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Managing Thought and a Challenge for You
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      5 comments

I always did poorly in sports of any kind and could never keep my breath after running for one minute, and I doubted my manhood as I grew up. I never seriously thought of exercising or consider myself capable of excelling in any physical activit... Read more
Letting go of mental pain
Saturday, January 02, 2016      11 comments

Holding onto mental pain of a traumatic event is insane. The pain served you when it was caused but no longer serves you and the ones that cause the pain seldom feel your pain or care. To heal you need to tap on accepting that pain is a proble... Read more
On being happy with your "failures"
Friday, January 01, 2016      4 comments

Happiness does not come from comparing your successes with the successes of others, but from looking within yourself. Failure is merely an illusion as every situation is an opportunity to start over with new information. See if the thought y... Read more
Acceptance: A key to emotional freedom
Monday, December 21, 2015      3 comments

Acceptance is a key to emotional freedom. We learn that from EA concept 4: “We do not judge; we do not criticize; we do not argue…” and EA concept 5: “EA is not …for continually reviewing our miseries, but a way to learn to detach ourselves f... Read more
5 questions to ask at a family dinner
Sunday, December 13, 2015      4 comments

See mindvalleyacademy.com/fe
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table ... Read more
Health is a mind-body quantum prenominal
Sunday, November 22, 2015      3 comments

In my work on my Spark Team "You Can Heal Your Life", I found Deepak Chopra's new book "Quantum Healing", revised and expanded November 2015, very enlightening. The book speaks of many cases of medically unexplained cases of cancer reversal in... Read more
Coping with a life changing difficulty
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      5 comments

Having a life changing difficulty is stressful for anyone, and it is normal to feel disheartened, anxious, even fearful. However, it is not normal to feel so upset, or upset for so long, that you can't regain a sense of control over your happin... Read more
Ending a viscous negative Circumstance-Thought-Feeling-Action-Result Cycle
Monday, October 05, 2015      3 comments

I was reading a book by Brooke Castillo titled "Self Coaching 101 - Used Your Mind - Don't Let It Use You". The basis of his book is: 1 We cannot control the world; 2 Nothing outside of us has the power to make us sad or bad unless we conced... Read more
September 16: Beating Cancer
Thursday, September 17, 2015      6 comments

Kim has been cancer free for 3 years, but she still has checkups and tests to make sure. Goals for today are to go with Kim to the Image Center per her oncologist, and then have lunch, share with her my love and joy, be positive about our prep... Read more
Reprograming our subconscious mind, part 1
Sunday, September 13, 2015      6 comments

Have you ever had the general feeling that your struck in life, or unable to make certain changes even though you have been motivated to change? I have and I have been reading several books and articles on the process of overcoming bad habits, ... Read more
overcome your fears
Friday, September 11, 2015      4 comments

1. In order to overcome your fears, you have to accept and look at your fears. 2. To understand your fears, look at the worst case possible as a starting point. 3. Be prepared for the worst, e.g., have a life insurance policy to cover your ... Read more
The good life summed up
Sunday, September 06, 2015      3 comments

In a discussion of Andy Shaw's books I wrote the following re his chapter on living with less pain: "Thanks Neikka and Leonard. First of all Leonard's response reminds us that we should beware of judging for most of the time we judge we are... Read more
Living with less pain
Friday, September 04, 2015      4 comments

In chapter 11 of CABFM Andy asks the question, "Do you think you are adding to your pain". My answer is no. For instance, I grew up in a family of 11 with one bathroom and developed the habit of not brushing my teeth. I also had a genitic case... Read more
Using a more powerful computer (the brain)
Thursday, August 27, 2015      7 comments

odays computers have become more powerful but the human brain is more powerful. But then like computers, the human brain does not preform well unless we remove any bugs and install good software. Some of the bugs your mind might have, that sh... Read more
Advice for young People
Sunday, August 16, 2015      4 comments

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits wrote a wonderful piece of advice for people in their 20's. I am 69 and I think the advice is good for people in their 30's also. You have a lot of time ahead of you to get your life right. See zenhabits.net/s... Read more

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