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The Gift of Self-Care — The Personal Side

“And life is what we make it. Always has been, always will be.” Grandma Moses This quote came from a gratitude journal I have—one I try to write in at least once a week. I intentionally think of people and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Self-Care — The Practical Side

I love this season. I really do. I love buying (and getting) gifts, parties, baking and all of the traditions my family celebrates year in and year out during the holidays. BUT, every year I find myself pretty well physically … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Self-Care — The Practical Side

Do any of these statements sound familiar: “I need a vacation!” “I need to start working out at least 5 days a week.” “I want to start [insert new hobby here] because I think it will help me lower my … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Stress – The Practical Side

Do you know anyone who would say they are not stressed? I can honestly say I do not know any one person who does not have stress in at least one life area. Stress can be good when it helps … Continue reading

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Care for the Caregiver — The Practical Side

Do you live with someone struggling with a mental illness? Are you a caregiver for an aging parent or seriously ill spouse? Do you have an active relationship with a close friend battling depression? If you answered “yes” to any … Continue reading

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Finding Hope in the Waiting Room of Life — The Personal Side

“Everyone needs something to look forward to.” This is a quote from a man personally known to me.  He said many wise things during his 95 years on the planet, but this is one of my favorites. To me, it … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention and You

In the wake of the tragic loss of Robin Williams to suicide, many are wondering what they can do to help a friend or loved one who they think may be suicidal. Of course, ideally no one who is untrained … Continue reading

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