Patricia Frank

Operation Postcard

A famous philosopher, known for his wisdom and advice, said it very simply, “Know thyself.” Let’s add to that statement and say know thyself and know what you need and want and what will make you happy. There are several techniques that you can use to learn more about yourself ...

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It hurts when the caring stops

It hurts when you find out that someone you care about stops caring about you. It is disappointing, upsetting and startling, to say the least. It is normal to have expectations that their feelings will remain the same towards you. It is normal to make assumptions about the nature of ...

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Beware of Unhealthy Salads

Salads are considered very healthy. They are very versatile and usually contain a mixture of different ingredients; lettuce, vegetables, pastas, rice, nuts, meats, eggs and fruit are just a few of the more common combinations. You can incorporate just about anything in a salad. They are tasty and satisfying. You ...

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Human Sponges

Sponges come in several varieties. Some are natural and come from the sea. They are usually large and soft with tremendous capacity and absorbency. Others are synthetic. They come in different sizes with different degrees of absorbency. Human beings share some of the same characteristics the sponge possesses. They are ...

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Translate to Triumph

Patricia-Frank

If you find yourself thinking or speaking any of the following phrases, you might want to cut this out and put it in a prominent place. This list will help you translate some of your common expressions into a different language. It will be a new language that you are ...

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On Again Off Again

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Some relationships can be like the weather. Many days the sun or the rain are on again and off again. This is tolerable in the weather but not tolerable in healthy relationships. Feelings with loved ones, friends, acquaintances, co-workers and the boss can fluctuate widely and wildly. This is not ...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Patricia C. Frank

Worry is one of the most debilitating things that you can do to yourself. It affects you physically as well as mentally, emotionally and psychologically. Worrying about things doesn’t solve them and doesn’t make them better. Taken to its extreme you might find yourself suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). ...

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