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Connie Corley

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Online Support: The New Virtual Chicken Soup

(4) Comments | Posted August 12, 2013 | 4:04 PM

Are the uplifting messages and advice of online friends becoming a regular part of the proverbial "chicken soup" that can heal an ailment?

As far back as the late 1990s with the start of CaringBridge, where people virtually offer subscribers updates on their health challenges or those...

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Bomb Threat 101: Staying Present While Clearing Out

(5) Comments | Posted April 27, 2013 | 10:04 AM

For the first time in my 30-plus years of teaching on a university campus, I was part of an evacuation that was not just a drill. Three days after the tragic Boston Marathon explosions, I was teaching a class at California State University, Los Angeles when the flashing lights and...

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Skip the Resolutions and Stick to the Practices

(3) Comments | Posted January 5, 2013 | 12:00 PM

Launching into a new calendar year is a classic time to take stock of what's working in life and what could be improved. Living life fully is a "work in progress," and taking time for reflection regularly is a great way to keep up the good and set aside what...

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Feasting as Families Age... Mindfully!

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 11:00 PM

Feast is defined as "something giving great pleasure or satisfaction" in the American Heritage Dictionary. And something that gives great pleasure is gathering with family for the holidays. In my family, Christmas Eve is the one time of year we all try to come together in my hometown,...

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