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6 04, 2020

Grief and Coronavirus: What’s the Connection?

2020-04-04T10:18:43+00:00

These are trying times. It wasn’t too long ago that we were enjoying our everyday lives—going to work, attending school, seeing a concert or show, and in general living life as we pleased. Now the situation has changed dramatically and quickly. Schools are closed, many have lost their jobs, and social distancing [...]

Grief and Coronavirus: What’s the Connection?2020-04-04T10:18:43+00:00
16 03, 2020

Is the Fear of Other People’s Reactions Holding You Back?

2020-03-14T09:46:25+00:00

Being conscious of how other people respond to you is a useful skill. A good example is when you say something, and people react differently from what you expected. Their response is helpful in that it allows you to make changes in your behavior. However, many people struggle with a fear of [...]

Is the Fear of Other People’s Reactions Holding You Back?2020-03-14T09:46:25+00:00
2 03, 2020

Avoiding Burnout Boils Down to Competition vs. Ambition – Here’s Why

2020-03-01T10:30:43+00:00

Avoiding burnout is a concern for nearly any profession. When it comes to burnout, though, people often think of stress from the job. Or, they don’t have the same passion about what they are doing that they used to. However, what if the source of burnout comes from an imbalance of competition [...]

Avoiding Burnout Boils Down to Competition vs. Ambition – Here’s Why2020-03-01T10:30:43+00:00
17 02, 2020

5 Reasons to Set Relationship Goals Annually

2020-02-16T11:23:33+00:00

If you're like most people, you set goals for yourself regularly. There are deadlines that either you or someone else makes for you at work. At home, you have a to-do list of tasks that need completing, such as replacing the air filter in the furnace or vacuuming the stairs. You might [...]

5 Reasons to Set Relationship Goals Annually2020-02-16T11:23:33+00:00
3 02, 2020

Is Adopting the Second Time Easier or Harder?

2020-02-02T11:19:46+00:00

Adoption is such an impacting process. You are filled with so many emotions, such as joy and delight. However, feeling trepidation and anxiety are reasonably common, too. You decided once to open your heart for a child who needed a home. Now that things have settled, you have begun considering whether or [...]

Is Adopting the Second Time Easier or Harder?2020-02-02T11:19:46+00:00
20 01, 2020

How to Prepare for Social Development in Adolescence – Parents, Know What Lies Ahead!

2020-01-19T02:18:14+00:00

Parents often consider their child's transition from childhood to adolescence in one of two ways: excitement or dread. Most often, parents feel a bit of both. In particular, social development in adolescence tends to be a parental concern. And, of course, your child needs to have these experiences so that [...]

How to Prepare for Social Development in Adolescence – Parents, Know What Lies Ahead!2020-01-19T02:18:14+00:00
6 01, 2020

Is Therapy for You More Than Talking? – How to Make Sense of It All

2020-01-05T11:08:53+00:00

A common misperception exists that therapy is supposed to sterile, cold, and impersonal. The stereotypical scenario is that you go to the therapists’ office, lie down on the couch, and talk. All the while, a therapist sits in a chair, taking notes. Occasionally they speak up to say, “how does that make [...]

Is Therapy for You More Than Talking? – How to Make Sense of It All2020-01-05T11:08:53+00:00
16 12, 2019

Reinventing You: How to Let Q1 Define Your Professional Future

2020-01-05T11:10:04+00:00

The New Year means celebrating and looking back on all that happened over the last 365 days. However, for professionals, the coming year brings the first quarter (Q1). While it's okay to look back on the past, but not to dwell on it too much either. Now is the time to start [...]

Reinventing You: How to Let Q1 Define Your Professional Future2020-01-05T11:10:04+00:00
2 12, 2019

5 Tips to Successfully Navigate the Holidays with a New Romance

2019-12-01T10:47:02+00:00

The holidays are upon us, which means sharing meals, exchanging gifts, and spending quality time with the people you love. If you have a new romance in your life, then this time of year has an extra special meaning. However, it can also be one of uncertainty, as you both [...]

5 Tips to Successfully Navigate the Holidays with a New Romance2019-12-01T10:47:02+00:00
18 11, 2019

What You Need to Know About Relating or Evaluating in Relationships

2019-11-17T11:47:41+00:00

Previously, we discussed what it means to be a relator versus an evaluator in my post Relator or Evaluator? How to Know Your Relationship Strength. To sum up, a relator approaches relationships through communication, trust, and empathy. Whereas, an evaluator is good at problem-solving and analyzing problems. Both have their strengths [...]

What You Need to Know About Relating or Evaluating in Relationships2019-11-17T11:47:41+00:00