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Why “Happiness” Is A Phony Bill of Goods


Don’t get me started with the word ‘happy.’ I cringe when I hear that word, as I’ve said here, especially when it’s described as an achievable quest.  “Happy” is not static state of mind, nor a realistic pursuit. It’s a fleeting, volatile emotion. Walter Doyle Staples, PhD, author of “Happy
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Coping When You Receive A Diagnosis of Autism


Today I am honoured to offer a guest post by a terrific blogger, Lisa (from Lisa’s Leben: )  a late ’40-something’ mom, wife, pastor and blogger. She has two daughters and a son, ages 15, 11 and 8.  Her middle child was officially diagnosed with autism at age four,
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Stress Relief: A Great Recipe is A Joy


Is there anything better than great food? Is there a problem with my saying this? The fact is that you can’t eat when you’re dead. So you better enjoy it now. But there is a problem with some products out there. I loathe bottled sauces, for one. Take
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Stress Relief: Parents Are Not Perfect, No


   “Frazzled Mother” (circa) 2014. There is no end to the advice we receive as parents. Now you can add “conscious parenting” to your repertoire. Cue to Oprah, who was recently introducing a new topic for her Super Soul Sunday series. On this occasion she was interviewing Shefali Tsabary,
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Stress Relief: Appreciating This Moment


“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.”― Thích Nhất Hạnh And with this quote in mind, I want to talk about shredding machines. Yes, I really do. Bear with me.
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