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Let’s Talk Burn Out

Ah, let's talk burn out—I can guarantee most of us know the feeling, but what does it really mean? According to helpguide.org, burn out is “a ...
can vs can't control

Can vs Can’t Control

Do you focus on what you CAN control, or what you CAN'T? A common theme that I have been seeing in my clients, friends, family and ...
So You Want Justice?

So You Want Justice?

**Note: This article was written and posted prior to the death of George Floyd and in no way pertains to appropriate justice for that his horrific ...
Getting To Know Yourself Too Well

Getting To Know Yourself Too Well

Wow, with how much time we’ve spent with ourselves over the last six weeks or so, you may have been getting to know yourself too well! ...

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burn out

Let’s Talk Burn Out

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Ah, let's talk burn out—I can guarantee most of us know the feeling, but what does it really mean? According to helpguide.org, burn out is “a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by ...
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can vs can't control

Can vs Can’t Control

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Do you focus on what you CAN control, or what you CAN'T? A common theme that I have been seeing in my clients, friends, family and even myself is putting focus on things that we ...
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So You Want Justice?

So You Want Justice?

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**Note: This article was written and posted prior to the death of George Floyd and in no way pertains to appropriate justice for that his horrific death. This article was intended to address being wronged ...
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Getting To Know Yourself Too Well

Getting To Know Yourself Too Well

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Wow, with how much time we’ve spent with ourselves over the last six weeks or so, you may have been getting to know yourself too well! Really, think back . . . working from home, ...
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Is Toxic Positivity Causing A Problem?

Is Toxic Positivity Causing A Problem?

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Have you ever heard of toxic positivity?  A good example is when you've opened up to someone about your feelings or what you have been struggling with and they responded back with some type of ...
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Rewriting History

Rewriting History

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Rewriting history is when someone recounts certain events, but they spin or twist the facts around usually so that they are the victim of the story instead of having any fault in it. The more ...
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5 Ways to Focus on Recovery During Quarantine

5 Ways to Focus on Recovery During Quarantine

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If your recovery from alcohol, sex, food, or drug addiction has suffered from being in quarantine, here are 5 way to focus on recovery during quarantine.  Know that you are not alone. Being out of ...
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Navigating Family Time During Quarantine

Navigating Family Time During Quarantine

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Counselor and Co-Owner, Christy Aloisio, RN, LCSW, talks about how to adjust to increased family time. Tips on how to navigate more family time during coronavirus quarantine ...
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Blame

Blame

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Blame Is Ugly The Blame Game is a trap to keep you in a lower position in life. Blaming says, “there’s nothing I can do about how I feel or respond to this scenario. I ...
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Beating the Winter Blues

Beating the Winter Blues

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This time of year can be hard—the holiday season brings varied reactions and some very mixed feelings for a lot of people. Wintertime is tough: it’s gray, it’s cold; it begins to feel smarter to ...
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Living In Reactivity

Living In Reactivity

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Have you ever been in a relationship living in reactivity, feeling like a screech owl? Some people believe no one can ‘make’ us feel anything. They believe it is all up to us. However, it ...
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Is Criticism Effective In Creating Change?

Is Criticism Effective In Creating Change?

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There is a lot of talk about "constructive" criticism, but is it really effective in creating change? Julie and John Gottman, couples’ therapists and researchers, suggest that there really is no such thing as constructive ...
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Applying the Love Languages

Applying the Love Languages

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Most clients I have met have heard of The Five Love Languages (by Dr. Gary Chapman), and many even know their own preferences. That being said, some struggle to apply this knowledge in day to ...
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