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2 Sept

How do you respond to the word “no”?

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  No. Two letters — One syllable — One Word — No. It can be used as a noun, adverb, determiner, or explanation and is defined as a negative to express refusal, dissent, and denial, usually in response to a question. We use it regularly. It is a powerful word. We begin hearing the word […]

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2 May

Is There Such a Thing as Good Shame?

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If we log on to our Facebook or Twitter account on any given day we cannot help but notice the many articles, podcasts, and videos (TedTalks) dealing with relational and psychological issues.  Brene Brown and Dan Gilbert pop into our media feeds with such regularity that they have become household names. One of the recurring […]

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5 Jan

Embracing Generosity

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A New Year brings a new chapter, a fresh start, opportunities for change, and a plethora of New Year’s Resolutions. It is estimated that 45% of Americans will make New Year’s Resolutions. The most common include: 1.    Lose weight and get fit 2.    Eat healthier 3.    Quit a vice (smoking and drinking alcohol are the […]

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1 Sept

The Advantage to Lying

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At Peace Partnership, we are obsessed with excellence. One of the benefits of this obsession with excellence is the many in-depth conversations I get to have with our counselors about psychology and human behavior. These conversations challenge me to be introspective, which I enjoy. A few weeks back I was talking to Jon Thompson at […]

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