Wisdom From The Journey
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What's Your Potato Bowl?
Vitamin D & Mental Health
Launching Your Teen
Getting a Grip on Sleep Hygiene
Sleep hygiene has a huge impact on our physical, emotional, and mental health.[i] If you are not getting adequate sleep, you are risking health in each of these areas. If you could make one lifestyle change right now, I would encourage you to work on improving your sleep hygiene. Sleep hygiene is your habits and
Do You Have Control During a Pandemic?
Worldwide pandemic pretty much outranks many things when it comes to stress. Where the government issues shelter-in-place orders and requests (or requires) you wear a facemask when out in public. Where panicked masses hoard months-worth of food and supplies, resulting in grocery store shelves being laid bare. It’s straight out of a dystopian novel. Yet,
How Firm Are Your Boundaries?
Many of us have that one family member who seems to set out to set us off. This can be exacerbated during the holidays when we have a lot of family in tight quarters. Whether it’s a politically based discussion or attacks on our character, it leaves us wanting to roll our eyes and questioning
Uninvited During the Holidays
It wasn’t long ago I was privately licking the wounds of being excluded. I found myself in denial, setting out hope that whatever had caused division in relationships would blow over and things would eventually return to a normalcy. When it continued, I had to come to terms with how I would respond. Would I
Why Men Hate Marriage Counseling
I’m hearing a consistent refrain from men – “Marriage counseling consists of sitting for one hour a week getting to hear all of the things I’ve done wrong in my marriage.” This is from men who have experienced marriage counseling first-hand and walked away seeing it as a one-sided process. Might there be bias in
Tell Your Family Where to Go this Holiday!
Tell your family where to go, or more accurately, where you’re going! The holidays can tend to serve up a main dish of dysfunction in many families. It’s a focus of discussion with a lot of the couples I work with because of the level of stress involved with dealing with extended family. This month