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    Why Isn’t the Law of Attraction Working for Me?

    Sometimes we just can’t figure it out. Our lives are not going how we want them to go. We have read the experts’ books, listened to the manifestation CDs, gone to the meditation classes and looked at the spiritual websites. We have all of the tools and everything we need to help us. So why do we still get stuck? Why do things happen in our lives, and in the world around us, in ways that we can’t understand and that are not as we had planned? Ten years ago, a book called The Secret brought the concept of...

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    How to Thrive During the Holidays

    Do you have mixed feelings about the impending holiday season? Many of our clients seem more stressed than excited. The holidays can bring up mixed feelings for many. It is exciting yet challenging. You may be doing really well eating healthy, exercising regularly, getting adequate sleep and then it all goes to pot! There is too much to do, no time for the gym, and the exact foods you are trying to avoid haunt you at every turn. What can you do? Here are our 12 top tips for avoiding the extra holiday pounds and staying healthy. Give them...

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    Busting the Myths of Vein Disease

    There are a lot of myths about vein, or venous, disease, and how to treat it. Rather than add to the confusion by repeating them here, I will list 15 facts to consider. Vein problems are among the most common chronic conditions in North America. Approximately half of the U.S. population has venous disease. In this country, 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men have venous disease— of these, 20 to 25 percent of the women and 10 to 15 percent of men will have visible varicose veins. Varicose veins affect one out...

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    The #1 Skill to Teach Your Anxious Child

    When the bag of microwave popcorn burned at my daughter’s school and the fire alarms went off her anxiety about fires began. It’s a loud noise and they’d never held a fire drill before, so she didn’t know what was going on or what to expect. She began crying in the morning before school; was afraid to go to the bathroom while at school in case the alarm went off and she was alone in there. We brought her to therapy for a number of months and she and the therapist worked through the worst of her anxiety. We...