Men’s Issues

Boundaries: Part Two

In my most recent blog, I discussed what boundaries are and shared some examples of different types.  In this blog, I would like to provide a few brief examples of what effective boundaries can look like vs. ones that don't work.  I will also share a list of warning signs ...

The “Q” Near You

I am excited to start some dialogue regarding explanation of the LGBTQIA+ community. We can all be a part of personal advocacy. For what seems like most of the nation, these labels cause concern, discomfort and prejudice; we know that new terms and ideals promote this undesirable fear. So, I ...
Namaste, Anxiety, Depression, Stress Relief

Nama-stay Away From Anxiety With Yoga

At the beginning of the year, I decided I wanted to try something new with my workout routine and I joined a yoga studio. Yoga has always seemed a little weird and too slow for my slightly ADHD tendencies. To my surprise, I really enjoy it. My studio offers tons ...

Carving Children into Adults

Raising children can be a difficult task. Some days seem much harder than others. However, making it through the tough days can be extremely rewarding. It's all about pushing through the troublesome days and keep your eyes focused on raising your children into healthy adults. Let me tell you a ...
Fence providing boundaries

Talkin About The “B” Word – Boundaries

Have you ever wondered what makes each of us so different and unique?  Is there a person you admire because they always seem to maintain healthy friendships and work-life balance?  If you have ever been in a counseling setting, or known anyone who has been, than you know the answer ...
teenagers, teenage years

Surviving the Teenage Years

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. Teenagers are from some planet far, far away yet to be named! This could be why the teenage years are so trying. Parenting is a tough job.  It’s even more challenging during those teenage years.  Beginning around age 13 or 14, teenagers ...

Stable Business Practices

As you might have noticed recently, our entire office was recently challenged by our blogging queen to write a blog series on stability.  All of us were assigned a specific topic; mine was stability when opening a new business.  At first, I giggled, because at that moment I felt anything ...
cheated

I Love My Wife, But I Still Cheated.

There isn't much that surprises me. However, since becoming a marriage counselor I have been surprised by the amount of times a spouse has cheated and still declared their love for their partner.  It seems a bit inconsistent, right?  It got me thinking that maybe we live in a world ...

Money Talks

“DON’T BUY THINGS YOU CAN’T AFFORD WITH MONEY YOU DON’T HAVE TO IMPRESS PEOPLE YOU DON’T LIKE.” – DAVE RAMSEY It hurts me to write this blog, but I know it’s necessary, especially for myself. I hate having money talks about finances and budgets. Admitting that both my husband and ...

Unplugging For Balance

It can be really difficult to look at all of the aspects of our lives, without getting overwhelmed, and accurately judge how much time we should allot to each area in order to gain stability. How do we prioritize? Not only am I still trying to figure out how to ...
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