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8-9-17: 9 Things to Give Up if You Want to be Happy

 Complaining Limiting beliefs Blaming others Negative self-talk Dwelling on the past Resistance to change The need to impress others The need to always be right The need for other’s approval

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Over 100 Showed Up to Learn the Truth About Anger

Over 100 Showed Up to Learn the Truth About Anger   One week has passed since my Virginia Summer Institute on Addiction Studies presentation on, “How to deal with Anger Sober” and I am reminded of the human experience-how as one person I can accomplish so little but as a collective, we can accomplish so […]

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7-26-17 Quote of the day: To the quiet people!

“I’ve always liked quiet people: You never know if they’re dancing in a daydream or if they’re carrying the weight of the world.” -John Green, Looking for Alaska

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3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions

3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions   We say it is wrong. We reword things to say “white lie” or “fibbing” to ease our guilt. We cross our fingers and hope for the best as if to suspend judgment and convince ourselves we are playing on the right side of communicative fair play. This […]

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11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances

11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances By Bunny Young, MA, QMPH What is Addiction? The word addiction is used in several ways. One definition describes physical addiction. The biological state in which the body adapts to a drug so that it no longer has the same effect (tolerance). Another instance of physical […]

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6-21-17 Quote of the day: Celebrate Weirdness!

I like weird people. The black sheep, the odd ducks, the rejects, the eccentrics, the loners, the lost and forgotten. More often than not, these people have the most beautiful souls. -tinybuddha.com