Tag: Advice Column

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Speaking and Critical People

“When I’m in the moment, it doesn’t even occur to me to think before speaking, or to consider the consequences of my words. How can I try to prevent myself from speaking carelessly or foolishly?” I’m glad  you realize that you need to think before speaking. That is the first […]

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A Tragic Baking Mistake Solved

“Every time I crave that buttery, flaky goodness, I pull out the flour, butter, salt, and other ingredients. I form the dough and get ready to put it in balls in the cooking pan. Each cookie is a different shape and size. While one burns, the other is not cooked […]

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Anxiety Over Exams

Allison writes: “I have a tendency to get really stressed and anxious during the school year, particularly during exam time. What do you recommend to reduce stress and anxiety?” What is causing you anxiety exactly? Are you worried that you don’t have enough time to study? Are you worried that […]

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Conflict with Friends

“If someone keeps wronging you, at what point do you end the relationship? Always forgive them, sure, but allowing yourself to be wronged time and time again surely isn’t the answer. How do you find compassion and forgiveness for people who have hurt you before?” If you ever feel like […]