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Do you worry too much

Do you worry too much? 4 Worrying Mistakes You Should Stop Making

Do you worry too much? According to the Anxiety and Depression American Association (ADAA) almost 40 million American adults — one-fifth of the population— suffer from chronic worrying and other anxiety disorders which makes them the most common mental illness … r

The Power of Befriending the Exile Within

Exiles in the Psyche I had a dream that there was someone else living in my apartment when I wasn’t there.  A friend turned to me and said, “Hey, did you know there is another woman living here with you?” … r

Happiness is Just a Choice

Happiness is a choice that most people don’t know, or want to know, that they have. If we admit that happiness is a choice, then we have to act and take responsibility. Sadly, many people are so used to, and … r

Listen To Your Gut – What Stress Is Doing To Your Digestive Health

Stress can wreak havoc on your digestive system, with common—and uncommonly uncomfortable—symptoms including stomach-ache, constipation, diarrhea, cramps, nausea and acid indigestion. Left unchecked, stress can lead to serious gastrointestinal issues. Chronic upset and anxiety may also exacerbate pre-existing ailments like … r

How I Uplevelled My Life With My Passions

“If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.” -T.D. Jakes I spent several years of my life as a hermit. Not the cool kind, on a remote … r

Money and Spirituality: Why We Have Always Been Wrong About Their Relationship

Almost all of us grew up with a skewed perception of money. We either blame money as the source of all our problems or we think money is the solution to all our problems. For those who think that money … r