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by / on July 16, 2021 at 10:30 am / in Health

Dealing with Trauma

The word trauma elicits visions of graphic ER injuries and wounds, but there’s another, quieter and less visible side to it filled with emotions, triggers, and responses that we’re finally hearing more about. Psychological trauma, as it’s known, comes in many forms, and seeking help from a professional who has successfully come through it is always the best treatment, especially […]

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by / on March 26, 2021 at 11:20 am / in Wellness

Keeping It Real

Why is it that no matter how great things are, we can still get sidetracked by negativity? There’s not a single one of us who can claim we’re happy 100% of the time, so honestly, why is it easier for us to believe the self-doubts, to get caught up in the gossiping, or to hang onto past hurts? The media […]

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by / on February 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm / in Wellness

Love Starts with You

By Melanie Robitaille, Sr. Staff Writer and Graphic Designer One absolute truth in this world, whether in terms of your personal or professional life, people buy into you; the person you are. Not the labels you wear, or the car you drive, YOU. No amount of money or notoriety is worth it in the long run if someone cannot connect […]

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by / on April 18, 2019 at 4:12 pm / in Wellness

The Journey for a Purposeful Life

In the book Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is so obsessed with catching the infamous whale that he loses sight of what’s important and sails off to a catastrophic end. This story rings true for the of people seeking a purposeful life, where the struggle to find meaning produces an assortment of negative emotions and health ramifications under the blanket term […]

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by / on October 11, 2018 at 3:56 pm / in Wellness

How Affirming Can Help Develop a Success-Oriented Mindset

A common misconception is that acquisition creates a positive mindset. If that were true, there wouldn’t be any wealthy people who are unhappy. If you make the mistake of seeing a healthy psyche as something dependent on acquiring status or wealth, it can lead to the thinking trap of, “Once I get ____, then I’ll be happy,” whether it’s a […]

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by / on August 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm / in Wellness

Which Voice Are You Listening To?

We live in a world of choices. That’s the gift we were given as human beings; the ability to make choices. Unfortunately, many of us, the majority in fact, are not making choices, rather we are just getting by. What we’re really doing is working hard (unconsciously, of course) to keep things the same. But as my father, Bill Nasby, […]

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by / on June 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm / in Wellness

Hot Hot Choices

For busy professionals with children, everything is about to shift and I suggest we consciously shift as opposed to unconsciously slide. It all kicked off with income tax season (yes, I said that dirty word), then before we knew it we were rolling in to graduations, end of semester picnics, exams and dance recitals – life! Summer is upon us […]

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by / on January 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm / in Wellness

Embracing the New Year

The holidays are over, and the resolutions and “One Words” have been thoughtfully chosen and announced… then the reality of January kicks in. Many of us struggle with the first few months of the year emotionally and financially. We start out positive and optimistic and then our old patterns sneak back into our day-to-day lives and before we know it […]

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by / on December 23, 2016 at 10:30 am / in Wellness

3 Affirmations for the Holidays

The good news – food, family and money! The bad news – food, family and money!  But wait – you have much more within your power than you have given yourself credit for. Your subconscious mind has recorded all information since the time you were born.  That’s a lot of information.  Some of what we retain from the past serves […]

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by / on February 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm / in Wellness

Who is Your True Love?

February is the “love” month and a perfect time to reevaluate our relationship with ourselves. The key to having a really fulfilling relationship with another person is in learning to love our self first. Consider for a moment that we are living in giant petri dishes and that we are the cells growing within that environment. If the petri dish […]

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