Archives for April, 2011

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What is an Emotion?

Is an emotion the name that you give it-- Love, fear, anger, sadness, anxiety, despair, happiness, joy?

These are just a few of hundreds of emotions that have names in the English language.   There are probably 8 or so primary or basic emotions—think of those emotions that we seem to be born with like fear, sadness, and joy.  Others are learned and are some combination of basic emotions. ...
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Loud in the House of Myself: An Interview with Author Stacy Pershall: Part II

In 1999, in the early days of the Internet, author of LOUD IN THE HOUSE OF MYSELF: Memoir of a Strange Girl, Stacy Pershall moved to New York and became one of the first “camgirls,” women who videotaped themselves in their homes, capturing the spectrum of their daily routines-- from the mundane to the most intimate--twenty-four hours a day, and streaming it over the Web.

In July 2001, when her...
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Loud in the House of Myself: An Interview with Author Stacy Pershall

“This is the story,” Stacy Pershall begins, “of how a strange girl from Prairie Grove discovered she had a multitude of disorders and how she survived.”  In this deeply honest and sometimes shocking memoir, LOUD IN THE HOUSE OF MYSELF: Memoir of a Strange Girl, Pershall chronicles her lifelong struggle with mental illness.

Pershall grew up in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, a town so small that the neighbors might as well have resided in her...
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Are Your Finances a Mess? Money and Emotion

Do you want to change problem behaviors that leave you financially unstable?

People perceive, value and treat money differently.  But regardless of how you interact with it, money and your financial circumstances play a major role in your life.  Money can provide security, freedom and power and lack of it can leave you feeling inadequate and trapped in undesirable circumstances.

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