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Why Positive Prime works to decrease pain and improve health

I want to thank so many of you who have sent me positive comments about my Positive Prime session, “Retrain your brain to feel pleasure.” This session is part of a tool that I’ve already shared with you that can make someone feel more positive in as little as three minutes. The tool is a digital vision board that […]

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Overloaded? Try an information fast

Imagine a sweets freak abstaining from a sugar fix, prohibited from even eating fruit until balance was restored in his or her body. Imagine the initial cravings, the edginess, and the withdrawal symptoms.Now imagine all the information coming at you every minute of the day. Just like the sweets freak’s experience, it could be equally difficult […]

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A new look at selfishness

Modern culture prizes selflessness and abhors selfishness, in effect setting the two against each other. “The alternatives are either to love others, which is a virtue, or to love oneself, which is a sin,” wrote social scientist and philosopher Erich Fromm, in his essay titled Selfishness and Self-Love.  While no one would argue with considering […]

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What is tapping? Check out this documentary film trailer!

If you’ve read many of my past e-mails and blogs,  you’ll know that I am a big fan of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), or tapping. I use it personally, with family and friends, and with clients, to reduce stress and physical pain.  I also promote it to other healthcare professionals to use with their clients. Tapping […]

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Three reasons why my mom will only use a Volaris walker

My mother is one of those very proud and independent women who used to say: “I will never use a walker to help me walk.” It reminded me of the shock I felt while working in a nursing home when I overheard residents say that  they would “rather die than use a walker.” My mom […]

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Movement can be both entertainment and good medicine

I recently went to a wonderful acrobatics show. It was really amazing to watch the strength, co-ordination, timing, precision and trust in each other that the performers displayed. Every movement left me in awe. I could only imagine the time, focus and dedication they had all put into the performance to get that good. I […]

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Eight steps to create healthy boundaries

After a guest post by psychologist and transformation coach Terri Cole on creating healthier boundaries,  I received a lot of feedback from people telling me that establishing such boundaries is very difficult for them. So now I’d like to share with permission a post written by Luminita Saviuc, who blogs under the name “Purpose Fairy,” offering […]

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After self-love, true love comes next

 Last week,  I shared a guest post from psychotherapist and transformation coach Terri Cole on “self-love.” If you missed it, please have a look at it now. There’s more to say on the subject. Your level of self-love directly affects your ability to attract and nurture “true love.” When Terri refers to true love, she  means healthy love. […]

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How to up your self-love

Have you ever wondered what “self-love” actually looks like in practice? In today’s blog, I am sharing psychotherapist and transformation coach Terri Cole’s video and blog on this question. Before you watch the video, please take a moment to assess your feelings about yourself right now. How do you speak to yourself when you make a mistake?  How worthy and […]

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Energy-depleting feelings: Don’t drain your emotional bank account

Do you get really frustrated in traffic?  Do you get easily annoyed with people?  Are you frequently judging the words and actions of others?  Are you overwhelmed with all the negative information that you’re bombarded with every day? Feeling frustrated,  annoyed and overwhelmed are are all energy- draining or energy-depleting emotions.  In last week’s blog, […]

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