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Halloween – The True History

By Walter Perschke – Halloween is ancient. We know it dates back to the ancient Celtic and Druid traditions thousands of years ago. Ancient Celtics divided the year into two parts, the light and the dark. The holiday of Samhain (sah’-wen) celebrated the dividing point between the two halves, and …

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The Conscious Parenting Movement: In Families, Schools and Bedtime Rituals

By Andrew Newman –                       “Conscious Parenting” is a term that has emerged strongly into common language as the sectors of spirituality, psychology and education have moved towards each other. Spiritual philosophies, once the domain of the East, are now integrated into common language. Their teachings all point towards the same thing, …

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How to Combat Perfectionism and Lower Risk of Anxiety, Depression and Eating Disorders

By Susanna Mittermaier An alarming new study shows perfectionism is on the rise, a condition linked to depression, anxiety, eating disorders, early morbidity and even suicide. Broadly defined, perfectionism is a combination of excessively high personal standards and overly critical self-evaluations. Perfectionism is often fueled by cultural expectations and conditioning, …

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