Daily Archives: September 12, 2011

How to cope with addictions


By Gary Hopkins Why do people do things they know are harmful? When you see a man toting an oxygen bottle around the mall with tubes going into his nostrils and he’s smoking a cigarette, stop and think. Why is … Continue reading

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Are you obsessed about your possessions?


by Whitney Von Lake Kelly is always thinking of stuff she doesn’t have. A pastor’s wife, Kelly lives on an income that’s far tighter than she would like. She regularly reminds her husband of what a painful sacrifice it is … Continue reading

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Why television can trap you


By Vicki Griffin Pat was a lonely divorcee, an “empty nester” with children grown and gone—and she was hooked. Planted motionless in her favorite overstuffed recliner, she was held hostage by her television. “I was trying to escape my feelings … Continue reading

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Tips to deal with a bad day


1. Resist the urge to “treat” yourself. Often, the things we choose as “treats” aren’t good for us. The pleasure lasts a minute, but then feelings of guilt, loss of control, and other negative consequences just deepen the lousiness of … Continue reading

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Dream vacation


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Real love


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Tourists ruin everything


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Don’t mess with me


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