Monthly Archives: January 2018

Don’t Become a Financial Victim

       4 WAYS TO AVOID BEING A TARGET OF BAD BUSINESS by Christopher Elliott The world is filled with lost causes but these simple steps can help  you avoid the worst of them.  THE BANKRUPT BUSINESS. When a company is … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Friends When You Disagree

     DON’T LOSE FRIENDS WHEN YOU DISAGREE:  When we are expressing opinions or simply chatting with a friend or family member, we often feel like we have to agree or disagree. We don’t want to make a fight out … Continue reading

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Useful Quick Dials

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS DIAL SERVICE DESCRIPTION 211 Crisis/Social Service Information 311 Local Emergency Information 411 Telephone Company Information 511 Traffic Information 611 Telephone Service 711 Telephone Relay Information (Deaf) 811 Call BEFORE You DIG Information 911 Emergency Assistance

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Mental Health Resources

In most areas, the United Way sponsors a Local Crisis Line– just dial 211. American Psychiatric Association (Medical Help) -Phone: 888-357-7924 or 703-907-7300 American Psychological Association (Therapy/Counseling) -Phone: 800-374-2721 or 202-336-5500 Mental Health America-Phone: 800-969-6642 or 703-684-7722 National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-Phone: 802-296-6300 … Continue reading

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You and Stress

HOW STRESS AFFECTS YOU and HOW YOU CAN AFFECT STRESS … STRESS HAPPENS when we are faced with difficult situations, it can be good because it makes us more alert and gives us a burst of energy. For instance, if … Continue reading

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I love you, but …I want to say NO!

By Rosanne Morse Because most women have been socialized to be polite, sweet, and compliant, saying no is often a very difficult  thing to do.  YOU have the right to say no and feel good about it.   If you attend to your own … Continue reading

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Happiness = Health

Ever notice how we often group “health and happiness” together? As we whiz through every day taking care of responsibilities from going to work, loving our families, going to the doctor, not skipping the dentist, to paying the bills, etc. … Continue reading

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Desiderata

Max Ehrmann 1927 Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen … Continue reading

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5 Kids’ New Year Resolutions

   Learn Something New –  to sing, paint, or throw a softball- I’m going to make a plan and write it down and check off when I practise. Help Someone Else – My mom smokes, I’m gonna try to help her … Continue reading

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