Comforting Gift Ideas for People Who Have Cancer 4

Finding the right gift to give someone with cancer is easier when you have a list of comforting ideas to choose from. These gift ideas and tips won’t make people feel like “cancer patients”, yet they encourage healing and balance. This “Believe” Pendant is a message of hope and faith. The best gift you can give anyone who has cancer […]


Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Him and Her

Digging through a Christmas stocking stuffed with wee holiday surprises is the best part of Christmas morning! Here are a few dozen ideas for Christmas stocking stuffers for him and her, or her and her, or him and him. The Classic Christmas Stockings – Cute Santa’s Toys Stockings is a traditional take on the more trendy Christmas stockings we see all […]


10 Ways to Simplify Christmas Parties and Gift Giving

An hour ago on his radio show, Steven Quinn talked about how stressful Christmas has become. With these best tips for simplifying Christmas dinners, parties, and gift giving, your holidays won’t be something to dread. These ideas will help you simplify the holiday season and make Christmas easy. One of my favorite Christmas gift tips is a white elephant gift exchange because […]

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How to Make Divorce Less Difficult for You and Your Family

There is no “one size fits all” answer, but there are things you can do to make divorce less difficult for you, your kids, and your loved ones. In Divorce Care: Hope, Help, and Healing During and After Your Divorce, Steve Grissom and Kathy Leonard offer daily reminders that encourage, inspire, and brings hope to healing hearts. Daily you will […]


What to Do After Your Boyfriend Sleeps With His Ex 7

Here are three questions to ask yourself before deciding what to do after you find out your boyfriend had sex with his ex-girlfriend. If you know you want to break up, read Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After by Katherine Woodward Thomas. You’ll learn five steps to leaving and healing: Step 1:  Find Emotional Freedom Step 2: Reclaim […]


Does Journal Writing Help You Heal From Divorce? Not Necessarily 3

Sometimes journaling your feelings after a divorce or separation doesn’t help you heal. New research tells us when writing does more harm than good after a breakup. “I think many, many therapists have a tendency to believe that journaling unequivocally is a good thing to do [after divorce or separation], especially when people are trying to figure things out in […]

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How I Survived an Attempted Rape in My Bedroom 12

Surviving an attempted rape doesn’t make it easier to talk about…but it does make me feel strong. Here’s the story of how a guy broke into my apartment in the middle of the night and tried to rape me. Even now – years later – those words choke me up. How did I survive without getting raped? I’ve been writing […]

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