Personal Growth

How To Have More Fun With Your Kids

How To Have More Fun With Your Kids

Do you ever feel like you just wish you could have more fun with your kids? I don’t know about other parents, but it seems these days we are expected to do everything perfectly. We’re expected to make healthy meals, help with homework - which often requires...

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3 Great Ways to Ruin Your Sleep

3 Great Ways to Ruin Your Sleep

If you want to improve your overall health, the first place to start is improving your sleep. Well known sleep destroyers are things like keeping an erratic bedtime or drinking caffeine too late. Less well-known culprits are things like alcohol and late-night snacks....

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How To End an Argument Respectfully

How To End an Argument Respectfully

If there is one thing we all have in common, it’s that we don’t always agree with one another. Therefore, if there's one thing many of us could learn, it would be how to end an argument respectfully. Never before has this been more true than it is today. If we are...

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How to deal with grief during the summer

How to deal with grief during the summer

Figuring out how to deal with grief can be tremendously difficult. Sometimes the littlest things can trigger a memory and an unexpected wave of emotions can send us into a tailspin. Summer is no exception. Here in New Haven, Connecticut, many of us are absolutely...

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How To Begin Healing After a Personal Trauma

How To Begin Healing After a Personal Trauma

No one is ever prepared for a tragedy or the trauma that can follow. In fact, most of us go through life believing that tragedies happen to other people. When people do experience a distressing or life-threatening event, such as a car accident, natural disaster, or...

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15 Reasons You Have Insomnia

15 Reasons You Have Insomnia

If you're someone who spends most of the night tossing and turning and checking the time on the clock, you're definitely not alone. According to the National Institute of Health, close to 20% of Americans suffer from some kind of sleep disorder (insomnia). No wonder...

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The Real Story On The 5 Stages of Grief

The Real Story On The 5 Stages of Grief

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance: these are the very well-known 5 stages of grief as suggested by Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. At the time of the book’s publication, very little instruction was...

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