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Counseling Corner for February 1, 2017

Your boss may be a wonderful person and great to work with, but there are still going to be times when you will have disagreements or differences of opinion. These can be awkward situations, since you know who’s in charge but yet you still feel...

 

No, Don't Give Up On Those New Year's Resolutions Quite Yet

Admit it. You’ve already forgotten those New Year’s resolutions you made just a few weeks ago and most likely you didn’t succeed in accomplishing most of them (any of them?). But it isn’t too late to give them a second chance and it is worth...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of October 19, 2016

Domestic violence is more common than many people realize. The National Coalition Against Domestic Abuse estimates that more than 10 million women and men are the victims of some form of physical violence from an intimate partner each year. But...

 

Letting Your Kids Learn To Be More Independent

At this time of the year, many parents find themselves stressed as they watch their children become more independent. Summer’s over and that son or daughter is heading off to college for the first time. Or maybe a teen is now entering high school,...

 

Counseling Corner for July 27, 2016

We all feel anxiety at times. We may be anxious about a new job, moving to a new city, entering into a romantic relationship. This normal, everyday anxiety is usually a type of stress that we learn to cope with fairly easily. But for some people,...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of June 8, 2016

eam Up For Success In Creating A Healthier Life Some people have strong opinions about everything and no hesitation in sharing them, even when those opinions aren’t wanted. While that’s certainly not a formula for social success, many of us face...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of April 6, 2016

Summer and bathing suit season are just around the corner and that has a lot of us looking in the mirror and wondering how we can make those excess pounds disappear. While there are a number of reasons for being overweight (sure, you know most of...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of March 23, 2016

Change happens to all of us. Sometimes it's gradual, as when we watch our parents (and ourselves) age, and sometimes it's very abrupt, as when our job ends unexpectedly. Most of us don't like sudden change. We can easily accept small changes, but...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of March 16, 2016

There have been numerous reports about the situation of overweight and obese children in this country. It can be a difficult subject to approach when your own child is facing weight issues, but there are positive ways to help your child deal with...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of March 9, 2016

Counseling Corner... Tips For Dealing Sensibly With Your Teenager's Mistakes From the American Counseling Association Team Up For Success In Creating A Healthier Life Every teenager will goof up sometime, make mistakes, act stupidly or perhaps try...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of February 17, 2016

Not that long ago, retirement for almost everyone meant the end of that daily commute and free time to take up hobbies, travel or simply enjoying life at home. While many retirees are still doing such things, there has also been a considerable...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of January 27, 2016

Team Up For Success In Creating A Healthier Life When we marry, we all expect the relationship to last forever. Unfortunately, “forever” turns out to be fairly short for many marriages. Current studies show about 43% of marriages end in divorce...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of January 13, 2016

It’s the time of the year when many of us get serious about getting our bodies back in shape. After all those holiday treats, we may notice that our clothes are just a wee bit tighter and that we seem out of breath much more often. But while gettin...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of December 30, 2015

From the American Counseling Association It's a certainty that the number one resolution again this year will be about weight loss. While it's a good resolution it's not an easy one to accomplish. And that's why friends and family are often very...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of December 23, 2015

The holiday season is a period when lots of us feel overwhelmed by all the stress, tension and pressure it can bring. While the holidays usually hold great joy for many people, for some of us this time of year can leave us feeling overcome by the exp...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of December 16, 2015

The holiday season is a period when lots of us feel overwhelmed by all the stress, tension and pressure it can bring. While the holidays usually hold great joy for many people, for some of us this time of year can leave us feeling overcome by the exp...

 

Counseling Corner for the week of December 9, 2015

As parents, many of us have seen how recent terrorist acts can frighten our young children. Between the Internet, TV news, and the talk among friends, even fairly young children may worry that what has happened elsewhere might happen to them. While...

 

Counseling Corner for week of October 28, 2015

If you're in a work situation where you aren't getting along with your supervisor or boss, it can be easy to forget that the person who keeps giving you a hard time is also a human being with feelings and problems you aren't seeing. And why does...

 

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