Why Customer Service Matters

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There are certain companies I hate dealing with: AT&T, Direct TV, shady home warranty people, etc… Vista Print, however, is not one of them. For anyone looking to create their own brand for a business, event, or personalized gift, Vista Print is truly the way to go. Case in point, I recently ordered two branded coffee mugs. The Mental Fitness…

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The Symptoms of Stress

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The Symptoms of Stress According to the website, http://www.healthline.com/health/stress/effects-on-body,  “untamed” (my term, not theirs) chronic stress can have numerous negative effects on various components of our health.  The following is a brief synopsis on how each body system is affected by stress. Mentally, Emotionally and Socially             Symptoms of chronic stress include irritability, anxiety, and depression. You may suffer from…

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Nutrition Made Simple

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Dieting… blah! For many of us, when we hear the word “diet” we cringe. The word itself brings about thoughts of restriction, giving up of our favorite foods, and confusion: eat this, don’t eat that, etc. Going on a diet becomes a chore. Sometimes we have the will power to stick with it for a bit, but more often than…

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My Top Ten Favorite Mental Health Retreats

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At the surface, this may seem a bit counter-intuitive; that retreating from one’s emotions would be the first step in mastering them. Yet, it’s most often the case that when we react impulsively and emotionally that we get ourselves into trouble. We’re reactive before we’re reflective.  It’s Not Always a Straight Path to Move Ahead In addition to giving us time…

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