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Dealing With Loneliness

Joss Whedon said, “Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.” Many people feel lonely even in a crowd of people. Loneliness is complex emotion. It’s a sadness when you feel like you don’t ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

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10 Universal Truths by Which We All Live — Part II

Last week, in Part I of this series, we started exploring universal truths and listed five of them. This week in Part II, we talk about five additional universal truths. 6. Happiness Is a Fleeting Emotion Despite the f ...

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Learning About Mortality From Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (121–180 AD) was a Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher. He’s most remembered today for his plethora of pithy comments such as the following: Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Eve ...

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Some Zen Principles That Really Work

Before you groan and go, “Oh great, another hippy-dippy, feel-good, I’m-okay-you’re-okay lecture about the value of self-centeredness,” stop right there. Zen principles definitely have everything ...

Category: Eastern Philosophy

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Celebrate the Benefits of Aging

Aging is rarely celebrated in today’s culture. There are a lot of problems related to aging. Healthcare costs get higher. Medicare may pick up some medical costs, but many seniors still pay hundreds, if not thousan ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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Why You Should Accept a Compliment Graciously (and How To Do It)

Chris Rock once said, “There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” Naturally he was joking, but there’s a bit of truth in that statement. Compliments boost morale. The ...

Category: Blessings

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Avoiding Post Christmas Blues

The holiday season will be coming to an end next week, and as the New Year starts, many people seem to find themselves in a funk. If you are in an area where the weather is bad, you may be experiencing cold weather, mak ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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Study Finds That Religious People Are Happier

A recent study has shown that people who are religious are happier. The study was conducted in the Netherlands and has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. It studied 9,000 people over the age of 50. ...

Category: Religion Science

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Kindness Means Seeing the Good in Others

Positivity has an extreme impact on your life. According to the Mayo Clinic, positive thinking can improve your health and reduce stress. When you surround yourself with positive people, it can change your life. Positivi ...

Category: Morality

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Get Ready for Happiness Happens Month

In 1998, Pamela Gail Johnson founded the Secret Society of Happy People. She wanted a safe place for people to share happy news. Two years later, the society made August “Happiness Happens Month.” Why is it s ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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