How to Find Hope When Times Are Tough

Life has its ups and downs, and this is true no matter who you are or how successful you are. Even though we all know that everyone else on Earth experiences tough times, it’s easy to feel like you’re sealed off from the rest of humanity when things are at their worst. Whether the difficulty […]

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Extreme Perseverance: Three Amazing Survival Stories

The will to survive is an endlessly fascinating topic, and dozens of movies, books, and TV shows have been created to satisfy our endless curiosity about human survival. Although people enjoy reading about amazing survival stories, nothing can ever quite prepare someone to actually be living in one! Here are three amazing examples of people […]

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Three Indispensable Stress Control Tips for Parents

Being a parent is an incredibly rewarding experience, but even the best parent would be lying if they said their parents didn’t stress them out from time to time! Stress isn’t just a major inconvenience, it can be a major detriment to your physical and mental health. However, I’m here to help with three indispensable […]

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Feeling the Summertime Blues? Here are Some Fun Ways to Get Happy!

It’s summer: the sun is shining, and it seems like there’s a smile on everybody’s face…except yours. Even though the sky is blue, you may be feeling a bit blue yourself: and that’s perfectly normal. However, nobody wants to be depressed: not only does it feel awful, it can cause you to miss out on […]

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Stay on the Sunny Side: Tips for Being a Happier, More Positive Person

There aren’t many people in the world that like being around negative people, but for some reason you meet negative people every single day. It’s understandable: this world is a tough place to live on and if you don’t have a strategy for staying positive, you can find yourself turning into a gloomy person in […]

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What to do When You Find Yourself Questioning God’s Plan For You

Trusting God’s plan for you is easy: except when it isn’t! And when it isn’t easy, it’s downright unbearable. Not only do you feel lost, afraid, and maybe even a little guilty, you lose your feeling of close connection with the Lord and begin questioning everything. Although it’s certainly not a fun situation to be […]

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You’re Never Alone: Tips for Single Parents

There are few things harder than raising a kid on your own, unless you’re raising more than one. Although it can be easy to feel alone in your struggle to balance work, parenting, and all the other responsibilities involved in living life, you are absolutely not alone! As sad as it is to think about, […]

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Coaching Kids Through Their “Awkward” Stage

Although we all love our children no matter what they look like, we all remember periods of our life where we felt stuck in between childhood and adulthood and didn’t like it. Typically, what people call the “awkward stage” takes place at around ages 11-14, making middle school a tough time for most kids. Although […]

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How to Turn Sibling Rivalry into Sibling Cooperation

Sibling rivalry: it’s a very well-known and proper way to describe something that can be at times emotionally taxing and even downright brutal! If you are fortunate enough to have siblings, you likely have some stories about how difficult it could be to get along with them at times (and even if you don’t believe […]

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Chicken Soup for the Sole: The Marlee Matlin Story

Although there are quite a few deaf actors working today, chances are the most successful and well-known is Marlee Matlin. Not only is she the youngest person to ever won the “Best Actress” Academy Award (at the tender age of 21,) she is is also the only deaf actor ever to win an Oscar. It […]

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