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Sympathy is missing the point

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Did you know that sympathy is the enemy of empathy? What is empathy, exactly? In this animated YouTube short film, Brene Brown talks about how to help someone who is…

Anatomy of Trust

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Great practical wisdom on what it takes to be healthy…Quick and to the point! https://brenebrown.com/videos/anatomy-trust-video/

Cat Stories: How to Pick our Battles

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I once had a very sweet cat who, nevertheless, would often do things that made me wonder about his sanity. One rainy day he demonstrated this with great flair. The…

When Goals Don’t Work

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For those of us who are perfectionists, there is good news!! Having a working system may help you more in the long run than setting goals! In my experience, having…

Finding the Sunny Spot

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I am often fortunate to be in the right place at the right time in order to benefit from cosmic wisdom when I least expect it. One of my best…

The Stats

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One in five children in the U.S. are born with a genetic tendency toward addiction. We now estimate that every addict or alcoholic has approximately seven people who are in…

Russian Roulette

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Delaware County’s 2012 statistics for alcohol and marijuana use are consistent with the national averages. Last year one out of four seniors surveyed in Delaware County reported binge drinking within…