How To Remember Your Dreams

Dreams

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When I was a child I had vivid dreams every night. The next morning I would tell my mother all about it over breakfast and she would tell me what the dream meant. As an adult, I stopped remembering my dreams. I know I had them still because I would wake up in an emotional state but not remember the dream. On the rare occasions when I did remember, I’d go to the bathroom and by the time I got back in bed the memory was gone. Secretly, I thought there was something wrong with me. How can you not remember your dreams?
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Power of Habit

Power of Habit

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I heard one of the funniest stories about habits at a workshop I attended.  It seems there was a married couple and the wife had a habit of cutting the ends off the ham when she baked it. After many years of watching his wife do this, the husband finally asked her why. She didn’t have a good reason except that it was the way her mother had done it.Continue Reading

Habits of Mind to Stop Panic Attacks

Panic Attacks Treatment

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A panic attack can be a very frightening thing. Some sufferers feel as if they are choking or having a heart attack. But knowing what’s going on can go a long way in helping you cope with such an attack. Sometimes, panic attacks don’t have any apparent cause, or may have specific triggers.

For example, you may experience a panic attack every time you try to get into an elevator or drive under a bridge. The elevator and the bridge are not causing the attacks, but something about your perception of them is. There is an underlying anxiety or fear that needs to be addressed.
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