Happiness

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Happiness What makes people happy?  Happiness may seem elusive, but it shouldn’t be really.  Here are what some experts have to say…. The ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus devoted his life …

COGNITIVE DisTorTionS

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COGNITIVE DisTorTionS The word ‘cognition’ describes ‘either a thought or visual image that you may not be aware of unless you focus your attention on it’ (Beck et al., 1979).  …

Love 3

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Love 3 Sometimes in life we are gifted with the right person at precisely the right time.  Jacqueline is an example of that person for me.   Jacqueline and I met …

White Privilege

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White Privilege  I learned last month that the term “white privilege” can incite some defensiveness amongst my white friends.  Therefore, I felt that this was worthy of addressing, because I …

PAINFUL Gifts

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PAINFUL Gifts We humans can quickly experience feelings of victimization when things go awry…and believe me: I too have been apt to think to myself “why ME?!” when I have …