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Getting Fit in 2017

The start of a new year is the perfect time for making some commitments about fitness. Need to take off a few pounds? Need to be more frugal in spending and mor...

Staycation

Vacation time is important, and as it stands most of Americans only use half of their paid vacation days. Add that to the fact that Americans have the least p...

Recognizing Verbal Abuse So You Can Take Steps to End It

Recognizing any signs of verbal abuse in a relationship requires a person to be completely honest with oneself to reclaim personal power, stop the abuse and heal the emotional trauma. If you have been denying or hiding the abuse, this may be a difficult step to take. But the stakes are high! Illness, emotional trauma, depression or anxiety can result from failing to face these issues. There are many paths to healing, but one is to seek professional counseling—a key step to understand your pain and fears, and rebuild self-esteem, so you can have an emotionally healthy life.