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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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Trump Manifesto: Citizen Therapists Speak Out

William J. Doherty, professor in the Department of Family Social Science in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota, is organizing citizens who are therapists to speak out against Trumpism.

In a manifesto, Doherty warns therapists and Americans of the dangers of fascist-like movements.

Perhaps less worried about Donald Trump and more concerned with his potential successors, who may be less clownish and more able to organize a movement, the...
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NLP Tip: How to Ace that Job Interview

Job interviews typically send fear down the spines of most, and because of this many people miss out on jobs they were meant for.

Mastering the art of the job interviewing can make a significant difference along your career path. We all fear If missing out on a golden opportunity because we fudged up the interview!

The Key to a Successful Job Interview

An article titled “First Impressions Count” published by The American Psychological Association says, “Substantial...
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Most Compelling Reason EVER to Stop Judging People

On some level, we all care about what people think about us, and some people really struggle with self-acceptance and other emotional issues because of it.

“How positively you see others is linked to how happy, kind-hearted and emotionally stable you are, according to new research. In contrast, negative perceptions of others are linked to higher levels of narcissism and antisocial behavior,” says an article titled, What you say about others says a lot about you, research...
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Most Important Skill According to National Sample of Adults

Communication Skills Rank #1
Pew Research Center recently asked a national sample of adults to select among a list of 10 skills: “Regardless of whether or not you think these skills are good to have, which ones do you think are most important for children to get ahead in the world today?
The answer was clear. Across the board, more respondents said communication skills were most important, followed by reading, math, teamwork, writing and logic. Science...
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Two Steps to Successfully Adopt New Weight Loss Behaviors

Chances are if you need to lose weight, you also need to adopt some new behaviors and turn those behaviors into habits, right?

Just about everyone struggles with changing old behaviors or adopting new ones, and one activity that is particularly common to struggle with is exercise.

Every year around the first of the year, people begin to make resolutions to adopt new behaviors and drop old ones, unfortunately of the time to fail miserably.

According to Statistic...
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