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4 May 2014
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Stress!!!

Many of adults in the United States deal with stress on a daily basis. Stress has become so commonplace that many of us except being in fight or flight mode as a normal way of life. All stress isn’t bad. In small doses, it can help one perform under pressure and motivate one to do […]


29 April 2014
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The Power of No!!!

                     Since I was a young girl; perhaps it has to do with being a middle child- as long as I can remember I have been a “yes girl.”  If my older are younger sister would not do something, I would take up the slack as a way to keep the peace.  Being […]


10 April 2014
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Setting Goals

Setting goals allows you to choose how you want to move through life. Some achievements can take a lifetime to attain, while others can be completed in the course of a day. Setting and meeting goals can lead\ to feelings of satisfaction and accomplishments. Having a clear vision of the end state we are trying […]


4 April 2014
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Lent, A Season of Cleansing!!!

For many years now, my family and I have observed and practiced Lent. I know many see Lent as an observation for Catholics but this is not the case. Many different religious denominations practice some form of Lent. My family and I do not go to service for the placing of Blessed Ashes (on Ash […]


30 March 2014
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Conquering Stress

  Stress is a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way. When you sense danger, whether it is real or imagined, the body’s defenses kick into high gear in a rapid, automatic process known as the “fight-or-flight-or-freeze” reaction, or the stress response. The stress response is […]


28 March 2014
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Self Improvement
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Exercise, the recipe for better health?

Exercise has multiple benefits: assists in controlling weight, fights against health conditions and diseases, increases mood, a natural energy booster, advocate for better sleep, “brings sexy back” into the bedroom, and fun! Why don’t people do more of it? It’s time-consuming, sweaty, hard-working, fear of masculinity… you name it, I’ve given the excuse. Back in […]


25 March 2014
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Self Improvement
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What is Happiness?

Most of us probably do not believe we need a formal definition of happiness; we know it when we feel it, and we often use the term to describe a range of positive emotions, including joy, pride, contentment, and gratitude. Happiness is a perspective dependent emotion. This means that what could make someone happy may […]


22 February 2014
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Are You Aware of the Happiness Secret? (Part 2)

If you read last week’s blog article regarding the Happiness Secret, Steven K. Scott, author of The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: King Solomon’s Secrets to Success, Wealth, and Happiness, pointed out five barriers that prevent us from being truly happy. This week, we will look at four ways to overcome these barriers and achieve […]

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