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Do Our Thoughts Create Our Reality? Debunking and Reowning the Magical Thinking of New-Age, Self-Help Wish Fulfillment The simple statement that “our thoughts create our reality” has gained a lot of popularity over the past few decades, particularly in spiritual-but-not-religious circles. It acts as a mantra for people who genuinely…

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Help! I Want To Stand Up For Myself But I’m Afraid Of Causing Pain Dear Jordan, How can setting and having boundaries be loving? I know you have said I can just say no but when I try to do what I know is best for me, my friend seems…

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7 Supplements To Improve Quality of Life Better Living, Guaranteed. We recently saw a post entitled “7 Supplements To Improve Quality of Life,” but wanted to expand beyond just vitamins. Try this list instead for greater gains in quality of life. 1. Meditation You’ve heard it from us before, and…

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greatestgift

Finding Strength By Exploring Weakness You may have heard it before—your greatest gift often comes from exactly what you think your biggest weakness is. They are usually two sides of the same coin. Take neediness for example. Being needy sucks—the needy person feels like someone else holds the key to…

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spiritualbypassing

Ninety-Nine Sure Signs of Spiritual Bypassing “The idea of “spiritual bypass” is simple: It’s when we use our spiritual beliefs and experiences as a way to deny our deeper and more sincere life needs. These sincere needs may be around belonging, career, money, power, self-expression, or sexuality.” ~ Mark Forman…

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Write An Angry Letter But for God’s Sake Don’t Send It Recently two of my friends got into a shouting match. They both said things they wish they hadn’t, going for insults instead of talking about the real issues underlying their pain. The situation reminded me of a simple, well-known,…

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What if I told you that there was a free, secret pill that was scientifically proven to lower doctor visits, improve your immune system, reduce your blood pressure, improve your mood, increase your feeling of well-being, and reduce depression? (1) That it has no negative side effects, and has been proven to reduce absenteeism from…

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3-bodyFULL

Exercise the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual What is an Integral Life Practice? Very simply, it is a way to exercise the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual dimensions of the self. It’s a commitment an individual makes to actively pursue development in these four key areas of life (body, mind,…

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