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2011 12/Apr

Hey Moms: yet another reason to be happy: it will help your children be happier. A recent study out of the United Kingdom followed over 40,000 households and assessed how satisfied young people (ages 10-15 years) were with their lives.  Turns out a mother’s happiness in her relationships with her partner is significantly more important […]

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2011 7/Apr

What is life like without forgiveness? It is consumed with anger and resentment if you are not forgiving another person. And it is riddled with guilt and shame if you do not forgive yourself. There is often a sense of “I have to punish this person” when we refuse to forgive them.  What we are […]

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2011 1/Apr

Forgiveness entails the conscious decision to let go of the distress related to a previous event.  It is a choice. When you forgive someone else, you let go of resentment and thoughts about revenge. When you forgive yourself, you release the feelings of guilt and shame. The act that occurred, of course, does not go […]

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2011 28/Mar

A study out of the United Kingdom looked at the times of happiness. Specifically, they examined the lifestyles of 4,000 adults and found those who were happiest in life had similarly timed experiences, such as working just over seven hours a day, enjoying five home cooked meals a week and sleeping about 7 hours per […]

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2011 25/Mar

As part of out series #Forgiveness Friday, today let’s talk about what life would be like IF you forgave whoever it is in your life against whom you hold resentment. That person may be a spouse, family member, co-worker, friend, doctor, stranger or even yourself. Without worrying right now about how you would do this, […]

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2011 23/Mar

Need another reason to be happy? A recent study finds that depression can increase the sensation of pain as well as physical impairment.  Specifically, people who reported greater depressed mood had worse problems related to their knee pain, and their complaints were much greater than one might expect by merely looking at the x-ray. This […]

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2011 22/Mar

A story on National Public Radio caught my attention. It is about a group called Becoming a Man (BAM) out of Chicago that tries to get 13 and 14 year old boys involved in a healthy atmosphere before they get involved with gangs. And there is a huge need for this. In 2010 the number […]

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2011 21/Mar

The weekend is over. Your entire week is ahead of you. Ever feel overwhelmed and exhausted just THINKING about all that you need to do? As a society, we have such a strong tendency to reach for caffeine and/or sugar to give us a boost. Problem is, then there is often the energy slump that […]

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2011 18/Mar

Welcome to Forgiveness Friday! For the next several weeks, we are going to focus on forgiveness on this last day of the workweek. Why? Because forgiveness is so important to our happiness! Let’s start by looking more closely at what forgiveness is, versus what it is not. If forgiveness is the other F-word for you, […]

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2011 17/Mar

Happy that you are having a baby?  For many women, this is a time of pure joy. But for others, distress can prevail.  And not only is that tough to deal with, but anxiety and depression can also impact your baby’s health (from premature birth to problems even into early school years). A new study […]

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