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Dealing with anger

June 8, 2015

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Dealing with anger by Susan Stiffelman —  Parents often bring their children for counseling because of their problems with anger. Sometimes the child has a difficult time managing his outbursts because his capacity to manage big feelings is underdeveloped due to immaturity or impulsive tendencies. But often I discover that mom and/or dad can also […]

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Diminishing anger

January 28, 2014

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by Gary Rinebarger —  Anger, the intense feeling of displeasure, is the most common negative emotion that people experience. Mentally, an angry person is unable to think rationally or perceive reality. As the intensity of anger increases, a person’s level of objectivity decreases. This is why chronically angry individuals fail in their many attempts at […]

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Walking in beauty

October 9, 2013

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by John English —  What does it mean to walk in beauty? There is a native saying: “Beauty before me, beauty behind me, beauty beside me, beauty below me, beauty above me — I walk in beauty.” This is what walking in beauty looks like. Joy, bliss and safety are what it feels like, and […]

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Walking in balance with your inner politician

September 20, 2013

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by Rochelle Sparrow — As I was jogging with my husband the other day, it was a typical day with sparkling sunshine flowing in front of our shoes on the sidewalk. However, my husband hardly seemed to notice the beauty because he was agitated over the political conditions in Iraq. His agitaition was clearly justified, […]

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Healing your animals’ fears and other negative emotions

September 19, 2013

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by Barbara J. Paster —  We can help our animals heal negative emotions and live better, happier lives. Expressing our love and compassion to them just a few minutes a day is one easy way to help them feel happier and healthier. Animals are connected to us on deep emotional levels. They always feel what […]

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Helping kids help themselves by using yoga

August 11, 2013

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by Jennifer Schaecher —  There has been lots of talk lately about yoga and its myriad benefits. Strength, flexibility, balance, relaxation and energy — you can experience all of them through the practice of yoga. But, you can get even more out of it if you invite the kids to participate, too. A few schools […]

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10 steps for dealing with difficult people — from cantankerous coworkers to temperamental teenagers

July 17, 2013

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by Ray Dodd —  They annoy us. Cause us trouble. Push our buttons. They are difficult people, and we seem to encounter them constantly: at work, at home and everywhere in between. What do we need to know to deal with the people who repeatedly irritate us? What do we do, in particular, if these […]

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Love, wisdom and hurricanes

July 15, 2013

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  by Dr. Larry Wilson — With Katrina and Rita, two powerful hurricanes, arriving so close together, many people are wondering about storms. What is their meaning for us? More importantly, what good comes from storms and other disasters? Natural disasters have occurred for as long as mankind has been on this planet. They are […]

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Living from your truth: The key to authenticity

June 9, 2013

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by Ada Porat —  Your core obligation in life is to be true to yourself. Being truthful with others requires being truthful with yourself first. This means that you need to align with your inner truth so you can stand in integrity. And when you stand in integrity, you are powerful — your words carry […]

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Chronic illness and wellness

June 3, 2013

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by Richard Cheu —  Wellness for chronically ill people is not an oxymoron — it is an achievable goal. Last year, 140 million Americans, or 46 percent of the population, suffered from a chronic condition. By 2030, it is projected that more than half of all Americans will be chronically ill, according to the Robert […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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PTSD — Post-traumatic stress disorder

May 9, 2013

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by Dr. Justin Petersen —  Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following traumatic personal experiences or after witnessing a life-threatening event. Events such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents or violent personal assaults like rape can induce PTSD. Simply put, PTSD creates a state in which memories […]

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New program for returning war veterans

April 25, 2013

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by Betty Merritt —  They were on constant vigil, checking each quadrant of the landscape. Emerging from armored vehicles, they inspected each window and door for enemies and braced themselves for combat. At night, they half-slept; the sounds of exploding IEDs (improvised explosive devices) infiltrated their dreams. Now that they are back home, where everyone […]

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