Category Archives: Psychology

Marketing, shake hands with Meditation

Marketing and meditation share more than “m” as their first letter – they share a stepped multi-faceted path leading to a successful outcome. Marketing is communication to millions of people. Meditation is too, but in silence. Marketing is anything but … Continue reading

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Being in the Now with Elisha Goldstein

Dr. Elisha Goldstein addresses a concept that comes in the form of a question, which he and Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn suggest we ask ourselves when life’s demands seem overwhelming to us. A simple question with a centering result. Continue reading

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Depression and Spontaneous Happiness

I highly recommend Spontaneous Happiness if you are seeking help and have not found relief from the traditional treatments. Also if you have not seen a professional about your concerns because you don’t want to go on drugs. Please get the help you need, and you can talk about medication later if it comes up. This new book will give you information to take to your Dr. or therapist, so that you can discuss your options. Don’t give up on your self. Continue reading

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Resilience After Capture – Meet Inspiring Women

Stories about Resilience as seen in an Auschwitz survivor ,Jaycee Dugard, Amanda Lindhout, and Rachel and Chris Chapman; all inspiring women who were kidnapped and survived extreme conditions Continue reading

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Violent Video Games Ruling and the Brain

In a 7-to-2 decision, the Federal Supreme Court struck down California’s restriction on the sale of violent games to minors using the 1st Amendment as their reason. Justice Scalia likened the games to the protection given to books, plays and … Continue reading

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Toss Out Your Story

Current neurochemical research substantiates this. Neurons fire in patterns. These patterns when embedded from repeated use become automatic responses. Responses, including memories and feelings, are triggered quickly when a pattern is embedded.

Embedded responses are good and desirable when they provide us a safer existence. Patterns related to driving are an example.
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Bringing Light to Earth

A SPIRITUAL CONSPIRACY   Courtesy of www.heartoftheinitiate.com On the surface of the world right now there is war and violence and things seem dark. But calmly and quietly, at the same time, something else is happening underground An inner revolution is … Continue reading

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What if You Couldn’t Smile?

Check out this brief documentary by a woman who has facial paralysis and hear how it effects her interacting with strangers. Thank you to the NY Times for providing this article titled “A Face Without Emotion” produced by Karen Barrow. … Continue reading

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Conscious Living is Also Cleaning Out Your Fridge

When I read or hear people talk about conscious living it’s most often in the context of meditation, spirituality, yoga, eating vegan and other green healthy ways of living. I am all for that, don’t get me wrong, but when you are awake you also become conscious of your dirty refrigerator shelves, the dust layered under armoires, and the dust-balls, pens and paperclips stuck between your couch cushions. Or more correctly I should say the thought to look between your couch cushions will enter your awareness. You get my drift. Continue reading

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