5 Tips for Enjoying Your TV Shows While Increasing Your Health

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 March 15th, 2013|Adults, Blog, Depression, Eating Disorders, Emotional Eating, Family, Parenting|

It’s been a long, stressful day and after dinner all you want to do is put your feet up and catch a laugh or two by watching a few of your favorite TV comedies.  Enjoying a few laughs is great for reducing stress and elevating your mood, but it may not be so good for [...]

Baby Love

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 February 11th, 2013|Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Depression, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Relationships|

How do you define love?  Is it the pounding of the heart, sweating palms, passionate, or an instant connection?  Being in love and falling in love for some, describes the action of attachment and a long term commitment… the “You Complete Me”. Did you know that the hormones (primarily Oxytocin) that connected you to your [...]

A Cry for Help: 10 Things A Mother Might Post

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 January 5th, 2013|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Grief, Parenting|

Did you know that Facebook and other social media may be paving the way to bring attention to postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis?  We communicate on social networks daily; connect, express our feelings and seek support from others. Sadly, today a news story reported a young mother posted a cry for help on Facebook: she [...]

Five Ways to Detect Depression in Your Teen

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Depression, EMDR, Family, Grief, Hooking Up, Parenting, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Teens|

Depression has become a serious problem in our teenage culture. There are many reasons for this trend but it is most important to notice the pressures faced by teens in today’s society. Apart from the pressure from parents to excel at school, teens also face immense pressure from their peers. Teens are struggling with “fitting [...]

5 Effects of Pornography on Individuals, Marriage, and Family

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Pornography, which is the depiction of graphic sexual acts, has tremendous effects on anyone that continuously engages in its viewing.  It distorts a person’s concept of the nature of sexual relations which in turn can alter his/her sexual attitudes and behavior.  Below are some of the effects pornography has on its viewers. 1) Effects on [...]

The Characteristics of Poor Communication

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Teens|

Are you facing struggles in your relationships with your friends and loved ones?  Do you feel like the other person does not understand you or never listens to you?  Are you having a hard time communicating with other people in general?  The main reason couples struggle in their relationships is because of poor communication.  Many [...]

How To Fight Fair

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:14+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Adults, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Arguing is inevitable in relationships but whether disagreements kill a marriage or make it stronger is dependent upon how a husband and wife fight. Successfully married couples have mastered the art of argument by following the 10 ground rules for fighting fair: The meaning of your communication is the response you get Stick to the [...]

Four Ways To Deal With Guilt

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 September 26th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Relationships, Teens|

Burdened with feelings of guilt?  Have you done something to cause hurt to your friend or spouse?  Let’s take a look at what you can do when those feelings start to take over your whole being.    1) Pay Attention to the Feelings Guilt is simply a sign telling your conscience that something is wrong. [...]

Is Your Commute Ruining Your Relationship?

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:15+00:00 June 10th, 2011|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Career, Couples, Divorce, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Relationships|

Today, we are encouraged to take on lots of new commitments, doing many things, but potentially doing few things well like our most important relationship.  Did you know that new research from Umea University indicates that a 45-minute commute each way increases the likelihood of a breakup by 40%?  This study examined the habits of [...]