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I need better boundaries

Being afraid of confrontation is a common theme I see in people who do not have healthy boundaries. If this is the case for you, you may rather shove your own emotions down than express what you are feeling. You may want to avoid...

Why aren’t my goals sticking?

Studies have shown that roughly 83 percent of people living in the United States do not have goals. That is a striking statistic! The purpose of a goal is to give you direction to reach the desired result. Without goals, you can find yourself in the proverbial "reaching...

The Holiday Battle: You vs. Food

Today, it is fairly common to hear people referring to food as “good” and “bad”, especially around the holidays. Our culture sends so many messages to us about being “healthy”, and we often get praise when we are choosing to eat the foods that...

Finding The Right Therapist

Finding a therapist can be daunting. You have already made the decision to start therapy, which is difficult enough, and now you are tasked with finding the right match. Sometimes this can delay getting the help you need just because of how overwhelming it...

Our Hidden Truth

Most everyone has had an experience where they were doing something, had a feeling that they should not be where they were, and ignored it because they didn’t know why they felt that way. It is pretty common for someone to come into my...

Parenting: Navigating Lies

One of the worst feelings is knowing that you are being lied to. It’s difficult to know how to respond because the first reaction is often to get angry. It’s easy to take it personally, feel disrespected, and essentially - hurt. We often then...

Learning to Listen

Most of us have had miscommunication in our relationships at some point in time, whether it was with a parent, a child, a partner, etc. It can be easy to talk to someone and not give them your full attention, especially with our phones...

Recognizing Codependent Relationships

What is Codependency Anyway? It is an inability to be completely independent. Often times this can look like needing excessive approval from another person, relying on another person for emotional stability, and depending on another for a sense of identity. Codependent behavior is an unhealthy...

Four unhealthy communication styles that can predict divorce. 

Saying it Silently Packs Most Punch
Communication issues happen to be one of the top reasons couples find themselves in counseling. Having healthy communication is vitally important in order to feel heard and intimately connected. Having healthy communication allows you to solve problems effectively and assert your needs without conflict....

How Saying “No” Can be Good for You

Saying “no” can be good for you when you are setting a limit. Setting boundaries can be difficult at times, especially with certain people, but they are important to set because they protect us. If we do not set them, those around us do...

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The Holiday Battle: You vs. Food

Today, it is fairly common to hear people referring to food as “good” and “bad”, especially around the holidays. Our culture sends so many...

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Our Hidden Truth

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