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Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle.

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Five Gifts You Can Give Each Day!

When it comes to gift-giving, most people have embraced the “giving is better than receiving” philosophy,  but have we also adopted this approach when it comes to our attitude? What gifts can we give to others on a daily basis? The Gift of Positive Thinking Studies show that people who choose to focus on the… Read more »

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Take the Simple Three-step Approach to Budgeting

Money management is easier to accomplish when you keep it simple and revisit your plan regularly. The more complex your plan, the more likely you are to either avoid it entirely or veer away from your goals. To keep it simple, here’s a straightforward three step approach. Track Your Expenses Set Your Goals Change Your Spending… Read more »

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Is your teenager thinking about what to do in life?

This is the time of year when our senior youth start exploring what they want to do in life. University and college application processes begin, and decisions of next steps after high school need to be made. As your teens think about their future and possible vocations, as the parent, so too will you. You… Read more »

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Are You Embracing Actively Aging?

We live in a culture that places a strong emphasis on holding onto youth and remaining youthful. In North America, we greatly admire young and beautiful people. As we age, society encourages us to spend large amounts of money to slow the aging process. There is also a secondary, more subtle implication under our culture’s… Read more »

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Kindness is a Powerful Attitude

In today’s world, “having attitude” means to have an aggressive edge. Perhaps having “attitude” makes us feel stronger and more in control, particularly if we’ve ever felt powerless or disadvantaged. However, adopting an attitude of kindness can be empowering. Choosing how we behave is liberating. Whatever the other person does out there, we still have… Read more »

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When a Significant Relationship Ends

Relationships are a key aspect of our lives as human beings and can bring us love, joy, and security. But what happens when a significant relationship ends? The healing process after a break-up can be long and strenuous, and can present differently to different people. When a relationship ends, there is often someone who initiated… Read more »

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Take One Step at a Time to Physical Wellness

Physical activity is a key component to overall wellness. But, many people fail to achieve a healthy lifestyle because they try to achieve too much too fast. Becoming fit and healthy is a process and the duration is different for each individual. It is helpful to take one step at a time to reach your… Read more »

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Money Cited as One of Top Reasons for Relationships Ending

One of the top reasons cited for relationships ending is money. The best way to avoid money issues in a relationship is to communicate with your partner and decide what works for you as a team. When a newly married couple merge their households, just like combining their household goods, they have to blend their… Read more »

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Teen Girl

6 Tips to Help Teens Ease Into Adulthood

Teenagers are on the brink of the adult world, looking in, longing to belong. They are also children, struggling through a developmental milestone. They begin to physically look like adults, do what adults do such as drive cars and work, and develop adult interests. Yet they have only the life experiences of a child. This… Read more »

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How to Help Your Kids Deal with Bullying

As the back-to-school season gets underway, all parents want their children to experience a positive, nurturing and constructive school year. But, we can’t place our children under a bubble and  there are many challenges our children may face as they go off into the world that may create the opposite experience. One of those challenges… Read more »

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