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The Best Christmas Gift Ever…

This is not an expensive Xmas present; you don’t have to stand in line; you don’t have to wrap it and the recipient can use it for a long time, for a life time even. Give the Gift of a Healthy Sense of Self If you give your children a Healthy Sense of Self you…

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TRUMP and NARCISSISTIC ABUSE

We do not want our narcissistic parent to rule our life – we do everything we can to become the masters of our lives and rightly so because we only have one life to live: “My life is mine, and mine alone!” YET, there are still many so people who prefer to be beaten by…

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New Year’s Eve: Looking back and ahead

The year is almost done; you clean your desk and prepare for the last holiday of the calendar year. Sometime during that last week there is always that moment of reflection, of what was and how it could be; the mistakes you don’t want to make in the coming year, the bad habits you want…

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Healthy Sense of Self and Motivation

In light of the recent attacks in Paris, France (November 13th) and San Bernardino, California (December 2nd) Healthy Sense of Self jumped on the bandwagon for a “hand over your weapons and contribute in that way to world peace” – policy. As a result of the blog that appeared on Saturday, November 14th 2015, I…

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Artist Depicts Mental Illnesses As Monsters

Bipolar Disorder

It’s hard to explain: a mental illness is something that you’ll only understand when you’ve experienced it for yourself. However, U.K.-based artist Toby Allen is trying to make it just a little easier on everyone (including himself) to understand what mental illnesses like anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder are like by illustrating them as monsters.…

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Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!

From all of us at HEALTHYSENSEOFSELF to all of you enjoying the day off or working away, we wish you a happy and enjoyable Labor Day!    

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Does Strict Parenting Cause Children to Act Out Later in Life?

When the news broke that Josh Duggar sexual abused his sisters and used the Ashley Madison site, we, like many, were surprised and left with many questions. Why did a man who grew up in a family with such conservative values end up behaving in this outlandish way? Could it be that strict parenting causes children to…

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September is National Recovery Month

Recovery Month

HEALTHYSENSEOFSELF’s activities are part of National Recovery Month (Recovery Month), which is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This year, HEALTHYSENSEOFSELF will be observing Recovery Month by raising awareness of related issues through our content. The Substance Abuse and Mental…

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Happy National Dog Day!

National Dog Day

Celebrated on August 26th, National Dog Day was founded by Colleen Paige in 2004. We’re excited to celebrate National Dog Day as we know that dogs not only improve our overall sense of self, but they protect us in many ways, including acting as service animals to protect us when needed. According to the official National Dog…

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