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Simple ways to live a life of gratitude

Creating an attitude of gratitude is one of the easiest steps we can take to improve our lives.  The happiness that we create for ourselves by showing our appreciation has far-reaching effects, both for ourselves and for those we come into contact with. The potential...

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Dealing with fear; how to discover your courage

By Barbara Fiscus, Juneau *** Fear. It’s something we all deal with at some time or another. Because it is so pervasive, it’s an important concept to understand, or at least to develop some tools to deal with. First, what is fear? One popular saying is that it is an...

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Ten Easy Ways to Relieve Stress

Sometimes we don't just need stress relief, but fast and easy relief. Here are ten simple solutions. Try them out, and keep in mind which ones work best for you, so you can use them regularly. 1. Deep breathing. Try six or seven deep breaths through your nose, with...

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Volunteers Receive ALiCE Training in Fairbanks

ALiCE is an acronym for: Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate Now, you ask, what exactly is an ALiCE Based Training? ALiCE was developed several years ago.  It was brought to the Fairbanks North Star Borough by the North Pole Chief of Police, Steve Dutra, who...

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