Motivation

The Losses You’re Grieving: How Writing Can Help

Loss Comes in Many Forms People grieve after experiencing losses of all kinds. Many people associate grief with death, but it can also take on many other forms. Job loss, relationship statuses, switching schools, divorce, or any drastic life changes can also illicit a grief response. Right now, most everyone is dealing with one kind of…

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Couple’s Therapy FAQ

So…what happens in couple’s counseling? Is there something wrong with me/us?  Going to counseling is brave. No matter how you slice it, divulging our personal lives to a stranger can feel scary.  We see problems as a function of circumstances, not a personal failure. Going to therapy doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you or that you’re…

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“True Love” – Is This It?

Often times when we think of love, we think romance, dates, marriage, sex, having children, etc. Popular media often shapes how we think of love, and our own personal experiences can shape this landscape as well. Ask anybody and they’ll give you a definition of love, but it likely will not be the same from…

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Mindful Parenting: 10 Critical Elements for Any Discipline Plan

When you look up the meaning of “discipline” on the web, it says that it is training someone “to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience”! This makes it seem that punishment and discipline go hand and hand, but this is absolutely not the case! Self-“discipline” is about our ability…

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