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Befriending Myself

I was asked to write about “What I do.” A good question really. And one that makes me think. Not like at a party when people ask me what I do and I roll out the ready-made answer: “Oh I’m a therapist” or “I’m a hypnotherapist,” or sometimes, “I’m...

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According to a recent article in Quartz Media, accepting our darkest emotions is the key to psychological health, and that studies have shown that habitually accepting negative emotions was more likely to lead to elevated levels of well-being.So is acceptance the key to a healthier life?Osho is asked:I worry...

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Does the world seem schizophrenic to you? Media headlines are divisive, full of fear and discontent, but scroll down a little and it’s all about dealing with stress, about living a more peaceful life, and about becoming a more balanced individual. So how do we achieve this balance, how...

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Fear Is a Passive Form of Anger

People have called this “The Age of Anger,” and when I look at the way people seem to express themselves these days, it often feels like it. Love seems far away. Is there a connection between this incitement to fear and the eruption of so much anger?   “Life should be...

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love-and-marriage

Bella DePaulo, one time visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and author of Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After, writes this contribution to the New York Times, May, 26, 2017. Entitled, “Get Married, Get Healthy? Maybe...

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With Awareness Comes Freedom

“Even the first type of freedom at least pretends that there is some goal. Even the politician says, ‘We are fighting to be free – from this kind of society, this kind of structure, this kind of politics. We are fighting to be free from this society just to...

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Laugh, And Save The World

"Miserable people are dangerous for the simple reason they don't care whether the earth survives or not. They are so miserable that deep down they may think it would be better if everything were finished. Who cares, if you are living in misery? Only happy people, ecstatic people, dancing people...