Being Critical? Are You Helping or Hurting?

Being Critical? Are You Helping or Hurting? Most of us have heard the expression that a person is “his own worst critic”. We often do not give ourselves enough credit for performing well and regularly beat ourselves up for not...

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6 Key Strategies for Couples Coping with Substance Abuse

6 Key Strategies for Couples Coping with Substance Abuse Whatever the substance: alcohol, prescription medications, or street drugs, substance abuse can wreak havoc on any relationship. The use of drugs and alcohol can turn into substance abuse once a person allows...

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Is There a Difference Between a Life Coach and a Therapist?

Is There a Difference Between a Life Coach and a Therapist? Both coaching and therapy are based on continuous, one-on-one meetings between an individual and therapist or coach. Both professions assist individuals who are in need of change. Coaching and...

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Red Flag Personalities: How to Avoid the Relationship Trap

Red Flag Personalities: How to Avoid the Relationship Trap Summer is typically the time when people relax a bit more, take vacations and begin new relationships. Some summertime romances may have the potential of lasting a while but others have a...

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Understanding Anger in Men

Understanding Anger in Men Most of us believe we can tell when someone is angry. We look at the expression on a person’s face or their body language and come to a quick conclusion. Anger is that powerful antagonistic emotion you...

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Can a No-Sex Marriage Survive Over the Long Haul?

Can a No-Sex Marriage Survive Over the Long Haul? Your marriage is much more than sex. But what do you do when your union involves no sex at all? With no end in sight? It certainly did not start out...

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Can the Right Food Protect You from Depressed Moods?

Can the Right Food Protect You from Depressed Moods? Why don’t all those comfort foods make you feel any better? Does it seem that sugary sodas never provide the pick-me-up you want? How is it that all of those happy meals leave...

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The Amazing Healing Power of Humor

The Amazing Healing Power of Humor Everyone enjoys a good laugh…don’t you? Even the most no-nonsense, restrained, sober and conservative person enjoys the feeling of being uplifted and carried away by the sheer delight of laughter. It is one of...

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4 Vital Skills that Make Problem-solving Possible

4 Vital Skills that Make Problem-solving Possible "Problem-solver." In career circles, the descriptor is right up there with “team player” and “detail-oriented.” People love to tout the importance of finding solutions and how good they are at it. John is sure to...

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How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Relationship

How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Relationship Social media is supposed to keep you in touch with friends and loved ones. It’s meant to keep you from missing out and being left out. It reunites you, informs you,...

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