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Life Lessons Worth Learning
In life there are life lessons worth learning. Some of these lessons are learned the hard way and some of them can be given by more wise individuals, that is, if you choose to listen. There are certain things you can count on in life and here are some of them:
Living Your Life in Zen
Change is constant. Nothing ever stays the same.
Have a sense of humor about yourself; life will be easier.
Enjoy the moment; don’t rush things. Try to be in the “here and now”.
These “Zen-like” statements, are certainly easier said than done. Are there life lessons you can learn without having to go through the tribulations? Maybe the discipline of acting has some answers to major life lessons.
The Truth Behind Lies Inside Your Head
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Your opinions and beliefs in your mind can be playing tricks on you. Just because you sincerely believe one thing to be true does not mean it is truth. It can be an opinion and even a negative viewpoint on the world or towards yourself. Your meta-messages could be ruining your life. Here is the truth behind lies inside your head.
What is a Meta-Message?
How you live your life or define your truths is based on your belief system. In counseling, we refer to these “truths” as your beliefs or your “meta-messages.” A meta-message is a message received from reading in between the lines. As you might infer, meta-message itself may not be true but you might define it as being truth. Read more
Have Happy Thoughts
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Let’s get real simple here. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy or CBT is based on the notion that your thoughts and feelings are related to the actions you choose. These thoughts and feelings ultimately may lead to mental health problems if you see things in an irrational or unstable perspective. The notion that you might be seeing yourself, the world and other people’s actions in such ways as irrational or twisted might make you question your interpretation of events and situations. That is exactly what I am challenging you on. Try to look at your interpretation of events from an objective (non-emotional) perspective. The challenge for you is to have happy thoughts. How do you do that? Keep reading…
Twisted Thinking Takes a Toll on Everyone