Category: Self-care & Personal Development

Be More Productive and Energetic with this Simple Trick

~by Rafi Chowdhury~ . Waking up early seems like a difficult task and something truly unpleasant for most people. However, there are great advantages to waking up early in the morning. Not only will you feel better about yourself when you start your day actively while others are still sleeping, you will also get more…
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How to Turn Challenges and Hardships Into Wins

~by Marsibil Mogensen~   Sure, I overcame cancer. My boyfriend barely survived a car accident. So what? How does this help YOU? Most people go through things in their lives that are unpleasant, difficult and downright unfair. Over most of these events, you have NO obvious control. Too often we allow the things that happen…
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What Everyone Should Know About Domestic Violence

~from a conversation with Laurie Reid~ Because October is designated as domestic violence awareness month, we thought it would be appropriate this month to share part of a conversation between Haley Lynn Gray and Laurie Reid, LMFT, CAP, on the subject of domestic violence. Domestic violence can be spouse to spouse, parent to child or…
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How Cereal Helps Me Get More Accomplished

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ I have a little confession. I have been known to occasionally serve my kids cereal for dinner, and sometimes they get frozen chicken nuggets too. Why? So I can get more accomplished. I’m bound by this little thing called the space-time continuum, and I am forever trying to get more things…
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How to Understand and Embrace the Process of Change

~by Maria Marc~ Although change is something natural, in progress, and necessary for life, most people don’t like it. But what would life be without change? Probably boredom, stagnation, and ultimately extinction!   We all face changes many times during our life’s journey. The longer we live, the more changes we’ll face.   If you…
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5 Guiding Principles of Positive-Thinking Caregivers

~by K. Sunshine Steward~ With the aging population, families feel the constant struggle to care for their elderly parents as a family caregivers while balancing out their everyday life. The most disheartening aspect of taking care of parents is burning out as their caregivers, because like most families, they never use services that may be…
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Does the Fear of Missing Out Make You Anxious?

~by Rebecca Schaeffer~ Fear of Missing Out (FoMO) is a constant, underlying concern for always living life to the fullest, so as not to miss out on possible opportunities, experiences or connections. It can manifest as debilitating indecision, based on a fear that taking action in one direction will eliminate other possible outcomes. It can…
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freedom to choose

Embrace Your Freedom to Choose. 
Accept the Consequences.

~by Diana Murdoch~ We all want the freedom to choose our own path, make our own decisions and lead our own lives. It’s MY choice! It’s my RIGHT to choose. You will find no argument from me. If you are an adult and responsible for your own life, you may choose whatever you desire. You…
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Haters

How to Deal With Haters

~by Ash “Ashbeezy” Brown~ How to deal with haters … People send me emails regularly regarding this topic. I saw it fitting enough to address it formally. HATERS: Anyone who desires to be you and/or possess what you have. Its quite a simple concept to grasp. These people do not actually hate you. In a…
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How I Survived Being a Cancer Mom

~by Kathy Scanlon Opie~ Why did my best friend have to die of breast cancer, leaving two young children without a mother? Why, eight years later, would our youngest child develop a rare form of bone cancer? Why did I have to become a Cancer Mom? My heart and emotions fluctuated between two extremes –…
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