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The Power to Change Your Brain

Instead of buying a new computer or smart phone when your old one can’t keep up with your needs, wouldn’t it be great if it had the limitless ability to upgrade its own hardware and software to meet the demands of … Continue reading

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#36 The ABCs of Health and Happiness

The ABCs of Health and Happiness Davidicus Wong Accept responsibility for your own health. Be active. Create happiness for yourself and others. Don’t drink to excess. Eat a healthy diet. Follow your bliss. Greet each day with gratitude. Help yourself … Continue reading

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The Care & Maintenance of Love, Part 7: Your Core Beliefs About Marriage

In recent weeks, I’ve written of the common communication problems encountered by couples. When conflicts arise, we can find fault in one another or believe something is wrong in the relationship itself. But often the roots of recurrent marital conflict … Continue reading

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The Care & Maintenance of Love, Part 3 – How Love Changes Over Time

Love changes over time. Though we each have a fairly stable concept of who we are and often an even more rigid conception of our partners, we continue to grow as individuals. We can grow together, or we can grow … Continue reading

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The Care & Maintenance of Love, Part 2

The principles of cognitive therapy are not only helpful in counseling couples; they can guide us in the preventive and proactive care of our relationships – before we fall out of love. Our feelings, thoughts and actions interact and influence … Continue reading

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The Care & Maintenance of Love, Part 1

Recently, I wrote that love is a choice. Yet in my office, I spend hours counseling men and women whose partners have told them that they no longer love them. The news is devastating and perplexing, and with a sense … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #95: Therapeutic Thoughts

Anyone who appreciates art understands the importance of framing.  An appropriate frame and mat can transform how we see a painting.  The effects of framing are even more profound on a greater work of art – your life. According to … Continue reading

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