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The Losing Battle For Perpetual Reward
Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by Dirk Hanson
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Or why you can't stay high forever. The amphetamine high, like the cocaine high, is a marvel of biochemical efficiency. Stimulants work primarily by blocking the reuptake of dopamine molecules in the synaptic gap between nerve cells. Dopamine remains stalled in the gap, stimulati... Read more
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Negative to Neutral
Friday, September 2nd, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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I cannot change me or you from negative to positive, but I can change us both to less negative. Rabbi MitchHow often do we find ourselves in a situation where we are making a sincere, well intentioned effort to change either our or someone else's thinking from negative to positiv... Read more
Is Shoplifting the Opiate of the Masses?
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 by Dirk Hanson
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Another look at "behavioral addictions" and the DSM-V. The DSM-V, when it debuts it 2012, is set to replace the category of Substance-Related Disorders with a new category entitled "Addiction and Related Disorders." Gambling is the only behavioral addiction cu... Read more
Selfishness
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Selfishness is a concern with one's own interests. Ayn RandI love words and the definitions that limit their potential. Selfish is such a word. If you go to traditional dictionaries you will find negative attributions to the word selfish. Ayn Rand truly understood the endless pos... Read more
Cleaning House
Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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If you want to have clean ideas, change them as often as your shirt. Francis Picabia Francis Picabia born Franois Marie Martnez Picabia was a French painter and poet born to a Cuban father and French mother. He was a renowned artist who lived in the late 19th and 20th centuries.W... Read more
Self Esteem
Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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I am larger, better than I thought. I did not know I held such greatness. Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman really had the insight when he wrote the above statement. Some might say that I am bragging when I affirm his quote to myself on a daily basis; further you might say that I am full ... Read more
Self Centeredness
Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Thinking more than others about our own thoughts is not self-centeredness. It means that if asked what's on our mind, we are less likely to mention being aware of the world around us, and more likely to mention our inner reflections. Dr. Elaine N. Aron Dr. Elaine Aron is a highly... Read more
Ritual
Monday, August 29th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Ritual is a kind of shorthand by which we say things that we do not take time to put into words or could not if we would. Reverend Harry Emerson FosdickHow does one describe with words the feelings we have when watching a ritual be performed in the holy place of our choice Watchi... Read more
Life
Monday, August 29th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert EinsteinIf you would like to have fun and learn a great deal one day, Google Albert Einstein quotes, sit back and imagine the full genius of this man. Whatever he contributed to our physical ... Read more
Recognition
Sunday, August 28th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.Abraham LincolnOnce again, Abe wins the day with his simple yet profound wisdom. How many times have we walked into a room where we both thought and expected to be recognized and weren't Often I suspe... Read more
Birthdays
Saturday, August 27th, 2011 by RabbiMitch63
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We turn not older with years, but newer every day. Emily DickinsonBirthdays are wonderful and I am always happy to celebrate yours and others as well as mine. They are times of laughter, gratitude, achievement, transition, memories, love, celebration, giving, receiving and so muc... Read more
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