON ADEQUATE PILLARS AND ARE NOT MISALIGNED OR DAMAGED… THE SIX PILLARS IN EVERY LOVE RELATIONSHIP We all need to feel loved [Pillar #1] and to give love [Pillar #2]. Love is an emotion and as such is a feeling interpreted cognitively as a desirable response. As an emotion it serves the role of promoting and ensuring social bonding needed for accomplishing social goals. The act of loving and being loved can be…

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12 Pieces Of The Inner Peace Or Peace Of Mind Puzzle

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You want to be happy almost always, right? Then you need inner peace or peace of mind. Here then are 12 steps to practice. There is no particular order; just do them one at a time. Take a week on each one: 1. Practice emotional control that is, self-control or self-discipline (including reducing impatience and releasing hurts). Everyday go over and work again on the behaviors that you have difficulty controlling. Keeping a daily journal will help you keep track…

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Who Are You Today? Healing From Yesterday’s Hurts: Part 6

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Part 5 If You Can Change, You Will Heal Many examples and ideas have been provided in other parts of this blog to assist you with changing from the disturbed individual you were a moment ago (or a few hours, a week, month, years ago) to being less troubled in the present. Your constant transformations tell you that you are not truly the same person all the time. There are many ways you can understand that fact now after reading…

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