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Storytelling in Families




Telling stories draws family members close to each other. Family stories keep families connected and chronicle their history. Susan Engel (1999) writes: “We all want to know who we are and how we came into our world. And we each learn … Continue reading

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Stress Management for Women




Have a couple of good friends who send me all sorts of funny and clever e-mail forwards…  Some of them make my day! This one recently arrived in my inbox, and I have no author to give credit, but thought … Continue reading

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What is Mindfulness?




An inspiring yoga class earlier this week that focused on meditation and mindfulness has really helped me stay focused in the moment for many days. It has felt good to feel energetic, yet relaxed, calm, and organized. Reflecting back on … Continue reading

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