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The Law of Attraction – Does it Really Work? (Part I) ?>

The Law of Attraction – Does it Really Work? (Part I)

The Law of Attraction – Does it Really Work? (Part I) The Law of Attraction is an idea that is widespread in New Age and New Thought philosophy. It posits to never dwell on the negative, as the metaphysical principle of life is embodied in a “law of attraction”:  you get what you think about, your thoughts determine your destiny.  Louise Hay, the Queen of Affirmations, believes that “our thinking creates our reality.”  Alchemy meets Jung here, in that if one’s…

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What is Your Vision?

What is Your Vision? You Have a Dream. Today, I want to help you create a vision for yourself. This vision can involve your professional or your personal life. Your vision may have one aspect or many. You may write down your vision or keep it in your head. You may define and reinforce your vision “Oprah Winfrey style” with a vision board (I call it Treasure Map) and pictures. Or, your vision could simply be in your mind as…

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How In the World am I Going to Stop Eating? ?>

How In the World am I Going to Stop Eating?

How In the World am I Going to Stop Eating? If you’ve never felt like your gluttony is getting the best of you, you’re in the minority. For most of us, overeating is inevitable, at least sometimes. But one of the worst times is during the holidays. Whether it’s turkey and stuffing for Thanksgiving, Eggnog on Christmas Eve, millions of Christmas Cookies, drinking on New Year’s Eve, a charity gala with gourmet delicacies, wandering through Costco and its many samples or…

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How to Neutralize Negative Energy ?>

How to Neutralize Negative Energy

How to Neutralize Negative Energy Remember Debbie Downer from Saturday Night Live? I hated her. I didn’t find her funny or ingratiating. I didn’t want to be her friend. Sometimes I wanted to help her out of her doldrums, but other times my only inclination was to avoid her altogether. Admittedly, I liked the musical chord that played each time she spoke though. There’s a reason I react with avoidance when Debbie – or others like her – threaten my…

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When Life Hands You Lemons … ?>

When Life Hands You Lemons …

When Life Hands You Lemons … “Oh What a Beautiful Morning, Oh What a Beautiful Day” I wish that we could all wake up feeling like that song from Oklahoma every day: “I’ve got a beautiful feeling. Everything’s going my way.” But, as we all know, that’s not possible. Sometimes we wake up in a fog of negativity. We might be blue, anxious, overwhelmed, out of synch or angry. The list of possibilities and ways to describe a feeling that…

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