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2015 – A Year of Reflection and Examination

2015 – A Year of Reflection and Examination

Reflections on 2015 In this post, I would like to provide some reflection and examination of the past twelve months. The end of the year provides an opportunity to look back and determine our successes and maybe, our shortcomings, as well.  Today could be a chance for...

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It’s Time to be Humble and Go with the Flow

It’s Time to be Humble and Go with the Flow

A personal note today My apologies for the late entry of this blog post which I should have been posted earlier.  Needless to say, it is often challenging to manage my practice, family, and social responsibilities and to do an effective job in all areas.....thus, the...

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The secret to personal growth and self-esteem

The secret to personal growth and self-esteem

What you need to learn about personal growth and self-esteem It is generally agreed that positive self-esteem is an essential component for good physical and emotional health and well-being. Feelings of self-deprecation contribute to anxiety, stress, depression, and...

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Realizing your dreams with goal setting, Part 2

Realizing your dreams with goal setting, Part 2

Seeing is Believing - Goal Setting Part 2 In last month's post (part 1), I focused on creating images in our mind of the goals we want to accomplish and then envisioning ourselves achieving them. My most recent goal has focused on weight loss that has proven more...

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Make your dreams come true with goal setting

Make your dreams come true with goal setting

When it comes to Goal Setting, Seeing is Believing Have you ever envisioned a goal for yourself and imagined in your mind's eye the fulfillment of that dream? It is my belief that there is something to this.  For the past couple of years, I have thought about the need...

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Love and Loving on Valentine’s Day

Love and Loving on Valentine’s Day

Why love is important year-round February is the one month out of the year when we tend to focus on love and loving as well as hearts, candy, and valentines. Can you recall (with fond or not so fond memories) making Valentine bags out of paper bags in elementary...

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New Year, New Goals, New Mindfulness

New Year, New Goals, New Mindfulness

It's a new year The start of a new year brings opportunities for examination of our personal goals, aspirations, and hopes for the coming year.  It is a time for reflection, consideration, and implementation of actions that can bring us closer to our goals and...

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Managing the Holiday Blues

Managing the Holiday Blues

How to keep the Holiday Blues at bay It's that time of year again where you have to prepare for the upcoming holidays and be involved in some activity you would just as soon not be.  I am not so sure about you, but I recall last year asking my husband if we could skip...

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Dealing with Loss, Sadness and Depression

Dealing with Loss, Sadness and Depression

How to get back up when you're feeling down We all have days where we feel a little down in the dumps or have experienced a loss of some sort. This might be the death of a close friend or family member, divorce, relocation, being layed off or the loss of a beloved...

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The ABCs of dealing with everyday stress

The ABCs of dealing with everyday stress

Need less stress? Here's what to do. . I remember reading a popular book many years ago that started with the words, “Life is difficult”. You may be thinking, yes, I read that book, The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck, M.D.. Dr. Peck goes on to say that life is a...

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