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Understanding…….Stress

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  • May 20, 2006 /
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Conflict. Demands. Fear. Assumptions. Expectations. Time pressures. Pain. Rejection. These are only a few of the components linked to our stress. It seems like everyone has stress, and when it gets out of balance it becomes anxiety, depression, a physical breakdown, a lack of productivity and a loss of enjoyment in life. When our life’s
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Understanding…Self Esteem

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  • March 12, 2006 /
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Self esteem describes the overall sense of self-worth or personal value in a person. It can involve different beliefs about the self, such as the measuring one’s appearance, beliefs, emotions or behaviors. Sometimes self esteem is viewed as self image, self worth, self respect or the value of one’s self. It can be understood from
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Understanding Forgiveness

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  • February 12, 2006 /
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“If we really want to love, we must learn how to forgive.”- Mother Theresa”The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” -Mahatma Gandhi What better time of the year than the Christmas season to ponder forgiveness? After all, humanity’s forgiveness is the reason or result for the coming of Christ. Unfortunately,
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Understanding…….Change

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  • January 12, 2006 /
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“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” -Reinhold Niebuhr “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -Maria Robinson It is said that change
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The Price of a Hurried Life

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  • December 22, 2005 /
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The best way to spot if someone you’re concerned about is an adrenaline addict is to understand what they are like when they are not running their life at a fast pace. When adrenaline addicts slow down they are not happy people. It’s as if they try not to slow down! But if they do
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The Significance of Who We Are

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  • December 12, 2005 /
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Reflection during the holiday season appears to be an intentional activity for many of us. We have a tendency to examine ourselves and our lifestyles. We look back at the past and look toward the future. We take stock of our lives, consider change, inspect our relationships and investigate the stress in our lives. Sometimes
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Negative Response To Fear

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  • December 12, 2005 /
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Healthcare professionals use terms like fear, anxiety, panic attack, and phobia to illum-inate the spectrum of our fears. For our purposes, we will use fear and anxietysomewhat interchangeably but with the following distinctions. Fear is an immediate and intense internal alarm system that alerts us to the presence of danger. It revs up our whole
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The Holiday Hustle: Stress vs. Peace!

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  • November 28, 2005 /
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Holiday hopes and holiday realities seemed to be utterly opposed to each other. Our general expectations for the holiday season are excitement, a time of peace and celebration, to enjoy food, friends and family and maybe take some much needed vacation. But this part of the year is a time of highs and lows; many
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Spiritually Speaking Trouble!

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  • October 31, 2005 /
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I have often thought that as humans we have this inherent feeling or desire for things to be good all the time or that we should feel good all the time. We certainly seem to work hard toward fixing and correcting, and being irritated when things don’t go our way. I guess spiritually speaking it
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