New Mom? How to Stay Calm and Cope Well

  Ah, those new-mom emotions. Joy, love, happiness, excitement, wonder—and stress, exhaustion, frustration, fear, even resentment. Even this most positive experience can come with a boatload it of overwhelm. Staying calm and coping is not as easy as you might...

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Building a Strong Support Network

You’ve just hung up the phone. The caller told you, kindly but firmly, that you didn’t get the job. This is the third rejection you’ve had in as many weeks. You’re running out of money, out of time. You’ve...

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6 Easy Ways You Can Recharge Your Relationships

The Need to Recharge and Reconnect You’re in a long-term relationship. You love and respect each other, but it’s all a bit ho-hum. The spark is gone. What’s wrong? Before you blame yourself, your partner, or the relationship, consider the following. The...

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Finding Balance in an Unbalanced World

  Have you lost your balance?   You’re a productive person. You get through an amazing pile of tasks every day. But there’s always a long list of things you didn’t get to. What’s wrong? Maybe you have lost your balance. Giving your...

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Calling in Backup: How to Secure a Reliable, Responsive Support System

  “No man is an island” the saying goes. Well, no woman is either! That’s not to say that women are weak. Quite to the contrary. We’re strong, tough, and robust. We bear up under the pangs of childbirth—often multiple times. And...

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How Your Happiness is Closely Tied to Positive Thinking and Clear Communication

“I’ll be happy when I get my own place.”“I’ll be happy when I land a good job.” “I’ll be happy when I can start my own family.” In a way, you may believe those kinds of thoughts are positive. After all,...

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Transitions: How to Survive When Your Life Unexpectedly Changes

Life transitions come in all shapes and sizes. Some of these major life changes are not surprises and may even be planned well in advance. These types of changes may include: Moving/Relocating Getting married/Moving in with a partner Having...

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