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Award Nomination

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  I would like to express my gratitude to Michelle Robin La, author of Catching Shrimp with Bare Hands , for nominating Love Think Thrive for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Michelle is a wonderful storyteller. She writes about her husband’s experiences …

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Emotional Labeling

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What is Emotional Labeling? Emotional labeling is a technique used by mental health professionals and other therapists to help clients process their emotions. Imagine a child who suddenly shows frustration after a friend takes his toy. The child might get angry, grab …

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A Guide to Eating Healthy

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Eating healthy is a challenge when you’re busy. It’s especially hard when you are juggling the nutritional needs of your whole family. Preparation is half the battle. We’re six people in our family, so over the years I have developed …

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The Not so Perfect Side of Perfection

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Perfection is a heavy burden for children to bear. It makes their thinking rigid and their ability to function erratic.  It also fuels anxiety. A child who feels the need to perform perfectly at all times attaches his/her sense of identity on outcomes …

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Good Eating Habits

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Food is a loaded word, wrapped in psychology, chemistry and blanket statements. Most of us spend a lifetime trying to control ourselves around it. We try to teach our kids to do the same. We justify our diets with “should of”, …

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Doodling: A Brainy Pursuit

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I have always been a doodler. My high school notebooks were filled with caricatures, inked poetry and random visual thoughts. My university notes were no different.  As a child, I remember being yelled at by teachers who accused me of disruptive …

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