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How to Interrupt Negative Patterns

When unfavorable situations, actions and emotional conflicts happen againand again in your life—same scene, different characters—there’s a goodchance you are in the presence of a negative “pattern.” Some examples: picking the wrong lovers/partners, constant conflict withco-workers, chronic debting, people-pleasing.At best, these negative patterns cause frustration. At worst, they cause unduesuffering, uphill struggle, sometimes even death.The… Read more »

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Healing the Roots of Self-Hatred

The Critic is a common and unfortunate constant in our inner lives. This internalized voice assumes the tone and language of our mother, father, religion and/or society. After every step forward there it is, doubting or damning our choice.  But for many people, “critic” is much too mild a word. The voice they hear is… Read more »

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Coping with a Loved One’s Mental Illness

Witnessing the suffering of a loved one can be one of the most difficult situations we face. Among other things, we may feel powerless, frustrated and frightened. That’s true whether the suffering originates from a physical illness or injury, addiction or self-destructive activity.  When a loved one suffers a debilitating, persistent and chronic mental illness,… Read more »

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Hopelessness to Happiness

From Hopelessness to Happiness—a Learnable Life Skill If life could be graded, Anthony would give his an “F” with not much optimism for the future. His new job is stressful, his teenage daughter is struggling with depression, he and his wife are fighting a lot lately, and he hates himself for the extra 50 pounds… Read more »

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Severe Depression

Severe Depression Sometimes referred to as unipolar or major depressive disorder, major depression is the persistent feeling of sadness or a lack of interest or pleasure in almost all activities. It is often accompanied by any of the following: In depression cases, these symptoms cause significant distress or impairment in a person’s social, occupational, or… Read more »