SIX SIGNS YOU’VE FOUND TRUE LOVE

THEY say all you need is love — and having practiced psychiatry for 16 years, I can say it’s at the center of the biggest question people struggle with: Have I found love? In my life, have I been really, truly loved? So many of us are told in childhood that we are loved —……

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Look inward to unlock secrets

In an age dominated by quick fixes, e-mail and Twitter, it’s easy to keep wearing masks that make us strangers not only to one another, but also to ourselves. What’s the antidote to this kind of estrangement? Introspection. These questions are the beginning of a journey that can reintroduce you to yourself. Here they are:……

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Adult ADHD: What you need to know

Adults with ADHD can find it difficult to focus, to listen attentively to others, and to remain organized. Since childhood, the person may have developed coping mechanisms to enable them to function in work and relationships, but this can be stressful and tiring. Medications and lifestyle changes can help people cope. Originally posted 2018-08-03 23:03:52….

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SOBERING TRUTHS ABOUT ALCOHOL’S SUBTLE GRIP

OVER the course of my work, I end up treating many patients for alcohol abuse. But in the beginning, very few of them actually come to me worried about whether they might be alcoholics. Most of them come for help with depression, marital discord, stress at work or anxiety. Many of these men and women……

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Fast-growing 110 Grill restaurant chain bucks industry trend

The flashy copper awning of 110 Grill has become increasingly difficult to miss in Massachusetts, as the “upscale casual” restaurant chain continues to open new locations at a rapid pace. Originally posted 2018-09-01 00:19:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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TAKE A CHANCE TO FIND A FRIEND

THESE days, the things that pass for friendship make me think that people have forgotten about the real thing. People busily count their Facebook “friends” (my own profile has collected just shy of 600 of them) or they’re busy getting instant messages from pals who are really just bored and can’t stand feeling alone —……

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Music: Vibraphone virtuoso Joe Locke touring new album in Boston

Jazz vibraphonist Joe Locke tackles big concepts with his music, so it’s not surprising that he describes his latest work, “Subtle Disguise,” as the “total expression of who I am as a musician and human being.” It also probably unavoidable that such an admittedly autobiographical concept would also touch upon life in America in 2018.Those…

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What are some foods to ease your anxiety?

Food plays a vital role in nutrition and keeping the mind in its healthiest state. People respond in a variety of ways to different foods, but there are some foods that are known to reduce anxiety. These include eggs, brazil nuts, fatty-fish, yogurt, and dark chocolate. Learn more about anxiety-reducing foods here. Originally posted 2018-08-03…

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Music: Marcia Ball still shines bright

Earlier this year the Texas state Legislature voted Marcia Ball the official 2018 Texas State Musician and in October she’ll be inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame along with Los Lobos and Ray Charles. It is heady stuff, but it’s not like she’s an overnight sensation as Ball is also celebrating her 50th…

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NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES:

A new Tana French novel is cause for celebration and “The Witch Elm” is 509 pages of delicious reading. French outsmarts at every twist. She sets scenes and instills moods in beautiful sentences you want to linger over. Best of all, she gives her characters, each with his or her unique point of view, the…

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