Excessive Guilt: A Debilitating Emotion

30
Jun

  Do you suffer from excessive guilt? Says Maud Purcell: “Guilt is the greatest destroyer of emotional energy. It leaves you feeling immobilized in the present by something that has already occurred.” It is the fall-out from believing that you are responsible for someone else’s misfortune – whether that’s
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The Lifelong Effects of Incest

12
Jun

“Discovering the damage is like peeling an onion, each layer uncovers another.” – Incest survivor. If you are an incest survivor, you don’t need that quote explained to you. You may also have strong opinions about The Duggar Family and the accusations of incest and sexual abuse that surround
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Essential Dorm Room Survival: For Parents

06
Jun

I recently moved my adult child out of her dorm (residence) room. Her school year had ended. I survived. Moving students out of a dorm or residence (or any housing situation) is something I’ve endured approximately 14 times with two children over a span of two post-secondary programs.
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Tiny Things That Stress You Out

22
May

Do you stress out about the tiniest, weeniest things? Or do you stress out about everything? “…When the thing that caused the worry disappears, we feel ‘happy,’ but only for a short period of time until we find something else to stress about.” – Juha Kaartoluoma Why do we
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I Love To Eat – What’s The Problem?

15
May

  “Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.” – Elsa Schiaparelli    What a beautiful quote! I love that quote. Because: I love food.
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