Monthly Archives: December 2012

Self Regulation is Self Discipline Without the Self Punishment

Learning to regulate ourselves–recognizing healthy choices, making them, and carrying them out–takes a lifetime. Part of that self regulation entails understanding the process of our own conscious awareness. Our minds generate an enormous number of thoughts and emotions continuously, and … Continue reading

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Imperceptible Losses

When we focus on making our lives easier and making ourselves happier, we sometimes  sacrifice both depth and meaning. These are imperceptible losses because they are incremental, they cannot be measured, and we do not feel their absence quickly. There … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

We are coming to the end of a year and the beginning of a new one. While it is an arbitrary point on an ongoing calendar, it is always a reminder that we can start over, remake ourselves, and choose … Continue reading

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