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self esteem

Building self esteem in children and adolescents

Low self esteem can develop far too easily – with a world full of comparison, having a strong sense of self worth is imperative. While this can be challenged at school, through sports, with peers, and/or from social media, the family system can play a strong and meaningful role. Here are some ways parent interactions […]

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Sometimes the most frustrating moments come from seeing things one way and knowing we are correct, but forgetting that there may be another correct way too. If your partner, children, co-workers, family, etc. are seeing things differently, don’t let this divide you! Get curious; try to understand; remember that there is often more than one […]

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Make the Jump

The jump can be quite daunting the further away we are from where we want to be. Whether it is changes for yourself, your family or your relationship, we are here to help! Getting to “what we want to be” is a great feeling

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Is it bipolar?

Bipolar Disorder can sound scary, but is often considered when mood changes occur from high highs to low lows. Behaviors can look or feel erratic, and this can impact how we feel, our work, and our relationships.  Do you experience ups and downs that are starting to become a problem? Do you get too happy […]

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Are your thoughts helping or hurting?

A lot of factors impact our happiness; however when we look at resiliency and those who triumph, we see that it’s the thoughts we hold and the perspective we take that directly impacts our mood. This is easier said than done, though. There is a whole therapy model dedicated to this idea- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy […]

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