Browsing articles in "Bully"
Oct
21
2010

Defense Mechanisms – It’s a Progression.

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There are two types of defense mechanisms; those that are needed and useful verses those that are unwanted and no longer serve you.  Defenses were originally created by the subconscious mind in order to genuinely protect you.  For example, you don’t touch a hot stove, or you may burn yourself.  You don’t cross a busy street without looking, or you may get hit by a car. There is major resistance to change in most people [...]

Oct
18
2010

Identifying Defense Mechanisms

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Where do you feel stuck, frustrated, and want to change? The following is a brief list of some of the areas that may need help. Weight and food management. Stopping smoking . Relief from stress, tension, nightmares and exam anxiety . Elimination of insomnia and procrastination . To gain self confidence . To overcome shyness, nail biting, bed-wetting, stuttering, anger, fatigue, guilt, health problems, pain, grief, anxiety and depression, and other unwanted habits, feelings and [...]

Oct
14
2010

How do you “disarm” a bully?

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Kill ‘em with kindness Please enjoy part one of this two-part story. By Jeffrey Sidman You never know how things will work out. When I was in third grade, I had an experience that taught me the value of being friendly to people who didn’t act friendly in return. I went to a school named Chandler Elementary. I lived close enough that I was allowed to start riding my bike to school that year. I [...]

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