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The New Normal – Ask For Help

These days we all have some degree of disruption to our normal lives… issues with bills, food, rent/mortgage, managing effective boundaries with kids! We miss so many of our fun outlets. Some people have ongoing or new, underlying issues that may be triggered due to the way we are needing to live right now. There […]

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Research on naps, meditation, nature walks and the habits of exceptional artists and athletes reveals how mental breaks increase productivity, replenish attention, solidify memories and encourage creativity. Credit: anoldent via Flickr Every now and then during the workweek—usually around three in the afternoon—a familiar ache begins to saturate my forehead and pool in my temples. […]

2 Simple Steps for Improving Relationships

Making things better is about not getting stuck making things better Published on January 11, 2015 by Robert Taibbi, L.C.S.W. in Fixing Families Lately, when I’ve been doing couple therapy, I realize that though the content is always different and the level of emotion varies, what the solution that both partners are seeking often boils […]

Children Learn What They Live

If a child lives with tolerance, he learns to be patient. If a child lives with encouragment, he learns confidence. If a child lives with praise, he learns to appreciate. If a child lives with fairness, he learns justice. If a child lives with security, he learns to have faith. If a child lives with […]