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Happiness: It’s a Choice

It's hard to image ourselves in moments when we've been most upset, most angry, or most discouraged that we actually could have made ourselves happy at the time. Let's face it.  Life happens with us, around us, and sometimes to us and the only person we control in all of that is our own self. … Continue reading Happiness: It’s a Choice

What is Stress?

Just the word “stress” itself can cause some people anxiety. So what IS stress, and how do we deal with it? Well, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary(1), it is: “a constraining force or influence…”, but one of the next definitions is: “a physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be … Continue reading What is Stress?