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  • [Read Article] Change for the New Year?

    As we look to the New Year ahead, we typically have hope to make positive changes in our lives. Yet often, as the year goes by, we lose our momentum. Why is that? How do we make lasting change? This article examines the Stages of Change model, and

    Published: Tue January 10, 2012

  • [Read Article] Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

    The most common sign of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. A lump that is painless, hard, and has uneven edges is more likely to be cancer. But some cancers are tender, soft, and rounded. So it's important to have anything unusual checked by a docto

    Published: Mon October 01, 2012

  • [Read Article] What is Emotional Abandonment?

    Many people don’t realize that they’re feeling emotionally abandoned or that they did as a child. They may be unhappy, but can’t put their finger on what it is. People tend to think of abandonment as something physical, like neglect. They also m

    Published: Wed July 18, 2012

  • [Read Article] Anorexia Nervosa-Osteoporosis and Eating Disorders

    If you have an eating disorder, you may be at increased risk of developing bone loss. Although it is very easy to think of osteoporosis as a disease that only affects older persons, about half of young female patients with anorexia nervosa have osteop

    Published: Thu August 02, 2012

  • [Read Article] Does Your Partner Drive You Nuts? The Passive Aggressive Personality

    Asking your mate to empty the dishwasher should theoretically be totally devoid of drama or tension. It’s just one of many chores necessary to keep your home functioning–right? However, with a passive aggressive personality, any situation has t

    Published: Tue October 02, 2012

  • [Read Article] Integrity in Dating Relationships

    "Some people should not be allowed to date," my friend , Libby, says to me, tears running down her face. Libby, the latest victim of a relationship gone sour, feels deceived and betrayed. She thought she had a good thing going and then her boyfriend

    Published: Thu January 17, 2013

  • [Read Article] Cyberspace Romance: A New Twist On An Old Story

    Last summer, I attended a beautiful wedding held in a meadow, with the wildflowers blowing in the wind, birds singing, and majestic mountains as dramatic backdrop. But there is a downside to this lovely event.

    Published: Thu January 24, 2013

  • [Read Article] Marriage and Laughter

    I consider myself fortunate. I married a man who likes to laugh. I suppose I could have sought out a more serious, highly intense fellow. I probably would be richer, but I don't think I would be having as much fun.

    Published: Thu January 31, 2013

  • [Read Article] Better Defining "Excessive Exercise"

    About 9% (322) of the women in the study group reported exercising only to lose weight or to improve their shape, and 3.9% (136) reported intense guilt after postponing exercise. One hundred and nineteen (3.3%) of the women reported experiencing both

    Published: Tue February 19, 2013

  • [Read Article] Depression in Women

    Depressive illnesses are serious medical illnesses that affect more than 19 million American adults age 18 and over each year. Depression is a treatable medical illness that can occur in any woman, at any time, and for various reasons regardless of a

    Published: Tue September 13, 2016