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Rebuilding Trust and Intimacy after Infidelity

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Infidelity can cause many difficulties in relationships and is often a reason why couples will seek marriage counseling. Infidelity can happen for a multitude of reasons. A common misconception is that infidelity only occurs in unhappy marriages. While a sexually and or emotionally distant marriage might raise the chances of infidelity, it can also occur …

Balancing Being an Individual and Part of a Couple

Balancing Individual/Relationship

          A lot of times when people enter into a relationship, they can lose a part of their individualism. They feel they have to sacrifice a part of themselves for their relationship to make it work. However, a lot of the time, this will lead to conflict in the relationship because …

What to Expect with an Empty Nest

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          Parents face a lot of obstacles and struggles throughout their journey of parenthood. Whether it be welcoming their first child into their life, potty-training, or teaching their kids to drive, there is a lot of stages of their child’s life that they prepare for and know what to expect. However, …

Motivation Tricks

Motivation

Humans are driven by both internal and external motivation. Some individuals are driven intrinsically, like achieving a goal because it is personally rewarding. Some individuals are driven extrinsically, like achieving a goal to earn a tangible reward. Everyone has some sort of mix on how they are motivated in order to achieve greatness. But, when …

Mental Health Holiday

Mental Health Holiday

Why it is Okay to Take a Mental Health Day Mental health has become more perceived as a staple of overall health as the years have gone on. People are more willing to discuss their mental health, seek therapy or counseling when needed, and work to keep themselves as mentally fit and fulfilled as possible. …

Color Psychology

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Have you ever noticed how certain music can alter your mood? Or certain images? Or even certain colors? Color psychology studies how different hues influence human behavior. Colors impacting our emotions are not as obvious as say, the way tastes of foods make us feel, but colors are present in certain brands and décor that …

Take a Risk

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain Taking risks is a part of life and growth. We …

Journaling

Journaling is a great way to access thoughts and meanings that are hidden under the surface of our mind. There are many types of journaling techniques. During my video I described three: Daily Life, Stream of Consciousness, and Dream Journaling. I will mention one additional journaling technique which is based off a book called Wreck …