Transition: Buying and Selling Real Estate

When we decide to buy or sell real estate, we can go through a wide range of emotions. If the decision to buy or sell is new, positive, and exciting, the decision might be made easier than a decision that is difficult, negative or a major transition. When buying and … Read More

Collaborating Care with Veteran Organizations

There are many local veteran organizations in each state. There are large ones, and there are others that are smaller, but create just as much value for our veterans. As Bren Briggs, a veteran and founder of The Eden Project says: “No one knows veterans like other veterans. This is … Read More

Did You Spend Valentine’s Day Alone? Singleness and Self-Love

Valentine’s Day came and went without a card in your mailbox, flowers not delivered to work, nor a date to that amazing new restaurant you have been wanting to try. Don’t worry, you were not the only one who spent Valentine’s Day alone. In fact, millions of other people spent … Read More

Valentine’s Day: A couples approach to navigating sex.

Valentine’s Day is upon us, once again. As we approach a day that is supposed to be about love, affirmation, and connection, couples can overthink the idea of Valentine’s Day. We can get caught up in the idea of a romantic dinner that is going to cost a few hundred … Read More

Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction

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Patrick Carnes is the author of Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction. As a therapist, we often utilize his materials to enhance the content of sessions with our clients. Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction is an easy read and a great resource to help explain the addiction cycle for … Read More

The College Experience – Learning How to Budget

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Experience is a great teacher. We learn though successes, we learn through mistakes, and we even learn from the internet. This summer, we are helping our students learn before their college experience. We have pulled together our experience in working with some of the brightest students, experience from working on … Read More

The College Experience – Choosing Your Major

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Experience is a great teacher. We learn though successes, we learn through mistakes, and we even learn from the internet. This summer, we are helping our students learn before their college experience. We have pulled together our experience in working with some of the brightest students, experience from working on … Read More

Teaching Children to Play with Context and Purpose

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Bob Clagett focuses on creating context and purpose for your children as they play in his TEDx Talk in the Creative Coast 2013. Bob Clagett is a maker. He likes to make stuff—so much so, that his website is www.iliketomakestuff.com. Clagett use the label “stuff” because his interests cover a wide range: music, MDF, personal records in marathons, restoring vintage Vespas, user interface, computers, and children. He is a maker from the moment he wakes up to the moment he closes his eyes.

Whole-hearted Parenting

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Parents have one of the hardest and most rewarding jobs, in raising their children. Often, parents protect their children from failing and this strategy can hurt, more than help, our next generation. Children will fail, it’s in their nature.

Thanksgiving as a Single Person

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Imagine a large dining room table full of food, family, and maybe an animal or two trying to locate the best time to attack the turkey that is sitting way too close to the edge. One would think that this scenario is what most people will experience this Thanksgiving. However, what about the single people?