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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May-Mental Health Awareness Month   Education, Support, and Advocacy May is Mental Health Awareness Month and an important time for disseminating information, support, and resources to my clients and readers.  It is estimated that one in five individuals suffers...

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Finding Life’s Balance

Finding Life’s Balance

  Finding Life’s Balance Posting Blogs Bi-Monthly While I previously had been posting blogs monthly on this site, I have come to the humble conclusion that I simply cannot set aside the time to write a monthly blog. This is actually a relief to me as I had been...

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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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