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Every Behaviour Has A Psychological Reward

Every Behaviour Has A Psychological Reward

“Every behaviour has a psychological reward. If it didn’t have a reward, we wouldn’t do it. The key is to replace our unhealthy reward systems with healthy ones.”   The rewards can be positive or negative. Both positive and negative behaviours can give us a...

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Everyday Life is Not A “Disorder”

Everyday Life is Not A “Disorder”

Please stop labelling normal life stuff - and poor coping skills - as a "disorder". There is a vast difference between clinical disorders and normal mental and emotional responses to life events. So many words are being tossed around online that we are losing sight of...

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Mental & Emotional Self-Care #2 – Emotions Matter

Mental & Emotional Self-Care #2 – Emotions Matter

We feel to live just as much as we eat to live, yet can you imagine never learning anything at all about food, denying the existence of food, withholding food, resenting food, fighting or repressing food, thinking food is bad or unnecessary or only for girls? This...

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Mental & Emotional Self-Care #1 – Helpful Tips

Mental & Emotional Self-Care #1 – Helpful Tips

Let's be clear - self-care is not "selfish".  Self-care is wise and necessary.  After all, we can't "pour from an empty cup" or "drink from an empty well".  As the old adage goes:  You need to feed yourself first before you can feed your baby.  The best contribution...

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Emotions Are Not “Toxic”

Emotions Are Not “Toxic”

I have to say that I'm tired of people who make other people feel bad for feeling.  Every emotion is valuable and purposeful.  Anger is NOT a toxic emotion.  Anger is healthy and necessary, as are all of our emotions. It's what we DO with them that matters. But, in...

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Living Beyond Labels

Living Beyond Labels

I dream of a world without labels - a world where we never feel the need or desire to fill in the blanks of the statements "I am..." or "You are..." with some kind of ineffectual descriptor.  A world where we can feel satisfied and secure in simply saying "I AM". Too...

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What Is Energy Medicine?

What Is Energy Medicine?

There are a few things that I take for granted.  One of those things is the understanding of the field of energy medicine.  So I'm usually surprised when someone asks me what energy medicine actually is.  I tend to forget that this field is unknown to most people -...

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When the Bubble Bursts

When the Bubble Bursts

When the bubble bursts - when we lose our innocence (or naivete) and see our lives or the world for what it truly is, it can be an overwhelmingly difficult thing.  It's hard for us to accept the reality of what is, especially when that truth is unpleasant. But here's...

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