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  • The Unhealthy Hypocrisy of Thin Shaming

    In October 2014, Victoria Secret's "Perfect Body" campaign sparked an uproar amidst accusations of promoting an unhealthy and unrealistic body image. But looking at the models in the advertising, all of them looked to be within the healthy BMI (basal metabolic index) range (18.5-25), although most would be at the lower end of that scale.

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 1

    Mental anguish, emotional despair and physical disease are on the uprise. More and more people are coming into my office with serious problems than ever before. They come in not just with complaints of physical pain and discomfort, but also with complaints that their lives are in turmoil–which of them is losing their home, whose teenager is in serious trouble, who has developed cancer, diabetes or cardiovascular problems, who’s working to death just trying to make ends meet, and the list goes on.

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 2

    In Part One I explained how your monsters or challenges all have a gift in them. Your perception of your past experiences will determine if you see them as a benefit or a detriment. I gave you three steps to discover the gift within your challenge and a simple action step to start immediately to […]

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  • Kill The Monster When It’s Young – Part 3

    In Part One I explained that within all of your monsters or challenges lies a gift and I gave you three steps with a simple action step to replace your old one. In Part Two, I expounded on this by showing you these challenges come from within you and do not happen to you. What […]

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  • Our “Imperfect” World

    Is it a perfect or imperfect world? Can a world with so many calamities possibly be perfect? If this world is already perfect, “why”  try and “change” a thing? If it is already perfect, “how” can you even possibly change a thing? Einstein shared to “look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything […]

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  • Wholehearted Leaders: Our Hope For The Future

    No matter where you are political, you likely agree that corporations are some of the most powerful entities on the planet. Their influence in our economic and political systems is enormous! For years, that was bad news. But the tides are turning. The good news is that global forces are requiring a new style of […]

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  • Unrealistic Expectations in a Relationship

    Jody was a stay-at-home mum and loved raising her children, organizing the home and everything to do with family, social and home-life. Her husband, on the other hand, was a successful businessman who often traveled and could be away for weeks at a time. Over the years, she felt they had drifted apart. Their communication […]

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  • You’re Not Busy, You’re Just Procrastinating

    Conversations at work or social gatherings often ring with cries of: “I’m so busy.” It’s as if we regard how busy we are, as some sort of ‘badge of honor’ in the delusion that ‘busyness’ somehow equals success. In fact, ‘busyness’ has also been labeled as the ‘Western Form of Laziness’ because it generally stems […]

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  • How Getting Bullied Can Be Good For Children…

    And the Younger The Better! It wasn’t unusual for the phone to ring at around dinner time. Thinking it was an opportunity for me to unload on an obtrusive telemarketer, I hurried to the phone. When I picked up the phone I could hear rapid breathing patterns of two young people and then I heard […]

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  • Midlife & Aging Gracefully

    We’ve been growing older since the day we were born! So why does it turn into a problem all of a sudden? Midlife is experienced as the most powerful time of life by those who are curious enough to discover the unexpected… Is that me? I resist my first impulse to delete the dreadful selfie. […]

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