Month: February 2010

Brief Denial Questionaire

Brief Denial Questionnaire: What denial patterns do you use? (check as many as needed) 1. Avoidance: “I’ll talk about anything but my real problems!” 2. Absolute Denial: “No Not Me, I Don’t Have Problems!” 3. Minimizing: “My Problems Aren’t That Bad!” 4. Rationalizing: “If I Can Find Good Enough Reasons For My Problems, I Won’t Have To Deal With Them!”!” 5. Blaming: “If I Can Prove That My Problems Are not My Fault, I Won’t Have To Deal With Them!” 6. Comparing: “Showing That Others Are Worse Than Me Proves That I Don’t Have Serious Problems!” 7. Compliance: “I’ll...

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Boca Raton Speaker Group 2010

Boca Raton Speaker Group Boca Raton, Fl Mondays, 7:30 and Wednesdays, 8:30 pm Group Anniversary Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 8:30pm Speaker Dave M. Philadelphia, PA St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church 100 N.E. Mizner Boulevard Boca Raton, Florida 33432 View Larger Map From I-95 Take exit 44, West Palmetto Park Road/ Rt. 798. Take W. Palmetto Park Road/Rt 798 East. Pass Federal Highway, turn left onto NE Minzer Blvd/NE 2nd Avenue. Church is on the right side. There is a parking garage  up the block on the left No Dues or Fees Contacts: Matt B. (561)866-1158 & Nate S....

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Letting Go – Melody Beattie in The Language of Letting Go

“Letting go” of a situation, an outcome, or of a person or their issue can be challenging. But our attempts to control these things never work. Detaching is another way to explain this concept. But it may feel like this type of response means we don’t care or that we’re indifferent or aloof. We sometimes confuse detaching from someone with cutting off from them. But it doesn’t mean you don’t care, it means you don’t caretake or carry the responsibility for it. This has been such a helpful concept for me. I find I am able to return to...

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Forgiveness – From Iyanla Vanzant in Until Today

I love this reading on Forgiveness – I often read it to forgive someone in my life but I substitute Mother for Father or whoever I need to find forgiveness for… Forgive your mother!  Forgive her not for the things she has done or not done or for the things she said or has not said.  Forgive her because it is the only way to open your heart to self-forgiveness.  Forgive her not because you don’t have a right to be upset about the way she has handled some things in her life and in your life.  Forgive her...

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