Creating Peace During The Holidays – 2020 Edition

The holidays are the time of year when we’re presented with a myriad of “trigger-tunities” – people, situations, stress, memories – that trigger our emotions. by Jeffrey Levine Often these are unpleasant emotions. Stress. Memories from arguments or slights from the past. PTSD. Personal, political and cultural differences, and the conversations that surround them, often…

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Strengthen Family Ties Through Goal Setting

by Robin Gurse We all know that thinking about what we want isn’t enough to ensure it actually happens–we are also required to take action. That’s the value of goal setting: it’s a tool for getting from here to there, wherever or whatever your “there” is. However, so many of us find it challenging to…

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How to Create Memorable Memories

by Robin Gurse Last week, I drove myself to the only home I’ve ever known as a kid and adult. The house now belongs to my niece, and I’m coming to water the lawns and her plants while she’s out of town. I open the back gate and am not prepared for what I see.…

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Strengthen Family Bonds During Financial Downturn

by Robin Gurse Last month, we experienced an economic downturn that experts tell us hasn’t been seen since the Great Depression. While you and I may have little control over these events, there are things we can do to ensure we don’t fall into the “victim” trap of thinking and acting. Doing any one of…

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4 Stages Of Marriage

Note from Sarah: Okay – I found this program – Retrouvaille – out there on the web – I didn’t see anything negative about it, I noticed that it’s all over the country, and it doesn’t seem to be about making money (in fact you only pay for the room and meal costs of the…

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Accomplish More At Work

By Rebecca Morgan, CSP, CMC Now, more than ever, it s important to be productive at work. Since September 1st, we ve had more than a million layoffs in America. The people still employed are left to do the jobs of their former coworkers. Now they re often doing the work of 1.5 – 2…

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