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  • Get Your House in Order
    January 4, 2022 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Get Your House in Order

    Have you ever heard the expression “get your house in order” and wondered what that means?  Well, there are several things that are involved in achieving this.  Firstly, it means that you make sure that your affairs are arranged properly. ...

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  • A New Beginning
    December 31, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A New Beginning

    Bryan Stevenson graduated from Harvard, and, despite his mother’s concerns, he decided to work in Arkansas with prisoners on death row. His story is chronicled in the book “Just Mercy” which he authored and the movie by the same name....

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  • Gifts
    December 17, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Gifts

    Is there a particular gift that you have secretly been wanting This year, more than ever, I have been hearing people talk about how difficult it is to buy gifts for loved ones.   Some say that they don’t know what...

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  • Christmas Choices
    December 10, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Christmas Choices

    I have fond memories of Christmas when I was a child.  Besides the concerts and thoughts of school break we had the expectations of what would happen in the upcoming days. On Christmas Eve, my mom, dad, sister and I...

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  • Success in the Work World
    December 3, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Success in the Work World

    My first “job” was in the 1960s as a part-time waitress in my hometown while I was in high school.  I earned one dollar an hour and thought I had it made!   Since then, I have worked in government, private...

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  • Time Marches On
    November 26, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Time Marches On

    When I was in high school in the 1960s, I was the newspaper correspondent for the Indian Head News.  I remember entering the news office for the first time and being quite impressed by all the equipment necessary for printing...

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  • Stress Test
    November 19, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Stress Test

    Have you ever been booked for a stress test?  The procedure involves doing exercise in a way that your heart pumps harder and harder while medical personnel monitor your breathing, blood pressure and heart rhythm.  This is an accepted scientific...

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  • Liar Liar
    November 12, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Liar Liar

    Sometimes I ask my grandchildren the question “What do I love more than you?”  Immediately they answer, “The truth”.  I have taught them that if a person doesn’t tell the truth, you don’t really know who they are, and you...

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  • What Price?
    November 5, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Price?

    November is a special time for me as it focusses my thoughts on remembrance and the price of freedom that was paid for me.   Even though I was born after World War II, I was strongly impacted by the stories...

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  • The Simple Life
    October 15, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Simple Life

    Several years ago, I became a member of a family tree software program.  I was surprised to learn that in the mid-1700s some of my ancestors lived in Pennsylvania and appeared to have Amish roots.  As a child I had...

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  • Grief and Loss
    October 8, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Grief and Loss

    Throughout life we experience many losses which cause mental suffering.  Some involve death while others involve significant losses such as relationships, jobs or even material things.  Many believe that the most difficult to face is the loss of a dream. ...

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  • What Stage are you In?
    October 1, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Stage are you In?

    To state that the last few months have been unusual would be a severe understatement.   The world has never, as a whole, experienced the challenges caused by the pandemic. I have noticed that people are in different stages and tend...

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