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A Mentally Healthy New Year Review

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on December 30, 2020

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The end of a year is a good time to look back and assess the 365 past days. The year 2020 is generally considered a terrible year, one that we will be glad to be rid of. Everyone has experienced disappointments if not suffering during this unprecedented time. Psychologists recommend ending each day with a […]

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Spotlight on the Family 3: Blessings

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on September 23, 2015

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When someone sneezes, we automatically respond, “God bless you.” (Supposedly this practice was begun by Pope Gregory the Great during the plague.) My answering machine message ends with “Have a blessed day!” Just what is a blessing? It is a prayer to call down God’s goodness and protection on someone or something. When Jacob was […]

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The Power of Memory

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on November 5, 2014

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The November issue of Smithsonian carries an article about two scientists who added a false frightening memory to a rat’s brain. The rat then reacted with fear although it was in a safe box. Having located the source of our memories promises to yield discoveries that will help with Alzheimer’s and PTSD. Imagine if memories […]

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Be Renewed in the New Year

by Kathleen Glavich, SND on January 2, 2013

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As we put up new calendars, once again we glibly wish everyone, “Happy New Year!”  But what does this mean? Here is one way to open up that expression. Consider it my prayer for blessings on you! Best wishes for a fresh new year of your life. During 2013 may you . . . reconnect […]

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