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4 Ways “The Law of Attraction” Screws Up Your Life!

What is The Law of Attraction? Thought leader and cherubic badass Mark Manson defines it thusly: “Essentially, The Law of Attraction states that whatever consumes your thoughts is what you will eventually get in life. “So, if you think of all the

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Do You Have a Fear of Happiness That’s Keeping It Away?

You Might Be Blocking Happiness and Not Even Know It! If you were raised in an unpredictable, volatile or drug-and-alcohol addicted home, you may have developed a Fear of Happiness. In my family of origin, I learned that happiness, fun

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One Simple Practice to Cut Through a Lifetime of Pain

It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day … Breathwork Meditation & a Heretic Healer on tap. If you’re anxious, depressed, have a Monkey Mind, worry you’re not using the Law of Attraction correctly and are sending the Wrong Fucking

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How I Got 7x Faster at Forgiveness

Sometimes it feels really good to be pissed off at people. We can get really puffed up and indignant about their obviously assinine behavior …

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Giving Up Alcohol By Taking My Inventory

“Why do you drink? I wrote, “It relaxes me. It’s my reward at the end of the day. It’s … it’s … it’s …” Okay, this smacked of laziness …

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How to Pray 101. Hint: I Didn’t Learn It in Church

“I realize that when I pray, I assume I’m not perfect enough for God. I assume God disapproves of me, is disappointed in me …

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