The Benefits of Self-Questioning Part One

The Benefits of Self-Questioning Part One

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Date : April 30, 2012

There are many benefits of self-questioning. You can learn to ask yourself questions in a way a therapist may ask. Learning to be introspective and becoming emotionally unstuck are the benefits being discussed here.

You will learn to be introspective. Introspective means the ability to look inside yourself in a non-judgmental way. It is a way of assessing one’s thoughts, feelings and spirituality from an objective place. Many of us when we look inside tend to be overly critical and judge...

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Lessons Learned from Almost Dying: A Personal Journey

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Date : April 21, 2012

It was April 15, 2009 and I was outside running my normal five mile run. I had recently experienced several health issues that were deeply disturbing to me. During the promising time of President Obama’s inauguration, I had the H-pylori stomach virus. This illness made me feel like rats were fighting for control of my stomach lining. I later developed g.e.r.d.s which is an advanced form of heartburn from this stomach thing and the antibiotics I took to rid myself of the H-pylori.

In any case, I...

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How Divorce Effects Children: What Parents can do about it

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Date : April 17, 2012

Approximately fifty percent of all American marriages end up in divorce. Divorce can be devastating to children and have a long term impact on them. Parents can take steps to minimize the pain and confusion that ending a marriage can bring by being sensitive to their children’s needs. Parents also have to have the willingness to separate their needs and hurts from their kids.

The effects of divorce on children are: 1. They often feel that the termination of the marriage was their...

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Why it is important for our Children to have Friends

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Date : April 13, 2012

In my practice and personal life, I interact with many children. I am always curious about what social trends are actually happening as opposed to those being blown up in the media. One story that doesn’t seem to get much play is the fact that America’s children seem to be very isolated from their peers. They don’t seem to have close friendships and they rarely see other children outside of school, unless it is an organized sporting activity or a rare “play date” that is arranged totally by...

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The Quick Fix does not Work

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Date : April 10, 2012

Americans seem to be in a hurry to find a quick fix to their woes. We seem to seek to escape the rigors of our fast paced, activity laden lifestyles through a variety of means. We consume the latest advertised products, watch the latest reality television programs that tend to focus on human humiliation; we drink to excess, take recreational and prescribed drugs and play video games for hours.

This need to exit from the harsh reality we have created has increased and exacerbated the nation’s...

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Men are from Earth and so are Women

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Date : April 6, 2012

There has been a lot written about how men and women are fundamentally different (Men are from Mars Women are from Venus as an example). There is not much discussed about how the sexes are similar.

While several social movements in America have created more equality between the sexes, societal expectations of men and women haven’t changed much since the 1950’s.

Men are supposed to be stoic, emotionless, and not show any affect. We are supposed to be problem solvers and repair...

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