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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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Summary, Completion and the Capacity for Challenge

The incomplete needs company In a state of unprocessed past hurts, the wounded individual doesn’t feel whole. Like I wrote earlier: Deep down, the child knows that something just isn’t right. This intuitive feel is spot on as the child’s … Continue reading

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The Native Human Eating Style: a Practical Guide to Paleo

The Native Human Eating Style: A Practical Guide to Paleo In the previous articles on Protein, Fat and Carbohydrates, I established the following main points: Eating food is for gaining energy, as well as providing the body with the essential … Continue reading

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