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Putting Things in Order
A New Year With New Goals
How to Succeed in Life and the New Year
A New Year
Wisdom for all Time
Getting Ready for New Year's Eve
Get Started Right
Leave the Past Behind
The Happiness Formula
Confidence for the New Year
New Year One Minute At A Time
Thresholds

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  • Putting Things in Order
    January 1, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Putting Things in Order

    December is usually a very busy month for me, but this year was probably the craziest yet!  The fact that I have been working from home for nine months meant a lot of changes.   My dining room table has become...

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  • A New Year With New Goals
    December 1, 2019 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A New Year With New Goals

    January is usually a time for setting goals and unfortunately by February many people find that some of them have been abandoned. The gyms are not as full. The musical instrument may not be practiced as much as planned and...

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  • How to Succeed in Life and the New Year
    December 12, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    How to Succeed in Life and the New Year

    I have seen more than 8,000 clients over the years that I have been in Medicine Hat. The other day I was thinking about what I would tell every single one of them if I was only allowed one nugget...

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  • A New Year
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A New Year

    I had a lot of company over the Christmas holidays. Some were here just to open gifts. Some came to share a meal and others were here for a few days. People were coming and going while I was the...

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  • Wisdom for all Time
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Wisdom for all Time

    So often circumstances bring us distress and the urge to do whatever we can to fix the problems that are bothersome.  We think that if we just try harder or pray more the person, we care about will make better...

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  • Getting Ready for New Year's Eve
    December 5, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Getting Ready for New Year's Eve

    Midnight on December 31 does not occur at the same moment across the globe. In fact, depending on the time zone involved, ending one year and welcoming the next can even be on different days. When and how you will...

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  • Get Started Right
    December 29, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Get Started Right

    January is a time when many individuals set goals and decide to make changes that will improve their lives. Unfortunately, by February their plans are often abandoned long before success is reached. The result can be disappointment mixed with self-...

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  • Leave the Past Behind
    December 17, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Leave the Past Behind

    It is always very tempting at the beginning of a new year to think that you can just ignore the past and start over. But life is not like the Christmas decorations that you can just put away and forget...

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  • The Happiness Formula
    December 8, 2013 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Happiness Formula

    Often clients come to see me and state "I want to be happy. How can I do that?" My first response is "First you have to make a decision that you will be happy. It is so much easier to...

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  • Confidence for the New Year
    November 28, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Confidence for the New Year

    When you say that you have confidence in someone or something it generally means that you trust your expectations will be met. There are many, many different things in which we can be confident. For example, the sun will come...

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  • New Year One Minute At A Time
    October 28, 2011 Dr. Linda Hancock

    New Year One Minute At A Time

    Did you know that you have 525,600 minutes waiting for you in the next year? If you sleep for eight hours a night you will have used 175,200 minutes. Working a forty hour week will allow 124,800 minutes towards your...

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  • Thresholds
    November 27, 2010 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Thresholds

    There are a number of interesting theories about the origin of the word "threshold". In ancient times houses were built at ground level. Families who were poor therefore had dirt floors. Sometimes they used straw which some term as "thresh"...

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