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The Four Questions

Things go wrong in our lives all the time.  And when they do, some of us respond in ways that address the problem and typically bring us a measure of emotional comfort.  However, others of us either pretend that nothing … Continue reading

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The Perils of Overprotection

When life looks dangerous we protect ourselves. When it looks really dangerous we protect ourselves a lot. Thats a good thing. However, most of us don’t stop protecting ourselves when the danger is over. That’s not a good thing. Have … Continue reading

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Laughing your way to happiness? I’m serious.

Alcoholics Anonymous has a saying that sometimes you can “act your way into feeling.”  It’s true—we’ve all experienced it.   Feelings do follow behavior at times.   (You may remember going to a party that you didn’t feel like attending only to … Continue reading

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Ideals versus behavior

None of us live up to our beliefs about what our behavior should be.  Otherwise we’d all fit into slim clothes, exercise just the right amount, always be honest on our taxes, be patient with others and ourselves, and have … Continue reading

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The bully on the playground (and other places) – Part 3

How does one resist a bully?  Assuming that the bully is not a “professional bully” as described in the previous post, there are several things you can do. First, develop a thick skin and don’t be too quick to take … Continue reading

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HealthyMind.com has been re-released

I’ve spent quite a bit of time during the last several months redoing HealthyMind.com (not this blog, but the “parent” website).  It has taken a lot of effort, but it’s been worth it.  The site looks like I hoped–extensive and … Continue reading

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