Addiction No More: Hope and Wise Choices

June 26, 2014
Hosted by Dr. Paula Joyce

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Addictions are a world-wide problem. How we treat a problem is influenced by how we think about it. Rarely do we talk about addiction as a form of abuse and yet, it is. This time it's self-abuse. We've talked in past shows about the fact that 90% of our self-talk is negative. I'd say that's self-abuse. Can we change it? Absolutely! And, that's the difference between an addiction and a habit--consciously making a choice. Every moment of every day we make choices about what we think, what we say, how we act, what we put in our bodies--whether we treat ourselves and others with love, disinterest or cruelty. We are in charge of our lives. What are you choosing? One of my pet peeves is the automatic response that television characters have to a stressful day. Invariably, it's: "I need a drink." No one "needs" a drink. How about replacing it with: I need to meditate or breathe deeply or exercise or laugh? It's time to choose wisely! Join us Thursday to learn about hope and choosing wisely.

Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit

Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit

Thursday at 8 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel

Learning to see life from a spiritual perspective can change the way we think, which changes everything. As we let go of fear, worry, regret, blame, anger, guilt, resentment, jealousy and shame, we can create the loving, joyful, prosperous, healthy life that we want and deserve.

The best or worst place to live is in our own mind. You will learn how to weed out the negativity and to be grateful and positive in word, thought and deed, resulting in your ever-increasing happiness. Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit is broadcast live every Thursday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.

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Dr. Paula Joyce

Dr. Paula Joyce

Dr. Paula, The Life Doctor, has helped thousands of people improve their health, wealth and relationships through writing, coaching and speaking. Her clients attain success, achieve breakthrough thinking and enhanced productivity with her Ultimate Creative Problem Solving Process, which aligns and integrates information in both sides of the brain. Clients dissolve hidden fears and blocks, solve challenging problems and reach their goals.

Despite being told that she couldn't write creatively, paint or dance, Dr. Paula is a best-selling author, an internationally shown artist and an accomplished Argentine Tango dancer. She broke the family rules by being a working mother who did postdoctoral work at Yale and was Director of Leadership Development in a school district where she coached and trained top level executives. She overcame emotional and psychological abuse and learned to see the positive in every experience and feel the gratitude for all of it.

Dr. Paula co-authored a best-seller, Nothing But Net. Her column, Ask Dr. Paula, is in Dallas Yoga Magazine, in print and on the web. Her first e-book is 33 Tips for Self-Empowerment.

She has spoken to organizations such as: American Express Financial Services, Baylor University Medical Center and Jung Society.

Dr. Paula was in USA Today, Dallas Morning News and on national television and radio. She was named a Leading Expert and recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors.

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