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  • Self-Image: You Are What You Think
    October 28, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Self-Image: You Are What You Think

    Pretend you have a scale that you can use to rate your self-image. The number ten is "wonderful" and the number zero is "horrible" but you have the option of choosing either of those or any number in between. Your...

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  • The Blame Game: How to Stop It
    October 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Blame Game: How to Stop It

    When things don't go the way that you expected or hoped for, one of the first things that you might want to do is find someone to blame. Is it your employer's fault that you got a poor performance review?...

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  • Teach People How To Treat You
    October 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Teach People How To Treat You

    Over the years I have had so many people tell me that they don't like the way that they are disrespected, ignored or abused often by their own family members. Despite their hurt and desire for change, the patterns continue....

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  • Victory Remembered
    October 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Victory Remembered

    The idea began in England in the mind of a scientist named Geoffrey Pyke. He envisioned a small, elite and well-trained commando unit that would be able to fight behind enemy lines in winter conditions. It was 1942 when the...

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  • Christmas Resolutions - No Regrets This Year
    October 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Christmas Resolutions - No Regrets This Year

    After all of the glitter and excitement is over do you ever have regrets? Do you promise yourself that next year will be different? Well, before we get too far into December, let's think about how you can prevent that...

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  • The Christmas Story Is All Around Us
    October 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Christmas Story Is All Around Us

    Ancient scriptures relay the details of the birth of the baby Jesus. It seems so strange to think about how more than two thousand later we still talk about the humble beginnings that led to continued celebrations on December 25...

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  • Help! I'm in Crisis
    October 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Help! I'm in Crisis

    Most people are not prepared to experience or recover from a crisis. The following information should give you some insight: 1. People react differently from each other - even when they are in similar situations. Two individuals, for example, might...

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  • What Causes Procrastination and How to Deal with It
    October 15, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Causes Procrastination and How to Deal with It

    Sometimes people delay or postpone things that are important. Then they end up in trouble or in crisis and don't know what to do. There are several reasons why this happens: Misinformation - You might not understand that there are...

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  • Your Child Has a Problem
    October 14, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Your Child Has a Problem

    As a psychologist it is my job to help figure out the differences between can or can't and will or won't. Some parents might be worried about their children now that they have been in class for the past few...

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  • The Perception of Time
    October 14, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Perception of Time

    Remember when you were a child and it seemed like Christmas or your birthday would never arrive? The days passed so slowly in high school before the summer vacation arrived. Even waiting for Friday's date night could feel like pure...

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  • Good Job, Mom!
    September 28, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Good Job, Mom!

    It was way after business hours when I was ready to go home. As I left the building and headed towards my car, I heard a voice call out "Excuse me. Can you help us?" On the sidewalk were three...

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  • Learning About Child Sexual Abuse
    September 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Learning About Child Sexual Abuse

    A few days ago TLC had a special documentary entitled "Breaking the Silence" in which five individuals told the stories of how they had been sexually abuse as children. The perpetrators were not strangers but individuals who the children and...

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