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Leahy, Chansky, Gelatt & Accepting Uncertainty

For someone who is not a worrier, I am surprised that this is the 21st post in this series. I am still in Stage 3 “Analysis and Liking”. I can see 10 or 12 more posts before completing Stage 5 … Continue reading

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What’s so difficult about uncertainty?

“Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.” ~Nelson Richard DeMille, author of thriller novels, haas also written under the pen names Jack Cannon, Kurt Ladner, and Brad Matthews (born August 23, … Continue reading

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Uncertainty is no stranger

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” ~ Mark Twain, pen name for Samuel Langhorne Clemens, American author and humorist (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) Uncertainty is … Continue reading

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Are your emotions helping or hurting?

“Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen.” ~Pliny the Younger, lawyer, author, and magistrate of Ancient Rome (61 AD – 112 AD) … Continue reading

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Your Worry Profile

This is the 12th post on worry. If you have been taking notes, you have a clearer view of your specific worry traits. Let’s put it all together into “Your Worry Profile” as described in Robert L. Leahy‘s book, The Worry … Continue reading

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Circumstance: Why We React The Way We Do

We are so different from each other in beliefs, principles, values, perspective, attitudes, skills, temperament and habits. As a result, our response to the same circumstance can vary wildly. If the circumstance seems positive, we are likely to respond in a more … Continue reading

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13. Master Your Emotions.

Weak is he who permits his thoughts to control his actions; strong is he who forces his actions to control his thoughts. ____________ If I feel depressed … I will sing. If I feel sad … I will laugh. If … Continue reading

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