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Carbohydrate Addiction: How Birdseeds and refined sugars may alter Brain Chemistry

Carbohydrate Addiction: How Birdseeds and refined sugars may alter Brain Chemistry In the previous article I eluded to the fact that high-carb diets can disrupt our brain chemistry. This will be the subject of this article. In the practical guide … Continue reading

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Investigating and Rewriting the Self-schema, Identifying my Values, Goal-Setting and Creating a Vision for the Future

Practice: Investigating and Rewriting the Self-schema In Part III, I suggested an action exercise on writing out what is currently in your Self-schema. Writing out the content of my Self-schema makes me aware of what kind of a person I … Continue reading

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Establishing Healthy Boundaries, Emotional Completion, Diagnosing Addictions and Removing Lifestyle Stressors

Socio-emotional Needs In addition to the basic human needs for air, light, water, food, sleep, strength and mobility, we also have social and emotional needs. As social animals, we have a need for social acceptance and we like to relate, … Continue reading

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Getting my Needs met in a Quality manner & Suggestions for Practice

Principle: Getting my needs met Human beings have a variety of needs, the most basic of which concern those that directly concern our survival. Oxygen (air), sleep and water are the most important and immediate, whereas light, food (energy and nutrition) … Continue reading

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Integrity, Self-trust, Locus of Control and Being with the Weirdness

Principle: Integrity and Self-trust “Without integrity, nothing works.” ~ Erhard, Jensen & Zaffron, 2009 ~ According to Werner Erhard, an important aspect of integrity is keeping my word. Keeping my word means doing what I say I will. When I … Continue reading

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Setting High Standards & the Actual and Ideal Self

Accepting Responsibility “The starting point of maturity is the realization that no one is coming to the rescue. Everything you are or ever will be is entirely up to you.” ~ Brian Tracy ~ If I want to make a … Continue reading

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Internally and Externally based Self-schema’s

Internal or External Self-schema Concepts in the self-schema may refer to things internal or external to the self. Examples of things internal to the self are my values, my goals, my views and my preferences. Examples of concepts external to … Continue reading

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