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  • Shaken to the Core

    On January 6, 2021, I was settling down to write this column. It was my typical Wednesday off. I rest my hands, take time for myself and get life done. I was watching television coverage of the...

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  • Why Do Women Find It Hard to Ask for Help?

    I was recently asked this question, “Why do women find it hard to ask for help?” I want to qualify my answer by sharing that finding it hard to ask for help is not just a difficulty...

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  • A Lifetime Saga of Mastering My Weight

    I was a chunky kid who was not very athletic and not very coordinated. People said I had a cute face, you know what that means! On my dad’s side, we had an aunt and uncle who...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • The Power of Forgiveness and Gratitude

    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”      ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   When asked to write an article about forgiveness, I...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Stress Reduction 101

    In my youth, I remember feeling so stressed I could not breathe. Feeling so stressed I could not think, sleep or eat. My heart felt like a brick, my head hurt and my shoulders were up around...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Listen to Your Wise Inner Voice

    Were you ashamed of your parents? I wanted to ask my mom that question, but I couldn’t because that would be confessing that
 I was ashamed of her. Feeling shame feels… shameful.
 Why did that feeling come...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • What Are You Thankful For?

    It is that time of year when we are used to indulging in turkey, many styles of potatoes and umpteen desserts. We hang out with friends and family and plot our strategies for consuming the day. I...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Are You Touch Deprived?

    Who isn’t stressed out to the max these days? With the ongoing pandemic, intense political climate, and civil unrest, we are all on edge more than ever. We are also touch deprived which has a great impact...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Financial Self-Care: A Personal Reflection

    I will never forget that morning in the spring of 2016. It was around 5:30am and the sun was just beginning to cast bright beautiful rays through my window. As I got out of bed, I happened...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Winning the Inner Battle

    Do you ever feel like you are in a war against yourself to create the change that you desire? Do you want to lose weight but can’t resist the sweets? Do you want to kick a bad...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Got Chronic Pain? Try Rolfing® For Fast, Natural Relief

    Every week my office phone rings or the emails come in from people with chronic, longstanding pain wanting to know more about Rolfing®. They have heard this or that or just found it on an internet search...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • The Perseverance Diet

    In today’s world climate, it is easy to feel as if you are suffocating with the extraordinary demands of life. Yet we all find a way, don’t we? One way or another life moves forward and changes...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Qigong for Healthy Aging

    Qigong is on people’s minds these days. It’s in the news and at your local Y or maybe at your yoga center. What is qigong? Whereas tai chi is a routine that is followed from start to...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Explore Your Unique Gifts with Agnes Daddona of Intuitive Counseling

    I had the pleasure of having an intuitive reading with Agnes Daddona last month and was blown away by her authenticity, accuracy and just how amazing the process was. This is an excerpt of my reading! First,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Lifestyle Medicine for Diabetes and Hypertension

    COVID-19 and current events have all culminated into a proverbial stress-test for the American nation. This stress has increased not only on the mental-emotional level of the collective, but has also revealed weaknesses in many social structures,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • To Your Health, Your Life and Your Future

    In our new reality, school at home is out for the summer; restaurants, beaches, camps and local pools are or aren’t open. We have started the re-entry from the shut-down we experienced from COVID-19. We are facing...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Grieving vs Mourning in the Time of COVID-19

    Grief is the emotional response to the loss of someone or thing that is important to you. Mourning is the process of acclimating to a life without that special someone or something. COVID-19 or the Coronavirus has...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Have Faith in Yourself

    What makes the difference between surviving and thriving during this time? The answer…Your faith in yourself. Not faith of religion or the universe or anything outside of yourself. It is your level of consciousness and your mastery...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Staying Positive Through the Storms of Life

    How do a psychologist and avid golfer weather a hurricane? I have been golfing longer than practicing psychology. I have weathered a few hurricanes, including the “big one,” Hurricane Andrew, in 1992. My training as a psychologist...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Access Unlimited Mental Well-Being

    We have all been tested over the past months; some physically, others mentally and spiritually as we attempt to make sense of a pandemic. I notice my thoughts jumping from wondering how we will get through this...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Where Are Your Angels in This Challenging Time?

    Where are God and Angels during this challenging time? Aren’t Angels supposed to be helping humanity, especially now? Many of my clients recently asked me, “Agnes, is this year going to be better than 2019?” I remember...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Do You Have Faith in Yourself?

    What makes the difference between surviving and thriving during this time? The answer…Your faith in yourself. Not faith of religion or the universe or anything outside of yourself. It is your level of consciousness and your mastery...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Access Unlimited Mental Well-Being

    We have all been tested over the past months; some physically, others mentally and spiritually as we attempt to make sense of a pandemic. I notice my thoughts jumping from wondering how we will get through this...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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