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Hope and Harmony Headlines: Conquer Negative Thinking

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September 4, 2018

September 12, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 37 Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Conquer Negative Thinking We can chalk up our tendency to focus more on bad experiences than positive ones to evolution—a survival skill to keep us out of danger. Research has shown that humans have what’s called a “negativity bias,”...

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Study Challenges E-Cigs as Healthier Alternative

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September 4, 2018

E-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones triggered by regular cigarettes, according to new research.   October 20, 2017—Immune responses are the biological reactions of cells and fluids to an outside substance the body doesn’t recognize as its own. Such immune responses play roles in disease, including lung disease...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: A Supportive Partner Makes for a Smoother Road to Recovery

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September 4, 2018

September 6, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 36 Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines A Supportive Partner Makes for a Smoother Road to Recovery When you and your partner share love, respect, gratitude, friendship, honesty, laughter, and faith, you can face anything—even the challenges of bipolar. By Melody Moezzi When symptoms are challenging,...

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Hope and Harmony Headlines: The Power of Forgiveness

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September 4, 2018

August 23, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 34 Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines The Power of Forgiveness There’s a day for everything, it seems—Popcorn Day, International Tuba Day, Talk in an Elevator Day. Saturday, August 25, is Kiss and Make Up Day. It’s a time to resolve disputes, clear up misconceptions, and...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Give Creativity the Green Light

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September 4, 2018

August 30, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 35 Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Give Creativity the Green Light  While the investigation continues into the relationship between bipolar and creativity—involving a niggly chicken-or-the-egg volley—there is little doubt of a link on some level. And that link has been the subject of discussion for...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Controlling Obsessive Thinking

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September 4, 2018

August 16, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 33   •   Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Controlling Obsessive Thinking Not all obsessions are cause for worry. According to research published in 2014 from 16 universities worldwide, a whopping 94 percent of people experience intrusive thoughts, images and impulses in some form at some time. But...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: How to Stay Stable When You “Mess Up”

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September 4, 2018

August 9, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 32   •   Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines How to Stay Stable When You “Mess Up” Stability is associated with consistency, dependability, equilibrium. But when mood swings shift that equilibrium to a place of unsteadiness, wellness can seem hard to come by. Finding and maintaining stability requires...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Strategies to Combat Loneliness & Isolation

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July 24, 2018

July 26, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 30   •   Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Triumph Over Loneliness American rock band Three Dog Night hit a chord in 1969 with its song “One,” which reached number five on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and number four in Canada and was known for...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: Strengthening Relationship Bonds

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July 18, 2018

July 19, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 29   •   Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines Strengthening Relationship Bonds Queen Elizabeth once proclaimed in a speech at Dublin Castle: “Whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.” While she was talking about...

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Hope & Harmony Headlines: How To Have Tough Conversations

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July 11, 2018

July 12, 2018   •   Volume 11, Issue 28   •   Subscribe to Hope & Harmony Headlines It’s Time For a Talk Oscar Wilde once said, “Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” That may be true, but it doesn’t keep us from chatting easily about heavy rains or the blazing...

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