The Art of Forgiveness – The Practical Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 01 Mar, 2012
Forgiveness: 1) to give up resentment of or claim to requital for, 2) to grant relief from payment of, 3) to cease to feel resentment against (Merriam-Webster).  I propose that most people have at least one person in their lives they find difficult to...
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The Golden Rule – The Personal Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 19 Feb, 2012
The older I become the more I realize there is much I do not know about etiquette.  For example, growing up my parents were usually the hosts of big holiday parties.  The guests always brought gifts when they came to dinner, but being young...
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The Golden Rule – The Practical Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 15 Feb, 2012
Treat others as you want them to treat you.  Most of us know the Golden Rule, even if we do not practice it as often as we should. This rule encourages us to treat others with the dignity and respect humanity deserves.  By doing...
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Social Phobia or Social Anxiety?

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 19 May, 2011
Published in the Southwest Orlando Bulletin 5/2011 Many people experience anxiety in social situations.  Social anxiety occurs equally in men and women.  A healthy level of anxiety is normal and is necessary to keep us all motivated and working to achieve our goals.  People...
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Are You Emotionally Fit?

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 28 May, 2010
Published in the Southwest Orlando Bulletin 5/2010 Those who allow their surroundings to dictate their moods, talk themselves out of having a good time, have a questionable balance between positive thinking and self-defeating thoughts, and worry whether they cope with stress in a healthy...
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