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2 December 2013
Category:
Counseling
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Cyber Monday 2013

We realize that our clients can obtain discounted counseling sessions from their church or other organizations.  We also realize that many people do not seek counseling because of the prices.  To help decrease that cost we offer different rates for our counselor to meet every budget.  In addition to our already reasonable rates from time […]


2 December 2013
Category:
Women
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Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder

The holiday season is well known for the smell of wood in a fireplace, drinking numerous cups of eggnog, wearing extra coat layers and sharing joy filled stories with family members.  Not all family members, however, may be filled with joy during this season.  To them, they may be experiencing the polar opposite: winter blues. […]


1 December 2013
Category:
Domestic Violence
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Financial Abuse – Common Signs

According the the Cycle of Power and Control seen in my previous post here, financial abuse is part of physically and emotionally abusive relationships. WomensLaw.org defines it as making or attempting to make a person financially dependent, e.g., maintaining total control over financial resources and withholding access to money, are some forms of financial abuse […]


30 November 2013
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Financial Abuse – Common Signs

According the the Cycle of Power and Control seen in my previous post here, financial abuse is part of physically and emotionally abusive relationships.  WomensLaw.org defines it as making or attempting to make a person financially dependent, e.g., maintaining total control over financial resources and withholding access to money, are some forms of financial abuse […]


29 November 2013
Category:
Family
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Giving Thanks

Giving thanks…It’s that time of year again where we as family and friends sit around the table giving and showing thanks to those who we care about. It’s a time to show our humility and gratitude for everything we have in our life. I was taught that Thanksgiving was not just about being thankful for […]


29 November 2013
Category:
Family
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Giving Thanks is Good for Your Mental Health

Did you know that giving thanks is good for your mental health? It’s true. When expressing gratitude, cortisol levels (the stress chemical in your brain) go down, and dopamine levels and other “good” chemicals in your brain go up. Many scientific studies have been done, and they have consistently shown that being grateful can reduce […]


28 November 2013
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Thanksgiving Day 2013

This Thanksgiving day I find myself being thankful for the Holy Bible.  I know that sounds like a cliche but I mean it.  It has the most comprehensive information you can find about living a good life.  If many of us just followed some of the principles found it it the world could be a […]


27 November 2013
Category:
Relationships
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The Season to Forgive Them

Many relationships that were once close knit have found themselves touched by some sort of discord or chaos. The discord was serious enough that it dismantled marriages, separated families, and even destroyed friendships. Maybe it is time to reconcile. Whenever our love or trust is betrayed, why do we find it almost impossible to forgive? […]

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