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Focus to Reach Goals
How to Mess Up Your Children
The Family Orange
Life Is Choices - Choose Thanksgiving
How to Remember - November 11th
O Christmas Tree
Life Is Not A Movie
Passion Over a Lifetime
Lessons Learned
Focus So You Save Time and Money
Preparing for Life
Attitude Versus Age
Wisdom for all Time
Life Is Short! Act Now
Labour Day Thoughts
Taking the Stress Out of Learning
Distractions Can Harm Us
Things Happen
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  • Focus to Reach Goals
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Focus to Reach Goals

    I have a client who faithfully goes to the gym three times a week. He told me that he is surprised at the lack of focus of others who are "working out" at the same time. Some of them are...

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  • How to Mess Up Your Children
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    How to Mess Up Your Children

    So often adults use the adage "Do as I say - not as I do" and then wonder why their children have problems while growing up and when they become adults. Your bad habits and theirs can continue on for...

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  • The Family Orange
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Family Orange

    I love looking at the fresh produce at the grocery store. Often I have been enticed by large, beautiful oranges and then am disappointed to find that what I have purchased is mostly peel! You can't eat the peel but...

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  • Life Is Choices - Choose Thanksgiving
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Life Is Choices - Choose Thanksgiving

    It is so easy to focus on all the things that go wrong in a day or in life. Fall is a season that reminds us to focus on the things that are going right - and to give thanks....

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  • How to Remember - November 11th
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    How to Remember - November 11th

    Memory is an interesting faculty of human life. Often I hear clients express concern about not being able to remember everything or recognizing that their memory isn't working as well as it had in the past. My response is to...

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  • O Christmas Tree
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    O Christmas Tree

    I happened to go into a large retail store recently and was absolutely shocked by the extremely long wall that was stocked from floor to ceiling with artificial Christmas trees. Sizes ranged from those suitable for desktops or apartments all...

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  • Life Is Not A Movie
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Life Is Not A Movie

    Younger people are shocked when they find out that I was born in the era of "pre-television". I remember the first day that we got the big box that only showed one black and white event at a time with...

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  • Passion Over a Lifetime
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Passion Over a Lifetime

    When I heard that Ian Tyson was coming to the city, I thought it would be fun to buy an extra ticket so my daughter could attend the concert with me. Her first word after I issued the invitation was...

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  • Lessons Learned
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Lessons Learned

    I recently lost a few pounds and decided that because of this, it was a good time to go through my closet. One of the surprises I experienced was to find a lovely pair of black pants that I had...

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  • Focus So You Save Time and Money
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Focus So You Save Time and Money

    I remember a few years ago when a client told me that his garage was a huge mess. When he needed a screwdriver it was easier to just go to the store and buy a new one! His dream was...

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  • Preparing for Life
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Preparing for Life

    My eighteen year old grandson graduated from high school this year and was fortunate to be hired by a large cement company. His hitch is fifteen days in Kindersley followed by seven days off. This is the first time that...

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  • Attitude Versus Age
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Attitude Versus Age

    Most people know Dick Van Dyke because of his movie and television roles. He is likely best known for his roles in Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang movies where he delighted audiences with his singing and dancing. From...

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