Recovering From Codependency – The Truth About People-Pleasing
The term “codependency” can mean different things to different people. Over the years, a number of authors have offered a variety of definitions for this difficult dynamic that seems to affect more people than we can imagine. My definition is a very simple one: “codependency” occurs when we put other people’s needs ahead of our own on a fairly consistent basis.How to Handle Disagreements
Listen carefully, you may discover yourself killing time reacting to such a point rather than to someone’s real position. It’s terrible enough to assault a straw man by accident; it’s morally questionable if you do it intentionally. In the same way, make certain others truly do recognize your own position.Compassion is a Foundation to Understanding Others
As a mediator, and someone who teaches conflict resolution skills, I’m often encouraging others to look toward all forms of responses and possibilities to resolve problems. Often, especially with matters where there is a strong relationship, empathy, compassion, and forgiveness are foundations to resolving the conflict. I’d like to share a story I learned from Thomas Crum that provides a lesson in compassion.2 Keys to Seeing the Vision For Your Life Come to Pass
Have you ever had a vision – experienced a “divine download” that foretold your future? Perhaps you saw yourself as a successful, powerful leader. Or maybe you envisioned a happy, healthy life with minimal stress.Uncovering Hidden Roots of Anxiety – Family Constellations and EFT
We are tied to our family system by an invisible web of threads that bind us even if we never met our parents or grandparents, even if we were brought up by somebody else. By our very existence we are members of an immediate nuclear family consisting of our parents and siblings, and of an extended family that includes all of our ancestors. We tend focus almost exclusively on our own individuality and forget that our personal lives are inextricably woven into the fabric of our family life.The Power of “U” – Part Three – Taking Stock
I don’t know about you, but I’m not real comfortable in high places. I wouldn’t call it a fear of heights, but my stomach does flip-flops whenever I get close to the edge of a balcony that’s more than four stories above the ground. While I relish the challenge of hiking to the top of a mountain, and even enjoy the distant view from the top, please don’t ask me to look down the side of a precipice to see what lies below my feet.How I Overcame Fear and Created the Life of My Dreams
Growing up on the south side of the Bronx NY, change was not something that was welcomed by the people of my community. What I mean by change is “mindset”. People were under the assumption that to “change” meant to betray the streets or to compromise who you were for something “different”.4 Steps to Envisioning Your Destiny
There is a vision for your life, but you must actively pursue it. Seek it out and it will lead you directly to your destiny!Knowledge, Ability and Talent
In order to achieve success and fame, and also to contribute to the society the knowledge, ability and talents, then we must encourage our children when they are young. The best age is from the time he or she is born until seven years. In Islam, it is recommended that treat the children as prince until seven years of age. These years are very vital and important to building a positive oriented and strong society.Developing Your Greatest Asset
There are two kinds of development – skills and self. As you are your greatest asset then both of them are not only a great use of your time but they will be hugely beneficial to your experience of life.Boost Your Fitness and Performance With Army Core Values
When we think of Army training we usually think of physical activity, push-ups, sit-ups and lots of running. The underlying and most important driving force behind the United States Army are the seven Army Core Values. The Army Values are loyalty, duty, respect, selfless-service, honor, integrity and personal courage.How Do You Not Give Up When You Have Been Stuck a Long Time?
I just got an interesting question from a person who is going to call in to one of my teleseminars shortly. Her question is, “How do you not give up when you have been stuck for a long time?” That is a good question. I know it must be very frustrating and even somewhat depressing to keep feeling like you are beating your head against a brick wall. Most people would feel the same way this caller does. I would guess there is probably a lot of stress and anxiety along with the frustration. What can she do?