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What to Say to a Friend With Cancer

When a beloved friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, finding the right words can seem impossible. Do you pretend as if everything is normal? Should you adopt a somber demeanor when speakin…

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Health Benefits of Gratitude & 20 Ways to Say ‘Thank You’

Gratitude is a greatly under-used emotion. Sometime around mid-November, we take it out, dust it off, put it on display and admire it for a while. Then, come January, we promptly shove it back on t…

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4 Surprising Things Your Body Language Is Saying

We’ve all encountered people whose physical presence makes us vaguely uncomfortable. They might perch on our desk rather than sitting in a chair, or lean in a little too close for a chat. They might…

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A Family Therapist’s Guide to Gifts for Kids

Need a last minute holiday present for your kids? Why not give them a gift that will nourish your relationships with your children and create fun for the whole family? Sure, it's the season to …

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People can be extremely cruel to others. A lot of people acted very badly in the early days of AIDS…

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What a sick sick world we are living in ! Anne-Marie from Belgium (Europe).

The poll asks, "Could current fear over terrorism or Ebola stoke a 21st century witch hunt?" In Wes…