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Learning to be more resilient may set you free from your struggles

Everyone wants to know what they can do to feel better, whether they struggle with depression, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, or some other difficulty. So, innumerable kinds of psychotherapy have developed to meet the need—with varying degrees of effectiveness. In the meantime, researchers have investigated the nature of psychological problems and found an interesting result. […]

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Four ways to forgive yourself

“True confession consists of telling our deed in such a way that our soul is changed in the telling it.”     -Maude Petre We hear a lot about the importance of forgiving those who have harmed us, but what about forgiving ourselves? Is that important as well? I believe that it is. When we […]

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What to Do if it Happens to You?

Sexual Harassment: Washington County Commissioner Accused of Sexual Harassment.  Portage County Sheriff’s Major Accused of Sexual Harassment, Resigns.  UC Berkeley Fires Assistant Professor Blake Wentworth After Sexual Harassment Probe.  These are just a sample of news headlines over the past week.  Sexual harassment is obviously alive and well in America.

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What causes conflict between dogs living in the same home?

My home typically contains two or more dogs, and research has shown that having more than one dog is typical for nearly one third of dog-owning households in North America. In a multiple dog home, probably one of the most disturbing situations is when there are aggressive incidents between the dogs. These are not only disturbing […]

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As of January 2017, transgender is no longer a mental illness in the country

In March 2016, North Carolina passed a law that bars transgender individuals from using public restrooms that match their gender identity, and prohibits cities from passing anti-discrimination laws that protect the rights of gay and transgender people. The bill has thrust North Carolina into the centre of a national debate over equality, privacy, and religious freedom in […]

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