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Eight Mental Health Benefits to Having a Pet

It is incredible to consider all that pets do for our lives. For many of us pet owners, nothing could replace the void left behind when a pet is no longer with us. It is easy to underestimate the benefits a pet can bring into one’s life—particularly mental health benefits. Danielle Hark, a writer and […]

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Stretching is more important than you may realize.

As busy as our days can get you must never neglect to take the time to stretch. With technology—in particular computers—becoming an increasing part of our jobs and daily lives, our bodies do not get the care they need. Meg Selig, retired counseling professor and author of Changepower! 37 Secrets to Habit Change Success, opined that […]

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Empty Nest Syndrome

Although Millennial youth do not leave their home in search of independence until they are a bit older, the feelings most parents experience during this sensitive time have not changed. This experience during the middle to older adult stage of life for a parent, is what is often referred to as Empty Nest Syndrome. Empty […]

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What is your bedroom door policy for your children?

Many parents struggle to keep their younger children’s door open no matter how many times they tell them not to close their bedroom door. Unless you are extreme, you can’t really take the door off – since you do want to provide your children with basic privacy to change, for example. What is the secret […]

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Are You Asking for Help?

It is extremely difficult to ask for help; for some, more than others. Making requests for help induces so much fear some that it paralyzes the ability to learn without shame or guilt. The fear is very real; there are many valid reasons to be afraid. Some of the more common fears are: the fear […]

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