Befriending Anxiety

Fear and Panic: How to Take Back Control

Fear and Panic: How to Take Back Control

Imagine you’re in an elevator mentally running through your list of to do’s for the day.  Suddenly, the elevator stops ...
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Could Failure Be the Pathway to Success?

Could Failure Be the Pathway to Success?

Let’s be honest, the word “failure” strikes fear in the hearts of many.  Failure can dash our hopes and steal ...
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Perfectionville: Population Zero

Perfectionville: Population Zero

                 It starts as early as we can remember.  We make a mistake, ...
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Resolutions With Staying Power

Resolutions With Staying Power

A recent study pegged the top three resolutions of 2014 to be: lose weight, get organized, and spend less.  The ...
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Five Simple Steps to a Meaningful Holiday Season

Five Simple Steps to a Meaningful Holiday Season

With the start of December comes an almost audible, collective tensing-up of family members world-wide. People everywhere are forming lists ...
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The Power of Positive Emotions

The Power of Positive Emotions

Wired for Danger  We have a natural tendency to focus on what goes wrong. Over thousands of years we have ...
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Sticking Together through Transitions

Sticking Together through Transitions

Family life is marked by transitional moments. Throughout life together a couple could celebrate their first date, engagement, wedding day, ...
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Scary Thoughts

Scary Thoughts

Photograph by Conor MacNeill With Halloween around the corner, it seems like a good idea to go a little scary ...
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Calm in Houston Traffic

Calm in Houston Traffic

The diverse sites, sounds, cultures, and entertainment make Houston a great city. Never a dull moment. But a big challenge ...
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