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  • The Christmas Party
    November 28, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Christmas Party

    It is exciting! You have a new outfit and had taken extra care to make sure you are all "spiffed up". You are looking your very best. Just a little fragrance and minimal but perfectly-chosen jewelry make the final touches...

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  • Twelve Tips For The Twelve Days Of Christmas
    November 28, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Twelve Tips For The Twelve Days Of Christmas

    Every year the PNC Financial Services Group in the United States calculates the cost to purchase all the items in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas". For 2012, the total cost of these would be $107,000 in US dollars....

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  • Different Perspectives of Christmas
    November 28, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Different Perspectives of Christmas

    The other day I bought a pop-up book of the Christmas story to share with my seven year old granddaughter. She was so surprised when I mentioned that the stable must have been very smelly. I guess she had never...

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  • You Can Laugh or You Can Cry
    November 24, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    You Can Laugh or You Can Cry

    So many times, I wished that God had put me on his Board of Directors. You see, I thought that I was wise and knew what would be best for me. I also believed that if God really loved and...

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  • Making Resolutions That Bring Daily Success
    November 19, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Making Resolutions That Bring Daily Success

    At the beginning of each year, we hear people talk about leaving the "old beyond" and starting "anew". Often this involves making resolutions to lose weight, save money, reach career goals or improve a relationship. Unfortunately, by February, the gym...

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  • Genuine Friendship
    November 14, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Genuine Friendship

    I just had two lovely conversations with treasured long-term friends. (I won't call them "old friends" because that might imply that we are aging). First of all, I was pleased to have an unplanned meeting with Bryan. He is CEO...

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  • Tips for Employees to Reduce Stress
    October 14, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Tips for Employees to Reduce Stress

    Many years ago, I was working in an organization in Saskatchewan and struggling with some of the management's behaviours. My friend told me that her husband had taken several business and leadership courses so it would probably be wise for...

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  • Why Wait Until It's Too Late?
    October 13, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Why Wait Until It's Too Late?

    It seems that almost every week I have an individual on my therapy couch who is upset over a lost relationship. There are usually tears and statements such as "I know that I wasn't a good partner but I never...

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  • You Are the Role-Model
    October 13, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    You Are the Role-Model

    Children learn from those around them. What are you saying? Do you tend to use threats with your children that everyone, including you, knows that you will never act upon? Saying things like "I will never bring you to the...

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  • For These Things We Give Thanks
    October 13, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    For These Things We Give Thanks

    So often in life we complain about things that are really of no consequences. When we do give thanks, our gratitude is usually limited or tied to pleas for more blessings to be given to us. Genuine thanks includes the...

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  • Remembrance Day: Did You Ever?
    October 13, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Remembrance Day: Did You Ever?

    Did you ever...   run, walk or work out until you ached all over and then start all over again? wake up in the dark and go to bed hours later in the dark? practice and practice and practice to...

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  • Trick Yourself Into Doing Well
    October 13, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Trick Yourself Into Doing Well

    It is so easy to just let things slide! And then suddenly you look around and realize that your house or office is a mess and cleaning it up seems overwhelming! Following are some tips to help you to avoid...

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