Ready Post: How to Set Goals When You Already Feel Stuck

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Have you ever felt you had some tremendous goals — but you’re nowhere closer to achieving them than when you started? Perhaps you’ve lost the momentum that you felt when you first developed them. And maybe that wasn’t long ago. Now you feel stuck. What happened? We all have had this happen when creating goals for […]

Ready Post: 3 Keys to True Forgiveness & Real Reconciliation

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If you live with depression, anxiety, or both, perhaps you know that some of your feelings stem from things that other people did to hurt you in the past. Maybe you can pinpoint abusive parents, bullies, or demanding teachers whose behaviors crushed your soul and terrorized you. Or perhaps you can’t identify specific people and […]

Ready Post: How to Cope With Anxiety During the Holidays

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As beautiful as they may seem from the outside, the holidays aren’t always a time of cheer and warm feelings. If you struggle with anxiety, you probably know this is true. Maybe you experience anxiety throughout the year but getting through the holidays adds another layer of complications. Or perhaps the holidays are one of […]

Ready Post: How Career Counseling Can Help During an Economic Downturn

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When there is an economic downturn, many things become uncertain. You may worry about losing your job, getting a pay cut, or whether or not you’ll be able to make ends meet. As we continue through an uncertain time, you may even be having all of these worries simultaneously. While an economic downturn will inevitably […]

Ready Post: How to Love an Angry Person Without Becoming Angry Too

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Every relationship has a degree of give and take. On that same note, partners make compromises for the relationship to be successful. However, what do you do when you are in a relationship with an angry person? Assuming that you want to continue the relationship, how do you make it work? After all, you don’t want to get […]

Ready Post: Pandemic, Political, and Seasonal Pressures: How to Protect Your Addiction Recovery

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Like many people, you may have been excited to see the year 2020 come to an end. Last year brought so much with it that you may still be overwhelmed by the stress. Dealing with a pandemic and political upheaval hasn’t been easy for anyone. If you’re in recovery, all of this may feel more […]

Ready Post: How Life Coaching Can Help You Set Personal Goals (and Achieve Them!)

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Most people have heard of life coaching before. Still, there are far too many misconceptions as to what it is or how it can help. Actually, life coaching is a great option for anyone trying to take control of their lives or set and achieve their goals.  To be clear, life coaching is different from […]

Ready Post: 6 Steps to Finding a Career That Fits

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People change jobs an average of 12 times throughout their lives. That might seem like a lot, and there are plenty of reasons for career changes. Many times, however, people leave jobs because it doesn’t seem like the right “fit”.  Whether you feel you deserve more money, you’re not fulfilled with your work, or you’re […]

Ready Post: Learning Disability: How to Explain Your Child’s Challenges to Others

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When your child has a learning disability, it can take you some time to cope and adjust to it yourself. Once you have, how can you talk to others about it, so they understand?  There can be things that hold you back, at first. You might be worried that others think you are overprotective. Or […]

Ready Post: Adjusting to a New School Year Can Be Difficult for a Child with Autism – 5 Tips for Parents

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Getting ready for a new school year can have its challenges for any child. But if your child has autism, those challenges can be more unique and the experience more difficult.  For children on the autism spectrum, it’s usually the anxiety and the fear of the unknown that can make things problematic. That’s especially true […]