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Self-Help

Why ‘Letting Go’ of Anger Isn’t Enough

One time when, as a couple, we were disagreeing and getting heated with each other, a wise friend said, “Can’t you just laugh?”  This had the immediate effect of reminding us that the ego loves to be …

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Stress Got You Down on the Job?

Very important memo to self, staff! – What can WE do to make this a better place to work? That question is one today’s public- and private-sector employers who genuinely care about their workers ar…

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Nourishing the Heart of Your Pet

“I am the rug beneath your feet that buffers you from all the harshness of life.” – Dog I have had the gift of four dogs, a cat and two horses in my life. I fed them, groomed them and loved them. I c…

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Staying Mindful When Life Stresses You Out

Have you ever been in a crowded subway or busy street, lost in a marketplace in a foreign country, or caught up in an argument that was going nowhere? Does it make you lose your mindfulness and awaren…

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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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After first skimming the article I was irritated with the purebred recommendations. Then I reread an…

Yes - she should face criminal charges!!! I think Dr. Ernie Ward should put this video on TV as…

TYFS...I love chocolate but here is the list for the ingredients of Teddy Grahams: Enriched Flour…