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Can You Hear Compliments? How to Let Praise into... I was recently having a conversation with an old friend. We were talking about what was up lately and I was so excited about what was going on in her life, that I didn’t even realize that I was missing so much of what she … ...
Today I Love My Canada Today I love my Canada as I do every day, and today I love that we celebrate that love in all the ways we choose. I love that I have … ...
ADHD and Luck: Taking the Gamble of Inattention Do you like games of chance? If so, you’ll love having ADHD. We often associate inattention with problems like not being able to get work done or losing things. But … ...
6 Talks Every Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage You and your partner should tackle these six important topics before you tie the knot.
6 Talks You Should Have Before You Get Married Instead of just planning the wedding, the two of you should be tackling these six important topics before you tie the knot.
Best of Our Blogs: July 1, 2016 With 4th of July just around the corner, I’d like to revisit the word, “freedom.” What does it mean to you? Since having children, the word seems elusive. But I realized there are a multitude of ways we can feel imprisoned. Our job, relationship(s), or … ...
How to Capture Ideas in a Blog What if you have too many ideas? Your blog is full of everything, all at once, and is all over the place. What do you do?  I have too many blog ideas If you have too many ideas, that’s a really good thing! Currently, Google … ...
What Do We Know About Cyberbullying? Social media has created new ways for people to connect with each other, but it has also created new ways for people to demean and harass each other. Over the last several years, cyberbullying has led to several high-profile suicides that have made national news, but the problem is much...
Guest Blog: My Uncle is Bipolar The other day, my 18-year-old niece and I were chatting and the topic of me living with bipolar disorder came up. It wasn’t a particularly involved conversation, but her responses … ...
Sleep Disturbances Increase Suicide Risk Suicide is a huge issue when dealing with bipolar disorder. It’s not something people like to talk about, but it’s the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, … ...
5 Keys to Providing Quality Dementia Care at Home Quality dementia care is the source of my mother's contentment and having a team of caregivers is key to my father's very survival. Here's how we've created our pleasant journey.
Is Money Your Jailer? 4 Steps To Getting Out Of Jail If you’ve ever experienced abuse (physical, sexual, emotional, physical, mental), most likely you view money like you view life: as a perpetrator. (You can about viewing life through … ...
Forgiveness: It’s For You, Not For Them If you’ve ever been abused, you may be very familiar with anger, blame and resentment. When we’ve experienced abuse… We’re filled with anger and rage at our abuser(s) for what … ...
Am I Really This Selfish, Or Is It Just the Anorexia? Anorexia turns people into less nice versions of themselves. What does this mean, exactly, and does that nicer person you used to be really resurface during recovery?
Alcohol: 8 Steps to Slow Down Your Drinking Lots of us enjoy having a drink with our friends. Whether it’s a glass of red with the girls, or a beer at the family barbeque, once we start, it can be difficult to stop. Your age, physicality, gender and any medication you take all affect how you react to alcohol. This is why some […]
6 Incredibly Effective Ways to Love Someone with Social... How to nurture your relationship with your socially anxious partner. What is social anxiety disorder? It’s a type of anxiety disorder characterized by fear of negative evaluation or humiliation, concerns about the judgments of others, and worry that one will be rejected. According to the … ...
Trust No One… Isn’t it amazing when you can look into a person’s eyes and know that you can have complete faith and trust in them?  You can trust that this person won’t … ...
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Three Reasons to Learn NLP from a Millennial’s Perspective... Should you learn NLP? One of our students recently completed the NLP training, which stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. I asked her to give me the top three reasons she thinks … ...
The Healing Power of Hugs One day several years ago, I spontaneously hugged a patient of mine, Gretchen. It was during a moment in which her despair and distress were so intense that it seemed cruel on a human level not to reach out my arms to her, in the … ...