Betty Franklin

September 14, 2017

The Zen of Laughter

“When I woke up today, the blahs were back again”, a friend told me. “Then, I switched on the TV and a comedy was on. Soon, I was laughing out loud. It made me feel so good!” Laughter energizes, enables and inspires. It helps you cope, be more creative and […]
September 7, 2017

How Safe is Your Day from A Minefield of Thought Attacks?

I wake up and my mind is already under attack. Managing my thinking to avoid pitfalls that slow down or stop my day from moving forward takes effort. If I don’t work at it, the chance of being hit by a bomb increases immensely. Having lived with major depression and […]
September 20, 2016
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Property Lines

A helpful tool in building healthy relationships is learning to identify who owns what. Then we let each person own and possess his or her rightful property. If another person has an addiction, a problem, a feeling, or a self-defeating behavior, that is their property, not ours. If someone is […]
September 8, 2016
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What Have You Inherited?

What have you inherited from your parents or grandparents? Do you recognize any behaviours that you inherited from your parents or grandparents? What are they? Are they healthy behaviors and attitudes? What might you see in your life that you disliked in your parents or grandparents?