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Photo by Melissa Ford "When I was a teenager, my parents divorced and I deeply felt the loss of a father figure in my life. I had no use for religion at the time and found new gods: sex, drugs, and rock and roll." Joani's story is one of desperation and pain, a journey of fractured dreams and unrealized hopes. In her search for fame, what she...

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The Friendship Mirror
The Friendship Mirror

Why is it we are drawn to some people more than others? What makes us want to maintain a friendship? Friendship can be a life-line. Connecting with like minded people who genuinely care about one another is a gift we take for granted all too often. Friends are people we feel good with. Some make us laugh, some hear us out and really listen...

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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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Breakthrough This New Year
Breakthrough This New Year

Are the people in your house about to embark on another set of New Year's resolutions? Encourage your loved ones towards the goal. If you're feeling stuck, here are a few simple, deliberate steps that can help propel you from vision into action. 1. Commit. You might take a step or two in the right direction, but until you are committed, chances...

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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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A Feast Fit For Three Kings
A Feast Fit For Three Kings

It's that time again. Time to start basting the turkey and getting ready for one of the biggest meals of the year. Why not 'Wow' them this year with a gourmet twist on the classic favorites? Try a few, or all of these holiday recipes from our friends at Recipe Du Jour. All you need to add is your favorite dessert. For those of you who will be serving...

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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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