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The River Knows

I‘m writing to you through the gentle haze of golden white sunshine. My hilltop house faces south and, when the weather allows it, the winter sun peeks through the window at me in the afternoons. It doesn’t happen often just recently but it’s as if the clouds have parted especially...

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Beating the Winter Blues

The start of the year is a tough time for most people’s self esteem. Traditionally it is a time for self-reflection and vowing to change ourselves for the better. We may resolve to go to bed earlier, work harder, get slimmer, exercise more or spend less. But keeping to resolutions...

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Why Kindness is Good For You

We all know that kindness is good for those who receive it, but it is also good for the giver too. Acts of kindness make us happier and healthier, they relieve the symptoms of depression and they even help us live longer, healthier lives. When we show kindness, oxytocin flows...

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