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Why do we react irrationally sometimes?

Why do we react irrationally sometimes? Someone might say something which triggers an emotional reaction and you completely overreact, then later wonder why. It's all down to triggers. What are triggers? Well, lets take a step back and talk about pattern...

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Taxes and Prices in an inevitable world.

Hello everyone, Benjamin Franklin has always mistakenly been attributed with the following quote: "but in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Granted, he did write those words in a letter to a friend, Jean-Baptiste...

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Note to self: I am enough.

An online help column recently had the following anonymous post: “…I really have nothing to offer. I can’t see why anyone would want to marry me… I’ve been treated like a loser throughout my life (starting with my mother, who abused me.) Now I can’t shake...

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Weapons of mass distraction?

There exists out there a fairly well-known though thoroughly misunderstood religion... ...one that has been around for centuries, despite the best efforts from other parties to put it down.  In recent years, Ásatrú (or Odinism as it is sometimes referred...

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The benefits of being specific

Therapists and other folk that deal with the mind on a daily basis will tell us that the subconscious doesn't understand negation. Now, the subconscious is, as you are no doubt aware, incredibly powerful.  Not only does it control all of our involuntary...

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On feeling overwhelmed: an overheard conversation

"No, not really...I've just been feeling, I don't know, overwhelmed I think," Maggie said, mentally shrugging off the thought as if it were a nothing thing. They stared at each other across the restaurant table, over a tray of rusks.  The late afternoon...

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Urban war-zones, trauma and release.

In October this year, a group of TRE® practitioners began a six-week group session with 53 ladies from Bonteheuwel, in the so-called "urban war-zone area" of the Cape Flats. Started in 2007 and calling themselves the Bonteheuwel Walking Ladies, they began...

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There’s magic everywhere.

Here we are again, at the end of another year. If I knew where all the time went, I would bottle it and put it on shelf, ready to hand it over to the next person who needs it 🙂 While we each personally have a reason to remember 2016, 2016 may very well...

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