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What Are You Telling Yourself?

When you look at this picture, what are your immediate thoughts? Does a “story” come to mind immediately to explain it?” photo credit: paalia If so, then you are in good company. Probably everyone you know does the same thing. As humans, we are story makers. We see a person or situation and we immediately create a story about what we see. That’s because the

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Victory Over Victim: Giving Up the “I Give Up” Mindset

photo credit: alicepopkorn ( in and out ) “I give up” is an insidious mind set that robs us of life on every front. Instead of claiming victory for our lives, this mind set establishes us as losers who settle for scarcity, poor health and unhappy circumstances. I’ve worked with clients who started giving up on life as children, inch by inch, so that by

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“Carried Feelings” or “Inherited Story?”

photo credit: Daquella manera Often in therapeutic circles we speak of “carried feelings,” a concept that refers to how clients appear to carry the unresolved feelings of one of their family members. For example, we may say that someone is “carrying” their dad’s anger or their mother’s sadness. I have often seen evidence of this sort of emotional transference. But upon closer examination, I have

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Talking ourselves out of our feelings …

photo credit: photomequickbooth I don’t think it works, nor is it helpful, to talk ourselves out of our feelings! Feelings are never “bad” or “wrong!” They simply report our “vibrational frequency.” Feelings inform us of our present emotional state or “mood.” With that information we can then decide if we need to initiate, what I call, a “frequency adjustment.” This means we follow the feeling

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That QUICK (snap) …and a stressful story is born!

photo credit: 666isMONEY <3 Here’s a question for you; Are you absolutely SURE that your assumptions about life are right? Recently, a friend was talking to me about an idea that he was excited about. Suddenly a fly buzzed by. Unconsciously, I waved the fly away from my face and my friend stopped in mid-sentence and said, “What? … you don’t like it?” (referring to

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