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New Year, Same You: Reading Ideas for Realistic, Achievable Improvement

Posted 5 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness and Nonfiction | Tagged with addiction, cleaning & caretaking, exercise, habits, health, healthy eating, housekeeping, lifestyles, mindfulness, organizing, psychology, resolutions, self-care, weight-loss and wellness

Forget the New Years Resolutions! No matter what time of year it might be, each day is a new opportunity to make realistic changes in our lives and feel better for it.

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

Posted 5 months ago by Amy H

Posted in Health and Wellness | 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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Handmade Gift Ideas for People Who Love Crocheting, Knitting and Stitching

Posted 6 months 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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