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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...

How do I find my work/life balance?

Mind, body, connections of creative confidence and flow
I became a mother in 2016 and I was able to better grasp the gravity of having proper work/life balance. If you do not have a balance you will constantly feel depleted, overwhelmed, angry, and resentful. These emotions can only build for so long...

Why is it so hard to end an unhealthy relationship?

My last article pointed out 50 reasons why people stay in unhealthy relationships. Research shows that it is hard to end an unhealthy relationship. Furthermore, it shows that being in an unhealthy relationship is detrimental to your mental health. There is a push and...

Am I There Yet? Surviving Major Life Transitions

Do you remember watching those cartoons where the kids were in the back of the car screaming, “Are we there yet?!” This phrase can be the root of several emotions. We can all feel anxious, frustrated, or sad at times. Sometimes just sitting in...

Adolescents and Opioids

There is no secret that substance abuse is on a rise among our youth. Adolescent and substance has always been one of those issues that have drawn attention both locally and nationally. Substance abuse had drawn so much attention that there are legal stipulations...

50 Signs that you are in an unhealthy relationship

Many people are in unhealthy relationships today, but stay because the relationship feels "normal". There is a fundamental difference in what is normal and what is healthy. You may have seen unhealthy relationships when you were growing up and therefore it seems normal. Therefore,...

Why Self Care is so Important this Holiday Season

Holidays can be wonderful, though a struggle at the same time. Some people don't feel connected to their family. There are also people who have a difficult time saying "no" and end up taking on more than they intended to. This is why it...

Beating the Holiday Blues, before they hit.

“How am I supposed to make it through the Holidays?” “It is going to be different this year with them not here.” “I do not want to have to see him again”. The Holidays can bring joy, but can also bring pain. The Holidays...

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