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On inspiration and deciding

This morning I woke up muddled and weird. I know that means there’s a lie in there somewhere but I don’t know what it is. Today I want to feel awake and decisive, not muddled. I know if I force whatever it is, I’ll dig my heels in and make it worse. Instead, I’m going […]

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What to do when your kids don’t listen

Kids are supposed to listen. Is that true? You’re probably really saying “my kids should obey me.” OK, so kids are supposed to obey. Is that true? I don’t think so. Do you really want your kids to obey you absolutely? Think about what kind of person they’ll become if they learn to obey completely. […]

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Pink Bow Syndrome

Pink bow syndrome is when you feel needy, weak, silly, like a big, fat GIRL. A girl with feelings and emotions and reactions; a girl who is, therefore, dumb and weak. Your weakness is so obvious that you should be crowned with a big, fat pink bow on your head. For example, Tina was single […]

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What’s stopping you?

The thing that’s stopping you might not be a big damned deal. We procrastinate for all kinds of reasons, of course, but often it’s not the whole activity that’s procrastinate-worthy, it’s just one piece of it. To discover what’s stopping you from doing something at all or with joy, break it down into steps. You […]

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A Trigger Point Primer

A trigger point is like a hot button in the muscle and when pressed, releases areas that seem completely unrelated. For example, a twitching eyelid might be referred symptoms from trigger points in the jaw muscles. Foot pain might be referred from the calf muscles and low back pain might come from hot trigger points […]

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