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My Teen Has Been Abducted by Aliens!

“And so, rather than ignoring the ESSENCE of adolescence, what if we shaped our culture-in our homes, in our schools, and in our larger society-to cherish and cultivate these qualities?” -Dr. Daniel J. Siegel Adolescent years often bring confusion…not just … Continue reading

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An Attitude Adjustment — The Personal Side

When I was a small child I was prone to be a little opinionated, fairly spirited and sometimes even feisty.  When I was being all three of those things at the same time my mom would say I needed an … Continue reading

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An Attitude Adjustment — The Practical Side

Attitude affects everything. Really it does. It affects the way we think, the way we act and even our non-verbal behavior (think body language). A positive attitude or outlook fuels positive thought processes, encourages us to make beneficial life choices … Continue reading

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Breaking the Trend…and Finding Your Own Path

“By choosing our path we choose our destination.” -Thomas S. Monson It is important to work on ourselves as individuals, but also to look at patterns that exist within our family. By doing this we can identify unhealthy, recurring themes through generations. … Continue reading

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Don’t Ask Me

Asking someone why they did something doesn’t necessarily produce very good results, or at least not very accurate ones. Have you ever done something so out of character or outside your value system that you were at a loss for … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Think It; Ink It

I read an article recently about how important it is for us to write down our life goals, because that way they become more concrete. Once we have created permanence by seeing the goals visually, we will be less likely … Continue reading

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Feeling “Under the Weather”—The Personal Side

I attended a funeral out of town and drove 11 hours to get there, while it rained the.entire.time. It rained that night as well, and then proceeded to rain the entire next day. As I trekked from my hotel to … Continue reading

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Got Mental Fitness?

About 9 months ago my husband and I began the quest to get our family physically healthy. We became more active, started eating fresh vegetables and fruits with every meal, and cut out all processed foods. As a result we … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t We on the Same Page?

“The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other.”- Jane Blaustone As a therapist I have observed and worked with many families who have been through separations and divorce. This process is never easy for … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

We are guaranteed to experience challenges in life… and for a period of time we can feel that our lives are spinning out of control. Finding balance during these times helps us to create places in our experience where we … Continue reading

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