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Dealing with Disappointment

I’ve learned that there’s two types of people.  There are victims and there are survivors.  We all go through many discouraging, disappointing things in life, no one is immune. We don’t always choose what happens to us, but as the late, great, holocaust survivor, Dr. Viktor Frankl said, “they can never take away my ability

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Power to Grow Beyond Pain and Suffering

I believe that suffering can only be experienced by yourself and for yourself.  No one is feeling or going through what you are going through, even though their outward circumstances may be similar. Then faith steps in. You can draw on God’s strength and power when you don’t feel like yours is adequate for your situation.

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Unemployment

If you find yourself retired or unemployed I have good news.  You don’t have to spend the rest of your life doing nothing. If you need to get back to work to pay your bills, then do all it takes to do that. Start saying, “yes.”  Don’t be too proud to do something you normally

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Building Healthier Relationships

I believe one of the reasons our relationships suffer is that most of us have a tough time living in the present moment. The next time you are with a friend or a family member put down your telephone (everyone will survive if you don’t answer that text in the next hour or so), turn off the

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Workplace Gossip

There are many types of problems we can face at work.  One that comes to mind is gossip.  I recently interviewed Susan Williams, founder of WordEffect.org Here’s some of what she shared: “Though rarely talked about, office gossip has taken on new dimensions, especially in this high-tech age. It is becoming a dynamic toxic force

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Success and Goal-Setting

What would you do if you knew you could not fail? If you are like most people you have dreams, goals, and aspirations that have not yet been met. Maybe fear of failure is holding you back or maybe it’s a little thing called money? Sometimes it’s even the fear of success and you don’t

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Depressed, Lonely, or Sad?

If you are feeling lonely, sad, or depressed and wondering why your life is not going the way you want it to here’s what you need to do today. Find something or someone you can help.  There are many nursing homes, homeless shelters, or animal rescue organizations who would welcome your help. Sometimes when we

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Mental Disorders Are Curable

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a mental disorder or a multiple brain disorder (MBD) you need to know that, there are options to drugs. Drugs can be important in stabilizing a dangerous situation, but they can also do harm after that. Alzheimer’s, dementia, depression, schizophrenia, bi-polar, ADD, ADHD, many seizure

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The Stigma of Mental Illness

Most of us have known someone who has suffered from a mental illness or a permanent or a multiple brain disorder of some type. Fortunately we live in a world where the conditions that may cause these things are being talked about and investigated. Whether it’s an NFL football player that had too many hits

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