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Addiction – A Problem or a Solution?

Is it a Problem? Or is it a Solution? “Why do I or someone I love, continue to drink or use, despite the negative consequences?” This question has been asked…

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Alcohol and your brain study finds even moderate drinking is damaging

Alcohol and your brain: study finds even moderate drinking is damaging

Tony Rao, King’s College London It’s a well-known fact that drinking too much alcohol can have a serious impact on your health, including damaging your liver. But how much is…

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Dealing with Depression and Anxiety During the Pandemic

Pandemics can be stressful The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and…

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The Serenity Prayer – Wisdom

Serenity Prayer, Part 3 Wisdom – The Wisdom to Know the Difference We discussed the first step, which is asking for the Serenity to accept those things we cannot change,…

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Serenity Prayer – Courage

The Serenity Prayer – Part Two The Courage to Change the Things I Can The second section of the Serenity Prayer seems to beg the question, “if I have something…

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The Serenity Prayer

The Serenity Prayer In 1939 Reinhold Niebuhr, an American/German theologian, speaking to a small congregation in Massachusetts and reflecting on his sadness concerning the events in Germany prior to WWII,…

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July 4th, 2020

July 4th, 2020 A Life is composed of a number of years, a number of days, and a number of moments.  Over the course of a lifetime, we tend to…

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Dealing with Depression and Anxiety During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The first three words of The Road Less Travelled by Scott Peck are:  LIFE IS DIFFICULT. I have always liked that statement because it tells us that no matter where…

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What Do We Do?

I attended a Plano Chamber of Commerce social recently and several people asked me “what do you do?” I love the question but it does present some difficulty answering. My…

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