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shamed Personal Development

Can You Bear To Deal With Your Shame?

Shame strikes you more deeply than any other emotion – straight at your CORE – at the very junction where your physical and non-physical worlds collide.  Shame not only affects your ability to truly know and find affinity with your REAL Self, but as an adult, your ability to show up and function effectively and […]
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Is Meditation An Opiate Or A Revolutionary Act?

Mindfulness is under attack. Much has been written in the past few years about the unfortunate secularization of this Buddhist meditation technique.  Strong opinions are held on both sides of the issue. In this article, I will explore what’s being said and offer some opinions of my own. The Criticism Purser and Loy’s Beyond Mindfulness […]
halffull Personal Development

Why Being Optimistic Isn’t Always A Good Thing

“We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures. We watch our backs, weigh the odds, pack an umbrella. But both neuroscience and social science suggest that we are more optimistic than realistic.”  Tali Sharot Seeing the Upside as Opposed to Reality Optimism bias helps explain why we often overextend and see the upside of […]
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How To Reboot Your Senses & Feel More Creative & Focused

Here are a few simple life coaching processes to help you reboot your senses, change your perception of stimuli, and feel more creative and focused. When you’re studying NeuroLinguistic Programming (NLP), one of the key frameworks of understanding you study is representational systems, which in a nutshell boils down to how you acquire, store, and process […]
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How To Produce A Drug Free Altered State Of Consciousness In 10 Minutes – You’ll Need Another Person

When one thinks about altered states of consciousness, psychedelic plants and other substances might be the first things which come to mind. Although these substances can be used in this manner, as well as for medicinal purposes (and more), such states can also be achieved through other means. Meditation is one great example, and there is no shortage […]