• Surviving the Holidays One Moment at a Time

    By Ruth W. Crocker− I learned how to appear to look strong and hold myself together following the death of a loved one from my mother. I observed her after the death of my youngest brother from...

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    “When a glance is not enough…”

    By Clara Jones – “My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance”. —Erma Bombeck Living is messy. Just like in our homes things get dirty, broken, misplaced or even lost. Disasters and disruptions...

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    Are You Emotionally Free?

    By Ellen Dolgen – Yes, the Constitution gave us freedom of speech, freedom of religion, the right to bear arms (or, in our menopausal state, the right to bare arms). But think about it. Are you emotionally...

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    In Defense of Grandparents

    By Guest Blogger Lucille Zimmerman – In the last few days I’ve heard from five people who told me the spouses of their adult children have limited access to their grandchildren. I don’t know all the circumstances…one...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Overcoming Loneliness

    By Rhonda Caudell – Studies regarding loneliness conducted on seniors over age 60 and reported by JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) indicated the following:  read the article HERE … An increased risk of death over the six-year follow-up...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Does Crying Make You Healthier?

    Beauty & Confidence: Mind & Wellness By Winnie Yu for Beauty & Confidence – Suck it up. Don’t be a crybaby. Quit your crying. For years, we were told not to shed emotional tears, to pack away our...

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  • You Can Thrive- Emotionally Part 2

    Choose Emotional Health Have you ever prayed, “Lord, help me”? Far from being the cry of a weakling, it is one of the healthiest prayers we can utter when we feel overwhelmed. But don’t stop there. I’ve...

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    You Can Thrive Emotionally – Part 1

    By Poppy Smith – Be Alert to Your Emotions When Regina Brett of Ohio turned 90 years old, she looked back over the years and wrote a list of 45 lessons life had taught her.  Here are...

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  • Stressed? Anxiety Ridden? Try These Natural Remedies for You Health and Wellness

    Starting Your Day With A Brisk Walk or Is Great Way To Relieve Stress The news is full of stories about stress and how to get a break from the constant tension that you feel on a day...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • How to Stay Emotionally Healthy While Going Through a Crisis

    Many of us at one time or another have gone through some period in our lives where we may have felt anxiety, depression, stress, great loss or other emotional or mental difficulties. Therapy and/or counseling is always...

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  • Woman-to-Woman Friendships: A Treasure beyond Measure

    By Grace Fox – “What do you mean—you don’t have any close friends?” asked Gene, my husband of four months. “What about me? I’m your friend. “ My groom’s attempt to comfort me brought little solace. Marriage...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Renew

    By Vicki Norris – Renew means to begin or take up again, to bring something back to a former state, or to revive. To renew is to make new again. If you’re living with anything less than...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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