Monthly Archives: November 2011

Finding Meaning and Purpose Can Help You Deal with Distress, No Matter How Extreme.

Studies of holocaust survivors indicate that how we react is, even in extreme circumstances, crucial in determining how much damage is done. Though we have little or no control over outside circumstances, we can still influence our inner reactions to … Continue reading

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Sleeplessness: Should You Medicate of Meditate?

I think it is safe to say that a large majority of us gravely underestimate the powers of our minds and overestimate the powers of medicine. Whether your problem is sleeplessness, pain or some other potentially overwhelming challenge, your mind, … Continue reading

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