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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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Healthy Boundaries, Concepts & Cognitive Dissonance

Part III: The Dynamic Self-schema “The motivating force behind the forming of shared illusions in a group is identical to that in the self: to minimize anxiety.” ~ Daniel Goleman ~ Introduction In the first two parts, I covered two … 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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Fear, the Autonomic Nervous System & the narrowing of our Range of Behaviour

Fear versus anxiety Aside from the negative impact of unprocessed hurt from abuse I already mentioned, there is another detrimental factor to uncompleted past pain that I want to write about. That is, the underlying sense of threat a person … Continue reading

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