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3 Tips to Set the Tone in Your Home this Advent Season

3 Tips to Set the Tone in Your Home this Advent Season

Do you spend your days approaching Christmas frantically preparing for the season? It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the stress of the holiday season and to lose focus from the real reason for the season. Christine Trimpe shares a secret she learned that shifted her focus to Jesus and helped her regain her peace, joy and calm in the midst of the holiday season. She shares how to set the tone in your home with her Advent ABC Checklist.

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10 Things to Know if You Have a Depressed Loved One

10 Things to Know if You Have a Depressed Loved One

Depression is a painful disorder. If you’ve never experienced it, count yourself blessed. Perhaps you haven’t experienced depression yourself, but you have a loved one who suffers with it. I’ve spent more than 30 years as a psychologist, helping people who suffer from depression, anxiety, and a myriad of other mental health disorders. In this post, I share 10 things to know if you have a depressed loved one.

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61 Great Christmas Gifts for 2021 that You Can Find on Amazon

61 Great Christmas Gifts for 2021 that You Can Find on Amazon

The holidays are fast approaching, and so is the holiday shopping rush. Are you like me and often wonder what to get that special someone? In an effort to lighten your load, and help you stress less this Christmas, I’ve culled a list of 61 great Christmas gifts for 2021 that you can buy on Amazon! Take care of your shopping without leaving the comfort of your own home. This list of gift suggestions is based on some of the favorite gifts I’ve either given or received in the past few years.

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6 Tips to Picking the Perfect Gift

6 Tips to Picking the Perfect Gift

Most of us love the holidays, but the stress and chaos of the season can steal our joy and leave us exhausted. Holiday coach Marcia Ramsland shares how you can simplify during the holidays and relieve stress with these 6 tips to picking the perfect gift.

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How Does Exercise Reduce Stress?

How Does Exercise Reduce Stress?

Don’t you love it when science lines up with how God designed our needs? Exercise has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety, and provides us physiological and psychological benefits at the same time. Amy Connell shares with us ways exercise reduces anxiety and stress, the best exercise for stress relief, the physical and psychological benefits of exercise and other ways exercise is good for your health.

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Living Life to the Full Despite Our Suffering

Living Life to the Full Despite Our Suffering

Suffering of any kind stinks! It just does. Are you hunkered down waiting for the storm to pass, the waters to stop raging, and life to return to normal? Are you waiting for life to get better before you live it to the full? In the midst of the struggle of a cancer diagnosis, Niki Hardy stopped and asked two questions. She shares how God answered and what she discovered about living life to the full despite our suffering.

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