Tag Archives: Mental Health

Why do Humans have Negative Brains?

Have you noticed how our brains tend to notice the negative things in life more readily than the positive? Ever wonder why? One theory that attempts to explain this is an evolutionary explanation based on the theory of natural selection. … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning for the Mind

It’s easy to accumulate a great deal of clutter and mess in our homes over the winter. Spring brings a great time to exchange the darkness and dirt with light and order. The same is true of our minds. I … Continue reading

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FOCUS

Focus- It’s a powerful thing. It can enable us to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks. It can cause despair and disease. I’ve been doing an exercise with some of my clients and friends lately. First I have them stand, put their … Continue reading

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Live the Life means…

A friend recently asked me a great question. He wanted to know how, as a counselor, I helped people Live the Life. My answer went something like this… I have a friend who leads powerful training sessions all across the … Continue reading

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Accept and Resist

Image by vvvracer via Flickr Avoiding pain is second nature. We were created with an internal warning system that helps us avoid physical or emotional pain as best we can. Most of us have learned strategies to cope with physical … Continue reading

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Marital Investment Strategies, Part 4

In previous articles we have looked at developing a shared story, getting time together, learning together. Today we will be exploring a basic need for both men and women alike– the need to be affirmed or respected. STRATEGY 4: AFFIRM … Continue reading

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