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Stress

All around me, I’m surrounded by people living with stress. Stress is a part if life and we can deal with it as it comes and goes but the key word there is “goes.” These days however, I believe many … Continue reading

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Technology…Take Me Away

Have you ever wished you lived a hundred years ago, you know…before the Internet. Before the constant bombardment of emails and instant messaging and SOCIAL MEDIA. I must confess I’ve been feeling the need to “borrow” Dr. Who’s TARDIS and … Continue reading

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Know When to Tap Out by Heather Novak

Last week, I wrote all about cutting yourself a window when a door closes. Then life kicked me in the gut. Woke up Tuesday morning to a snow storm and my mom being rushed to the ICU. The week got worse … Continue reading

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Keeping Sane When Life Has Other Plans by Heather Novak

This week has been very intense for me, as I try to move a parent from independent living to assisted living. Suddenly, the cost of care is expected to double, even triple (one of the facilities was quadruple!). In between prepping … Continue reading

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Beating the Deadline Stress by Leia Shaw

I wish this summer felt like summer. And I’m not talking about the temperature. Last year I took a break from writing for the summer and went on a few vacations, lounged at the beach, went on day trips with … Continue reading

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I Think I Have a Bad Case of “Whatchamacallit” by Debralee Mede

Imagine this:  A most evil, malignant and immortal wizard who throughout his villainous reign has plagued some with fear by acting like a “raging psychopath and sadist deriving pure amusement by inflicting pain on others.”  He does so without remorse: … Continue reading

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Beat Stress Before Stress Beats You: Nip It And Write by Debralee Mede

Beat Stress Before Stress Beats You Nip It And Write A quote from a familiar Aesop’s Fable “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse” was recently brought to mind:  “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken … Continue reading

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