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The Power of Pause

By Joan Marlow — You’ve had enough and what comes out of your mouth is:  SHUT UP!!!  YOU’RE STUPID!!  I DON’T WANT YOU AS A FRIEND!!  I HATE YOU!!  I’M JUST AN IDIOT!!! OR Your body goes into action:  slamming doors, cutting class, driving too fast, not following through on a promise, beating up on […]

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Just B-R-E-A-T-H-E…

By Joan Marlow — Has this ever happened to you?  Everywhere you turn there’s DRAMA …mom and dad are fighting again, your teacher has unrealistic expectations for a project you’re working on, your friends are taking risks that are making you uncomfortable, your boyfriend appears to be pulling away!!!   Your body and brain are saying […]