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The Wonder of Joy
Adversity Builds Strength
Retirement Thoughts
The Mind/Body Connection
Social Media Addiction
Honouring Our Veterans
I Live in my Bubble
How Much is too Much?
Rights and Responsibilities
Noticing Daily Gifts
Beliefs Drive Our Behaviours
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Conspiracy Versus Truth
Personal Choices in a World of Chaos
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Articles — Fifteenth Year — (50 Articles)

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  • Mary's Story
    December 17, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Mary's Story

    We have had quite a year!   No one ever could ever have predicted the way that our whole world would change in a matter of just a few months.   Each of us thinks that our circumstances are so unusual and...

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  • The Wonder of Joy
    December 11, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Wonder of Joy

    Over the years I have met so many people who are blessed in every area of life but, at the same time, state they are miserable.  They do not have to worry about finances.   They enjoy good health and loving...

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  • Adversity Builds Strength
    December 4, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Adversity Builds Strength

    There is an old expression that states: “Experience is what you wish was happening to the other guy!”.  None of us like to go through difficult times. Everyone states they want to enjoy good health but really don’t want to...

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  • Retirement Thoughts
    November 26, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Retirement Thoughts

    I am way beyond the magic number that is generally considered retirement age.   Often people ask me why I continue to work.   There isn’t just one answer to that question.   You may want to consider the following ideas when you...

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  • The Mind/Body Connection
    November 20, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Mind/Body Connection

    When I was young our family used to love to go to Katepwa Lake for holidays. My uncle had a beautiful boat with a sixty-horsepower motor and all my cousins enjoyed water skiing behind it. The problem was that no...

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  • Social Media Addiction
    November 12, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Social Media Addiction

    This fall a documentary called “The Social Dilemma” began airing on Netflix.   In it former employees of large technology companies are interviewed and tell about how their work initially appeared to be helpful for society but later, because of its...

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  • Honouring Our Veterans
    November 5, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Honouring Our Veterans

    Over the years I have had the privilege of working with many Veterans and they have taught me so much about the sacrifices they made for our freedom.   I used to be in awe of the courage that our military...

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  • I Live in my Bubble
    October 30, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    I Live in my Bubble

    Some people live lives that are like a football field.   They let everyone run all over them and then throw Gatorade on them at the end of the fourth quarter.  They are worried about the opinions of others – even...

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  • How Much is too Much?
    October 23, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    How Much is too Much?

    Frequently, individuals tell me that they are overwhelmed with life and after a few questions they reveal the fact that they are surrounded by “stuff” that steals their time and energy. Laundry piles up when teens try on several outfits...

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  • Rights and Responsibilities
    October 15, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Rights and Responsibilities

    I have never had any desire or intention to hijack or blow up an airplane.  Before boarding, however, I remove my jacket, take off my shoes, put my laptop in a tray and submit to other security procedures.  You see,...

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  • Noticing Daily Gifts
    October 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Noticing Daily Gifts

      Last Saturday I had a long list of things that needed to be done so got an early start.  I headed to my office to drop off and pick up items that would sum up my week’s work with...

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  • Beliefs Drive Our Behaviours
    October 1, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Beliefs Drive Our Behaviours

    When a baby elephant is born, those in charge use a chain around one of its legs and a stake in the ground to limit its ability to roam.  Over time, even though the elephant grows to more than 5,000...

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