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Gratitude Leads To Hope

Gratitude Leads To Hope

By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist Every day, it is becoming increasingly clear that our world is desperately in need of hope. The global pandemic, threatening millions of lives, as well as the aftermath of continued racial injustice, leave us not ...

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Accept Changes And Overcome Challenges

Accept Changes And Overcome Challenges

By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist We all feel it. The world is changing and shifting, unlike any other time, even through two World Wars. We are all aware of the many challenges, outlined through the media, so there is no need ...

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Boosting Your Self Esteem

Boosting Your Self Esteem

By Annan Boodram Contributing Columnist Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D, author of The Self-Esteem Workbook, describes healthy self-esteem as a realistic, appreciative opinion of oneself — that is independent of externals that the marketplace values, such as wealth, education, health, status ...

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Is Cannabis An Effective Treatment For Crohn’s Disease?

Is Cannabis An Effective Treatment For Crohn’s Disease?

By Dr. Brian Bressler Guest Contributor Many people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis have expressed interest in trying medical marijuana (cannabis) to manage their symptoms. Others have simply engaged in the practice on their own, without seeking their doctor’s ...

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Acceptance Will Hasten Your Bouncing Back

Acceptance Will Hasten Your Bouncing Back

By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist Here we are again. If you are reading this message, you are truly blessed. You are one of those, fortunate enough to be looking forward to the week ahead. Even though the Coronavirus has been ...

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Patience Is A Virtue That Carries A Lot Of Wait

Patience Is A Virtue That Carries A Lot Of Wait

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience” — Ralph Waldo Emerson By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist In a world, where instant gratification is expected, being patient is almost seen as a last resort. However, it is in the ...

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We Shall Overcome

We Shall Overcome

“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit” — Bernard Williams By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist In these unusually-challenging times, it is critical that we activate our human spirit and choose, whether we will overcome the Corona ...

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The Coronavirus Pandemic And Your Mental Health

The Coronavirus Pandemic And Your Mental Health

By Annan Boodram Guest Contributor Panic, fear, uncertainty, anxiety, stress, depression, hopelessness, helplessness, cabin fever, frustration, disconnection, isolation, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, mood swings, inability to relax, feeling overwhelmed, and loneliness, are among mental health issues, related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. ...

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Reduce Stress And Keep Fighting

Reduce Stress And Keep Fighting

By Ettie Rutherford Contributing Columnist As we all experience the overwhelming challenges with the Coronavirus pandemic, it is evident that one of the side-effects to be conquered, is stress, that ever-present enemy during challenging times. Donald Tubesing, a stress-management expert, ...

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