Goodbye Guilt, Hello Self-Care

Goodbye Guilt, Hello Self-Care

“Don’t feel guilty for doing what’s best for you.”   – Unknown   Imagine that a somewhat familiar colleague approaches you with a favor that has to be done on your day off – and not a small, pleasurable favor. We’re talking one that requires considerable effort,...
Healthy Boundaries and Defining Your Needs

Healthy Boundaries and Defining Your Needs

“A lack of boundaries invites a lack of respect.” – Anonymous     boundary noun [boun-dree]. something that indicates bounds or limits; a dividing line a limit of something abstract, such as a subject, activity, or experience a word therapists use that may...
Making a Meaningful Routine, One Habit at a Time

Making a Meaningful Routine, One Habit at a Time

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle I’m sure that most of you are familiar with the old adage, “Practice makes perfect”. You may have heard your parents, coaches, or teachers remind you of it throughout your...

Dating an Alcoholic

Finding someone who you can see a future with can be challenging. When you’re dating, it can be difficult to figure out if the person you’re dating is just a social drinker or something much more serious. If you’re concerned about the drinking habits of the person you...

4 Things To Consider When Thinking About Growing Your Family

For some families, it’s easy to decide when it’s time to have another child: they are financially set, their only child is about to start kindergarten, and they are at what they consider the perfect age. For other families, the decision to have another baby isn’t so...

April Is National Autism Awareness Month

Not many people know much about autism unless they know someone who is affected by it, but it is a disorder that impacts millions of people on a personal level. Parenting a child with autism brings special challenges. Autism is a spectrum of closely related, complex...