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On This Memorial Day, I Thank You – Free H.E.A.R.T. DVD

- If you are sensitive to any combat video screens you may not choose to watch the trailer above. - May is military appreciation month – a time when we honor the men and women of the Armed Fo…

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Create a Habit (That Sticks) in 5 Days

You might know the phrase, "we are creatures of habit," but did you know that some psychologists estimate 95% of our behavior occurs out of habit, either unconsciously or in reaction to our outside ci…

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How Healthy is Your Family’s Emotional Well-Being?

During the summer while children are out of school, families are spending more time together.   Take this survey to check your family's emotional well-being. Track the numbers that correspond to yo…

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Self-Love Formulas are BS

Does anyone else cringe upon hearing statements like, "You need to love yourself before you can XYZ (land a job, a relationship, lasting inner peace)"? I do, and I call bullshit. Sure, liking yo…

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Religious Figures: Why Dressing the Part Doesn’t Prove You’re Holy

Many years ago Deb’s mother said to her: Just because someone’s wearing a robe doesn’t make him or her any more spiritual than you are. So what is it that makes us stand and bow our heads when…

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The Cost of Financial Stress

The news of the day still reminds us of economic troubles across the land. Meanwhile, millions who struggle beneath the weight of financial burdens press on with their lives, many living paycheck to p…

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5 Money Lessons from Mistakes Moms Make

I learned a lot of valuable lessons from my mother (always do your homework, live within your means, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches make everything better are among my favorites), but some of …

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6 Remedies to Keep You Regular

Bowel health is not what you would call a water cooler topic of conversation. Waste elimination is a private matter and often a private struggle for many people.  Professional opinions vary on how man…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, I’ve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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How One Trait Can Make You a Fabulous Leader

I recently learned that the leadership-training curriculum at Google places a heavy emphasis on self-awareness building. The thinking, of course, is that managers can only become effective influenc…

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