I often remind my son that I am trying to teach him to be a person in the world. This is why he has chores, is responsible for making family dinners some nights, has to contribute to discussions on vacation planning and has to figure out how to entertain himself when he is "bored." But there is one area in which I still protect my son: Tragedy in the news.…Continue
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As mentioned earlier this month, I am not afraid of a good long cry. There are certain places where I do my best not to cry, like at work. I try to suck it up and let the tears out later when I won't be interrupted. Fortunately I have a wonderful job right now that doesn't cause me tears.…
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We are all familiar with the phrase Grave Robber, a crime in which an individual raids a tomb to steal artifacts or personal effects from the deceased. Just to clarify that is a crime in which a soul that has passed on is robbed of material thing. However, when an individual steals the joy, a very important component of mental health, from another soul no crime is committed but the repercussions to the victim are far more damaging.
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Okay, so if you are friends with me on Facebook then you know that today I received a negative comment on Reddit.
This lead me to try to figure out how best to respond to negative comments. In this post, after I get my little vent out, I am going to let you know what I found in my research (really just talking to other bloggers and friends) and my own thoughts on the issue.…
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Does your mind work in the ways of a hamster wheel? Once something bad happens you find yourself…Continue
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I'm bringing this question to my virtual audience because I'm trying not to get my lunch friends all riled up!
History: I broke my leg on Memorial Day and was just released by the Dr last week. He said to keep babying it some until it stops hurting; maybe another month of support when driving or on longer walks.
I think of myself as a very optimistic and positive person, stopping just short of "Pollyanna". I think that my healing during these past few months was helped by my…Continue
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I got this from facebook so I have no idea who to credit. It may not be an original, from me, but I soooooo agree with this!Continue
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