Posts Tagged ‘self-love’

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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What’s In a Name? A Lot

June 21st, 2012 by Laura Longley

I’ve decided to legally change my name. I’m going to drop my married name and go back to using my maiden name. This doesn’t sound like such a big deal, but for me there are emotions and history associated with this name change that makes it feel like a triumph for me. My name has…

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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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Why Do I Resist Showing Appreciation to Others?

May 22nd, 2012 by Laura Longley

I have been aware for quite some time that I have difficulty expressing appreciation for others unless what they have done is significantly above and beyond. On surveys I’m loathe to rate anyone (or anything) a 5 out of 5, even when there’s nothing that could be improved. I hate standing ovations. Very occasionally 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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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

April 7th, 2012 by Laura Longley

My next door neighbors have two miniature greyhounds.  I’m sure they are very nice dogs, but they bark. Every time they go out into the backyard.  My computer is in the kitchen, which is at the back of the house, so I spend a lot of time there.  My bedroom is also at the back…

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