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Why is the mind so negative?

  Imagine if you stored every putrid smell you’d ever smelled in a room in your house – what would it smell like?   Would you want to hang out in there?   Would you try and avoid going in there at all costs?   This is a bit like what we do with storing old hurts and traumas in our mind.   Over time, if we actively choose not to heal old wounds, they become infected and stinky.  …

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How to deal with someone who is always playing the victim

I was sat next to an older lady getting her nails done the other day. About 5 minutes after I sat down to get mine done she starts telling me all about her life.An hour later I knew she’d had a heart attack 8 years ago and that’s why she was sweating so much, she has a pacemaker and recently she broke her finger saving a puppy and now can’t feel any pain in that hand – I also knew…

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Self love is the cure to self hate

It’s part of the human condition to talk critically to ourselves; some people do this more than others, but we all do it to some extent. Let’s be real for a minute. If that negative self talk in your head was an actual person, would you wanna hang out with them all day? I’m guessing not. I’m usually pretty good with my self talk, but I’m human too and occasionally my Negative Nancy gets the better of me. I sure…

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