Engage with Your Life: How to Find and Use Your Strengths

What in your life makes you say, “this is the real me”?  What gives you energy, that you do when you are at your best and would do for its own sake? This is probably a strength for you. Research says that using it more can help you in a multitude of ways, including building confidence and resilience, […]

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6 Sweet Tips For a Happy Relationship

When it comes to relationships, it might seem like we should just know how to build a happy relationship, but sometimes it doesn’t hurt to have a reminder of some of the basic tried and true principles that can take all relationships to a happy place. Take the challenge to make each principle happen in […]

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4 Ways to Create Healthy Habits and Battle Depression

Did you know?  Most of our actions aren’t conscious; they’re impulses and routines.  In other words, a lot of what we do comes down to habits—so when our habits aren’t helpful, they can cause us trouble, especially when depression is part of the picture.   The good news is, it’s possible to cultivate good habits to override the bad […]

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Creating Staycation Memories

Though the kids will be back in school soon, there is still plenty of time to make summer memories. Family vacations are a great way to connect and make memories that can last a lifetime, but they can be pricey. Having fun as a family is possible at a fraction of the cost by taking […]

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Tips to Manage Technology with Youth

Kids are spending more time with screen media than ever before, and at younger ages. In addition, summer often provides more access and time for electronic use. While technology can provide educational opportunities, help us connect with others, and promote creativity (think digital art), it is also important to help youth to set boundaries on […]

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Strengthening Your Marriage Commitment

I want to commitment is what makes a solid foundation in marriages. Since commitment is an ongoing process, it is important to think about and work on your relationship and commitment often. Here are three ways you can strengthen the personal commitment in your marriage:  1) Plan and Try to Commit. Cultivating a great marriage requires […]

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Benefits of Family Mealtime

Implementing regular family mealtimes may be difficult, but determining the best strategy for your family to be able to make shared meals possible will benefit your family in more ways than one! Sharing a family meal provides an experience that touches all of our senses – sight, touch, taste, smell and listening to warm laughter […]

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