Category: Health and Nutrition

The Guiding Instinct of Motherhood

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the moment, I am involved in creating better perinatal support and services in my county in the UK and through collecting the maternity stories of women, I hear of stories where empowerment and choice …

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Take Fun More Seriously!

| April 1, 2016 | 58 Comments

People love talking about having fun. Listening to them, I’ve often wondered if maybe I was missing something. When asked what I do for fun, I’ve been reluctant to answer. I’ve learned by the …

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Logout & Log Into a Little Sunshine

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Coming up with new and exciting playtime activities that spark the imagination can be a challenge. We have become a tech-addicted and digitally-driven society. Many parents have to drag their children …

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How Forgiveness Brought Me Back to Life

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Although I always take motivational phrases with a grain of salt, I have to admit the old adages about forgiveness are true pearls of wisdom. Forgiveness is the best foundation for a happy life because it…

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Claiming My Life: Releasing Commitment to Unhealthy Habits

| January 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Conscious or not, commitments are an integral part of life, and I believe we should all stop from time to time to inspect the list of our habits and identify the ones worth keeping. The change of diet and …

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Take the Stress Out of Holiday Family Time

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s what I’ve learned about finding ways to enjoy quality family time during the holidays.

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A Little Gratitude Please! It’s Good For Your Health.

| October 31, 2015 | 54 Comments

Throughout history, philosophers and religious leaders have extolled gratitude as a virtue integral to health and well being. Through a recent movement called positive psychology, mental health professionals […]

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Stress and Addiction: Looking outside in, and what you need to know.

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stress is something we are all very familiar with. We use the word more in everyday life than ever before: “I am so stressed right now”; “This is so stressful.” It is almost seen by some as a prerequisite for…

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Understanding Gender Dysphoria in Children

| June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What would happen if we ‘transcended gender’? Would we then identify each other based on behaviors, activities and attributes that our society considers appropriate for one gender or the other? Would we […]

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Creating Family Intimacy

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What does “being intimate” mean to you? Is it the act of sex itself or all the little moments along the way? Intimacy, for me, is about how the other person makes you feel in a variety of ways and situations […]

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Friendship Research: Having a Close Confidant Helps Keep Us Healthy

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

A recent study about to be published in the journal Health Psychology, “Who Needs a Friend? Marital Status Transitions and Physical Health Outcomes in Later Life,” confirms what many in the […]

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Nurture Yourself Toward Change

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Love is always unconditional in the sense that it is not stymied or stifled by any of the conditions of existence. Neither changes, endings, altered plans, unfairness, suffering, disloyalty, or lack of love…”

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