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27 January 2015
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Self Improvement
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Financial Fasting

We are just a few weeks into the new year and most of us are trying to recover from all of the Christmas spending. I was reading an article in the Washington Post by the columnist and now author of the 21 Day Financial Fast, Michelle Singletary. Ms. Singletary spoke about how people want to lose […]


19 January 2015
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Self Improvement
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Who’s Taking Care of You?

Have you ever flown on an airplane?  If so, do you remember what the instructions are if there were to be a loss in cabin pressure?  Well, I’ve never been a flight attendant (at least yet in this lifetime), but I use the analogy of being on an airplane to describe the importance of taking […]


11 January 2015
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Self Improvement
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Is it laziness or procrastination?

Please be patient with me. God isn’t finished with me yet! What is procrastination?  How can I change a life long habit of putting important things off?  How can I reduce stress in my life by addressing issues such as meeting work deadlines, paying bills on time, and even being properly prepared for the positive aspects […]


5 January 2015
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Self Improvement
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Megan’s Leap List 2015

I learned about Leap Lists last year and decided to do one yearly ending on my birthday.  I did this last year and was somewhat successful. What I did find out is that I need support to keep them in mind.  So I will be trying to recruit my friends and family to write a […]


19 December 2014
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Self Improvement
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The Root of Hoarding

Does watching “Hoarding: Buried Alive” intrigue you?  Do you ever wonder why someone would live in uninhabitable conditions?  What causes hoarding? As an LPC-Intern, I continue to learn about diagnoses to extend my clinical knowledge.  One of the specialty areas that I have chosen to improve upon is: compulsive hoarding.  I have watched numerous episodes […]


17 December 2014
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Effective Grounding Techniques

Parents, I am not speaking of effective grounding techniques to assist in punishing your children… I am speaking of being grounded in the present.  Just being. Now a days, we run around with our head chopped off trying to juggle all of our adult responsibilities — taking care of children, attending a 40+ hour job, […]


4 December 2014
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True Path to Success

“…love yourself, love your work, love the people around you. Dare to love those who are different from you, no matter where they’re from, what they look like, and who they love. Pursue this life of love with focus and passion and ambition and courage. Give it your all. And that will be your path […]


28 November 2014
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See the Value in Past Challenges

Think about a difficult situation you had in the past that ended up making you a better person in some way.  You may have thought it was the end of the world at the time.  But you lived through it and you may have become stronger or been given new opportunities as a result. What […]

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