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Hear No Evil

Is it possible to change one’s thoughts? According to one author, it’s not only possible but isĀ the most effective, dramatic way to positively change our behavior. Spencer Lord, writing in his new book “The Brain Mechanic,” explains that cognitive behavioral therapy helps us understand how we can control our response to stressful events. As he […]

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Blocking Bad Memories

    The last thing Jim (not his real name) remembered was the growing lights in his rear view mirror. When the garbage truck actually struck his car, spinning him 360 degrees and slamming him into a bridge abutment he had (thankfully) lost consciousness. He spent several days in the ICU recovering from a head […]

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