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January 2, 2020
Why Your New Year Resolutions Are Not Working

I believe in change!!!  If I didn’t, I would totally be in the wrong business.  But I have long been on a one-person mission to discourage people from New Year resolutions because resolutions so often don’t work and end up making people feel worse than they felt before they started.   They are all too often based on […]

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December 19, 2019
Family Stories...

Most of the stories we have out ourselves and the world around us have root in our families of origin.  Some of these stories are good and help us build meaning in our lives.  Then there are the negative stories that we struggle with until we learn to rewrite them.  This time of year when we are spending […]

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December 5, 2019
Stories We Tell...

We all do it. When decide that our morning meeting or drive home or visit to the grocery store is going to go a certain way and we get upset when it does not go as planned.  Each of us carries around a lot of stories, some good, some bad.  We have stories about what it was […]

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November 21, 2019
The Eating Season is Upon Us

Welcome to the ‘eating season!’  It is in full swing.  While I hear people sharing their plans for Thanksgiving, we are talking about the food we will all eat.  The talk and temptation of food coupled with cold temperatures that encourage us all to stay indoors, make food and eating all the more alluring to snuggle up to.  It’s […]

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November 7, 2019
Mindful Eating

To me, the holidays are the eating season.  It starts with Halloween (the best holiday of the year) and all the leftover candy that you tell everyone you bought for treat-or-treaters but you know you actually bought for yourself.  Then it’s Thanksgiving, which brings us to the kick off to holiday party season that builds […]

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October 24, 2019
How to Handle Suicidal Thoughts in a Loved One

It’s a truly terrible feeling to know that someone you care about is hurting and there is little you can do to help them.  Today we are going to examine things you can do when you know someone you care about is depressed and you worry they are contemplating self-harm.   Do unto others as you would […]

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October 10, 2019
Celebrating World Mental Health Day

Today is World Health Day and this year the World Health Organization (WHO) has dedicated today to suicide prevention.  While suicide is on the decline for some of Europe, according to the WHO someone in the world dies of suicide every 40 seconds.  Their goal with focusing on suicide prevention today is to try and attract attention […]

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September 26, 2019
Who Are You Voting For?

Last time we talked about getting stressed and overwhelmed with the political season quickly approaching.  A different but equally important and often overlooked is what do you believe in? What are the issues that matter to you? Forget about parties. It may be true that you feel as though you lean one way or the other but […]

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September 12, 2019
2020 Elections... Yikes

I don’t know about you but I feel as though I’m bracing myself for the next election cycle as though I would be bracing myself for a car crash.  A big difference though is a car crash would be over in a matter of seconds…. This election cycle has, in truth, already started and will last […]

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