Tag Archives: awareness

One of the best (and easiest) ways of helping ourselves.

Throughout my many years of counseling I have found that, especially over the past 10 years, people are going outside less and less.  There are many reasons for this.   Look at the modern “conveniences” we now have: shopping in our … Continue reading

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On Line Counseling

Online therapy is growing rapidly. The Internet is not just for chatting with friends and relatives anymore. Continue reading

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Where are you now?

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Look who moved in over night!

Have the fairies moved in? Continue reading

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What I recommend to parents dealing with difficult behaviors in their children:

Parent’s often come to me with problems getting their children to stop a behavior, or help getting them to to simply behave.  As many times as I’ve recommended the following program,  I should be being paid by Dr. Phehan LOL. But I’m … Continue reading

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How to become more resiliency from Psychology Today

Webster defines Resiliency as ” the ability of something to return to its original shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.”  Stress often causes us to feel like we’ve been stretched, pressed or bent beyond our normal capacity .  … Continue reading

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Child Psychology Facts Teachers Have to Read – re posted from The Thrive Life

This article written by a very good colleague of mine and excellent counselor, helps to understand that the  knowledge that ALL behavior both from children and adults is totally goal directed and the most crucial aspect for changing negative behavior.  … Continue reading

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Are you role modeling safety for your children?

We live in a transparent world these days. You can probably see most everything your neighbor, family and friends are doing these day’s simply by opening up any of your social media accounts. “On the way to work”, “at the gym”, “graduation night”, pictures of the grandchild visiting, or your vacation shots as your on vacation, and so on and so on. All your activity online for your “friends” to see. We’ve all been warned of the dangers about sharing personal information and knowing who your “friends” online really are. Yet, do we really head those warnings? Continue reading

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A therapist shares his thoughts on life…

A college of mine who is also an excellent writer shares his experiences and thoughts to help others achieve happiness and live your own “Thrive Life”.   From humorous to insightful look on life, goals and achieving your own happiness. … Continue reading

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Friendship Skills for Children

Originally posted on Lavelda Naylor:
A number of studies in recent decades have shown that appearance, personality type and ability impact on a child’s popularity at school. Good-looking, easy-going, talented kids usually win peer popularity polls but that doesn’t necessarily guarantee…

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