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3 Things Never to Do if You Love Someone

I recently read a beautiful thought: "We judge others by their actions, and ourselves by our intentions." So true! In our own mind, we are often justified in what we say and do, but the truth is, rela…

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What If You’re Not In Control?

I have always tended to be a bit of a control freak. I’m not sure whether medical training turns doctors into control freaks, or whether control freaks are drawn to medicine. But it never felt like th…

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Are You Controlling? (Quiz)

How much resistance are you in now? Our psychological defenses are extremely good at hiding this from us; by definition, stored-up emotions are the ones we can't feel. However, resistance gives rise t…

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Can You Let Go Of Control?

By: Mike Robbins I had a simple, but profound experience in the swimming pool not that long ago – I floated on my back for the first time in my life.  I do know how to swim and enjoy being in the w…

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Letting Go Of My Need To Be In Control

The list of things which I cannot control seems endless at times. I cannot make the cat's nose not cold, nor can I control his seemingly primal desire to greet me cold nose to bare skin. I cannot cont…

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The Shocking Dangers Of Medical Overdiagnosis & Overtreatment – Part 1

Back when I was still in clinical practice, my newly pregnant patient Samantha, accompanied by her husband John, asked if I would order every medical test known to modern science in order to guarantee…

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Why Clutter Happens

Like it or not, clutter happens. If you want to get rid of clutter, it helps to understand how and why clutter happens and, more importantly, why it happens to nice people like you. In the go-to unclu…

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Who’s Driving Your Bus?

Control of your life belongs to you. I want you to understand that you are actually in control of your life. Yes, I realize it doesn't always feel that way, but it is the truth. Your life is... well, …

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Is it Free Will?

The question of free will versus determination is huge, of course. In the one reality, every pair of opposites is ultimately an illusion. We've already blurred the division between good and evil an…

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Being the Captain of Your Life

The weekend before I left for the book tour (to promote What's Up Down There? Questions You'd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend -- on shelves now!), my hubby, daughter, and I …

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