LIFE

From Life to Death

Within seconds, a night can turn into one big blur. Red light. Motorcycle. Blood. Death.  Have you ever witnessed someone pass from life to death? Sean did. It caused him to think about mortality and the purpose of life. When faced with life’s most important questions, how do you respond? Make it personal: Check out this inspiring short film...

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Do you crave meaning? (Part 2)
Do you crave meaning? (Part 2)

How do we understand our world? When we experience things, do we base our understanding on ourselves? If our meaning in life is based on our emotions, this meaning will always change. If our life is going well, life will seem great. If it's not, it'll seem terrible. This is why finding real meaning in life requires more than just me. It has to...

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Finding Some Peace on Earth
Finding Some Peace on Earth

"Silent night, Holy night. All is calm, all is bright..." The carols try to tell us that this is a calm and silent time of year. But for most of us, the weeks leading up to Christmas can be anything but calm. You know the drill: office parties, shopping, baking, wrapping, relatives, Christmas plays and everyone's favorite - family pictures. It's...

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Sweet, Guilt-free Solutions for Holiday Indulgences
Sweet, Guilt-free Solutions for Holiday Indulgences

If making homemade goodies is one of your favorite holiday activities, but you don't want to push your family off the healthy-eating wagon, there may be a sweet solution for this common problem. The book Low-Carb Sweets and the Art of Self-Indulgence is bursting with desserts ranging from Brownie Fudge Pie to Cranberry Nut Bread and the best news...

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Getting Over the Holiday Blues
Getting Over the Holiday Blues

Need to talk? Power to Change offers a free mentoring program where you can talk privately with a trained mentor. This is supposed to be a season of joy and happiness, but many people don't feel it. Many people suffer from bouts of depression or the blues at different times during the year. During the holiday season people encounter...

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In Search of the Christmas Spirit
In Search of the Christmas Spirit

The holidays can be challenging. If you need someone to talk to, come talk to a mentor. One Christmas, I came across an article in a local newspaper by an articulate columnist named Bill Johnson. His column was titled, "A Lesson in Catching the Christmas Spirit." Johnson began his search for the Christmas spirit at the Christmas tree lots,...

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Headache-Free Holidays
Headache-Free Holidays

The holiday season is traditionally a busy time filled with happiness and good cheer. With celebrations, family gatherings and office parties, it represents the most social time of the year. The holiday-party season and the gathering of family during the holidays can produce a tremendous amount of stress and tension - two key triggers in the onset...

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Finding Financial Balance
Finding Financial Balance

It is often said that balance is the key to happiness. Financial balance is an important part of a balanced life. Life can sometimes be like the balance scales our grandmothers used years ago with many different aspects of our beings coming together to balance and form the people that we are. We work and play, rest and expend energy, commune with...

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