“It's not as if one could be bored enough, feel frustrated enough, or complain enough that their life would suddenly turn around. Doesn't work that way.
Whatever anyone "is", they become more of. And anyone's is'ness is whatever they say it is.”
The Universe (aka Mike Dooley, www.tut.com)
Our Is’ness-es represent our best friends or our nemeses and typically both at the same time. The co-existence of the positives and negatives generate internal conflicts and contribute to our challenges. These inescapable “is’ness-es” are absolutely the result of our words and thoughts, and shouldn’t be ta...
The intensity and how we tolerate emotions is directly related to the depth, ease, balance and flow of our breathing. Restrictive breathing patterns support our subconscious defense systems by stuffing down unpleasant emotions – so is it any wonder that when we are dealing post-traumatic stress, constricted breathing becomes the norm?
When it has become the norm, even if not a constant, it makes getting in touch with pleasant emotions quite difficult. Try holding your breath and imagining intense happiness. It is impossible.
Technology has advanced at such a rapid pace little notice has been taken when it comes to the negative side.
From the beginning, distracted and fascinated by “bright shiny objects”, we have been overjoyed with convenience and advantages personal electronic devices have provided. And why wouldn’t we want to spend hours a day engaged in utilizing them? It makes life easier and has become a necessity for most to take care of personal and professional essentials.
But are we overdoing it? What is our attachment to all these gadgets doing to us? And isn’t it ironic that I am about to share some o...
If you are not familiar with the term, it refers to those afraid of allowing themselves to be happy or “too happy”, certain something negative or tragic will happen.
It is more common than you may think. In severe cases, the thought of letting themselves be relaxed and happy can provoke acute anxiety.
There are of course varying symptoms and degrees of severity. When it exists, based on my experience, rarely has it been formally diagnosed as cherophobia. For most reading this, it will come as no surprise that according to psychologists it commonly occurs due to extreme mind restlessness, trau...