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Stress Briefly Noted (Free Ebook)

Stress Briefly Noted provides you with the nuts and bolts of understanding and managing your stress. It gives you a…

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How to Transform Your Anger and Find Peace

As a psychologist, I worked with angry people for thirty-­five years on anger management. They have been in my life longer than that. My country seems angrier now than I can remember it being in the past. Not everyone barks at other people, attacks them or shoots them. Yet the national  mood seems to be one of anger coming from both sides of a national divide on both sides of every issue.

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From Violence to Peace

 Violent incidents appear in the news on a daily basis. Different kinds of violence surround us in our communities and throughout the world. It has likely touched you or someone you know in one way or another. It’s easy to fret about violence or become angry at those you see as responsible for it. Can you do more than look on as the world unravels? Yes you can.

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Make the Best of Your Teen Years: 105 Ways to Do It

After writing my first book, Commonsense Wisdom for Everyday Life, I realized that what I had to say was directed toward adults. I wondered what teens would make of it, and came to the conclusion that most of their concerns were different from those of adults.

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Release Your Stress and Reclaim Your Life

Stress makes you sick physically, emotionally and spiritually. It seems like a national epidemic, increasing by the day. Yet it does not have to be that way for you personally or in your relationships.

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The Pastor’s Inferno

Some novels are designed to distract the reader from his or her daily routine. Others are meant to lead the reader to a greater understanding of the human condition. This is a novel of the second sort.

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Navigating Life: Commonsense Reflections for the Voyage

Navigating Life: Commonsense Reflections for the Voyage provides quotes, ninety-four reflections and four hundred fifty-five life lab lessons to keep you focused on what is important in life.

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Commonsense Wisdom for Everyday Life

What do you make of your everyday experiences? Do you take the time to discover their meaning and importance? Often we are too busy and decide we will think about them later. I have a tendency to add them to my list of life’s mysteries and hope to reflect on them when I have time.

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Young Man of the Cloth

Many people have asked me about the costume I wore in the seminary (cassock) and in the monastery (habit). I often thought that was an odd question. Father Brendan, the Director of Students at Holy Cross Seminary once told us that the cassocks we wore and habits we would eventually wear were the most important part of us. What we stood for was more important than who we were. This became a central issue for me as my training continued and I realized I was wearing a costume and playing a role.

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