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Can Depression Be A Friend?

I have a friend. I haven’t seen her for a while now. She tends to come and go as she pleases. Every so often, she will drop in, stay a while and leave when she thinks she’s kept me company for long enough. Whenever she’s around, my days need to be re-organized. Hers is a quiet sort of demanding. Most people don’t understand her. If I’m...

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Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick
Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

The New Year is upon us. Do you have a New Year’s Resolution? Well, if you’re like most North Americans you have at least one resolution. And, if you are like the majority of these promise-makers, your resolution is probably related to health and fitness. For many it is a promise to eat healthier, exercise more, and  lose weight. While resolutions...

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Embracing my Depression
Embracing my Depression

Depression is much more common that I expected. I remember being at a Men’s Breakfast at my church, and five out of the six men at my table admitted to going through depression. But it is rarely talked about. I tried many things to get rid of the depression – sleeping, fasting and prayer, talking to friends and listening to motivational talks...

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Life Can Change In An Instant
Life Can Change In An Instant

In West Texas they say that football is life.  For Baron Batch that seemed to be true. His skill on the field won him a scholarship to Texas Tech and as a young player he had the world in a chokehold.  But as anyone who has watched college ball knows, a football career can change in a heartbeat. For Baron it happened during practice one night....

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New Year’s Resolution Action Plan
New Year's Resolution Action Plan

Creating a new year's resolution can be a great idea, especially if you are resolving to get healthier (weight loss and exercise are the top resolutions made). But if you don't have an action plan it may be doomed before it ever gets started. Unfortunately, the majority of individuals who make a new year's resolution end up breaking it. By February,...

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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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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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