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Do you love yourself through stressful times?

In the stressful ups and downs of life, it’s good to love and accept yourself, no matter what. It’s easier to love and accept yourself when things are going well. When you are under stress, though, it can be challenging to offer self-love and compassion. Sometimes, people will move to a place of shame and […]

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Picture of Elvis and Prince with a poem of the cost of addiction.

What do you remember Elvis for?

Were you alive the day the king died? In an instance, Elvis Presley’s life (b. Jan. 8, 1935-Aug. 16, 1977) became a flash of remorse of how he could have been a dignified man in his later years. He could have been except for the sordid illness of addiction stealing him from himself and from […]

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Find the courage to give up what was lost

I misplaced — or lost — my keys, despite my ever-so-good intention to slow down and be careful. Misplacing keys is common for me. Metaphorically, perhaps I’m afraid of unlocking closed doors to find only skeletons are on the other side. Practically, misplacing my keys causes loss of time and increased distress and anxiety. My distress is even greater […]

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What cigarette smokers can teach us about mental health

You don’t have to give up all of your habits associated with cigarette smoking. In fact, you should keep some of them. Through hypnosis and one-on-one coaching, you can give your focused attention on eliminating the harmful habits and strengthening the healthy ones. As a group of people who partake in socially accepted addictive behaviors, […]

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Finding God in your Galilee

“He is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him.” Matthew 28:7 When I think about traveling and someone has gone ahead and arrived first they take care of details that I don’t have to. If we are staying at a hotel, they register us in. They learn where the best restaurants […]

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Have you forgiven or forgotten it?

You had a disagreement with another person and in your mind you forgave. You were able to forgive them because you ended your relationship with them. But did you really forgive them or did you just forget them? The answer to that question will be revealed next time you unexpectedly run into them in a […]

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My Special Needs Child

Coming soon! An E-Book for Caregivers with Special Needs Children Learn to ADVOCATE, PARENT, AND BUILD STRENGTH in raising your child with special needs Find your peace of mind as you learn what supports you need in place to guarantee a life of emotional, financial, and physical security for  you and your child Do you […]

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Fear corrodes you; here’s how to stop it

In the oil industry, rust build-up destroys pipes. The speed at which rust spreads depends on how reactive the pipe is to its environment. Corrosion specialists counteract rust and a pipeline’s natural environmental influences by depositing coating chemicals and shooting electric currents through the main pipe and re-directing the destruction to a secondary sacrificial metal. […]

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Remember to Breathe

Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. (Genesis 2:7 NIV) Remember to breathe. In the Creation Story, the first burst of energy Human Kind experienced from God was the breath. Focus on your […]

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