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A Blue Christmas: Dealing with Sadness and Loneliness during the Holidays

Posted 1 day ago by Amy H

Posted in Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with Anxiety, coping, depression, holidays, interpersonal relations, Loneliness, meditation, mindfullness, psychology, Sadness, self-acceptance, self-esteem, stress and stress management

Holidays can bring a lot of anxiety and even sadness into many people's lives. Here are some resources that can help. Topics include coping strategies, mindfulness, stress management, self-acceptance, meditation and more.

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Make Your Own Natural Homemade Gifts

Posted about 14 days ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies, Nonfiction and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with beeswax, candles, crafts, DIY, essential oils, handmade gifts, Healthy, homemade soaps, natural, Natural Beauty Products and natural cleaners

Make your own natural, homemade beauty products and cleansers - they make great gifts too!

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Handmade Gift Ideas for People Who Love Crocheting, Knitting and Stitching

Posted about 26 days ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with Amigurumi, crochet, crocheting, cross-stitch, embroidery, felting, handmade gifts, holidays, Hygge, knit, knitting, patterns, sew, sewing, stitch and stitching

Crochet, knit and sew heartfelt gifts year-round.

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A Whole Lot of Fascination in A Little Bit of History

Posted 3 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with civilization - history, cooking, Databases, Earth Sciences, ecosystem, education, geology, history, life sciences, microhistories, plants, science, social history and weather

For those overwhelmed by the massive span of scientific and cultural history, there are Microhistories.

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