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Your most “important relationships” in life are with people, says Dr. George J. Thompson

  “The entire basis of verbal judo is to treat people with dignity and respect. Most of all your family and close friends. Be ever so careful how you speak to them, as words can cut deeper and fester longer than sword wounds. Change it! I learned again in the hospital what I’ve always striven

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Are we victims of how people think?

The short answer is yes, and on several levels. The more pressing question, are we a victim before the facts are revealed? If we follow the thinking of perception is more powerful than reality in shaping our future actions, I may finally have some definitive research which makes my point. A study recently completed by

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Can we help a young mind?

Part One… It is a new year, fresh with thought of self-improvement and a refreshed vigor toward living differently that we have in the past. Perhaps this is then the best of times to open an old idea with renewed plans to help more than ourselves. Can we pay respect to more than our peers

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The Art of the Apology: Five rules for a return to civility

None of us are immune to a slip of the tongue, and the changes grow greater during the over stimulation and stress of the holidays. Here’s a quick tip for you. The Art of the Apology: Five rules for a return to civility 1. Be sincere, and sound like it. We may have the right

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What to do when you’re a bully by accident ?

Parenting with the best of intentions can still be challenging during the holidays. The rush of shopping in crowds and traffic, demanding work schedules to get things off our to-do lists and planning for the arrival of family can take a toll. I have always been told that life has balance. In some belief systems

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