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WHY CAN’T I STOP? IT COULD BE OCD…

Do you have intrusive thoughts that keep looping in your head? Or do you have behaviors you keep repeating in a ritualistic manner? It could be Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). An estimated 2 to 4 million people struggle with OCD, a condition that is characterized by obsessive thoughts and compulsions that can be debilitating. They… Continue reading WHY CAN’T I STOP? IT COULD BE OCD…

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Change Clothes

Depression is the common cold of emotional issues. Depression makes us the victim of our feelings. When we’re depressed, we lose motivation. We don’t feel like doing anything – going to work or school, playing sports or exercising, going to church or praising God. We also feel bad about ourselves and hopeless about our situation.… Continue reading Change Clothes

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Gratitude is the Quality of Being Thankful

Scientific evidence has shown that people who practice an attitude of gratitude are considerably more enthusiastic, interested, and determined. These people also feel 25% happier; and are more likely to be both kind and helpful to others. It is that time of year when we begin gearing up to be more thankful. However, research shows… Continue reading Gratitude is the Quality of Being Thankful

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How to Identify Video Game Addiction & Others

When you hear the word “addictions”, the first thing that pops into your head is probably drugs or alcohol. Gambling or sex addictions might also register as types of negative habits. Or perhaps even the digital obsession many have with their devices. But video game addiction? Is there really such a thing? Is It Really… Continue reading How to Identify Video Game Addiction & Others

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Let Nothing Move You

By Les Morgan, D. Min. We get knocked off course so easily these days. The smallest problem, stress or conflict makes us want to give up on our dreams, commitments and relationships. We give in to discouragement and give up fighting for the things that matter the most. What ever happened to staying power? The ability to… Continue reading Let Nothing Move You

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Finding Your Smile

By Pastor Jason Phillips, MA Sometimes life just wears you down. We all face times when we don’t feel the happiness that we may have at one time or another in our lives. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you have depression, it could just be the burdens of your day to day life are taking a… Continue reading Finding Your Smile

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Give the Gift

By Les Morgan, D. Min. Ignace Jan Paderewski, the famous Polish composer-pianist, was once scheduled to perform at a great American concert hall for a high-society extravaganza. In the audience was a mother with her fidgety nine-year-old son. Weary of waiting, the boy slipped away from her side, strangely drawn to the Steinway on the stage. Without much… Continue reading Give the Gift