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The Unified Theory of Crying
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The Unified Theory of Crying

For more half-baked unified theories, visit http://ununifiedtheories.blogspot.com/   Okay everyone. It’s time to start conceptualizing crying differently. First, keep in mind that although I’m talking about “crying,” different people handle stress in different ways. I often cry when life seems just a little too hard to deal with, but others go on a swearing binge, get angry, or withdraw.

Getting Down To Busyness
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Getting Down To Busyness

I’ve been delinquent in writing here lately, but it certainly is not because I’ve been lazy. Or maybe I have. A saying I ponder often is: busyness is a form of laziness. I know it is true for me. There is a never ending stream of “things to do.” Email, chores, clients to see, family duties, email, paying bills, keeping in touch with people, articles to both read and write, shopping, email, books to read, videos to watch, facebook, ema

Your BFF Can Be Your Best Stress Defense!
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Your BFF Can Be Your Best Stress Defense!

Stress can be a killer and we are regularly overwhelmed with the newest stress reducer, tips to reduce anxiety and even the hot off the FDA approval line for which meds will help us manage our stress and anxiety. But what if your BFF could be your best natural defense for reducing your stress level?

Relationship Resilience In Stressful Times
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Relationship Resilience In Stressful Times

It had been a long week of work deadlines, unexpected car repairs, grumpy kids and more. Rita was looking forward to a relaxing dinner out with just she and her husband, Pete. Unfortunately, that was not to be. Pete's meeting ran late and traffic was slow. When he finally walked into the restaurant and joined Rita, he looked stiff and tightly wound. After the server got his order wrong, Pete broke. He began to shout and scream at the mortified young man who made the mistake. Pete demanded to talk to the restaurant manager and caused a huge scene.

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What Can Help You Cope With Stress

Stress is a normal and expected part of our lives, but it's not a part we always know how to deal with. We learn how to handle stressful situations by watching our parents and peers as we grow up. If you didn't have positive coping modeled for you, it may make it harder to handle even everyday stressors.

Have An Affair With Your Partner
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Have An Affair With Your Partner

Whether you are married or in a committed monogamous relationship, finding out that your partner had a scandalous affair with another person is extremely painful. Any form of infidelity leads to an enormous amount of emotional pain in all areas, trust issues, and possible risk of STD’s.

My Life Is In Disarray!
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My Life Is In Disarray!

We all have the times in our lives when we feel like absolutely nothing is going our way.  The daily stresses we face can make us feel completely inundated with bad luck.  Perhaps we have too many problems to face, and do not even see a way out of our difficulties.  How can one even begin to start solving so many problems?  

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'Tis the season to be jolly — unless you're in a relationship!
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How My Fiance & I Survived The Holiday 'Couples Fighting Season'

December is the most stressful month for couples, according to a study of 2,000 people by Seddons. The study found that a whopping one in five couples consider breaking up because of holiday woes, including bad tidings from financial worries, entertaining extended family members and sharing the workload around Christmas.

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Its up to you to piece your puzzle together!
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Feeling Worried Or Uncertain This Holiday Season?

With 2012 rapidly approaching, many people are talking about how uncertain they are about the future. Uncertainty about the economy, the upcoming elections, the environment....you name it. Is your mind running you ragged with worry? Is uncertainty stealing your peace this Christmas? Do you struggle to plug into your intuitive guidance when you need it most?

How to Avoid Stress During the Holidays
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How to Avoid Stress During the Holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time for family get-togethers, parties, traditions and customs, yet all the added stress and pressure can certainly take a toll on our personal relationships. The obligations of gift-giving and demands from our friends and families can greatly affect our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Many of us seem to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of shopping, seeking out all the latest and greatest gadgets that the retail markets have to offer.

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Christmas 101.
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Love Bytes: The Couples' Holiday Survival Guide

27 things men say that are total turn-offs. 20 gifts you absolutely don't want. Enjoying the chase of a new relationship. A new couples' holiday survival guide. Some authors are terrible at writing about sex. Some condom ads are downright scary. How to make sex more spiritual. And, can you dump him before Christmas?

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How Do I Survive The Holidays?!
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Life Coach: How Do I Survive The Holidays?!

Are the approaching holidays leaving you stressed and frazzled? Do you want to learn how to survive them without wanting to drown in your eggnog? In this video, Life Coach & Healer and YourTango Expert Louann Schwager Tung offers her advice on how to manage the holiday season in a cool, calm and collected manner. “It’s really important to be aware of what’s going on inside your body,” advises Tung.

10 Tips To Survive The Holidays
The 10 best ways to avoid a fight with your dysfunctional family!
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10 Tips To Survive The Holidays

You don't have to be Scrooge to hate Christmas. In "A Christmas Carol" we learn that Ebenezer Scrooge used to be a nice boy who became bitter through parental neglect and brittle by his emotional dependence on his sister, who abandoned him by dying. Poor guy. He was the sad product of a dysfunctional family.

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3 Ways To Avoid Unwanted Stress

One method of dealing with stress is learning how to recognize and talk back to that internal critic you have in your head. Write down all the self-critical thoughts going through your mind. Write down why these thoughts are incorrect. Then, practice talking back to them, explaining why they are wrong.