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Joe Darst

Take Care of Your Mental Health

This month of October contains a special day that celebrates a topic that has been of the utmost importance this year – October 10th is recognized by the World Health Organization as World Mental Health Awareness Day. This year, more than ever, there has been a focus on taking care…...

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Coping with a Positive Attitude

One of the best coping mechanisms during difficult times is something as old as time: laughter. It may seem contradictory to look for ways to crack a smile when we feel the situation calls for anything but laughter, but a good sense of humor helps us to put stress aside…...

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Never Feel Lonely

“We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.”– Orson Welles Every trial or tribulation we face in life is filled with teachable moments. We can always learn something positive that can…...

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This Life is a Gift

When we start to think of life as a gift, we start to appreciate it in a different way, just as we would if a loved one gave us something precious. When people give us gifts, we tend to feel grateful and we feel a sense of love towards the…...

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Love in the Time of a Pandemic

These times of madness, chaos, and uncertainty on a global scale have served to remind us that love is the valuable possession we can have in this life. In times of hardship, we need to depend on our loved ones for support and for a general feeling of human interconnection…...

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Better Days are Just Ahead

The human experience has been defined by our ability as a species to overcome any obstacle that has threatened us and come out stronger than before. Every hardship must come to an end at some point and once it has, we will have learned some very powerful lessons that will…...

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The Grand Impact of Positivity

Mankind has been able to make it this far, undoubtedly, thanks to those who have always kept a positive outlook and who have held firm in their belief that the best is yet to come. Our ability to stay positive and to hold out hope for the future is what…...

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Self-Compassion in Times of Hardship

As human beings, self-compassion is one of the most important habits that we need to practice and implement in our daily lives. Oftentimes when we are going through hardship, we struggle to be kind to ourselves. Perhaps we have lost a loved one or lost our job or are going…...

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Creating a Brighter Future

Right now, we are dealing with the aftermath of what has been a difficult couple of months and we have choices that we need to make. COVID-19 has taken us all by surprise and shaken up reality as we know it. A lot of us have been separated from our…...

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Recovering your Happiness

When we lose a loved one, we are overcome with an overwhelming amount of emotions – nostalgia, pain, grief, anger, emotional block, disbelief, sadness, and many more. This is especially true when the passing was sudden and unexpected. We’re hurt at the thought of everything we have lost and we…...

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