Be Thankful

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Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something for it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be thankful for your limitations because they give you opportunities for improvement. Be … Read More

Encourage Children to be Themselves

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We should encourage our children (and each other) to be yourself. Don’t afraid to show your emotions – whether it’s perceived as being weak, strong, emotional, unacceptable, etc. Denying them is just denying who you are. While others may see revealing your emotions as an act of vulnerability, it’s only by embracing your emotions that you move a step forward toward … Read More

Slow Down and Enjoy Life!

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Read this recently and wanted to share: “A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was calculated that 1,100 people went through the station, most of them on … Read More

What Do You Believe?

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I recently took my grandson to see the movie ‘Rise of the Guardians.’ I enjoyed watching him as he cheered for the “good guys.” It is so important that we allow our children to “believe” in something. Most of all, we hope they will believe in us. Are we harming our children by allowing them to believe in Santa, the … Read More

Avoiding Conflict

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We all have at least one difficult person in our lives at one time or another. Did you know that dealing with difficult people can be detrimental to your health? Whether it is a friend, family member, or co-worker, we all need to learn to deal with that difficult person to save ourselves. The following are ways of dealing with … Read More