The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.

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Blog posts : "self help"

Golf and life: Winning the mind game

September 30, 2012

Scanning information on golf psychology confirms that, without doubt, life is a game. The primary mental mistakes that golfers make are the same mistakes we all make while schlepping through our days. 

What separates great golfers from the average weekend hacker is avoiding the mental pond…

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Who are you? Sorting through your clothes can be a revelation

September 3, 2012

Miguel de Cervantes wrote, “Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world.” He obviously never sorted through a closet stuffed with years of accumulated clothes (probably too busy with windmills). The way we do or do not let go of items we own tells us…

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Crohn’s and depression: If it isn’t one end it’s the other

June 17, 2012

Receiving a diagnosis of any illness can knock the wind out of us. It takes a while to breath normally again. We may experience symptoms of depression while we adjust to the chronic diagnosis and learn to manage it. After a period of adjustment, the depressive symptoms usually diminish, but …

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Divorce: Empower yourself by separating feeling and fact

May 16, 2012

An important thing to remember when going through a  divorce is that feelings serve a purpose but are not fact. Feelings are based on our inner reality while facts are shared observations over time.

It may be impossible to completely separate thought from emotion but humans can see thing…

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WWDC: Widening world of digital counseling; treating depression in children and adolescents

April 28, 2012

It was bound to happen sooner or later. There is a 3D computer fantasy game that teaches good thinking habits as effectively as biological therapist units can. The game, designed for children and adolescents, is called SPARX (not to be confused with SPANX which are women’s undergarments). …

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Tax deadline spotlights procrastination: Nuisance habit or problem?

April 14, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2012 - Some of us remember one or both parents hovering over tax forms, a pencil in their mouth, madly punching numbers into a mechanical calculator. Somehow, they managed to stuff the IRS envelope and make it to the post office before midnight on April 15th, year after…

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Masters: The game of letting go

April 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012 - Those of us who have tasted at least one “perfect” golf swing understand the pure pleasure of it. That slice of perfect mind and body coordination is the carrot at the end of every beginning and intermediate player’s club. Never mind that there are a minimum of 2,…

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Anyone can keep New Year's resolutions

December 31, 2011

WASHINGTON, December 29, 2011 ― Many of us have given up on New Year resolutions, or we make them knowing we do not have the resolve to follow through. The stumbling block with most resolutions is the same: Action incites anxiety in human beings. Unless we desperately want to reach our goal, any…

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