Category Archives: Depression

Do You Get Tired of All the Blaming?

People don’t move forward by blaming their problems on others. Continue reading

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Why Everyone Needs a Confidant (and How to Get One)

Photo by Cole Hutson on Unsplash John’s wife and two children stared blankly at the living room walls after expending all the tears and angry words they could muster at the moment.  Together they sat wondering, “What happened?”

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How Lighting a Christmas Tree Will Brighten Your Life

Americans love Christmas trees. We see them everywhere now that Thanksgiving is over – on cars, in homes, yards, stores, offices and lobbies.              One enthusiast in Massachusetts got pulled over by state police for … Continue reading

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How to Make Peace with Someone You Care about before the Holidays Begin

Photo by Laurence Cruz on Unsplash Holidays are joyful, right? Not always. We enjoy gathering, giving and celebrating but there’s another side to the story.

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Want More than “Awesome” from Monday’s Eclipse? Try This.

This picture shows me enjoying Monday’s TOTAL solar eclipse with husband Charlie and others not shown.  Everyone present marveled to see the sun hidden by the moon’s silhouette and experience midday darkness. We all said “Awesome!”

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6 Ways to Thrive (Not Just Survive) after You Fail

photo courtesy of Unsplash Last week I described my friend’s pain after she suffered a setback and thought of herself as a failure. Her suffering caused me to think how badly we need to know and remember the truth about … Continue reading

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Feeling Dumb? Read This to Feel Better!

Photo Credit: <a href=””>Joe Schulz</a> Flickr via <a href=””>Compfight</a> <a href=””>cc</a> A few weeks ago I attended a lunch reunion with a group of friends. The event began joyfully. However, the mood grew somber when one friend revealed that an … Continue reading

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