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How Defensive Pessimism Can Help Ease Your Worries

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” ~Corrie Ten Boom

You know if you’re a worrier.

You worry about all kinds of negative things happening, without any evidence that they’re likely to happen.…

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What do you believe?

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Some of us go through life never questioning what we were told as children, never exploring our own thoughts, never changing but wondering why our lives don't work the way we think they should. Perhaps it's time for you to explore those beliefs you've always held without knowing why. It's where real growth starts.

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Three Simple Tips to Manage Your Money

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By Sebastian Sanchez Cortes ~ Have you ever had problems managing your money? I believe so, most of us have. It

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Let’s talk about the Power of Silence

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Pssst. Can I have your attention? Turn off the TV and take out your ipod earbuds. Turn off your cell

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You Never Know How Much Time You Have, So Forgive While You Can

“Forgiveness is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you.” ~Corrie ten Boom

I sat next to my stepmother Elaine in her hospital room. I was thirteen. We’d met six years prior as she took a stepmother’s …

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Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale. How Stressed Are You?

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It has been demonstrated consistently that stress takes its toll physically and emotionally in some rather serious ways over the

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What to Do When Someone You Love Is Sick and Struggling

“Love is not what you say. Love is what you do.” ~Unknown

As a graduate student in public health, I spent my days talking about illness and death. Normal lunchtime conversations among students covered topics like: how to define a …

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Who is Responsible for Your Happiness?

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Who is responsible for your happiness?  The correct answer is, of course, you are. This is a very popular concept

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A Simple 5-Second Habit to Rewire Your Harshly Self-Critical Brain

“I acknowledge my own worth. My confidence is growing.” ~Unknown

Sometimes I feel like a spider whose web is repeatedly torn down. I plan something and start taking action. Then life happens, and setbacks threaten to sap my energy and …

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Do You Need A Therapist? These 5 Signs Point to “Yes”

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You lose a loved one, a job, a relationship, a pet or get into an accident, have an injury, gain

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