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Why Inner Conflict Is Your Most Important Issue – Plus Three Steps to Resolution

Neurotics are torn by inner conflict ... Every neurotic ... is at war with himself.
~ Karen Horney
Inner conflict is a vague term that doesn’t communicate the actual dynamic or real world symptoms suffered by a self-conflicted person.

Due to a general lack of practical information regarding inner conflict, many try to address the wide array of symptoms without understanding the inner conflict itself.

Symptom intervention often fails because the original inner conflict - the cause...
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Dr. Amen’s Solution: Important Information Your Psychiatrist Might Be Missing?

According to psychiatrist and 10-time bestselling author Daniel Amen, MD, the average psychiatrist is missing key information critical to the diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders.

Which information? A brain scan.

Years ago I interviewed Dr. Amen for a newspaper I owned. On that phone call, he said something that has stuck with me since.

“Psychiatrists are the only practitioners of the medical model who don’t routinely look at the organ they’re treating.”

Most psychiatrists...
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How to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

Holidays and weight gain often go hand in hand. Still, have you ever considered how to enjoy the holidays more than ever, without gaining a single pound?

You can maintain your weight during the holidays. It’s all about self-awareness, your emotional state, and remembering a few tricks to get you past the temptations.

This post will outline simple methods to accomplish all of the above. Of course, it’s not magic. You need to decide you...
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People With Sex Addiction Often Suffered Early Trauma

The cycles of behavior exhibited by people with sex addiction are often connected to traumatic childhood experiences, particularly attachment-related trauma that continues to impair their ability to form healthy interpersonal relationships.

Attachment-related trauma can include physical, sexual or emotional abuse by a parent or caregiver. It can also include neglect, which often leaves children feeling unworthy of affection, attention and love.

This kind of trauma can even include parental enmeshment, which is when parents...
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What is an HSP? – Understanding the Highly Sensitive Person

Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) is a buzzword in the personal growth and mental health community.

What is HSP? I took the opportunity to interview Joe Capriotti, an HSP Coach, in search of answers.

Here are some commonly asked questions about HSPs, and Joe's answers.
What is a Highly Sensitive Person?
According to the research of Dr. Elaine Aron, author of The Highly Sensitive Person, between 15-20% of males and females equally are born...
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How to Achieve Your Goals using Timeline Visualization

Have you ever felt a specific personal goal was unattainable? Perhaps there are just too many steps that must be taken in order to reach the goal. All the steps make it seem like achieving goals that have significant obstacles is impossible. Often these obstacles can distort your view of the goal. However, you can learn how to achieve your goals through the use of simple NLP techniques, even when they seem impossible.
How to Achieve...
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5 Reasons to Get Outside Right Now

We are often taught that being exposed to the sun in any way is detrimental to our body. From scares of skin cancer to  fear of wrinkles, the sun is considered a culprit.

The truth is, we need sunlight.

We buy hats, sunglasses, and smother our skin in toxic-chemical-laden sunscreen, depriving our bodies of any chance we had of absorbing some precious Vitamin D.

What most of us don’t realize is how good for us the...
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