Tag Archives: emotions

Are you dreading the holidays? Learn to set boundaries now!

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone and all that remains are the leftovers… and possibly some hard feelings. If looking ahead to the next round of holiday dinners and gatherings has you particularly distressed, you are not alone. On the … Continue reading

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Ditch the resolutions! Try gratitude instead.

This New Year’s Eve, instead of making the same old tired resolutions that you’ll most likely abandon in a few weeks anyway, consider trying something that could really change your life: gratitude. It may not be as dramatic as, say, … Continue reading

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November is National Runaway Prevention Month: The Tragedy of Runaway and Homeless Youth

Right about now, most of us are thinking about spending time with family and friends, gathering for meals and exchanging gifts. But for the estimated 1.6 to 2.8 million runaway and homeless youth in America, the only concern is day-to-day … Continue reading

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Is Anxiety the New Normal? – Mental Health Wellness Week

As we rush around with jobs, kids, keeping up with the Joneses, or even binge-watching the latest hot television series, it’s no wonder more and more of us are asking, Is this all there is? Today’s midlife (or earlier) crises … Continue reading

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3 Reasons You Should Give Yourself a Break

Something happened in September and October that you may have noticed. I stopped posting my blog. Not intentionally, of course. I kept meaning to get to it. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday… but week after week, too many other things were getting … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

Tribal societies, whose parenting and child-rearing practices have remained essentially the same for… well… ever, offer some interesting insights into the best practices for raising children to be well-adjusted, productive, happy adults. These methods have been rebranded for modern Western … Continue reading

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Helicopter Parenting is Bad. Or Good.

For Back-to-School season, we’re taking a look at different parenting styles and philosophies. Last time we examined Purposeful Parenting. This time, we’re taking on the Helicopter Parent. The definition of a helicopter parent (according to Google) is “a parent who … Continue reading

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