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Eating Disorders and Labeling Negative Thoughts

I recently read this article in Elephant Journal entitled "Confessions of a Food Restrictor."ť In the words of my beloved Oprah, it was an "Aha Moment" for me. The author, Anne Falkowski, explains her…

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3 Ways to Defend Your Brain Against Complainers

We all know that it's not fun to listen to people complain—whether they're your coworkers, friends, or even loved ones—but did you know that their negative words can actually impair brain function? …

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The Case for Happy Thoughts

Angry, hostile thoughts bring about rapid heartbeat, a rise in blood pressure, and flushing of the face, among other changes. Anxious thoughts can also speed up the heart and raise blood pressure, as …

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3 Tips for Getting out of a Funk

Some days we get caught in a gloomy funk with no clear way out. But being in a bad mood isn't the issue: it's how we handle it that is. A typical response to a bad mood is to try to force it to stop, …

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How to Rephrase Negative Thoughts

You may not even realize how many negative thoughts you let creep in. Sometimes they even hide behind positive ones. When’s the last time you gave someone a compliment (“What a great dress!”) and fel…

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