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A Beautiful Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

In Japan, people famously get to enjoy their great grand children and often die peacefully in their sleep. What's their secret? Yes, they eat plenty of fish, fresh vegetables and fruit. And yes,…

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How Trust and Forgiveness Can Help You Age Better

Older adults are often portrayed as crotchety, cranky and mistrustful. These pervasive stereotypes are not only untrue, they may also be harmful, says a new paper published in the journal Social Psych…

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Forgiveness: Food for Health & Happiness

My common sense says that the anger, resentment and blame that many people hold on to, often for years, account for a lot of health problems, and learning how to forgive could prove to be curative and…

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Patience, The Art of Intelligent Waiting

"Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience." —Ralph Waldo Emerson Life unfolds in spite of our impatience. The misfortune of it is that because of our impatience we don’t fully appreciate the …

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How to Avoid Drama and Blame in Your Relationships

Are your relationships defined by tired role-play? Here's how to break out of character. As a child, I routinely told my mother when I thought my friends were being mean. I knew she would tel…

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5 Keys to Creating Conscious and Intentional Relationships

What do you know about being in a relationship? How did you come by that knowledge? Chances are, much like swimming, you were thrown into the deep end of a pool and survival instinct took over. Unles…

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3 Qualities Keeping You from Love

Everybody enjoys being loved, but many struggle to embrace it as they should. You may be one of those people, and up to this point, you may not have accepted that fact. You are certainly not alone in …

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7 Regular Things That Happy Couples Do Together

If you truly want the best relationship possible, don't leave the fate of your "happily in love" connection to luck or chance. Trust me, couples who thrive for the long-term actively choose behaviors …

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions – 4 Heart Power Tips

A lot of people make resolutions about aspects of themselves they hope to change and improve for the upcoming year. The most common ones are:  spending more time with family and friends; getting more …

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5 Ways to Add Excitement to Your Relationship

Anyone who's been in a long-term relationship at least once in their lives knows what I'm talking about when I bring up the dreaded relationship rut. When you first start dating someone, they seem to …

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