Posts Tagged ‘self-acceptance’

The Laura Longley Show – October 28, 2013: You Are A Blessing To The World with Karen Drucker

http://lallan57.audioacrobat.com/download/a5d16ec7-dddb-3b43-b145-47d60cee25fc.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadVery few people can say that they have been a singing mermaid, a singing casket, and was literally “elevator music” when she was hired to sing and play piano in a moving elevator. Meet Karen Drucker. On The Laura Longley Show, Karen will share with us some of the…
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Lightbulb Moment: How Many Tries to Quit a Bad Habit is TOO Many?

October 9th, 2013 by Laura Longley

Lightbulb Moment The Laura Longley Show September 24, 2013   You can listen to the entire show here: http://laurallongley.com/radio/2013-09-24-suzanna-axisa/ From the show transcript: Doing this meditation for people who have been affected by domestic violence made me think of something that I learned. Years ago I volunteered with an agency here in the Seattle area…

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The Laura Longley Show – October 1, 2013: Dr. Barbara Holstein, Author of “The Enchanted Self: A Positive Therapy” shares the tools you need to create a positive mindset and live an affirmative and affirming life!

http://lallan57.audioacrobat.com/download/b89d2392-31b8-831b-3813-66d6df658dd7.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download  Today we are talking about The Enchanted Self and your Enchanted Self with Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein. Her book THE ENCHANTED SELF, A Positive Therapy is a pathfinder book in the whole field of positive psychology.  Not only will Dr. Holstein share her own adventure and the research…
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YOUR INNER CRITIC: Don’t Let it Block Your Success – Guest Post by Doris Helge, Ph.D.

January 21st, 2013 by Laura Longley

Whether you’re self-employed or you work for someone else, your inner critic can deflate your business confidence and success like a sharp tack destroys a balloon. It can be very difficult to focus on your strategic plan when you’re bombarded by mental chatter like, “You don’t know what you’re doing” or “You’ll never succeed.” One…

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Video Blog: Don’t Be Perfect! Just Do It!

September 24th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Yesterday on my morning walk I had an epiphany about how wanting everything to be just so prevents me from doing things that I want to do. The side effect of this, is that it also prevents me from being authentic. This video shares the realization I had and how becoming more authentic – and…

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Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

May 24th, 2012 by Laura Longley

I was reminded today of an old TV commercial, I think it was for shampoo, where the model displays her luxurious hair and says, “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.” She then goes on to tell you how you can be beautiful, too, by buying whatever the product was. This afternoon I received an email…

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I’m Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea, And That’s Okay

April 17th, 2012 by Laura Longley

I’ve been dealing with some situations over the past several days where others have been angry or upset with me. I get a visceral reaction to others being upset with me: my heart races, I feel like I want to throw up, and my mind immediately goes to what I did wrong and how I…

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Who Am I When I’m Part of a Group?

April 12th, 2012 by Laura Longley

I recently attended a weekend goddess retreat with about 35 other women.  I was really excited to go to this retreat because I have been struggling to find or create a group of like-minded women where I could develop some strong relationships. This was an ideal opportunity to meet some other women who are similar…

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I Never Met a Self-Improvement Program I Didn’t Like

April 11th, 2012 by Laura Longley

A couple of years ago I was telling my therapist at the time about some book I was reading or an online program I was doing to improve my life.  I don’t remember specifically what it was or how it was supposed to make my life better, just that I was excited about it.  He…

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For Best Results, Quit Trying So Hard

April 10th, 2012 by Laura Longley

I am an expert at making things happen.  All my life I have been really good at deciding what I want, figuring out the steps to get there, and then doing it.  Over the past several years I have become aware that there are things in life – frequently the most important things – that…

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