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What does "Giving Tuesday" mean?

A few days ago I discovered the Tuesday following Thanksgiving is now in its fifth year of being designated as Giving Tuesday--an international day of giving whether via monetary donations or giving of one's time. This coincided with reading an article about quadruplets born in Canada last May--an event that involves giving in several ways.

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Are you jealous or envious?

Many folks do not know the difference between jealousy and envy. Envy is the desire to possess what someone else posseses such as heath, beauty or money which in and of itself is more benign than jealousy because it usually does not involve acting-out behaviors. In fact in some instances it motivates a person to improve themselves by choosing a healthier life style, a more lucrative job, or improving thenselves  in some way.

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Jeannette M. Gagan
Your comment aptly points out how one can act out like a hot-head when jealousy isn't understood and addressed which may endanger... Read More
Monday, 31 October 2016 17:46
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STRESSED OUT??

Stress is a substantial factor of 21st century life and with the holidays approaching its intensity mounts. In addition to routine tasks, plans for parties and gatherings require shopping for food and gifts, perhaps cleaning the house, and trying to navigatae preparing for guests or to be the guests of others in a cordial way. Family members and friends may not get along--perhaps the biggest challenge of all. For some anxiety about the holidays occurs because they are ill, live alone or in some way incapacitated and have few or no friends or family to be with.

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Jeannette M. Gagan
Thank you Mary--May this information be of help to many readers!
Monday, 30 November 2015 14:20
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ARE YOU LIKE CONFORMIST CHARLES?

This blog describes how individuals advance from one ego-growth stage to the next.

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ALICE AND WHAT SHE LEARNED ABOUT ANGER

This blog describes how to handle anger in the most constructive way.

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Jeannette M. Gagan
Yes this is an excellent book and available at Amazon. com
Sunday, 04 February 2018 16:43
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