Are You Trying too Hard to Be Happy?

Written by Carna Zacharias-Miller

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You could suffer from “Missing Mother Syndrome” if you experiencerepparttar following conditions on a regular basis:

You feel lost, out of place, and unsafe in this world There is an underlying sadness in your life, even if nothing is wrong You tend to feel lonely and depressed, especially at other people's "Happy Family" gatherings You hate your body or are unsure about "being a woman" You have abandonment or anger issues that hurt your relationships You experience social stress - You either try to stay invisible, or you have a compulsion to be inrepparttar 135028 limelight Any major crisis in your life, like a divorce, job loss, or bereavement, throws you right back intorepparttar 135029 painful past There is a lot of fear, anxiety, or even guilt and shame in your life You feel homesick without knowing where "home" is You are trying too hard to be happy and "perfect" You take rejection very personally You believe that everybody else gets their act together - except for you

With tapping, deep seated negative emotions and painful memories are brought torepparttar 135030 surface and released – fast and with little additional distress. Gary Craig,repparttar 135031 founder of EFT: “EFT has a high success rate with trauma and abuse issues, especially when applied to specific events.”

Happiness is not a single, solid “thing” one can chase down doggedly, obtain and possess. It is rather a fluid quality that evolves naturally, whenrepparttar 135032 obstructions that keep it from being are dissolved. Childhood trauma is certainly one ofrepparttar 135033 main obstructions. Sometimes, a condition that is obvious, is notrepparttar 135034 real problem. To recognize that “Missing Mother Syndrome” isrepparttar 135035 underlying cause of never feeling “right”, can berepparttar 135036 first step on a woman’s Healing Journey.

Carna Zacharias-Miller, EFT-CC, EFT-ADV, is a spiritual writer and EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) practitioner in Florida. She offers live and telephone sessions. Her specialty is helping “Motherless Daughters” to release the painful past and heal their hearts. E-Mail: Website:

Gender Equality In Business: We've Come a Long Way, But We Still

Written by Alvin Apple

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As people working in small home-businesses, we can help to make change in these areas. By stepping out ofrepparttar brick and mortar business world we have already effectively said no to corporate politics. Already, far more women are having success with online and home businesses than with regular corporations. Just look at Meg Whitman of Ebay and Abbie Drew of DEMC. Although Meg came into Ebay later inrepparttar 131151 game, she has made itrepparttar 131152 most successful online retail auction business inrepparttar 131153 world. Abbie Drew started from scratch, and now DEMC,repparttar 131154 Internet's very first business ezine, provides advertising and expert small business advice for hundreds of thousands of people.

This is all great, but why not take it a step further? Take a stand for gender rights and commit to treating men and women with absolute equality in all your business dealings. When making a decision to use someone's services or ask for someone's advice be open minded. Remember, it's your colleague's track-record, qualifications and personality that make themrepparttar 131155 great businessperson they are, not their gender.

Alvin Apple helps everyday people start businesses they will enjoy. Then he teaches them how to succeed. Read all his helpful strategies, including his latest article, "How to Write the Perfect Classified Ad" at Reach Alvin at 801-328-9006 or

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