Three Things the Other Person Does Better Than You

“Paying Attention to What You’re Paying Attention To” Series Three Things the Other Person Does Better ***To make sense of this post, first read: “How Orange Jell-O Changed My Life” The habit of talking about ‘the other people’ in the family when leaving a family event is a fairly common …

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Me? Get in Charge of My Emotions? A Walk in the Park

Me? Get in Charge of My Emotions? A Walk in the Park The Moment I Knew Psychology Just Might Work What if you could make a shift in your habitual way of responding to your emotions, other people, and the world– and that shift would jump your potential in all …

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VOODOO or HEALTH INSURANCE? Dr. Dale’s Journal Part 5

VOODOO or HEALTH INSURANCE?  Dr. Dale’s Journal Part 5 For this entry to make sense, first read Dr. Dale’s Journey Part 1: “DIAGNOSIS BLACK,” Dr. Dale’s Journey Part 2: “HEMLOCK” (chemotherapy); Dr. Dale’s Journey Part 3: “FALLOUT” (Radiation); Dr. Dale’s Journey. Part 4: “THE NOVELTY OF HAVING CANCER has WORN OFF”  One …

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Self Regulation: How Can I Do a Better Job of Managing Emotions?

Self Regulation: How Can I Do a Better Job of Managing Emotions? Notes on Bowen Theory.  Hal DeShong, Ph.D.  Psychology for Dummies Entry Note:  This entry outlines elements of self-regulation (a.) through (g.), each of which will be clarified with painful examples in upcoming articles. For example, to illustrate ‘Decreasing …

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“The Weird Sisters” Sibling Position, Part 2 of 2

“The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown, Sibling Position, Part 2 of 2 This is Part 2 of 2, to make sense of this entry you will need to read “The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown, Sibling Position, Part 1 of 2 to make sense of Part 2. Also, before launching into this …

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Stress: COSTCO Universe, IKEA World, Episode 2

Dateline: COSTCO Universe. Okay, you’re right. I published Episode Three, before Episode Two, Which is what Costco can do to your mind. In case this is too confusing, I’ll repost Episode Three again after Episode Two…that is right, right? Note: To truly understand the depth of shopping pathology and stress …

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Stress and Doing Your Own Thinking

Immediate Stress Relief: Join a Gang… Dateline:  Stress in a New Mexico Maximum Security Prison, via television. Where would any of us end up if–during those needy barely adolescent years—we had no sense of self and no sense of a future?  And we were offered both for the mere orice of …

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