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Archive for August, 2008

Aug
2008
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9 Spiritual Resorts in the West

9 Spiritual Resorts in the West

In our mind, a spiritual resort is a place where you can go out of mind. A place that’s therapeutic not just for your body but your most over-worked and over-heated organ in this mad, mad world — your brain. A spiritual resort is a place that chills your brain organ to the point that ...
Aug
2008
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A book that changed my life: An Imperfect Offering

A book that changed my life: An Imperfect Offering

Introducing a new Soul’s Code feature, A Book That Changed My Life. Name a book that changed Your life, and tell us how it did that for you in mind, body or spirit BY KATY LEASK — Everyone should read this book. I’ll come out and say that loud and clear from the start. An ...
Aug
2008
22
Life is a ballet

Life is a ballet

BY VICKI WOODYARD — Life is a ballet, and although it looks and feels beautiful at times our toes are bleeding and we wake in the night with muscle cramps. All of this strenuous work creates beauty and it is well worth the effort. I have never danced as hard as when my small daughter ...
Aug
2008
21
Photo Contest: YOGA, aisle 9; PILATES, domestic departures; MEDITATION, wherever

Photo Contest: YOGA, aisle 9; PILATES, domestic departures; MEDITATION, wherever

Have a chance to be featured in a Soul’s Code slideshow. The prize, other than Web glory, is a $50 giftcard to www.soundstrue.com Does the notion of striking a tree pose in the beverage aisle of your local supermarket seem downright ordinary? Then read on. Here at Soul’s Code, we want to see photos of ...
Aug
2008
21

“I Me Wed”: Making it Through the Day (and Night)

This poetic affirmation is beautiful for those moments when you are feeling down about yourself, or whatever . . .We ALL have days like that! SPECIAL TO SOUL’S CODE, ROB BREZSNY —I first wrote these in a book called, Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: How the Whole World Is Conspiring to Shower You with ...
Aug
2008
21
Addicted to the addict: The anatomy of codependence

Addicted to the addict: The anatomy of codependence

The first in a seven-part SOUL’S CODE series about Codependence Are you, or have you ever been, a codependent person? co-de-pend-ent [koh-di-pen-duhnt] – adjective 1. of or pertaining to a relationship in which one person is physically or psychologically addicted, as to alcohol or gambling, and the other person is psychologically...
Aug
2008
21
The Parent Trap: Setting the stage for codependence

The Parent Trap: Setting the stage for codependence

Part 2 of 7 in a Soul’s Code series about codependence BY DAVID RICKEY and PAUL KAIHLA — In the Disney movie, The Parent Trap, a pre-tabloid child star named Lindsay Lohan manipulates a reconciliation between her on-screen, estranged parents (played by Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richardson). Yes, it’s a romantic comedy. But this...
Aug
2008
21

Barack Obama, John McCain and the presidential politics of codependence

Part 3 of 7 in a Soul’s Code series about codependence BY DAVID RICKEY and PAUL KAIHLA — In our description of the Stage 1 of codependence we talked about how common it is for people who had childhoods with an abusive, dysfunctional or weak parent to carbon-copy that dynamic in adult relationships — or ...
Aug
2008
21
Confessions of a codependent

Confessions of a codependent

Part 5 of 7 in a Soul’s Code series about codependence BY PAUL KAIHLA — I grew up with a mental illness, my mother’s. That’s not a very funny thing to say, but it is a really codependent thing to say. My mother developed schizophrenia when I was a young boy (in the image at ...
Aug
2008
21
Psychology's answer to codependency

Psychology’s answer to codependency

Part 6 of 7 in a Soul’s Code series about codependence BY DAVID RICKEY — From a psychological perspective, codependence is an issue of inappropriate boundaries. The codependent person has difficulty experiencing adequate separation. As Paul Kaihla describes in the previous installment, you are so psychically plugged into someone else that...