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So far Alanda Thompson has created 23 blog entries.

The Self-Acceptance Project

2018-02-07T13:37:13+00:00

What if you really are perfectly fine just as you are?  Hang on…what? Could it be that you are completely acceptable without losing the last 5 kilos; or improving your downward dog; or getting a promotion; or becoming more mindful; or
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The Self-Acceptance Project 2018-02-07T13:37:13+00:00

What if you awoke tomorrow with only the things you are grateful for today?

2018-02-07T13:57:16+00:00

  I have shouted the benefits of gratitude from the rooftops previously, and when I saw a version of this line about gratitude embedded in a recent post by Marc and Angel Hack Life (www.marcandangel.com), it really struck me afresh. Problems
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What if you awoke tomorrow with only the things you are grateful for today? 2018-02-07T13:57:16+00:00

What Kind of Tool Are You?

2018-02-07T13:55:42+00:00

The doctor said to me one day in therapy that he was angry with himself for being so reticent, so shy at parties.  He watched other single men holding court, while he was relegated to the background, never sharing the
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What Kind of Tool Are You? 2018-02-07T13:55:42+00:00

Tell Someone Who Cares

2018-02-07T14:05:48+00:00

I heard this statement recently, beautiful in its simplicity: When healthy people have something to say, they say it to you.  When an unhealthy person has a problem with you, they tell someone else! Confession time!  Ever been an ‘unhealthy
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Tell Someone Who Cares 2018-02-07T14:05:48+00:00

The Fast Freeway to Happiness: Gratitude

2018-02-07T14:02:21+00:00

Such a beautifully simple method for happiness!  Such compelling robust research evidence to show that it actually works.  Resisting would indeed be bloody-minded.  And yet…trouble is, everywhere you look there are gratitude pushers.  Engraving the word on rocks, putting it
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The Fast Freeway to Happiness: Gratitude 2018-02-07T14:02:21+00:00

Out and Proud (of who we are)

2018-02-07T14:01:56+00:00

Watching the two young men kiss lovingly on the sidewalk as they took their reluctant leave from one another gave me a small shock as I zoomed past in the taxi launching itself through the hilly streets of San Francisco.
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Out and Proud (of who we are) 2018-02-07T14:01:56+00:00