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Hope for Healing

Every journey to healing begins with HOPE

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Increasing happiness

Every journey to healing begins with HOPEI invite you to join us on the pathway of healing and living joyfully.  On the Hope for Healing website you’ll find tools and resources to learn and apply new skills to increase happiness,  build confidence and self-esteemstrengthen families and marriagesmanage stress, and help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety.  You have the power to create the life you want.  We’ll show you how.

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5 tips to increase happiness

We can do things to increase our personal happiness.  

Here are five things that scientific research has shown to increase feelings of happiness.  We explain what they are, why they work, and how to try it for yourself.  

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How to make every day a good day

Listen as London professor Natalie Staub explains what it takes to make every day a good day regardless of circumstances in the world or in our lives.  Or watch her YouTube video on how to increase motivation and tips for creating a positive mindset.  

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Why do we compare ourselves with others?

We all compare ourselves to other people.  We do this even when the comparisons make us unhappy.   Why do we do this?  Is there a way to overcome the desire to compare? 


Ways to boost mental and emotional health

Did you know there are things we can do that literally change the chemistry in our body and our brains to boost mental and emotional health?  Here are twelve tips, backed by science, that have been proven to improve mental and emotional well being. 

4 ways we can sabotage our happiness and how to stop

4 habits that sabotage our own happiness - and how to stop

We may be blocking our own joy, happiness, and contentment without even realizing it. These common unhealthy habits can sabotage our happiness, but there are simple ways to stop.

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The secret to confidence and self esteem

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You Got This! an action plan to calm fear, anxiety, worry, and stress

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Crushed – believe in your own happy ending


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17 simple ways to relieve worry, stress, and anxiety

Free progressive relaxation audio

Free progressive relaxation audio

Progressive relaxation - Free audio What is "progressive relaxation" and how does it help with stress? When we're stressed throughout the day, we often hold tension in our body through tightness in the shoulders, neck, lower back, etc.  In this audio, we're going to...