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Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Denial Can Be Hazardous To Your Happiness, Health, Relationships & Success

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 15, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, happiness, health, law of attraction, personal development, relationships, self help, success

Denial is a unconscious psychological device that people use to avoid dealing with reality, to avoid dealing with facts about themselves that they prefer not to look at or acknowledge. The problem is that when the things we are denying...

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D.

The Plant-Based Diet Starter Guide - Book Review

Dustin Rudolph, Pharm.D. | January 22, 2014 | Lifestyle

As 2014 gets underway so do the goals of many individuals finally promising to make good on adopting healthier lifestyle habits. This is the year that you’re going to get fit and drop the extra pounds you always wanted to....

Dr. Will Tuttle

I Am the Vegan Activist (poem)

Dr. Will Tuttle | December 24, 2013 | Animals, Lifestyle

Read More: vegan

  I am the Vegan Activist I am the vegan activist, My heart filled with the wish to relieve the hideous suffering Mysteriously inflicted on animals seen as food. Rising early, sitting in silence every day, listening within, opening... dilating.......

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Horses Healing People - A Lesson In Maintaining Boundaries

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 15, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: dysfunctional family systems, effective communication, equine assisted psychotherapy, healing relationships, identified patient, maintaining boundaries, self help, self improvement

Equine assisted psychotherapy utilizes horses to generate metaphors that relate to people's lives and emotional issues, and to provide insights and solutions. In a recent personal experience with my horses the message of maintaining boundaries was clearly emphasized and an...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Secret To Success: Mind Your Own Business. Get Your Own House In Order

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 5, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: forgiveness, letting go of judgments, personal development, positive psychology, secret to success

It is our ego's need to control the universe. And so we judge. We impose. We interfere. But what we're really doing is sabotaging ourselves. When we work on ourselves rather than expending our energy trying to change and manipulate...

Sarah Taylor

Grass-Fed, Humanely Slaughtered Meat

Sarah Taylor | December 1, 2013 | Animals, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: grass-fed beef, humane slaughtering, Vegan

It seems to me that Americans are waking up at a faster and faster rate.  The idea that the vegan diet is just for Berkeley hippies is a very old idea indeed; as you’ve probably heard, even Al Gore has...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Can People Really Change?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 21, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: can people change, happiness, neutralizing inner critic, personal development, positive psychology, self help, success

People can change. They need to really want to. They need to really work at it. They need to have the right tools. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO...

Sarah Taylor

When Others Just Don't Get It

Sarah Taylor | November 14, 2013 | Animals, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: influencing others, vegan, vegan education

I gave a speech at a conference once that was mainly composed of vegetarians and vegans.  A woman approached me afterward; she was very obese, with stringy hair and bad skin, with a serious scowl on her face.  She said,...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Dealing With Denial In Yourself And Others

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 11, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: contempt prior to investigation, denial, effective communication, improving relationships, inner critic, self empowerment, self help, shooting the messenger

On one level, denial is an unconscious defense mechanism to discharge anxiety. On another level, however, it’s a choice. A mind game we’re playing with ourselves.SCROLL TO WATCH VIDEO...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Setting, Maintaining and Respecting Boundaries

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 4, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: bullies, effective communication, personal power, repairing relationships, self help, setting boundaries, victimhood

When we fail to set boundaries or set them and fail to maintain them, we make ourselves victims of those who need boundary setting. When we don't set and maintain boundaries, and then complain about the subsequent abuse, we are...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

How To End Self-Sabotaging Behaviors

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 24, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: end self sabotage, forgiveness, happiness, law of attraction, overcoming ego, self help, subconscious, success

If you don't have the life you want, you are most likely sabotaging yourself in some, if not many, ways. Learn to recognize and eliminate your self-sabotaging behaviors once and for all, thus paving the way for your happiness, physical...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Positive Psychology - The Power of Positive Thinking

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 17, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: ending self-sabotage, happiness, increasing self esteem, law of attraction, positive psychology, power of positive thinking, self-help, self-improvement, success

We have been trained to be negative, pessimistic, cynical, skeptical, and frightened. We have been trained to believe that these traits are practical and will enable us to more effectively navigate our lives through a mine field of chaos, horror...

Sarah Taylor

Veganism: Just a Diet, or is it a Philosophy?

Sarah Taylor | October 16, 2013 | Animals, Lifestyle

Read More: philosophy, vegan philosophy, veganism

I have a new column in VegNews magazine, and will be discussing controversial issues that face vegans.  There are actually quite a few (including a recent blog topic I posted – on whether to speak up or not when others...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Decrease Anxiety and Eliminate Panic Attacks

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | October 6, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: decrease anxiety, eliminate panic attacks, personal development, self-help, self-improvement

Decreasing anxiety and eliminating panic attacks is ultimately about effectively dealing with the truth. SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Our Thoughts Create Our Reality

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 26, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: cognitive tools, law of attraction, LOA, positive psychology, reality manifestation, self help

e create our emotional reality with our thoughts: Positive thoughts tend to generate happiness. Negative thoughts tend to generate fear, anxiety and depression. We create our physical reality with our thoughts: Positive thoughts tend to reduce stress and strengthen our...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

How To Heal Relationships - What's Love & Communication Got To Do With It? - Part Two

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 14, 2013 | Lifestyle

Read More: effective communication, how to repair relationships, self help

When our relationships fail it is because we have made choices which are destructive and self-defeating. So caught up in our ego and our need to be right, we are blinded to the truth that love flourishes when we are...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

How To Repair Relationships - What's Love & Communication Got To Do With It? - Part One

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 7, 2013 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, effective communication, happiness, how to repair relationships, self-improvement

Truly loving, nurturing and sustainable relationships are not happening for a great many of us. The reasons for this have to do with our ego getting in the way, with our unwillingness to be more thoughtful, tolerant and considerate, with...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

FREE KINDLE DOWNLOAD Sept 7th-11th - "Einstein's Cosmic Journey"

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 7, 2013 | Lifestyle

Read More: Albert Einstein, biography, books, fiction, free ebooks, theory of relativity

Psychiatrist Walter E. Jacobson, M.D., best-selling author of “Forgive To Win!,” has just published his second book, “Einstein’s Cosmic Journey – A Biographical Fantasy of Quantum Proportions” which will be available for FREE DOWNLOAD from Sept. 7th thru Sept. 11th...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

How To Heal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 2, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, forgiveness, how to repair relationships, letting go of anger, loving relationships

Truly loving, nurturing and sustainable relationships are not happening for a great many of us. The reasons for this have to do with our ego getting in the way, with our unwillingness to be more thoughtful, tolerant and considerate, with...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The Forgiveness Diet - How To Stop Self-Sabotaging Behaviors

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 25, 2013 | Lifestyle

Read More: forgiveness, how to end self sabotaging behaviors, how to forgive

Most of us don't get what we want in our lives because we sabotage ourselves: We procrastinate. We resist. We don't follow through. We don't do the things that we know are in our best interests. The end result is...