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Risk feeling awkward, extend a little farther. Try a little harder, effort is our concern not results.


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Risk more than others think is safe.
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Care more than others think is wise.
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Dream more than others think is practical. 9 more words

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My journey with irrational fear:


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Irrational fear, fear based on trauma memories, implicit memories stored in the amygdala, are not grounded in reality or do they pose a real in this moment threat to our being. 271 more words

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Write down your fears, scary intrusive thoughts, your triggered ideas!


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We can distort, avoid and enlarge our fears through behaviour.
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A fear can grow to enormous stature inside my head,,inside my body filled with cortisol, stressed to the point of snapping, avoidance my first repose. 188 more words

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A reader asks a question. “Not Thinking”?

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“I often read about the importance of ‘not thinking,’ but the mind is rebellious. Are you are saying the alternative is to focus on something else, such as the breath and that quiets the mind?” 201 more words

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Creamed Southern Greens

People love creamed spinach. Not me or my cooks, but people in general. I love southern-style greens. They have so much more going on than baby spinach. 165 more words

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I buy into all the Buddhist philosophy for the most part except for one technical detail::::-----____. “Counting”


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Math is the highest form of cognitive functioning. Jill Bolte Taylor, a brain scientist who had a stroke which destroyed the functioning of her left hemisphere, regained math skills last, a full eight years after her stroke. 198 more words

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Neuroscience has documented the minds processes, details for us, what illuminates when we feel positive, and what areas light up for negative feelings

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Findings have astonished scientists, the mind is far more plastic and changeable than ever thought possible.
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Lost in all of this, application. 204 more words

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