July 18, 2018

Most anyone you talk to will say they try to avoid office politics. I've heard a variety of horror stories that allude to manipulation, sabotage, power struggles, and petty gossip. However, I've also heard stories where people team up together and make positive changes...

June 18, 2018

6 Tips on Managing Stress

If you clicked on this blog, then you are most likely worried that  your mother or father drinks (or uses) too much. It can be difficult living in your house with someone who is hard to predict. It can be okay one minute, and the next you can be criticized unfairly. Th...

April 18, 2018

For those supporting the grieving:

Watching someone you care about struggle with a loss can be extremely difficult knowing there isn't much you can do to take away the pain they feel. Sometimes this can get uncomfortable and result in actions that don't align with who w...

March 19, 2018

For the person grieving:

No matter how you look at it, grief is challenging. It looks different depending on who you are and why you are grieving. Your grief is important no matter who or what you are losing - a parent, a child, a friend, or a dog. Grief can even be fel...

February 19, 2018

Communication can be very difficult when you do not feel comfortable or safe to share. This makes sense when you do not know someone well, however, when you are in a relationship with someone, communication is what helps you stay connected. We can do things at times th...

January 19, 2018

The holidays have come and gone, but the aftermath is still upon us. Many people feel drained after the holidays and need extra time to recuperate. Those affected by addiction can feel even more exhausted depending on how difficult their family gatherings were and how...

December 19, 2017

Addiction is difficult on everyone involved. It takes a toll on not just the person who is addicted, but also those around them. In this blog, I will address why it is hard for the person struggling with addiciton, especially during the holiday season. 

Why are holidays...

November 18, 2017

This is part one in a blog series addressing addiction.

October 18, 2017

Here are 5 tips to help you stop comparing yourself to others.

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