Don’t Take Life for Granted

Taking something for granted means that you assume it will always be there.  On the whole it’s very easy to take several things for granted living in the United States; running water, telephone service, electricity, food on the store shelves and the like.  Even other “developed” countries can’t always keep these services going like we do in the U.S.   Because we consistently have so many amenities, there is an assumption they will always be there when we need them.  So then if the electric goes off for several hours, we can panic and think we can’t survive without it –
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Categories: Mental Health.

Resolve to Be Positive

Happy New Year!  Have you made any resolutions for the New Year?  Making New Year’s resolutions is a very good idea.  They really do work! Research by John C. Norcross has shown that compared to people who don’t make resolutions,  people who make New Year’s resolutions are actually twice as likely to successfully change something in their lives.  Whether you have resolved to get physically fit, quit some bad habit, or chosen not to make a resolution, let me suggest a resolution that will change your life.  This year, resolve to develop a positive attitude. Having a positive attitude is
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Categories: Mental Health and Stress.