Welcome to our second lesson in our five-week series on self-appreciation. Two weeks ago, I sent out a newsletter in which I described a two-minute breathing exercise to switch your nervous system from the flight-or-fight mode to the rest-and-digest one. That was followed by last week’s article in which I talked about the importance of…

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Welcome to our first lesson in the five-week series on self-appreciation.  I firmly believe that in order to discover your full power, you must first understand and love yourself. That is why I came up with a few quick and simple daily exercises to shift your focus towards yourself. Last week I sent instructions on…

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I am often surprised by how much suffering my patients put up with. Many of them believe that they have no power against the forces that bring them down. Others are so bogged down with meeting the everyday demands of life that they forget to take time to actually live. They dredge through their lives,…

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Huntington Beach, CA 11/8/18, First talk given by Eckhart Tolle: Disclaimer: These are the notes I typed up right after hearing the talk and before I could forget the content. I have not had time to re-read or edit these notes, however, I feel an urgency to publish them in the blog – probably because…

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Question: My husband does not understand my emotional needs and is not supportive of me. Whenever I try to tell him this, he gets a look on his face and says “there is actually no issue, you are overreacting.” He also holds grudges and brings up old resentments when we fight instead of listening to…

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Almost two years ago I wrote a response to a 13 year old girl who was being abused by her twin brother (https://advice.doctorbeheshti.com/sibling-abuse-among-twins/). Recently I received an email from a 16 year old girl with very similar problems. The question that I received greatly troubles me, and I would have reported this to Child Protective Services…

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The British Medical Journal (BMJ) just published a new study with disturbing information. A class of medications called Benzodiazepines which are commonly used by doctors of all specialties to treat anxiety has been found to increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life. What are Benzodiazepines? Benzodiazepines are a group of medications that are used by doctors across…

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