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Catherine Al-Meten: Waking from the Trance of Unworthiness Article about using meditation as a way to deal with unworthiness and self hatred.

Elaine Seiler: Make Way for the Energy of Spring!: 5 Tips For Energetic Spring Clearing Author and energetics expert Elaine Seiler shares 5 tips For energetic spring clearing.
Saberi Roy: The Psychology of Fantasy On the role of the conscious mind in fantasy and studying the uses, functions and stages of fantasy
Lewis Mehl-Madrona: Accountability This essay is about accountability. In the community mental health center where I have been working, most of the patients lack any sense of self-agency or accountability. Most see themselves as helpless victims of diseases over which they have no influence. They expect me to provide them with a drug that will regulate their moods and emotions and make them feel normal again. What does it take to restore a sense of agency? 1 1 Comment Count
Saberi Roy: The Psychology of Fear On fear as feeling and fear as emotion and the study of fear in anxiety and phobia
Magili Quinn: Motherly Love Reflection of a new mother 1 1 Comment Count
Lewis Mehl-Madrona: Ethics for Mental Health The history of the mental health industry involves the management of people who are socially unacceptable, who are defined as excessively different from the rest of us, who live at the extremes of emotions and behaviors. How we treat these people depends upon the stories we carry about how they came to be the way they are. Contemporary stories are impoverished and lead to mistreatment of those who suffer.
Warren Davies: What is Happiness? How would you define happiness? Is it an emotion? A state of mind? A decision? Is it a reaction to things that happen to us, like pain, or is it something we can create
Saberi Roy: The Psychology of Empathy Describing empathy and delineating the stages of empathy along with the theoretical and therapeutic implications
Saberi Roy: The Psychology of Emotions Explaining emotions and distinguishing feeling and bodily reaction.

Rob Kall: The Self-Transforming Brain; Excerpt from Buddha's Brain; The practical neuroscience of happiness, love and wisdom What flows through your mind sculpts your brain. Thus, you can use your mind to change your brain for the better--which will benefit your whole being, and every other person whose life you touch. This book aims to show you how. You'll learn what the brain is doing when the mind is happy, loving, and wise.
Lewis Mehl-Madrona: Community Revisited Each of us is a neuron in a social brain. We need connectedness to each other to regulate our moods. I propose that the current explosion in the rates of diagnosis of anxiety disorders, depression, and bipolar disorder is relted to our lack of connectedness. We no longer have other people to regulate our moods and emotions. Alternatives to isolation are available and desirable but require us to relinguish some freedom.
Lewis Mehl-Madrona: Reflections on the American Psychiaatric Association's annual meeting This past week we attended the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in New Orleans, Louisiana. The high point was the amazing food that New Orleans offers. Besides that, we dialogue about the myths that psychiatry has created that now need to be changed. These myths include the idea that a perfect pill exists to make people feel "normal" and that a pill exists that can change unpleasant affect in happiness
Lewis Mehl-Madrona: Coyote Healing Excerpt from Chapter 4, The Medicine Wheel This is an excerpt from my book, Coyote Healing: Miracles from Native America. It's about the medicine wheel.
Judith Acosta: The Right to Expect? It is, or so we believed, our natural birthright. Birds did it. Bees did it. We did it. Just like that. In fact, most of the women visiting fertility specialists right now were afraid of getting pregnant and, for years, juggled IUD's, diaphragms, condoms, and pills to protect themselves from what they felt would be inevitable if they didn't cover themselves with creams and impermeable membranes.
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Nancy White: Alpha-Theta Neurotherapy As a Multi-Level Matrix of Intervention Alpha-Theta Neurotherapy, has been found in clinical practice, as in the original work of Elmer and Alyce Green and further developed by Eugene Peniston and described in his original research, to reduce or eliminate alcoholic craving while simultaneously addressing mental, emotional, physical and, at times, spiritual dimensions of alcoholism and surrounding issues.
Rob Kall: Pain; Four Biofeedback Approaches there are at least four different ways biofeedback can help pain sufferers.

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