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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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Utilize Everything, Take Risk, Don’t Settle, Practice over Perfection & Words of Thanks

Principle: Utilize Everything & Take more Risk In changing behaviour, there will be an element of uncertainty and challenge involved in going outside of the ranges of how I normally act (my comfort zone/safe haven). This visceral feeling of tension … 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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Smart & Systematic Implementation: Enter the Self-Change Project

Part IV: Principles & Daily Practices for Self-Change “Opinions are of very little value, it’s your commitments (what you do with your opinions) that count.” ~ Wayne Dyer ~ “Your real values and your true beliefs are communicated by your … 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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