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"In Their Own Words; The Girls of Atsikana Pa Ulendo Tell Their Stories"
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No-Cost Stress Relievers for Getting Through Tough Times
Some days, it seems like bad news just keeps coming. Unemployment is up. The stock market is down. Gas prices are up, down, and up again. You may not be able to control these things, but you can control your reactions to themâ€”and you can do it without spending a dime. Try these quick, easy and free stress busters.
Getting Your Mind into Physical Activity
Staying motivated to keep physically fit is very challenging for most of us, especially with such rapidly changing, busy lives. However, these four mind exercises can help even the most dedicated couch potato kick into gear and stay fit over the long term!
Honor the Feminine in Us and in Others
People are sick of living in a world in which masculine aggressiveness and control have run roughshod over more feminine qualities like love, patience, or a feeling for healing and harmony. I believe many more people wish that qualities like gentleness, tenderness, patience, receptiveness, closeness to nature, and the readiness to forgive were more valued in our world. Let's start right now with five ways all of us, men and women alike, can honor and cultivate the qualities of our feminine side.
Blind Date 101: Are You "Uncool" If You Don't Meet Over Booze?
how do I reconcile my get-a-healthy-life mission with my need to go on blind datesâ€”often for drinks or coffeeâ€”until Mr. Right comes along? By being true to myselfâ€”no matter what the consequences or the reaction. Frankly, I refuse to be intimidated, embarrassed or coerced into engaging in self-destructive behavior. Here are some tips to help you, too, in uncomfortable social situations.
The Art of Relaxation
Every week, I have clients in my office complaining about the crazy speed of this world and thus, their lives, and how they feel they are heading for a proverbial meltdown. Some have indeed pushed themselves clearly beyond their limits and are seeing me because they feel burned out, lost, and generally bummed out. None of us appears to be immune from driving herself into the ground, but every person needs to carve out a bit of time for herself everyday for self-care and downtime. Relax despite all of the forces that tell you otherwise. Here's a list of 10 things you can do to relax on a daily basis.
Are You Afraid of Success?
Why would a person who has been working so hard toward a dream suddenly be afraid of realizing it? With success comes change, which can include finances, family status, location, and/or celebrity. This "moving forward" can bring on uncomfortable feelings with new, unfamiliar situations. Anticipating what's next can seem like another mountain to climb. Consider these suggestions to relax a bit and feel more comfortable with your newfound success.
Fire your conscience and put a stop to fear and doubt
Being bogged down by one's conscience causes an argument with one's self and the end result of all arguments, regardless of whom they are with, leaves us uninspired. To stimulate one's mind into new insights, we must come to terms with our self. How do we do this? We must fire our conscience. Here are some tips on how to fire your conscience.
From Powerless to Powerful: Transforming Traumas, Trials, and Tribulations
At least some of you are treading with caution. Trepidation. Fearful of trudging down the proverbial "trail of tears" and revisiting the traumas, trials, and tribulations of childhood and adolescence. Each of us has at least one painful story. These may have, in the moment, left you feeling completely powerless, but you're more powerful now than you think. You've grown and learned and chances are you've overcome and made it through. You've come a long way, baby, and youâ€™ve got a lot to celebrate!
The Courage To Speak The Truth
What is it that these "diva" or "queen" women have that so many of us women haven't yet fully developed? It can be summed up in two words: courage and conviction. You see, the difference between the divas/queens in question and many of us is that they have given up the terrible habit of second-guessing themselves all the time. To put it simply, they own their power and use it to make the world a better place. It takes guts to speak your mind when others disagree and will try to knock you down. Here are some tips to help you access your inner "lioness" and muster up the courage to speak your truth.