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Breathe & Listen—Our Life Response Kit

Breathe & Listen—Our Life Response Kit

Our Life Response Kit Life has a way to take us into dramas and situations where we may find our self triggered with a negative emotional charge or reactive with fear, self-doubt, and anger. When this feeling of being out of control rises up, anxiety can take over causing a sudden reaction that may not serve our highest good in the moment. After the dust of emotions have settled, have you ever thought to your self? “I wish I could have done this differently” or “If only I would have stayed calm”.

The Hell On Earth Only Your Closest Friends Can Inflict

The Hell On Earth Only Your Closest Friends Can Inflict

The common sensation of torture brought on by the baby shower is an ideal metaphor for the common tensions that can arise between friends with babies and friends without. While there is no easy answer to this complicated question, this episode clearly demonstrates that we are all vulnerable to fantasize about the path not taken.

What To Say When Explaining Death To Children

What To Say When Explaining Death To Children

"Why did Grandpa go away? Was he mad at me?" "What happens when you die?" "Is Grandma going to cry like that forever?" "Can I go play now?" When there has been an unexpected death of a loved one, adults often fail to realize that children can be confused by adult reactions. The emotional reactions by different members of a family may range from crying and hysteria to laughing. Children will know that something is wrong, but may not have the life experience to put snatches of information into the context of their thinking process.

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Stay positive in your love life.

5 Ways To Be Happy About Your Love Life Right Now!

If you're desperately seeking the absolutely perfect relationship, call off the search! Because whether you're single, dating, married or divorced, you don't need to find a brand new partner — or a perfect partner at all — to be happier in love today.

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Do your text messages affect your emotional health?

Dating Chemistry Test—How Texting Tests Emotional Health

Dating Question: I waited a few years after my wife died before I started dating a great woman, who's divorcing a jerky guy. For 2 months, we've had dinner together a couples times a week. we stay in touch each day by texting, "Miss You," or "Have fun today." Yesterday, I kept my cell off while I spent the day and had dinner with clients. Later I noticed she had sent me dozens of texts asking what was wrong and saying she doesn't like to be ignored. I immediately called her to say that nothing was wrong and I wasn't ignoring her. She said if I really cared about her, I would have answered her texts instead of torturing her with my silence. She said she wasn't sure she wanted to see me again because of this. I'm confused. I enjoyed her until she freaked out over one day away from texting. Can I send you her texts so you can figure out what happened?

Skincare Products Devoted To Cancer Patients

Skincare Products Devoted To Cancer Patients

This summer one of my oldest and dearest friends was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Knowing that she was going to suffer, and brave through Chemotherapy made me feel helpless, and threw me into a frenzy to find things to help ease her situation. If I couldn't miraculously heal her, than at least I could research and find products that would help make her situation alittle more bearable.

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Is your happily ever after slipping away from you?

Why Marriage Doesn't Always Equal Happily Ever After

"Why didn't someone tell me it was going to be so hard? I thought that after we were married things would settle down and we could just be happy together! How come we just fight—and our fights go around in circles and we never solve anything? I am not even sure I should have gotten married in the first place!"

For The Love of Caesar: 10 New Ways

For The Love of Caesar: 10 New Ways

For The Love of Caesar: 10 New Ways with The King of Salads By Zoe Rogers Julia Child asked “How could a mere salad cause such emotion?” Americans nationwide reply: Our passion for the Caesar Salad is red hot! This legendary and beloved King of the salad bowl has a certain panache and mystique and has reached the level of culinary stardom, a perennial favorite year-round.

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Next time parenting gets tough, try using one of the 3 secrets listed below!

3 Powerful Parenting Secrets

An Old Chinese Proverb states, "Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who tread on their toes." Clearly some form of structure is needed to keep the peace and limit the chaos. With these 3 powerful parenting secrets, you do not need to yell or scold, but you do need to be consistent and firm.