• Finding Balance During Stressful Times

    By Ashley Barnes – I started a new job recently. I had been unhappy and unchallenged in my last position for a while and I was ready for a change. What I wasn’t ready for was the...

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  • How to Combine Celebration and Sorrow

    By Beth Havey – Most of us are familiar with the downside of the coming holidays: if there is sorrow in life it’s hard to get through these times when wherever you go people are wishing you...

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  • The Surprising Secret Of Happiness As Shared By The Happiest People On The Earth

    By Shahina Lakhani – Today’s article is based on a book I recently read titled “Thrive Finding Happiness The Blue Zone Way.” We are going to explore some of the points made by the author and how we...

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  • How to Cope With Stress

    By Staness Jonekos – Just when you need to be at your best to manage stress, your fluctuating hormone levels may affect the mood centers in your brain, causing you to melt down.  Chronic stress can wreak...

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  • Not Just for the Holidays

    By Katrina Spigner – Taken from,  G.I.F.T. Growing In Faith Today! True adoration brings authentic transformation. —Katrina Spigner “O COME ALL ye faithful, joyful and triumphant…” These are the first few words of a Christmas hymn that...

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  • Alone For the Holidays?

    By Lori Latimer – In late September, I noticed a trend in a group of separated and divorced women I’m involved with. These women span a range of ages from mothers with younger children to women who...

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  • The Twenty-Five Year (GL)Itch

    By Denise Horner Mitnick – When my husband and I were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary last January, I developed symptoms of a severe gallbladder attack. We traded the winter wonderland resort where we were renewing our...

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    Making Peace with Your Thighs

    By Linda Mintle, Ph.D. – Exhausted one night, I plopped down on the couch. With no husband in sight, it was my turn to engage in that familiar sport of channel surfing. As I clicked away searching...

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  • Heart of Love, Life of Joy

    6 areas of your life where you can let love in By Carrie Saba – Are you living with love in your heart or holding on to guilt, anger and resentment? Are you suffocating the love your heart wants and needs to...

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  • The Relaxing Power of Music

    By Sharon Beth Brani – It was a gray day in Virginia. The low hanging clouds and chill in the air gave a whisper that autumn was on its way. And although autumn brings to mind football...

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    Worried Sick: The Physical Toll of Worry

    By Dr. Linda Mintle – Chapter 4 excerpt Heavy thoughts bring on physical maladies; when the soul is oppressed so is the body. —Martin Luther Worrywart is a label given to someone who worries constantly about everything....

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  • How to Cope with Caregiving – The Friendship Connection

    By:  Sherri Snelling – It was recently National Friendship Day which I thought was a good time to talk about the power of friendships when it comes to coping with caregiving responsibilities. We know from numerous studies...

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  • Productive or Addict?

    By Meg Wolff – I had one of those moments a week or so ago that you hate to admit to anybody! But I’m also sure I’m not alone in this. On one of my many trips...

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  • Finding Wholeness

    By Margaret Floyd – It’s 9:30 in the morning and I sit tucked in a corner of a diner, hoping no one recognizes me as I put back a giant plate of commercial eggs, nitrate-filled bacon, and...

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  • Beyond Disappointment

    By Beverly Lewis – When I was a kid, I loved a game show Monty Hall hosted called “Let’s Make a Deal.” There were always 3 curtains (or doors) to choose from and if you picked the...

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  • Do You Suffer from Perfect Woman Syndrome?

    By Jill Demby Guest – It goes like this. You see a hot pair of jeans. You’re excited. They’re just what you’ve been looking for. You try them on. They’re a smidgen too tight. A voice says, ”...

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