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The Invisible War

I had a friend whose left leg was an inch shorter than his right. For years he tried to hide his limp and, as a result, developed chronic tendonitis and stalactic bone spurs. He finally had “weird shoes” made (his … Continue reading

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Free Will

“My first act of free will shall be to believe in free will.” “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” ~William James (considered the father of modern psychology)

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Your Coming of Age Crisis

No one gets to opt out. For most of us, it happens somewhere in our mid-20s. But it can begin earlier, or later. Usually there’s an external trigger, possibly more than one: the death of a family member, a physical … Continue reading

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My Age of Anxiety

Part One: Step on a Crack (True story. Wish it wasn’t. Then again…) There were signs early on, but I was too young to know what they meant. When I was in primary school I heard the phrase, “Step on … Continue reading

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Two Resolutions

Psychologists say we’re more likely to keep our New Year’s Resolutions   if we only have one or two. These two work for me.

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