Month: May 2018

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is observed every year on May 31, a day of health awareness from the World Health Organization (WHO). According to WHO, “the global tobacco epidemic kills more than 7 million people each year.” This day is meant to highlight “the health and other risks associated with tobacco use” and advocate for…
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Honor Ancestor Day

Have you shown gratitude for your ancestors lately?  We are the highest expression of our ancestors’ sacrifices and commitment for life. Do you keep photos, books, or other gifts of your ancestors in your home, so you can reflect on their gifts to you? Today is the day to show love, respect, and humility for…
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Mindful Message for June

Dr. Hall has a mindful message for you this June.

What does it mean to live an intentional life

Do you know why you do what you do and why you don’t do what you don’t do? We are faced with dozens of choices every day — some little, some big. From whether to choose a salad or a chocolate sundae for lunch to where your kids go to school, our world today is full of options. The thing…
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Celebrate and Reclaim the Feminine in Your Life

How have we lost our way in this modern culture? Do we really think, dress, and imagine ourselves and our daughters as holy and sacred anymore? We seem to be obsessed with the latest diet, fashion, makeup, or haircut to make us happy and think it may make us feel whole. It is an elusive dark hole we…
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Amnesty International Day

This day is in honor of Amnesty International, a British human rights organization. Amnesty International states: “We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. Currently the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, we investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer,…
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International Neighbor Day

When was the last time you stopped and talked to your neighbors? Most of us live in such a hurry, we don’t have the time to let our neighbors know how we care about them. For International Neighbor Day, make some cookies, cupcakes or a card and hang it on your neighbor’s doors to thank…
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Why May Is Stressing You Out

May is a month full of family stress. The kids are ending their school year with tests and year-end school activities. You are planning for your children’s summer at home and your summer vacation. There are also many expenses around this time of year, such as gifts for teachers, graduations, celebration meals, and family and…
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Chihuahua and Donkey Become Best Friends

The Odd Couple When you see the bond between this miniature donkey and little Chihuahua, you are going to fall in love. Both were rescued and brought to an animal sanctuary in Texas called Paire A Dice Ranch where they became best buds right away. Lily and Yoda love playing outside together! This unusual friendship…
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I Will Always Remember

We watched a few World War II movies over the last days. This is something very unusual for me because I deplore violence in all forms and have never been able to view anything pertaining to war. The Impact of World War II in Our Family My father and five of my uncles were in…
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