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Is There a Benefit to Being Anxious?

I was driving when I got the call from my doctor, “Could you pull over so we could talk about your results?” I pull over. “Your tests have come back positive. You have breast cancer.” At that moment my world stopped… my mind immediately went to the horrific experience my mother went through 30 years earlier with colon cancer, which eventually resulted in a very …

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The Importance of “You’re Welcome”

“We can do not great things, only small things with great love.” ~ Mother Teresa “You’re welcome” is the dance partner to “Thank you.” Think about a time you said “you’re welcome” to someone’s “thank you.” It felt like you had a “moment,” a small connection with that person, didn’t it? A sincere “thank you” offers a pause in the discourse of an interaction with …

“30 Ways To Happy” by Caitlin Roberson

I am a voracious reader. Miss Val’s Reads will be a regular feature on this site where I update you on latest books I’m consuming. 30 Ways To Happy: When trying to be perfect stops being fun by Caitlin Roberson I recently met author Caitlin Roberson at a UCLA event we both spoke at in San Francisco. Her presentation was about how she went about de-programming …