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I Hate My Mother In Law!
The Best Christmas Yet!
The Invasion of Social Media into Our Lives
Are Your Boundaries Healthy Ones?
We Are Never Disappointed Unless We Have Expectations
Halloween - What Does it Mean to You and Your Family?
Satisfying Your Personal and Professional Needs - Having Family Work With You
Lincoln Speaks to Leaders
Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life
Where Do You Invest Your Time?
Things You Should Think About and Do Before You Leave a Relationship
One of the Best Choices You Can Make
Heart Matters
The Power of Having Good Support in Your Life
Three Tips for Making Grocery Shopping Easier
See You at the Top
Three Mistakes That People Make in Domestic Violence Partnerships
Don't Be Fooled by What a Person Promises
Three Mistakes That People Make with Their Relationships
Ten Things That You Can Do to Become a Better Friend
Three Things We Can Promote Which Would Improve the World
Four Different Techniques To Deal With Life
What is a Chinook and How Does it Help Us Psychologically?
Do the Bureaucrats Really Understand Enough to Try to Help in a Helpful Way?

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  • I Hate My Mother In Law!
    December 17, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    I Hate My Mother In Law!

    As the Christmas season approaches each year, I begin hearing clients tell tales of past disappointing holidays, resulting resentments and their fears about the upcoming family gathering. Most of the themes involve poor relationships, differing values or inappropriate behaviours. "I...

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  • The Best Christmas Yet!
    December 17, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Best Christmas Yet!

    What would have to happen to make this the best Christmas yet for: A hungry child in Africa Someone who just lost a job An adolescent who has run away from home A prisoner on death row Someone who is...

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  • The Invasion of Social Media into Our Lives
    October 27, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Invasion of Social Media into Our Lives

    Just when you think that you have upgraded your computer and know how to make it work for you, there is something new in technology world. And with it comes a whole new language! Let's just talk for a few...

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  • Are Your Boundaries Healthy Ones?
    October 26, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Are Your Boundaries Healthy Ones?

    Building relationships with other people is a complex process.  Over the years I have noticed that individuals fall into one of  three very different categories based on the boundaries that they have developed and protected. RIGID PROTECTION - Imagine building...

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  • We Are Never Disappointed Unless We Have Expectations
    October 24, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    We Are Never Disappointed Unless We Have Expectations

    So often I deal with individuals who are hurt, upset or disappointed about something that has or hasn't happened as expected.  A failed relationship, financial loss or wayward child can rock one’s world!  When we are disappointed, it is usually because...

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  • Halloween - What Does it Mean to You and Your Family?
    October 24, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Halloween - What Does it Mean to You and Your Family?

    When I was a little girl, in small town Saskatchewan, Halloween was something we looked forward to celebrating. We planned for weeks ahead about our costume. Would it be beautiful princess, cowboy, or ghost? The school party would involve a...

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  • Lincoln Speaks to Leaders
    October 18, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Lincoln Speaks to Leaders

    This book was written by two authors who each present a different perspective to the work which is sub-titled "20 Powerful Lessons for Today's Leaders from America's 16th President. Gene Griessman has performed in his one-act play "Lincoln Live" since...

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  • Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life
    September 20, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life

    So many people talk with me about the "big" things that are stressful. Often, it is the "little" things, however, that either contribute to the problems or prevent the individual from coping with them. Following are ten things that you...

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  • Where Do You Invest Your Time?
    September 20, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Where Do You Invest Your Time?

    Often, I hear people complain about not having enough time to do certain things. We all have 24 hours a day. If you are willing to be honest about where you are investing your time, you will likely find creative...

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  • One of the Best Choices You Can Make
    September 19, 2009 Dr. Linda Hancock

    One of the Best Choices You Can Make

    Over the past few weeks I have stayed at home far more than in the past. The result of this has been a number of benefits that I might otherwise have missed. Staying home allows you to: 1. Save Money...

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