Anxiety Disorders & How to Cope

For those who have to deal with anxiety issues in some form or the other, it is little consolation that so many others are in the same boat. According to The National Institute of Mental Health, about 40 million American adults who are 18 and older have some kind of an anxiety disorder. If this figure is correct, that means that about 18% of the adult population.  According to Web MD, anxiety is...
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Music Therapy

Many emotions and feelings in life are simply part of the human condition. We really do not need an explanation as to why we love sunsets, snow capped mountains, gazing out across the ocean, walking our favorite trail and a myriad of other things that give us a feeling of peace and comfort. Music is one of those things that we innately know as being something special and that has a certain power...
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Asperger Syndrome – Piano Prodigy

10 Year old child prodigy – Caleb Borick      Living in the Charleston, S.C. area, I am absolutely delighted with the number of uplifting and inspiring human interest stories that come from this locale.  When I picked up the paper on this beautiful Sunday morning and eventually got to the Arts & Travel section,  I was immediately drawn to a story entitled Piano Prodigy.  This article...
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Prayer Therapy

Prayer will indeed help deliver one from demonic possession and evil, but this concept has largely been misunderstood and exploited by Hollywood. There have been movies and books galore that dwell on demonic possession, exorcism and a myriad of other conditions and practices that are thrown out there basically for their entertainment value.  To compound this misleading view, many of the...
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Inspiration

How ‘The Hobo and the Dog ‘ originated:  It was in early spring when Taylor came into our life, and in early spring some three years later when her life ended.  She was a four months old golden retriever pup when we got her, and, as far as we knew, perfectly healthy.  We later learned that she might be suffering from some kind of a congenital disorder; at least this is what the doctor...
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My Rocky Marciano Story

  Back in ‘68’, when I graduated from Marshall University with a chemistry degree, chemistry majors were in pretty much demand.  Upon graduation, I was offered an interview with a company in Holland, Michigan and was asked to come to their Holland headquarters for an official interview.  The only trouble was that there was no commercial airport in Holland, so the company sent down a...
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