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Boundaries are tough love

You may have heard the term “tough love” when talking about how to leverage a person to enter recovery from an addiction. Boundaries are tough love and key to improving the family unit when faced with addiction. Oftentimes, this type of boundary and tough love are used in conjunction with a decision that involves asking […]

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Slogans To Save Your Sanity

Slogans are a helpful tool to help people remember important concepts. Many advertisers utilize catchy phrases so you can remember them above the competition. You can also use slogans to help you remember attitudes and philosophies which reduce stress and improve mental well being. Over the years, the 12-step recovery community developed several slogans. People […]

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How to buy more time for your life

I have the right to take time to learn a better way for a healthier life and the responsibility to take time to share it with others.–New Thought, Right Action Dear reader, by the time you have completed reading this post you may spend about two minutes of your life in exchange for it. I […]

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How to Grow from Trauma

Learning about a family member’s or your own disabling health condition is shocking. Early on, it can be impossible to know how to grow from trauma. As humans we fit our lives inside a template. When experiences do not fit, it creates confusion. The more outside the boundaries an experience falls, the more severe the […]

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The Kindness of Wise Actions

“Three owls sat on a tree and one decided to fly away. Be a wise bird and spread your wings.” Jen Alward is an art therapist with a heart of Christian kindness who also crochets as a hobby. We met through a program where we learned how to publish and market an e-book and build […]

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Are You Meeting Milestones?

Here’s an excerpt about meeting milestones from the soon to be released book “My Special Needs Child: Parenting, Advocating, and Finding Strength”. People develop in individual stages; however, understanding general guidelines for meeting milestones can help families obtain early intervention services for disabilities that can respond and improve. I waited 10 years between my two […]

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How to Find Your Tribe

Find your tribe and love them hard. With over 6 billion people on Earth, you’d think it would be easy to find your tribe of others who get you and love you just the way you are. Yet, loneliness seems to be a prevalent human condition these days with death by suicide and severe addiction […]

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Plant a tree as an act of faith

You plant a tree and have faith it will grow for decades to come. When you see trees on your walks and Sunday drives, you can offer a prayer of gratitude for the anonymous person who planted it years ago for the mothers, fathers, and children s/he would never meet. If you can take yourself out of the equation […]

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Earn Some Free Swag with Recyclebank

So, you think you know how to sort your recyclables? Just to be sure, you can read Recyclebank‘s blog posts or take their quizzes and earn points to trade in for cool rewards and other swag. But hey, Recyclebank makes sure the swag they offer is good to our mother by checking out: How it’s […]

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