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The Problem with Guilt Part 6: Guilt Likes the Dark

Guilt thrives the more we keep it to ourselves. guilt begins deep within us & likes to stay there. The longer we keep it locked up, the more it grows & multiplies. We feel shame when we haven’t done anything wrong.

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The Problem with Guilt Part 5: We Go It Alone

A guilt trip is a lonely journey. We rarely take a companion along with us. Those around us may suffer because of our guilt but they aren’t able to ease it. We are unable to share our burden with others so they might carry part of it for us.

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The Problem with Guilt Part 4: We Overcompensate

We feel guilty. We think we’ve done something wrong. We try to make it right. When we can’t make it right, we overreact. One of the ways we overreact is to overcompensate. In other words, we try to make things up. We can’t make it right, so we work to make it better. Oh, Boy!

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The Problem with Guilt Part 3: We Overreact

Let’s review: we say we feel guilty. Our brains process guilt with doing something wrong. If we have done something wrong, then we must work to make it right. Unfortunately, we haven’t REALLY done anything wrong so we find it’s impossible to make things right. Out of frustration, we simply try harder. And that is […]

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Easy Fourth of July Party Ideas

Gather friends & family for a fabulous 4th of July Celebration with these ideas from BH&G! Celebrate

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The Problem with Guilt Part 2: We Try to Make it Right

  If we think we are guilty, then we believe we have done something wrong. When we do something wrong, we try to make it right. We make a mistake, we correct it. We break something, we replace it. We damage something, we pay to have it repair. These are all very cut & dry, […]

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Organize a Neighborhood 4th of July Parade

This 4th of July, you don’t need a huge community parade to celebrate. Organize a parade in your own neighborhood. Too much trouble, not enough time? Not with these tips from BH&G. Parade

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Projects Using a Roll of Wallpaper

I don’t like anything going to waste. Even the smallest scrap can be put to use when you apply simple creativity. These ideas from BHG offers ways to use those scraps of wallpaper gathering dust on a shelf. Just the thing to perk things up! Wallpaper

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Red White and Blue Decorating Ideas

People in my neighborhood of Old Towne Orange LOVE to decorate for holidays. around the neighborhood right now, everyone is breaking out their patriotic decorations for Memorial Day & the summer days beyond. These colorful displays make our neighborhood look so welcoming & even a bit old-fashioned. I am getting ready to prepare our home […]

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