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How Caretakers Can Conquer Compassion Fatigue

Burnout is something familiar to most workers, at least once in their lifetimes. The feeling of being “worked to the bone,” overly fatigued, and as if each day is a monotonous grind with nary an end i…


How to Learn from Your Whining Spouse

If you've ever been in relationship, trust me, you've experienced this: The In-Bed-Sick boyfriend or girlfriend... Perhaps your hackles are already raised. You're envisioning your man, lying in …


My Journey to Forgiveness

In December of 2011, I decided to head up to Calistoga for a few days. Calistoga is a small town in Napa Valley, about an hour from where we live. For the past few years, Michelle and I have each go…


Are You Ready To Be Your Own Superhero?

Money does not make you rich, character does. There are lots of wealthy people who are absolutely impoverished in character. You cannot buy a reputation for being a person of good character. It is ear…


5 Simple Healing Rituals for the Weekend

You don't always have to check into a spa to feel refreshed and ready for a long week ahead. Simple weekend rituals at home can give you the same blissful results, at a fraction of the cost. Try these…


6 Ways to Stay Fulfilled

Take care of yourself. Continue to persevere: do not allow doubt to creep across your goals. Always make sure to take some time every day to rest. That time should be just for you to keep stress away.…


5 Tips for Creating Your Dream Life

Follow your passions. Your interests, talents and dreams are made up of the things that you love to do and that come easy for you. Believe in yourself, yet be willing to put in extra effort to achieve…


Why You Should Treat Yourself to a Massage

Do you love getting massages but feel guilty about the price tag? Check out the benefits of massage, so your next one can be relaxing and guilt-free.   I'm a big believer in preventive medici…


Top 5 Regrets People Have on their Deathbed

I have always felt that if people could somehow be reminded of their death every day, they might live their lives quite differently. I don't mean this in a morose way, but death is inevitable and yet …


Why You Need To Take Time For You

Everybody needs some time to shine, time to be recognized, special, admired. It's not selfish: it's human. Early one Saturday I saw in the local paper that a workshop for blues musicians was schedu…


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