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Loving During a Pandemic
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Loneliness
Mary's Story
Adversity Builds Strength
I Live in my Bubble
Rights and Responsibilities
Beliefs Drive Our Behaviours
Common Sense
Confusing Questions
Conspiracy Versus Truth
Personal Choices in a World of Chaos
Are Things Worse Than Ever?
It's Not All That Bad
We Are At War!
But What If…?
Parenting During A Pandemic
Will It Ever End?

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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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  • 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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  • Common Sense
    September 24, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Common Sense

    A few weeks ago, I was doing a therapy session with a couple who was having a very loud argument.  The language was harsh, and they weren’t making any progress towards resolution of the issue. I jumped in with a...

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  • Confusing Questions
    September 17, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Confusing Questions

    There have been so many changes in our world this year and I frequently have questions that do not seem to have clear answers.  I wonder if you are also confused about things. Here are some topics that I have...

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  • Conspiracy Versus Truth
    September 10, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Conspiracy Versus Truth

    In the past few weeks, I have been hearing a lot about “conspiracy theories” and “conspirators” so thought I would see if I could get a better understanding of what these terms mean. The Merriam-Webster dictionary states that a conspiracy...

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  • Personal Choices in a World of Chaos
    September 3, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Personal Choices in a World of Chaos

    In the first week of January 2020 I became extremely ill from “something”.  My symptoms, which evidenced primarily between my chin and my waist were highly unusual and I didn’t believe that I had ever experienced anything so horrible in...

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  • Are Things Worse Than Ever?
    August 27, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Are Things Worse Than Ever?

    I find it interesting to discuss the state of our world and how it has changed.  Some people believe that it has gotten far worse over time.  Others focus on positive advancements.  A third group blends aspects from both of...

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  • It's Not All That Bad
    August 20, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    It's Not All That Bad

    The pandemic that arrived in late 2019 seems to have frozen much of our world.  Since it arrived there have been school closures, significant economic ramifications, government regulations to self-isolate, and restricted travel.  An attitude for citizens consisting of fear...

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  • We Are At War!
    August 6, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    We Are At War!

    World War II began in 1939 and ended in 1945.  The countries who were called “allies” included Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union and the United States.  They were fighting against Germany, Italy and Japan which were known as the...

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  • But What If…?
    July 2, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    But What If…?

    Over the past few weeks, the world has been experiencing a pandemic which has stolen almost everything that we previously called “Normal”.   No one seems to understand the virus and we are certainly getting very mixed messages from sources that...

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  • Parenting During A Pandemic
    May 30, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Parenting During A Pandemic

    The pandemic has changed all our lives and for the last few weeks family members have been together at home due to self-isolation requirements. I have noticed that those who are experiencing a great deal of frustration are parents of...

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  • Will It Ever End?
    May 30, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Will It Ever End?

    I remember when years ago I was working in a government agency. It seemed that staff was frequently complaining about change. They wanted things to always remain the same as they were. One day, in frustration I said, "If we...

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