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A Field Guide to Feelings

The Snapshots We Carry of the Past

Do they need to have so much power?

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If the inside of my own head is any indication, we all carry around a few snapshots of what our childhood was like. These snapshots are extremely powerful in determining our self-image, the choices we make, and the way we feel about everything.




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