Your life script is so automatic, that to change, you need to stop and just be the audience in the play of your own life. Observe the writing, directing, production and set design of your own life’s play – the one you’re creating.
As you begin to learn about who you are, understanding your powerlessness and [...]

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Guest Blog: Gretchen Manes M.Ed,. M.S., LPC-Intern
Each human being has an internal desire to obtain wellness. This is particularly true for children, who are developing a self-concept and communicating their state of well-being through their behaviors every day. When children “act out” behaviorally, their actions are often the catalyst that brings children and parents into [...]

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As I fumbled through some old files one evening, cleaning up my home office, I ran across a journal of quotes I started in 1994. (Ok, yes, I had quite a stack of books and papers I was going through.) I opened the journal, and right there on the first page was a quote that [...]

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Guest Blog by Jenny Wang, M.A., LPC
It was the middle of a difficult freshman year of college, and I found myself waiting in my lawyer’s office for the deposition to begin. I had been dreading this for weeks, so I called my most trusted confidant to pass the time. Finally, I was called in to [...]

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I pride myself on being able to control myself fairly well with my kids, even so much as to say I have never “punished” them and I rarely use the word “discipline” because of its negative connotation of control. That is, until this weekend when I thought I might come absolutely, 100% unglued at the [...]

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