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November 22, 2013
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

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The Top 4 Things to Discuss Before Considering Marriage

November 22, 2013 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

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When people fall in love and begin to consider marriage, nothing seems less romantic than discussing the potentially thorny issues that are likely to crop up down the road as their relationship progresses. After all, isn’t a little mystery a good thing? No one wants to treat a future engagement or marriage as a potential business merger. [More]

November 21, 2013
by Dr. Anthony Centore, Ph.D.

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5 Steps To A Thankful Thanksgiving

November 21, 2013 04:55 by Dr. Anthony Centore, Ph.D.  [About the Author]

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In a short time, we will be gathering around our families and loved ones, reflecting on the things for that which we are thankful. We'll be cherishing the gifts, blessings and happiness that may have come our way this year, paving the way for the holiday season. But what if you're not feeling quite so thankful this year? For many people, finding reasons to be grateful for the good in life may not be so easy, especially if there has been a lot of bad this year. [More]

November 20, 2013
by Lisa Baker, M.A., R.C.C.

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Radical Acceptance

November 20, 2013 04:55 by Lisa Baker, M.A., R.C.C.  [About the Author]

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When used effectively, this difficult concept actually brings the level of suffering we tend to experience when railing against reality, down to a level of pain that we can endure. It is difficult to function, change, move beyond a loss, or find some semblance of peace, without somehow accepting what is and where we are. Resistance to a painful reality often only increases our discomfort and can frequently lead to ways of coping that ultimately bring further suffering and pain. [More]

November 19, 2013
by Casey Truffo, LMFT

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Tips on Getting Through

November 19, 2013 04:55 by Casey Truffo, LMFT  [About the Author]

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When going through a breakup with someone whom you have spent many years in a relationship, it can feel like you have no friends and nowhere to go. Many times this is because of the fact you probably spent all of your free time with this person who has chosen to no longer be in your life. If you are going through a divorce, it can be even worse because in addition to building your life around the person who just broke your heart, you may feel like a failure to the people you need most right now. [More]

November 18, 2013
by Christie Hunter

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National Diabetes Awareness Month: Focus on the Prevention of Type II Diabetes

November 18, 2013 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Now would be a good time to start making those difficult lifestyle changes necessary to prevent the disease if you are at risk. If you start making those changes now, you will reduce your risks of developing Type II diabetes, and may even turn back the disease altogether if you have already been diagnosed. [More]