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Teaching your kids about emotional health can be the difference between life and death. Practical tips to teach your kids no matter what their age. #parenting #parent #emotionalhealth #selfcare #selfcaresunday #mentalhealthmonth

Why You Need to Teach Your Kids About Emotional Health

Teaching your kids about emotional health can be the difference between life and death. Practical tips to teach your kids no matter what their age. #parenting #parent #emotionalhealth #selfcare #selfcaresunday #mentalhealthmonth

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Emotions, anyone? May marks mental health awareness month. Although I feel relatively confident talking about mental health, I feel like a neophyte talking about emotional health. We all have them, but we don’t all know what to do with them. #emotionalhealth #emotions #mentalhealthmonth #EQ #emotionalintelligence

Do You Need to Set Emotional Health Goals Today?

Emotions, anyone? May marks mental health awareness month. Although I feel relatively confident talking about mental health, I feel like a neophyte talking about emotions. We all have them, but we don’t all know what to do with them. #emotionalhealth #emotions #mentalhealthmonth #EQ #emotionalintelligence

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Do you feel adrift in a sea of to-do items that bury your short-term goals alive? Read this to find out how to set powerful short-term goals that will help you take control of your life. #goals #goalsetting #habits #achievemore #selfcare #SelfCareSunday

Avoid Time Suck and Learn How to Set Powerful Short-Term Goals

Do you feel adrift in a sea of to-do items that bury your short-term goals alive? Read this to find out how to set powerful short-term goals that will help you take control of your life. #goals #goalsetting #habits #achievemore #selfcare #SelfCareSunday

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Baby Jesus gets a lot of attention this time of year as we struggle to help keep Christ in Christmas and avoid consumerism. But what does ‘Immanuel, (God with us)’ (Isaiah 7:14 AMP) really mean? #godwithus #immanuel #selfcare #SelfCareSunday #gift #Christian #faith

What Happens When You Leave Jesus in the Manger?

Baby Jesus gets a lot of attention this time of year as we struggle to help keep Christ in Christmas and avoid consumerism. But what does ‘Immanuel, (God with us)’ (Isaiah 7:14 AMP) really mean? #godwithus #immanuel #selfcare #SelfCareSunday #gift #Christian #faith

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Ever heard someone say, ‘Be angry and sin not?’ Or what about ‘Don’t go to bed angry?’ I used to think these were mandates for me as a Christian to hold my temper and forgive my husband before we went to sleep at night. Not anymore! #anger #healthyemotions #Christian #sin

What Does “Be Angry and Sin Not” Really Mean?

Ever heard someone say, ‘Be angry and sin not?’ Or what about ‘Don’t go to bed angry?’ I used to think these were mandates for me as a Christian to hold my temper and forgive my husband before we went to sleep at night. Not anymore! #anger #healthyemotions #Christian #sin

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What do Goya, Picasso, and I have in common? We've learned how to use art as an outlet for anger (or any other strong emotion). You, too, can experience the benefits of art therapy (and you don't have to be 'artistic' or hire a therapist. #arttherapy #art #emotions #anger

How to Use Art as an Outlet For Anger

What do Goya, Picasso, and I have in common? We’ve learned how to use art as an outlet for anger (or any other strong emotion). You, too, can experience the benefits of art therapy (and you don’t have to be ‘artistic’ or hire a therapist.

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Have you ever wondered how to get angry the right way? Wait! IS there a right way to get angry? Yes and no. If you want to achieve mental wholeness, you'll need to learn how to get angry without losing your cool. #angry #temper #emotions #SelfCareSunday #mentalhealth

How to Get Angry Without Losing Your Cool

Have you ever wondered how to get angry the right way? Wait! IS there a right way to get angry? Yes and no. If you want to achieve mental wholeness, you’ll need to learn how to get angry without losing your cool. #angry #temper #emotions #SelfCareSunday #mentalhealth

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Why Preparing for the New Year Must Include Dating Yourself

Preparing for the New Year is pointless if you just make a list of resolutions. Don’t do it. Instead, take time to make SMARTER goals and you’ll discover that healthy self-care can become a habit. Why You Need to Start Dating Don’t get me wrong. Pedro and I just celebrated our 30th anniversary last week. And this article has nothing to do with dating your spouse. It has nothing to do with dating someone else, either. But dating yourself? Yep.…

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How to Avoid Winter Weight Gain

This week’s Self-Care Sunday installment focuses on physical wholeness and will help you avoid winter weight gain. How to Avoid Winter Weight Gain I know, talking about winter weight gain on the day after fall is like stores selling Christmas decorations before Halloween. But trust me, planning self-care routines ahead of time pays off big. The older I get, the more difficult it is for me to keep off the extra pounds when I stop my regular routine. What about…

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How to Avoid Family Drama During the Holidays

This month, the Self-Care Sunday series will focus on Fall. It’s the perfect time of year to prepare yourself mentally for the holidays. Especially if your family gatherings end up stressing you out and building resentment. In order to move towards mental wholeness, we need to learn to handle problems when they arise. Another Holiday Dilemma “What?” I exclaimed. “I can’t believe they invited us for Christmas this year.” Pedro shrugged and replied, “They are family.” “I know.” Just the…

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