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1012, 2022

Christmas Suicide: 3 Step Guide to Well-Being

Christmas—It’s a time for family reunions, socializing, and having fun together. But the question is... Does it reflect reality?Or are these happy times hiding a harsh reality?There’s deep PAIN from Thanksgiving through the first week of the New Year. Millions of people are filled with these oppressive emotions. Tens of Millions are FEELING these debilitating waves of angst.Many studies show that the holiday season is a period when people are more likely to commit suicide and [...]

2102, 2022

Living With Stress: Paralyzed Entrepreneur Helps Others Discover Joy

Written by Marcia Frellick | Reviewed by Sophie Vergnaud, MD | Article on GoodRX   Key takeaways: Barry Shore had to redefine his purpose after becoming quadriplegic. He says three things help him manage stress: prayer, therapy, and love. His mission now is to “transform the world through joy.”     Barry Shore sat to rest in a favorite living room chair on a September day in 2004, but when he was ready to get up, [...]

402, 2020

Once in 50 Years: Hope Springs Eternal

The Cubs. The BoSox. (little inside baseball lingo) The Chiefs. YAY. Great Game on SB Sunday. Sorry SF but half a century won out. And with such a Young Vibrant Scrambling TEAM. They WANTED this WIN. So, Big Bountiful BRAVO KC! Celebrate. Celebrate. Dance to the Music. Because the Patriots WILL be back in September . LOL! ( my bias showing. Thought I had that tucked in) And here’s the KEY to [...]

1106, 2019

the JOY of LIVING Podcast

The JOY of LIVING, which is streamed live on each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time. The JOY of LIVING Show exists for one reason only: it’s all about YOU, the listener. The show features some of the most remarkable people on the planet and is heard by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide and more than 25,000 people download the Podcast and then share.

1106, 2019


Reframing is the process of utilizing words and acronyms to find positive Purposeful powerful aspects to rewire our thoughts and words and hopefully our deeds.

606, 2019

How To Help Provide Clean Water

A human can go without food for about three weeks but would typically, only last three to four days without water. In other words, water is a necessity. Without it, a living being cannot survive. Yet, it is a horrific fact that there are millions of people around the world who do not have access to clean drinking water or proper sanitation. Some 842 000 people are estimated to die each year from diarrhea as [...]

2504, 2019


Universities are learning that the current generation of traditional-age college students are loving that they have  options in giving to causes through several innovative ways unavailable to previous generations. It’s a misconception that the generation of people born after 1990 (millennials) are more selfish than prior groups. The data of giving shows otherwise. Some reports even go so far as to say they give more than any other generation, even when they lack the funds [...]

2504, 2019


HELP FEED HUNGRY KIDS TODAY When you imagine childhood hunger, do you picture the skeletal frames and swollen bellies of children from third world countries? If so, you should know that isn’t the full story. According to, roughly 1 in 7 people in the U.S. face hunger every year. The rates of hunger in children are even higher, with about 1 in 5 lacking proper access to food at some [...]


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