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Did you know your cell phone might cause grave harm to your health?

By Dr. Mercola No one wants to hear that something as “indispensable” as your cell phone might cause grave harm to your health, but that’s exactly what mounting evidence tells us we’re faced with. Wireless phones and other gadgets have the potential to cause all sorts of health problems, from headaches to brain tumors. The […]

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Twenty-Five Tips for Building a ‘Marriage of Honor’

By Carol Ann Worthing, PhD ‘Did You Know’ building a lasting ‘marriage of honor’ takes more than modeling from others and book knowledge? A ‘marriage of honor’ does not happen by chance. It takes a heartfelt desire to build a foundation for marriage that addresses a broad spectrum of the dynamic facets of relating in […]

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Participation in Relapse Prevention for Addiction Requires your own Involvement

‘Did You Know’ participation in relapse prevention for an addiction requires the following involvement from you: Commitment to change Readiness to change Sobriety and abstinence going forward Honesty and truth Compliance to requirements Dependability and responsibility Visible effort and action Participation and communication Healthy boundaries with self and others Learning and growing If you or […]

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Your Child’s Behavior may be Indicative of your Parenting Style

‘Did You Know” your child’s behavior may be indicative of your parenting style?  From the worst to the best parenting styles, choose the behavior outcomes indicated by your parenting style: Neglectful and uninvolved parenting may produce children who have aggressive behavior or conduct or attachment issues. Permissive parenting may yield children who lack persistence, and […]

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Effective Feedback can Solve Problems and Improve Communication

‘Did You Know’ giving and receiving effective feedback can help solve problems and improve the communication in your relationships?   The following points may guide and improve your feedback skills… Ask the receiver if you can offer helpful feedback. Give feedback when you think the receiver is ready to hear it and soon after the […]

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You can be Addicted to Alcohol if you Drink One or Two Glasses of Alcohol a Day

‘Did You Know’ you can be physically addicted to alcohol if you drink one or two glasses of alcohol a day?  ‘Seeing is believing’, said the alcoholic son of his physically addicted father who was to have surgery. The physician of the father asked him if he drank, and if so how much, in the […]

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People Seek Their Own Level of Mental Health in Relationships

‘Did You Know’ people seek their own level of mental health in relationships? There are pathological reasons why couples are mismatched in relationships.  If an individual doesn’t recognize the need for emotional healing and get it, he or she will attract an individual who fits into or is accepting of that type of character dysfunction.  […]

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Your Thinking can Sabotage your Behaviors, Relationships and Success

‘Did You Know’ your thinking can sabotage your behaviors, relationships, success, and the outcome of your life? Most people base their decisions on their feelings and/or their thoughts.  When their feelings and thoughts are distorted, they cope and reason with life based on irrational thinking, such as the following: Black or white thinking; extremes in […]

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The Most Common Four Reasons for Anger Underneath Most People’s Frustration

‘Did you Know’ the following four reasons for anger are underneath most people’s frustration, anger, and irritability? 1. When you think your needs are not being met… While our individual requirements for basic essential needs may differ, most include shelter, food, water, safety, trusting our environment, privacy, freedom, employment, medical care, communication, friendship and love. […]

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Common Risk Factors for Drug or Alcohol Abuse or Dependence

‘Did You Know’ there are common and significant risk factors for drug and/or alcohol abuse or dependence?  Some of these risk factors include the following: Genetic vulnerability/ predisposition Early exposure to alcohol and/or drugs Co-morbid presence of mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, bipolar, PTSD, personality disorders, conduct disorder, etc. Family abuse, neglect, and […]

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