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Real Change Takes Time

Authentic change in looks, lifestyle and personality takes place over time. If there is an outcome you’d like, the surest way to achieve it is not to waste your money on dangerous pills or to squander it on lottery tickets. Set a worthy goal, identify the incremental steps necessary to get there and begin your journey. Know in advance that the wisdom, discipline and understanding that come from the journey are equally as valuable as anything at its end.
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One Smart Coach

One Smart Coach The really good coaches are smart cookies. Forget the “dumb jock” jokes and pay attention to their ability to motivate—and f...
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Understanding the New Blood Test for Depression

You already know that doctors can find out a lot about you through a blood test, and now there may be another one that could have a major impact on many people worldwide. A new blood test developed by Eva Redei, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, can detect clinical depression. For many, this could be the breakthrough that eliminates years of misdiagnoses and useless medications.
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Facing Crises in Our Lives a Logotherapy Perspective

We all face obstacles, challenges and crises in life. Facing a crisis does not mean the we have done something wrong, deserve to undergo the crisis at hand or are forever doomed. Our lives are not determined by whether or not we will face a crisis, or even the crisis itself,; rather, our lives are determined by how we handle each given crisis.
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Balancing it all: Family, Friends, Work, Alone Time

Today, more than ever, it has become a great challenge for many of us to successfully manage all aspects of our lives. These areas include, but are not limited to: family, work, friendships and time for self. The challenge to effectively balance these key areas is further multiplied when we are dealing with parents or parenthood. Oftentimes, both parents in the household are employed full-time, making time spent as a family unit exceedingly difficult and scarce.
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Leading With Integrity

The first duty of a leader is to exhibit personal integrity. Whether in politics, athletics, business, education or family, who the person is counts for more than what she does. Neither title, fame nor salary can never compensate for a lack of character.
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Play to Your Strengths

Play to Your Strengths Some people waste a lot of perfectly good energy wishing they could do things they can’t. They hear someone play the piano and say longi...
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Fresh Mercies for the New Year

Did your fall semester in middle school, college or graduate school end on a low note? The spring semester that starts in a few days is a new beginning for you. Was last year a tough one at work? Did you lose a job? Did you have to move your family from a place everybody really liked to a new location? One way to cope is to think of what you can gain rather than what you’ve lost. Focus on what to learn from the experience in order to help you move forward. Make some new friends.