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27 October 2015
Category:
Self Improvement
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Do You Have A Shopping Addiction?

  With the holiday season just around the corner, I started thinking about all the budgets and finances that are going to explode in a month’s time.  Although for many, shopping is only a “seasonal addiction.”  For others, it is a year long struggle. So what’s the difference between someone who is on a shopping spree […]


26 October 2015
Category:
Physical Health
Comments: 1

Power of Music

Have you ever wondered why we feel better when we listen to music?  Well, there is proof in the pudding, er I mean, notes! According to BestBinauralBeats.org, a website dedicated to research on music and mood, the rhythm and tone of music has the most impact on our brain.  Our heartbeat synchs up with the […]


23 October 2015
Category:
Self Improvement
Comments: 2

Race!!!

I was recently having a conversation with 3 ladies. We were all of different ethnic backgrounds.  The topic of conversation was Dr. Ben Carson and affirmative action. For those who do not know, Dr. Carson is an African American who has placed his bid for president on the Republican ticket.  The others seemed to think that […]


22 October 2015
Category:
Self Improvement
Comments: 0

Declaration for the Day

One of my girlfriend’s shared this declaration with me and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share with you all!! “I DECLARE I will speak only positive words of faith and victory over myself, my family, and my future.  I will not use my words to describe the situation.  I will use my words […]


21 October 2015
Category:
Relationships
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Stop Trying to Change Your Man

I was listening to a video devotional about Decoding the Silent Man’s Language.  At the end of the devotional, the speaker said, “The only time a woman can change a man is when he is wearing diapers”.  This comment tickled me but there is some truth to it!  Of course, I’m not saying that your […]


20 October 2015
Category:
Physical Health
Comments: 1

Foods to Help Lower Cholesterol

We go to the doctor for an annual check up or due to an illness…….usually if a problem is detected, the first solution is medication. Sadly, we are in an era where medication is the solution for most symptoms.  Don’t get me wrong….sometimes medication is necessary but often times it is a lifelong Band-Aid solution.  When my husband’s cholesterol was […]


15 October 2015
Category:
Self Esteem
Comments: 1

Self-esteem: The Conductor of Emotions

Self-esteem is a very important aspect of everyone’s life. It is such a vital part of a person existence, yet at the same time too much or too little of it can be detrimental. Self-esteem is often used as a controlling tool. People prey on those who have low self-esteem because it is easy. Having […]


14 October 2015
Category:
Self Esteem
Comments: 0

Change of Perspective on Mental Illness

The part about counseling that I look least forward to is the diagnosis portion.  No matter how many times I have challenged clients to view the diagnosis as a separate thing from their personality, it never fails – many of them view themselves as the diagnosis.  Sometimes the clients will use the diagnosis as a […]

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