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Making Peace With Ourselves

Making Peace With Ourselves

How To Put Regret Aside And Move Forward With Hope We’ve all done things we regret. Maybe it was that third piece of chocolate pie on New Year’s Eve, or that time when you drank too much at a friend’s party. Maybe it was words spoken in anger, a physical altercation,...

Your 2020 Holiday Survival Guide

Your 2020 Holiday Survival Guide

How Establishing Expectations Can Help You Enjoy Your Holiday Season More - Especially This Year For many people, December really is the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” It’s a time that brings people together from all walks of life, when we (try) to put aside our...

The Many Benefits of Gratitude

The Many Benefits of Gratitude

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us are looking forward to a long weekend full of family, friends, delicious food, and maybe a football game or two. Everyone has different traditions surrounding this time of year, but a common theme that many share is...

Fighting Loneliness

Fighting Loneliness

What Is Loneliness? And What Can You Do About It? Loneliness isn’t a new problem. Since the beginning of humanity as we know it, people have written poems, songs, and plays about being lonely. It’s an emotion that everyone will experience at some point in their lives...

Kids And Technology

Kids And Technology

Tips For Helping Kids Use Technology In A Healthy Way Today’s kids are navigating new and amazing technologies that have the power to enrich their lives. But those same smartphones, video games, iPads, and televisions also have the power to hinder (if not destroy)...

The Most Attractive Traits – And How To Cultivate Them

The Most Attractive Traits – And How To Cultivate Them

Everyone wants to enjoy great friendships, family relationships, and romantic relationships. We can all think of people that are fun to be around and that make us feel better, but what is it that’s so attractive about them? In this post, we’ll dive into the science of...

The Benefits of Getting Outside

The Benefits of Getting Outside

Because we’re lucky enough to live in Cheyenne, Wyoming, we have access to all sorts of outdoor adventures. From hiking at Blair Wallis to rock climbing at Vedauwoo to fishing at Curt Gowdy, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get outside and enjoy the fresh air....

Bored? Here’s How To Combat It

Bored? Here’s How To Combat It

Right now, it can sometimes seem like the options are to either be more busy (and in more unexpected ways) than we’ve ever been, or to be almost unbearably bored. Some of us may experience both extremes in the same day. And to top it all off, lots of us are...

How To Keep A Positive Attitude During A Crisis

How To Keep A Positive Attitude During A Crisis

Tips On Keeping Your Chin Up During The Current COVID-19 Pandemic It was December when we first started hearing reports that Wuhan, China had come down with a nasty cold. For a while that’s all we knew about this new illness that was soon to be dubbed ‘COVID-19,’ and...

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