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Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

By: Wendell Berry Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future … Continue reading

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Reflections of Self – We Are All Mirrors for Each Other

By: Marjorie Hope Gross, A.A.S., C.P. People you feel drawn to reflect your inner self back at you, and you act as a mirror for them as well. When we look at other people, we see many of their qualities … Continue reading

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Albert Ellis and his 12 Irrational Beliefs

“There are three musts that hold us back: I must do well. You must treat me well . And the world must be easy.” ― Dr. Albert Ellis (1913-2007) By Angela  Escobar Albert Ellis’ 12 Irrational Beliefs: 1. The idea that … Continue reading

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Alone on Thanksgiving: For many people, solitude is bliss during the holidays, and the benefits of being alone are great…

“It’s always better to be alone than to wish you were.” –  Stephen Hensley “I love tranquil solitude and such society as is quiet, wise, and good.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley By: Linton Weeks, National Correspondent, NPR Digital News “At a time when too … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks During Stressful Times

“In my work and personal life, I listen to stories of tragedy and loss. Witnessing grief is difficult, but I find that joy and beauty are never far away.  Even during our darkest days, there is beauty. Even in times … Continue reading

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The Psychology behind Black Friday: Forget Grandma’s cornbread stuffing– it’s not Thanksgiving without Black Friday!

By Angela Escobar Retailers go out of their way to make the Friday after Thanksgiving a big deal.  Some are going as far as opening their doors at 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving.  Most open at midnight.  They entice customers with … Continue reading

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Are some people just “evil”? If not, how do they learn to be so awful?

By: Dr. Clayton E. Tucker-Ladd Occasionally you hear of a horrendous crime—an 80-year-old woman is brutally assaulted, being raped, stabbed many times, and perhaps the head or body parts cut off and buried. No one can understand why a total … Continue reading

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Desiderata

by: Max Ehrmann (1927) Go placidly amid the noise and haste, And remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and … Continue reading

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Staying Centered in a Stressful World: Detaching Yourself from Negativity

Staying Centered in a Stressful World: Detaching Yourself from Negativity By: Dr. Judith Orloff Emotional freedom means learning how to stay centered in a stressful, highly emotionally charged world. Since emotions such as fear, anger, and frustration are energies, you … Continue reading

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15 Relationship Truths

These 15 relationship truths may be a bit difficult to accept at times, but in the end, they will help you weed out the wrong relationships, make room for the right ones, and nurture the people who are most important … Continue reading

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