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Nothing Happened, So Why Am I Freaked Out?

The fact that “nothing happened” can cause a freak-out? Doesn’t make much sense does it? Something, some event, usually causes a freak-out, but not nothing. These “nothing happened” freak-outs are because “something should have happened and didn’t” . . . also known as neglect. Research shows that childhood neglect has a much bigger impact on us than the […]

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Stress: It’s All In Your Beliefs!

Experts such as Dan Siegel say stress is all in your beliefs! It’s your beliefs about stress–not the stress itself– that determines whether an experience has a positive or negative impact on you. Let’s face it: we live in a world where we can’t avoid stress. Periodic freak-outs are an    inevitable part of responding to life’s challenges. If we believe that […]

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