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How to Make Resolutions into Realities

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Happy New Year! It’s that time of year again. Healthy food sales are up. Fast food sales are down. The gyms are packed. This is the year. You’re going to eat healthy, get in shape, volunteer more, donate more to charity, clean out the garage, end that toxic relationship, stop swearing so much …… The […]

Encouragement

It All Started with the Drive-through

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As our lives are made increasingly easier by technology, we become more and more isolated. It has been a slow transition, made without much notice. When we wanted to go out for a burger, we used to park our cars, walk into a place and interact with other humans. For groceries, we went into the […]

De-stress

Helping Hand

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We all know it’s a good thing to help others. It even makes us feel good to do it. But what if you are the one who needs help? Do you feel comfortable asking for it? Do you think you should be able to do it all on your own? Do you think you somehow […]

Divorce

Ex Communications

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Communicating with your ex-spouse, or soon to be ex-spouse, can be extremely difficult – unnerving, stressful, intimidating, frustrating. Chances are the communication hasn’t been all that effective since way before the separation. The worst thing to ever happen to effective communication – not just with your ex, but with everyone – is the send button. […]

Encouragement

Goals

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As I was sitting on my back porch this morning, sipping coffee and feeling a tad sorry for myself (life is hard, blah, blah blah), I noticed a large ant hanging from a spider web, coming from under the wicker chair. As I often do with spider webs on my porch, I knocked it loose […]

De-stress

Seven Ways to De-Stress Your Divorce

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Without a doubt, a divorce is stressful. It is way up near the top of the Uber Stress category. If you let it, the stress can make you crazy – and sick. But you don’t have to let it. Here are seven ways to keep your cool while your life is turning upside down. Exercise […]

Encouragement

From Half to Whole

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Depending on which expert you talk to, the most stressful life transition is either the death of spouse or child, or divorce. As a mother, I’d have to say the death of a child is the worst imaginable possibility that fills the nightmares of most parents. Setting that one aside, I’m going to call a […]