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Megan Believed She Could, So She Did…

Read the beginning of Megan’s story here: http://privyoasis.com/blog/privy-spotlight-sonias-journey/ UPDATE: Megan was diagnosed at age 8 with Asperger’s syndrome, Dyspraxia and ADD. It was just this past year that she started wearing a hearing aid to help with her hearing loss. After several years of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy,[…]

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You are More Powerful Than You Think

Action = Transformation There are many great organizations and charities I love to support, and I so often wish there were more time and more money—I truly desire making a GIANT impact in this world. However, as I reflect a little further on this desire, I can’t help but realize[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: If there are no symptoms, there’s no stress…right?

According to the American Psychological Association, an absence of symptoms does not mean the absence of stress. In fact, camouflaging symptoms with medication may deprive you of the signals you need for reducing the strain on your physiological and psychological systems. If you’re being treated for chronic headaches, muscle pain,[…]

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Mythbuster: Stress is the Same for Everyone

This myth is way wrong! Not only does stress manifest differently in each of us, but what is a stressful situation for one person, may not be stressful at all for another. Each and every one of us respond to stress in an entirely different way. While the parties and[…]

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4 Steps to a Happy Holiday Season

Say Goodbye to the Bah-Humbugs & Holiday Stress! November is here! And it’s just the beginning of all the holiday parties and family gatherings to come… Unfortunately, most people find that what should be a time of joy and relaxation, turns into two long months of frustration and stress. And[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: Is it possible for me to recover?

Addiction is a chronic medical illness, that is oftentimes a combination of genetic heredity, personal choice and environmental factors. Years ago drug dependence was treated as an acute illness that could be “cured” virtually overnight. Thankfully, within the last decade we have learned that it should be treated as a[…]

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Mythbuster: He looks okay, so he must be okay.

Sobriety is much more than not drinking or using drugs. It involves complete mental, physical, and spiritual health, and is better viewed as living life successfully while being sober, rather than successfully saying “no” to drugs and alcohol. People who have truly achieved sobriety will have renewed stability and purpose[…]

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Your Story Rewritten

A New Chapter in Maintaining Sobriety Dictionary.com defines “addiction” as the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma. While the definition does cover some basic facts, the[…]

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