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6 Powerful Ways To Fight Chronic Back Pain

If you’ve ever experienced back pain (acute or chronic), you know, all too well, how negatively it can affect your life, work, and overall well-being. ...

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4 Effective Actions To Get Over A Breakup

We think we know how to cope with a breakup because of the examples playing out in our pop culture. However, a real breakup isn’t ...

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4 Musts To Make Your Dreams Come True

If making dreams come true was easy… well, everybody would be living the life of their dreams, wouldn’t they? But they’re not because there are ...

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4 Ways To Stay Positive And Balanced During Infertility

The path to motherhood is one that holds joy and excitement for most women. However, for some, it is marked with frustration and disappointment. According ...

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6 Powerful Stress Busters To Implement Now

In considering what to do to beat stress, you must consider how bad stress is for your health. Yes, a little stress is normal and may ...

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6 Common Reasons Love Relationships Fail

Meeting that person whom you’re attracted to, have an instant connection with and who ‘gets you’ is something many dream of. In the early days, especially, a relationship is all sunshine and rainbows. However, as time goes on, it’s natural for conflict and challenges to arise. Though no two couples are alike, there are some warning signs that things aren't going as well as you thought. Here are 6 common reasons love relationships fail. 

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4 Crucial Ways To Support A Loved One During A Mental Illness Crisis

Seeing someone you love cope with addiction, depression, bipolar disorder or any mental illness can be heart-breaking. There are times when you feel hopeless and ...

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4 Ways To Beat Defeatism Before It Beats You

Have you ever thought that you were not able to do something, or that you couldn’t achieve your goal? Some people even think that they ...

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3 Action Steps To End Bad Habits For Good

Habits, bad or good, develop over time. In other words, doing something once or twice doesn't constitute a life-change either way. If you've ever tried to end a "bad" one, you know that it can be challenging, to say the least. However, it's important to remember that it's not impossible! I find that focusing on bringing new, serving ways of doing things helps to diminish the desire to continue bad habits. For example, eating healthy and exercising might curb someone's appetite for smoking cigarettes. I also believe the following 3 action steps are necessary to end bad habits for good.

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4 Healthy Resolution Tactics For Relationship Issues

Even the happiest of marriages and relationships can have occasional issues. Few people abstain from lovers quarrels, and those who do may be bottling up their feelings instead. Even if you always make up after you argue, some things you fight about can still go unresolved. This leads to resentment and growing problems. Arguing too much without getting anywhere or pretending all is well does not serve anyone. Here are my top 4 healthy resolution tactics for relationship issues.

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4 Ways To Get Back Up After Adversity Knocks You Down

Life is never simply a walk in the park. Obstacles and challenges make us duck, dodge, and dance our way through. And, sometimes, despite our effort to avoid adversity, disaster strikes. When it happens, it can create a lack of self-confidence, among other personal problems. Trust me, I understand getting kicked in the teeth and thrown to the ground of life. At times, the only thing you have to hold onto is a thin thread. That said, even a small connection to life and your inner strength can get you through. Remember, being down is never the end as long as you get back up after adversity strikes.

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Is My Relationship Worth Fighting For?

Making the decision to end any relationship shouldn’t be done on a whim or in anger. And, if you find yourself on the receiving end of being unceremoniously dumped, you should consider what led up to it. If it was in the heat of the moment after an emotional throw down, you may want to step back and reflect before throwing the towel in. At this point, you may be asking yourself this: Is my relationship worth fighting for? Only you can answer that question, but here are some tips to navigating the tough road.

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End Destructive Bad Habits For Good

Everybody has bad habits. Some people enjoy a cigarette after lunch. Others keep a messy desk. And some need drugs or alcohol to get through the day. While some bad habits can annoy your coworkers, others can isolate you from your friends and family and even destroy your mental health. Some can kill you. These are the type of habits you want to get rid of as soon as possible: the addictions. If you think you might have a problem with any of these, it’s time to make some changes. Here are 3 things you can do to help end destructive bad habits for good.

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3 Loving Supportive Ways To Help An Addict

Living with or knowing someone with a drug or alcohol problem is not an easy experience. Addicts suffer but, unfortunately, their erratic behavior can create confusion, feelings of rejection, and despair in those around them. This is why successful recovery often includes not only the addict but his or her family as well. Because the odds of overcoming any addiction are greater with support, it's important to educate yourself about the process. You will come up against many challenges that will strain your relationship with the addict. Don't worry, though, you can help an addict and still stay close.

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Harness The Power Of Positive Thinking For A Happier Life

It has been scientifically proven that when you are focused on happy, positive thoughts you feel and perform better. When you’re happy, you feel positive and as though you can overcome anything. And, though, positive thinking is not all you need to have to change your life, it certainly is a good place to start.

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