The Sad Man: Emotions, Stress, and Making a Life

The Sad Man: Emotions and Stress A Stress-Prone Woman Enjoying a Simple Afternoon At this moment I am typing, nestled in a carol in the Las Vegas Paris Casino Race and Sports Book. All aglow like a seal pup basking in the sun. Why and how is this possible? I’m not actually betting on the races. The answer is simple. I love horses. To my eyes and heart horses are magnificent and glorious and the way they move sparks my heart. I showed horse for forty years and spent way too much money, too much time, and sacrificed my only right knee …

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The Sad Man: Emotions and Stress . . . .

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The Sad Man: Emotions and Stress A Stress-Prone Woman Enjoying a Simple Afternoon At this moment I am typing, nestled in a carol in the Las Vegas Paris Casino Race and Sports Book. All aglow like a seal pup basking in the sun. Why and how is this possible? I’m not actually betting on the races. The answer is simple. I love horses. To my eyes and heart horses are magnificent and glorious and the way they move sparks my heart. I showed horse for forty years and spent way too much money, too much time, and sacrificed my only right knee …

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Emotions and Thinking: Is Stealing Always Wrong?

*****Bizarre video gift at the end of the post. A taste of Mexico City at dark. No sound and a lot of sidewalk shots, but hey, I did this by my techo-challenged self! Is Stealing Bad? Is Someone Who Steals a Bad Person? A Supplement to MysteryShrink and the Emotional Guidance System to be used as a reference when ‘dualistic thinking’ is cited in other articles. Dualistic Thinking: Dualistic thinking occurs when we assume there are only two possibilities choices for behavior—one good and one bad. One right and one wrong. With this structure, we then separate actions, beliefs, and …

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Money Doesn’t Live Up to the Hype: Lessons from Eloise

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Money Doesn’t Live Up to the Hype:  Lessons from Eloise If the Book Is a Mistake, Put it Down! For quite a while I’ve wanted to do a series based on lessons I learned from a late friend, older than me by several decades, and wealthier than me by several millenniums. I’ll call her Eloise after the heroine in books written by Kay Thompson and illustrated by Hilary Knight (released in the 1950s) about a rich and engaging little girl who lived in the fanciest hotel in New York City. “I am Eloise. I am six. I am a city …

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