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4 Tips Hurricane Sandy Teaches Us About Relationships
How do you handle stress in your relationship?
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4 Tips Hurricane Sandy Teaches Us About Relationships

When we're in the midst of a crisis, the chaos and confusion drive out all thoughts of the impact on the relationship itself. You're too busy just trying to meet physical needs and to survive another day — emotional issues take a back seat. When the danger has passed, however, and you begin to pull your life back together, you take a deep breath and start to catch up to your feelings. It's during this time when relationships are the most vulnerable.

Economic Woes Can Lead to Relationship Stress
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Economic Woes Can Lead to Relationship Stress

Tightening the belt can squeeze your relationship, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, sometimes, it can be a good thing. According to a study, compiled by the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia last month, the recession has both “stressed and strengthened” American marriages. The report stated that while the recession has put “considerable stress” on many American couples, it has also made some relationships stronger and brought people together.

Love & Drugs: 6 Reasons Your Teen Is Abusing Drugs [EXPERT]
In spite of drug education, teens continue to use and abuse drugs.
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Love & Drugs: 6 Reasons Your Teen Is Abusing Drugs

You need to know know why kids use, what the warning signs are, and what to do about it. If you have any inklings, doubts or concerns about the possibility that your child may be using, YOU MUST TAKE ACTION. If you are wrong, so be it. And if you are right, the sooner you intervene, the better the chances are for recovery. You don't want to take a 'wait and see' parenting approach with this.

Survival Kit for Dating in a Hectic World
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Survival Kit for Dating in a Hectic World

Have many of your dates amounted to nothing?  If you are dating today, probably!  Sometimes, it seem like a waste of time and energy?  For sure.  And yet, you have to date to meet someone worth meeting, right?  Even though you are enjoying the freedom and fun of single life and are not nescessarily in a rush to find a long term partner, you still want to date quality people and have a satisfying love life.

Handling Anxiety Effectively
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Handling Anxiety Effectively

We are all in a time of high stress, and national disasters often bring up fear. If these fears are not dealt with, they can lead to “acting out” behavior, such as drinking too much or creating relationship, work or money problems as a distraction. To avoid these kinds of problems, follow these simple steps for resolving your fear and anxiety.

The One Radical Way To Relax Your Stiff Neck
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The One Radical Way To Relax Your Stiff Neck

Being an author I spend a lot of time in front of my PC, my body almost still in the same position along the day, actually just like millions of workers in the world, and just like you. I write books and articles and emails, you write emails, notes, memos, reports, all day long, all week long. It takes a toll on our neck and shoulders.

3 Ways To Relax Your Jaws To Relax Your Smile
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3 Ways To Relax Your Jaws To Relax Your Smile

Stress, fatigue, clenching teeth often or for a long time, braces (more and more adults get them!) can lead to several physical ailments such as headaches, neck & shoulders stiffness, muscular tension, tension in the jaws and TMJ. However, tension in the face shows and that does not make you look sexy, happy, or even pleasant and approachable! It is time to learn simple exercises to relax your jaws... Tongue to the mouth roof

The 2 Minute Mini-Meditation For Dummies
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The 2 Minute Mini-Meditation For Dummies

Do you feel overwhelmed? Stressed? Need to pause for a moment? This mini-meditation is for those who find it difficult to meditate the academic way, and/or have little time to do it. Meditation is a powerful source of health and well-being. Even if you do not have enough free time to practice regularly and fully, a few moments of deep breathing while working on specific acupressure points are enough to help you calm down and center.

 5 Ways To Think More Clearly
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5 Ways To Think More Clearly

Your friend texts you about their frustrating day, your taxes have to be filed, the radio spouts news of another disaster somewhere, and you still haven’t taken your car in for its oil change. With the wonders of technology and high-speed interaction between us all, we’re finding it more and more difficult to keep our mental machinery chugging away at optimum performance. What you need is scheduled maintenance.

The Top 5 Things Your Teen Shares With Me
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The Top 5 Things Your Teen Shares With Me

They are extremely stressed out - One of the biggest issues facing teens is not necessarily grades, peer pressure,parents, or drugs/alcohol, its stress. They wake up with stress, live with stress, then go to sleep with stress. Teens stress about everything that goes on each day. They stress about college, they stress about how they look, they stress about failing, they stress about their friends, the list goes on. Furthermore, stress directly impacts their level of confidence.

Practicing Safe Stress
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Practicing Safe Stress

No matter how wonderful being in a relationship with someone is there will always be stressful times and challenges. Relationships reveal to us who we are and the personal growth we need to do. Stressors like: Worrying about money, the economy, your children, your job, etc. trigger the release of adrenalin and stress hormones such as cortisol. When chronically stressed, we tend to be at our worst in relating and coping. We often trigger stress in others which creates a reinforcing loop adding to the malaise.

10 Signs Your Teenager Is Depressed [EXPERT]
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10 Signs Your Teenager Is Depressed

We all know that teens are moody. You remember your own teen years ... how intense your feelings were, how you soared to edgy emotional highs, and then plummeted down into stress and heartache over troubles that seem now insignificant. Depression is a different matter.