Belief, the Source of Behavior

Belief, the Source of Behavior

Sometimes we behave in a way we do not like, that does not serve us, or shows up as a bad habit.  Behavior is made up of actions and reactions. Because we behave in accordance with what we believe, we can change behavior by identifying and challenging the belief driving it. Continue reading

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The Memory Garden

The Memory Garden

We all have moments when we can’t remember something. A name, a place . . . it’s right there on the tip of our tongue, but momentarily escapes us. The harder we try to bring it to the surface, the more it seems to recede. Continue reading

When Hematite Decides it is Done

When Hematite Decides it is Done

Hematite is fairly fragile, so it’s probably not the best stone for a ring you want to last forever. If you are wearing one for healing purposes, you probably already know that even though it can easily crack or shatter, it does not always do so. Is it just random, or does hematite decide when it is done? Continue reading

The Effect of Emotion on Memory

The Effect of Emotion on Memory

All experience is filtered through our belief system and, thus, affects our memory of what occurred. Memories are also influenced and distorted by our emotional state—our mood—when something happens as well as the emotional reactions we have to the experience itself. Because of these, two people can witness the same event, yet their memories of it are completely different. Continue reading