Are you having Thanksgiving at your house and want a really cool easy centerpiece for your table?

Well, this is the coolest, most elegant idea I have come across in a long time. You will need to have: faux fruit/gourds or use real produce A beautiful bowl or pedestal cake dish Adhesive “bling” – found at a craft/hobby store to decorate the produce Apply the “bejeweled” patterns to each piece of fruit [...]

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Q & A About Conflict

Q: In meetings we have various opinions expressed. This is good because it adds many ideas to the mix, but at times it results in a great deal of conflict and no decisions being made. Do you have any models of conflict management? A: Thank you for your question. Part of making a situation, a [...]

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Have you ever called in sick?

Have you ever called in sick? If you have, you are not alone. Studies show that roughly 19 percent of people call in sick just so they can catch up on their sleep. Calling in sick for sleep is the fourth common reason; than there is: 1) just do not feel like it 2) need [...]

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How to rate your pain?

You have pain and you’re ready to go to your local healthcare provider to make it stop. What question do they always ask? “On a scale of one to 10, how would you rate your pain?” How do those numbers translate into how much your body is hurting? Let’s give pain levels some definitions to [...]

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Video blog: Why do we have a Pope?

This year, Pope Benedict XVI retired, and Pope Francis stepped in as our next shepherd. However, what really IS the role of the pope? And, why should it even matter to us? In this latest C4: Ignite Your Catholic Faith, Bishop Don Hying discusses why we have a pope. Based upon the Catechism of the [...]

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Healing Thoughts: November 2013

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing [...]

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Where did the pink ribbon come from?

Ever wonder how the pink ribbon became the icon for breast cancer awareness? It all started when a woman by the name of Charlotte Hayley started to make peach-colored loops inspired by friends and family with breast cancer. Each set of five came with a card saying, “The National Cancer Institute annual budget is $1.8 [...]

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