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Rabbit or Duck? Choosing Your Perspective

by Glory Eshareturi Perspective So much of life is about perspective. Is the glass half empty or half full? Depends on who you talk to. The person who sees the glass as half full is someone you would call an optimist. These people tend to see the good in everything, they are ever joyful, and…

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Time to Clean House

by Mary Flom Where Did Spring Cleaning Come From? Have you ever thought about why “spring cleaning” is a thing?  Historically, spring  cleaning is rooted in Jewish religion as preparation for Passover.   It can also be traced back to ancient Chinese religious practices; spring cleaning is a time to sweep away misfortune and prepare for…

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Intro to Essential Oils – Healthy Living Series

In this video, Health Coach Sheri and Nurse Jamie talk about essential oils. They give us background and insight on what they are and how to use them for a healthy life! Check out the entire Healthy Living Series here.

5 Ways To Get Your Hopes Up

By Mary Flom The Pollyanna Hypothesis The Huffington Post put out an article some time ago titled The Science Behind Why Hope Can Help Heal Us.  In it they referred to two researchers, Boucher and Osgood, who created “The Pollyanna Hypothesis.” (Pollyanna is a Disney film from 1960 that tells the story of a 12-year-old…

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Your Biggest Pet Peeves

Pet Peeves, we all have them. That one little thing that feels like “no big deal” to someone else, but to you, it may as well be nails on a chalkboard, which is probably one of the more common ones. Here is a list of 10 of the most common pet peeves! When others chew…

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March Inventions and Fun Facts!

Oh the Month of March! Winter is coming to an end and Spring is starting to arrive. Through the years there have been many inventions and important dates in the month of March. Read on below to find out about some of them so you can be smarter than your friends.   Silly Putty was…

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Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment

Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment – Part 2

By Cassandra Sales In case you missed Part One, you can read it here. Get Curious Now that we understand the first step to cleaning up our emotional environment is acknowledging emotions and getting curious about them, let’s explore the next step. I’m going to say something so shocking you may need to pull up…

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Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment

Cleaning Up Your Emotional Environment – Part 1

By Cassandra Sales The Environment Recently, I went to a local park and when I arrived it was apparent that the people before me didn’t clean up after their party. I went to my trunk, grabbed my gloves because well I work for Compass and I always carry gloves, and I picked up the trash….

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Dreaming in the New Year

By Glory Eshareturi Mission Statement Dreams. Direction. Destiny. If you’ve been around Compass for any amount of time, I’m sure you’ve heard those words, in that order. It’s sort of the mission statement around here. For Staff, that often looks like finding out what a Client dreams of doing, helping them find some direction, then…

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Healthy Holidays: Enjoying Without Overindulging

By Sheri Wittmer The holiday season is here! Does it make your mouth water? Do you worry about gaining weight? You are not alone! Think of all the weight loss New Year’s resolutions. Eating is a lot like budgeting. Think of it this way. What if you had 100 points to spend each day? Think…

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