Category Archives: Chronic Illness

How Vulnerable Are You to Stress?




Mark from 1 (almost always) to 5 (never), according to how much of the time each statement applies to you. ___ 1. I eat at least one hot, balanced meal a day. ___ 2. I get 7 to 8 hours … 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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Example of Resilience




Thought this was an excellent example of resilience! Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. ~ Michael Caine

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