7 Tips to Eliminate Financial Stress

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“A feast is made for laughter, and wine makes merry; But money answers everything.” -King Solomon, Ecclesiastes 10:19 Have you ever experienced financial stress? If so, you are not alone. Over 76 percent of Americans say that money and their personal financial problems are a significant cause of stress, according to a survey by the American Psychological Association. Dealing with …

Dealing with Stress? We can Help!

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“Stress is a state of mind… When you change the way you look things; the things you look at change.” —Wayne Dyer Every day, we deal with many kinds of stress, from every aspect of our lives. We face stressors such as raising a disable child, looking out older parents, financial crisis just to name a few. But sometimes an …

3 Ways to Make Stress Work FOR You, Instead of Letting it KILL You!

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“It’s not stress that kills us; it is our reaction to it. Adopting the right MINDSET and taking the right actions can convert a negative stress into a positive one” —Hans Selye Your mindset determines your reality. It affects everything from the business decisions you make, to the way you run your life, your stress levels and overall well-being. Are …

Why Do We Develop Addictions?

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From our previous post, we discovered that addiction is a brain disorder that controls and magnifies our desire for a certain substances or behaviors. But why do we become addicted…to anything? There are many theories about why people become addicted. According to Dr. Jennifer Fernandez from the Pathways Institute, the most popular theory is the disease model. This theory explains …

What is Addiction?

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Did you know that… • Addiction is a disease that is completely treatable • Addiction is unpredictable—it can happen to anyone at any time and excess stress can cause relapse at recovery • Many addicts suffer from co-occurring disorders, meaning they have other mental health conditions The more you understand addiction, the better prepared you will be to combat it …

Collateral Damage: What happens when we don’t control our Anger?

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We know from our previous blogs on the subject that anger is a normal emotion, and when used as naturally intended could even save your life. But It becomes a problem when it becomes destructive. Collateral damage occurs when anger becomes destructive or unhealthy, such as in the case of a battered spouse, an abused child or simply destructive to …

Anger Management: 3 Successful Ways to Make your Anger work FOR you

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In our previous entry, we explored how “triggers” prompt us to get angry, and the importance of identifying and recognizing those triggers. This single action can change our MINDSET, allowing us to avoid destructive anger. In this post, we’ll discuss how you can manage your anger effectively and share 3 ways to make your anger work FOR you. The key …

Why do we get angry? 3 Ways Our Emotional Triggers Can Actually Help Us

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“Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.” —Proverbs 14:29 We know from last week’s blog that anger is a natural and normal emotion. Anger helps us survive by arousing our fear and heightened awareness of potential danger. Left unresolved, though, anger creates an intense desire to destroy something. And when …

ANGER: Is Anger Good, or Bad?

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“Uncontrolled anger is like a wild fire, it destroys everything in it’s path.” -James Justin Summer season is here! What better time to talk about anger than the hot, steamy days of July. Anger is one of the most requested topics by our blog readers. What is anger? It’s a state of mind or a feeling that warns you of …