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Boundaries for the Holidays
The holidays are traditionally an opportunity to spend time with family and loved ones. They are a time for enjoying each other’s company with good food and warm feelings of love and joy. But sometimes those feelings are not so … Continue reading
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Feeling Stressed Versus Feeling Overwhelmed – Why It’s Important to Know the Difference
Stress has become a part of modern life. That’s not a good thing. The feeling of stress is your mind’s way of telling you something is not right. However, with all the demands of modern life, most people don’t stop … Continue reading
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Creativity – Could It Be the Answer to Curbing Stress?
Most of us deal with stress at various times in our lives. Currently, while our world still struggles against the COVID-19 pandemic, that stress and anxiety is heightened in many people. However, research shows that creativity may be an important … Continue reading
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Stress in Relationships and How to Cope
There are a number of factors in modern life that can strain relationships. It is important to address these stressors as quickly as possible and find ways to overcome them. Some of the top stressors include: Death of a loved … Continue reading
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When You are Fighting all the Time
Are you and your spouse fighting all the time? All relationships go through ups and downs, but the stress that constant fighting puts on your life can be substantial. At times you may want to throw in the towel and … Continue reading
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Problems in Your Marriage: Is Co-Dependency to Blame?
Often couples therapy starts with one spouse or partner coming to my office with a laundry list of complaints about the other. They do not feel appreciated, they feel they do everything for the relationship and feel “less than” in … Continue reading
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Don’t Get Overwhelmed Over the Holidays
The holidays are supposed to be idyllic times for friends, family and children. For many people the holidays are stressful with overloaded schedules and high expectations that can’t reasonably be met. Spending time with family members who you may not … Continue reading
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Successful Couples Therapy
You constantly fight, you’re struggling with infertility…one of you mentioned divorce…someone had an affair. There many reasons why marriages are strained and pushed to the limit and these complex issues compel couples turn to a counselor for help. Whatever situation … Continue reading
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Anxiety at Work
Deadlines, pressure, budgets. A cranky boss, overbearing colleague, or a client you just can not make happy. All these aspects of your professional life can add up to feeling over stressed and may trigger your anxiety. When you experience … Continue reading
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