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Cultivating Gratitude When Life Sucks

I know, I know…if you see another post about having gratitude you are going to throw up. I get it. We’re inundated by well-meaning advice-givers telling us to be thankful. And sometimes it can feel as if we are being accused of being UNGRATEFUL (which makes these articles even more annoying).  It’s easy to feel… Continue reading Cultivating Gratitude When Life Sucks

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CAN #SEASONS AFFECT #PRODUCTIVITY

Autumn has arrived. You may be drowning in a to-do list at work that is getting longer by the minute. Just a few months ago all these responsibilities didn’t faze you at all; after a productive day at work you would leave the office and enjoy the sunshine and a long evening of warm, a… Continue reading CAN #SEASONS AFFECT #PRODUCTIVITY

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Fired, Furloughed and Freaking Out: How to Recover

Remember that show, The Apprentice? You know, the show where one contestant was fired each week until a single person remained and got the major promotion? That show was a guilty pleasure for many of us back in the day. It was mindless entertainment. We made predictions about who would be the next to be… Continue reading Fired, Furloughed and Freaking Out: How to Recover

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What Are The Origins of #Anger

What are the origins of anger? Rage.  Fury.  Wrath.  Simmering, seething, exploding with anger.  Simply seeing language associated with anger evokes an emotional response, and alludes to something building below the surface, forging an avenue of escape.   In our society, people are taught to hold in and deny the very existence of anger, rather than… Continue reading What Are The Origins of #Anger

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The Effect of #Music on The #Mind

No matter what the occasion, we turn to music. It is the backdrop for our lives for everything from weddings, graduations and funerals to birthday parties and bar mitzvahs. We listen to it, create it, and often we crave it. Why is music so compelling?  There is a magical quality to it that transports us;… Continue reading The Effect of #Music on The #Mind