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    • 30 OCT 17
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    Guess what the biggest predictor of health is– I bet it’s not what you’re thinking…

    Guess what the biggest predictor of health is– I bet it’s not what you’re thinking…

    Do you wonder what to focus on to live a healthy life? Is it to eat healthy, sleep well, stop smoking or to start exercising? What if I told you it was none of those.   The Roseto effect describes social connectedness as one of the most powerful forces in predicting both mental and physical

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    • 07 JUN 17
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    Secrets of self esteem and how cultivate it

    Secrets of self esteem and how cultivate it

    Do you feel bad about your self and find it hard to complete anything? Learn where that comes from and a few simple ways to start liking yourself more today   Have you ever noticed that feeling down or low is often preceded by a negative thought. Does this sound familiar: Thought: I don’t ever

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    • 03 APR 17
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    Try this when the going gets tough

    Try this when the going gets tough

    On an early morning walk a few weeks ago I came across a crack in the road and a shrub growing out of it. I stopped and took a picture of it. I began marveling at the tenacity of this plant that had pushed through the tar to express its true nature.   It reminded

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    • 08 NOV 16
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    Stop and smell the roses

    Stop and smell the roses

    I am loving this time of year. Everywhere I look I am rewarded with gorgeous flowers. Spring has come out in full force, delighting us with heady scents and a feast for the eyes.   On Sunday I decided to literally ‘stop and smell the roses’. I spent a bit of time in my garden,

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    • 08 JUL 16
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    Dangers of sleep deprivation

    Dangers of sleep deprivation

    Sleeping as little as possible is sometimes seen as an accomplishment. Not only is this a misperception,  it’s also a dangerous idea.   To see why here’s an article I wrote in the Mental Health Matters magazine. It includes a questionnaire you can take to see if you have a sleep disorder and gives you

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    • 16 DEC 15
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    Let’s reconcile

    Let’s reconcile

    It is 6am on the day of reconciliation as I write this. It has been many months since I have sent out a newsletter. I have about 10 drafts and outlines in both virtual and actual folders. Over the past few months I have attempted to send them out at various times. I have felt

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