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self

The Simple Truth about Self Fulfillment

07.25.2011

Self-fulfillment, or the ability to accomplish your hopes and dreams through your own efforts, is one thing many people seek in order to have a satisfying, happy life. To some doctors, they offer consulting for opening a rehab center to find self-fulfillment that may seem difficult or out of reach. When it comes to self-fulfillment, [...]

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The Positive Psychology of Gratitude

12.27.2010

Gratitude is about having an awareness of and appreciation for the good things in your life and not taking them for granted. It is about acknowledging the kindness of others. As such, it helps us recognise that we are not solitary creatures and that others have helped and supported us along the way. Gratitude is [...]

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Your Three Brains and You

09.01.2010

Ever wonder why you react, respond and resonate differently given different situations?  Actually it’s because human evolution has given you three brains, so, in a sense, there are three selves in you.  The “Triune Brain Hypothesis” (Dr. Paul MacLean) details how your physiology/neurology is comprised of: a “reptillian brain“-your instinctive, reactive self; a “paleo-mammilian brain”-your emotive, responsive self; and, [...]

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On Intentionality

07.23.2010

 All that humankind has created on our earth has arisen from intentionality.  Intentionality is human adaptive-awareness-in-action.  It is goal-directed knowing.  It is the projection of purpose and meaning into reality by the perceiver of that reality.  Ironically once a person sets and triggers their intentionality, amazing natural forces seem to conspire to bring it about.  [...]

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Sustenance that Sustains Self: The Care and Feeding of Self

06.17.2010

Common sense says that each of us is or has a self. But having a self isn’t about possessing something that is static. It is about intentionally and lucidly participating in the emergence of something that is dynamic. The human act of “selfing” is our most precious renewable resource. Yet, how does one go about [...]

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