How to Multitask and Stay Emotionally Healthy

How to Get the Cooking, Cleaning, Laundry and Kid care Done All at Once!
A guide to getting it all done, in a timely manner without losing your mind! Tips for singles, parents and families on how to multitask sensibly with driving yourself crazy (from one who has done just that). Read more...

Child Sexuality and Behavior Development

Sexuality and Children: Psychology, Development, Behavior and Healthy Attitudes
Child sexuality is an edgy issue. Religious dogmas can complicate the issue. Child sexuality can only be understood within a developmental framework. What is age-appropriate behavior? How can we help children develop healthy sexuality?
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Vegetables for Emotional Health? You Bet!

20 Great Vegetables and How to Enjoy Them
Vegetables and emotional health? Whoever heard such nonsense? Au contraire! Emotional health begins with physical health. Vegetables are the key to health! Review of the nutrition, taste and adaptability of 20 vegetables. Includes serving ideas and recipes.
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Emotional Health: Depression, Anxiety and Physical Health

Emotional Health: Self-Care, Awareness and Help
What are the most worrisome health issues today? Depression, chronic rage, emotional dysfunction, addictive behavior, co-dependent behavior, stress-related illness. Why because we are learning that mind and body are symbiotic.
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Physical Exercise Boosts Emotional Health~ It's a 2-4-1!

The Ultimate Guide to Quick Fitness Workouts
Physical health and emotional health go hand in hand. A quick workout can improve emotional health instantly! Raise your hand if you are just too busy for exercise? Here's a list of 70+ ways to get in a quick mini workout throughout your day. A physical workout is an emotional energy booster too!
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Emotionally Healthy Relationships

How to Stop Being Dominated by Women; Take Back Your Manly Control
Tips from a woman on how to take control of the girl in your life.
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Healthy Communication with Teens

10 Common Myths that Prevent Healthy Communication with Teenagers
10 myths that cut off healthy communication with teenagers. Taken from the reading, writing and experience of a psychology-Special Education instructor and mother of four.
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Bereavement: How to Show that You Care

How to Talk to Someone Grieving the Loss of a Loved One
You are at a funeral. It's your turn in line to talk to a family member or friend. What do yo say? Or you see a friend who has recently lost a loved one. Do you avoid her? What do you say?
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12 Step Slogans for Emotional Health

12 Step Meditations, Al-Anon Slogans Feel like you're up to your neck in hot water? Depressed or angry and don't know how to cope? Learn how to manage emotional issues with 12 step slogans! 12 Step programs like Al-Anon and AA have proven successful in the treatment of all sorts of emotional issues. Depression, anxiety, addiction, bi-polar, eating disorders, OCD and other emotional health issues respond well to 12 Step programs. Here are some reflections on the Al-Anon and AA slogans. These slogans have helped me manage my anxiety attacks much better. View more »

Sleep and Rest; Secret to Emotional Health

The Importance of Sleep and Rest 
Sleep is one of the best therapeutic remedies there is. It's natural, healthy, free and easy to use. There are no ill side effects. Rest builds resistance to infection and helps the body heal faster. Here are guidelines to get rest, relaxation and a good night's sleep. View more »

Create a Memory Garden

Plant a Memory Garden for Earth Day or Memorial Day
Facilitate the healing process by creating a memory garden. Nurture a grieving soul as you tend the earth. Access your grief and channel into a living keepsake for your loved. Step by step guide to create a memory garden. Easy, inexpensive and beautiful.
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Does Spanking Hurt Children? Does Spanking Hurt Parents?

Is Spanking Bad for Children?
A mostly factual, somewhat comical, generally practical look at the fine art of spanking, children that is.
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Spanking Children Debate

Is Spanking Bad for Children?
A mostly factual, somewhat comical, generally practical look at the fine art of spanking children. Does spanking hurt parents more than children?
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Self Care Basics--Nutrition, Sleep, Alternative Medicine

Self-Care Basics: Ways to Stay Sane and Healthy
Emotional health requires health emotional practices. Self-care is an essential emotional health tool. What does it mean to take care of yourself? Self-care looks a little different for each person. Here are basic tools and skills for self-care.
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Thoughts About Happiness

Relationships, Having Fun, Cats, Sweating and Small Stuff
thoughts on how self confidence, choosing battles, carpe diem, grieving and joy!
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PMS Diet for Emotional Health

PMS Diet-- What You Eat and Don't Eat Can Control Premenstrual Syndrome
PMS can be managed with some mindful dietary choices. What you eat and don't eat will help you to feel more comfortable during the difficulty of Premenstrual Syndrome.
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How to Stand Up for Yourself to a Bully

How to Stand Up to a Bully
We know that bullying is a sign of insecurity on the bully's part. But to the victim, bullies don't seem insecure; they seem like a nightmare. If you are dealing with a would-be bully, here is a proactive guide to take that bully by the horns and get him out of your path.
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