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Anxiety: What Eat & What to Avoid to Ease It

We all have suffered with anxiety at one time or another and we all will suffer with it again. Anxiety, unfortunately, is a part of life as we know it – but you don’t have to cave in to it. By eating the right foods, avoiding the anxiety feeding foods and learning simple lifestyle habits,… Continue reading Anxiety: What Eat & What to Avoid to Ease It

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Be a Stand-Up Person & Stand Up for Yourself Too

If you are the kind of person who will almost drop everything you’re doing to help another, remember it’s either your choice or your inborn ways that lead you to do so. When you do for others, make sure you’re doing with a happy heart; if you’re doing out of guilt or expectation, be aware… Continue reading Be a Stand-Up Person & Stand Up for Yourself Too

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If you don’t like where you are in life, don’t stay there.

Your life is busy. You go to work, you take care of the home, yard, laundry, shopping, cooking, bills, the car, the kids, extended family, and maybe you take care of yourself on occasion and all of this leaves you feeling empty, unfulfilled. What will you do? If you don’t like where you are, don’t… Continue reading If you don’t like where you are in life, don’t stay there.

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In a word, how do you feel?

I once posted a question on my Facebook page asking followers to leave one word describing how they feel and I got an astounding number of responses; somewhere in the 60 -70 plus range! The common flow of answers followed a theme; exhausted, hectic, long day, busy, frustrated and sad were among some. The answers… Continue reading In a word, how do you feel?

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Give & Take

Relationships, whether they are personal, family or on a professional level require give and take. You’ve heard the phrase before but have you truly listened to the words? Give comes first; take follows. When situations involve two or more people we must work together, compromise and respect others’ thoughts, ideas and feelings. When we give,… Continue reading Give & Take

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Why Are We Resistant to Change?

We want change in our lives, we want it on a regular basis and we make plans to make the desired changes but we never quite follow through–but why not? Why does change excite us and tease us but scare us at the same time? Why do we plan to dive in fully but put… Continue reading Why Are We Resistant to Change?

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What HOME Means to Me

Home can mean different things to each of us depending on our circumstances, our childhood and where our heart feels at ease. For me home is felt in two places and appreciated equally. While I don’t own a beach cottage, yet, my heart and soul feels most at home when I am close to the… Continue reading What HOME Means to Me

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Willpower-Self-Control-Self-Discipline

At least once daily I hear someone say that they don’t have willpower; it is usually referenced to their eating habits and lack of ability to lose weight. What is will power? Is it an emotional thing? Is it a behavioral thing? Is it somehow related to our self-confidence, self-worth, or self-esteem? Do we say… Continue reading Willpower-Self-Control-Self-Discipline