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Teens and Stress

Teens have many reasons to feel stressed out.  Between school work, parents, teachers, friends, relationships, jobs and anything else, it’s no wonder teens are feeling the pressure.  You’re not alone, and believe it or not, there are many things you can do to help yourself identify, minimize, and manage your stress. “A… Read More >>

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Do I Need Marriage Counseling?

  Do you remember when you first got married? How you believed that you could conquer anything and defy the odds with your love? That you were soulmates destined to be together for all eternity? This is what most of us enter into marriage believing. After all, if you thought it was… Read More >>

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How Technology Affects Relationships

Have you ever wondered how technology affects relationships or the future of dating?  After finally watching the movie “Her”, my mind is spinning with so many thoughts and questions about the ways technology affects relationships.  The idea that one could actually develop a relationship with an inanimate object is truly disturbing.  Yet,… Read More >>

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Don’t Make Resolutions

I don’t make resolutions, especially at the beginning of the year. You might ask why. Because it is a set-up for failure. And failure leads to self-loathing, which can lead to depression and take a toll on your self-esteem. Furthermore, most resolutions are unrealistic and unattainable to begin with. Now you may… Read More >>

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HOW TO BE THANKFUL WHEN YOU’RE NOT

Have you ever wondered how to be thankful when you’re not? It’s no easy task. With relationship problems, financial woes, workplace hardships, and difficult children, it’s no wonder we can’t always find something to be thankful for. Rather, it is easier to get stuck with negative thoughts and beliefs that everyone else… Read More >>

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I JUST NEEDED A BREAK

I just needed a break. Plain and simple. If anybody is wondering where I’ve been and why you haven’t seen my blogs lately, it’s because I JUST NEEDED A BREAK. I decided to practice what I preach. I realized that every day, I’m talking with people and encouraging them to take a… Read More >>

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HOW DATING HAS CHANGED

It’s interesting to look at how dating has changed over the years. Dating in this day and age is bizarre, if not almost surreal. Texting has taken over phone calls, dates are met online, and much of the excitement and anticipation that used to happen while dating is gone. When I was… Read More >>

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Are You Happy? – Finding and Keeping Happiness

Are you happy? When is the last time you even thought about that question? What does that even mean to you? Why is it so hard to answer? If you are a parent, especially if you are a single parent, work outside of the home, or have a child with special needs,… Read More >>

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Problems in a Relationship: 7 Relationship Tips That You Can Use Today

Each day, someone will ask me, “Can you help me with my relationship?” Quite often, it is followed by, “My husband (or wife) won’t come to therapy.” I’m here to tell you it’s okay. Believe it or not, one person can affect far more change in a relationship than you might have… Read More >>

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Entitled Children: Have We Gone Too Far?

Many feel that we are raising a generation of entitled children worse than ever before. We give constant praise for mediocrity and fear damaging our children’s self-esteem if we are honest. But have we gone too far? Last week, one of my friends wrote on Facebook “my son just received a trophy… Read More >>

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