Tips To Encourage Your Teen To Give Therapy A Try

    Teens can be tough to talk to. Especially a teen who needs therapy. Maybe they’re too depressed or angry to say much. Perhaps your relationship is fragile and you don’t know what to say. Or maybe you broached the topic already. How did that go?...

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Calling in Backup: How to Secure a Reliable, Responsive Support System

  “No man is an island” the saying goes. Well, no woman is either! That’s not to say that women are weak. Quite to the contrary. We’re strong, tough, and robust. We bear up under the pangs of childbirth—often multiple times. And...

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Live Like You’re Loved, No Matter What!

One of our greatest human needs is to be loved. In fact, we thrive on feeling loved.Why is that? It’s because it assures us that we have value! At times, though, other humans—parents, spouses, children, extended family, or friends—may fail to...

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How Your Happiness is Closely Tied to Positive Thinking and Clear Communication

“I’ll be happy when I get my own place.”“I’ll be happy when I land a good job.” “I’ll be happy when I can start my own family.” In a way, you may believe those kinds of thoughts are positive. After all,...

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7 Skills Teens Need to Grow Up

Good planning and hard work usually lead to success. That is even more true when preparing your teen to become independent and capable of living on their own. But it’s by no means easy. In this post, I explore 7...

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3 Signs That Your Life Online is Interfering with The Life you Want

Have you ever contemplated the appeal of online life? What is it that makes it so enticing for you? Is it the fact that you have everything at your fingertips? The flexibility of being able to go online even in the...

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How Can I Love God With My Whole Heart But Still Feel Depressed?

How can I love God with my whole heart but still feel depressed?  All of us feel down or blue at times. Usually with time,  this sadness passes. Even when it lasts longer, you often can draw strength from...

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Transitions: How to Survive When Your Life Unexpectedly Changes

Life transitions come in all shapes and sizes. Some of these major life changes are not surprises and may even be planned well in advance. These types of changes may include: Moving/Relocating Getting married/Moving in with a partner Having...

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7 Ways to Shed Negative Comparisons and Decide What Matters Most

Does it really matter who makes the most money, has the biggest house, or throws the more extravagant parties?Does it matter who has the most friends, looks the sexiest in scantily-clad pictures, is the skinniest, or has the best...

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How to Overcome Overwhelm

Many young adults struggle to overcome  overwhelm they feel as they experience the momentous transition into adulthood. They try their best, juggling work, school, personal life, and finances, but often feel overwhelmed by their countless responsibilities. Is this the case...

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