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March 29, 2015
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

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Financial Feuds: Can Love and Money Coexist?

March 29, 2015 07:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.  [About the Author]

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One of the biggest causes of conflict in relationships is differences in values, goals, and habits related to money, and communication about money issues. To keep a relationship happy and peaceful, it’s important for couples to understand their beliefs about money, learn how to talk about money, and learn how to align their financial goals. If you can do these things, you will be well on your way to having one less thing to argue about! [More]

December 18, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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How Do I Focus on Family During the Holidays?

December 18, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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The holiday season can be a difficult time for many of us, especially those of us who have family members and friends who we want to see and spend time with on a regular basis. That being said, there are a lot of things that we have to get done over the holiday season, and sometimes, we lose focus on what we should be focusing on during this time of year. We get so caught up in the excitement and the "doing" that we forget about the people that we love and want to be around on a regular basis. [More]

December 12, 2014
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

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Decision Fatigue: A Tired Brain and Christmas Shopping

December 12, 2014 19:30 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

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Decision fatigue is a genuine condition. The term refers to the way decisions made by people after a long session of decision making will deteriorate (Baumeister, 2003). Decision fatigue is an important consideration here at Christmas time. Deciding the right thing to buy for others, shopping for it, then paying a good price for it are uppermost in most people’s minds at this time of year. [More]

April 26, 2014
by Christie Hunter

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Financial Stress- How to Not Get Pulled into Consumerism

April 26, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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The “buy now and pay later” culture has left millions of people homeless. The culture of consumerism has impacted global economy in an unprecedented manner and according to capitalists has a culture can be considered as one of the biggest factors for ever worsening financial crisis. Not only it has impacted world’s market, but has also given rise to financial stress. People are getting into a habit of buying more than they need which ultimately leads to financial crisis. [More]

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]

August 4, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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The Best (or Worst) Four Years of Your Life

August 4, 2013 17:05 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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Back to School Series The start of your college career is just around the corner. You’ve done your campus tour, been assigned your college dorm, signed up for your classes, said goodbye to your high school friends, listened to your parents cry as they anticipate your departure, and wondered what your life will be like as a college student. Will you get along with your roommate? Will your ... [More]

July 24, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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Wednesday Wisdom: The Brain Workout

July 24, 2013 04:30 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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The last article in our series on brainpower addressed the relationship between diet and mental capacity. But eating your way to a smarter brain is not enough. You should also actively exercise your brain muscles. In the same way that you might go for a jog to tone your legs, you should also give your brain a workout to sharpen your thinking. Benefits of Brain Exercises In a fascinating study o... [More]

July 8, 2013
by Ashley Marie

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Wednesday Wisdom: Unlock the Genius in You: Part 1

July 8, 2013 04:00 by Ashley Marie  [About the Author]

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"What size? Extra large, please... At least that’s what I would order when buying my first thinking cap – if only increasing my brainpower was that simple." Good brains are prized commodities, as they can enhance the quality of our lives. As the most intelligent species on the planet,[1] we can think, analyze, problem-solve, invent, reflect, and create. Most of us were not endowed wit... [More]

December 7, 2011
by Christie Hunter

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Getting Through Those Holiday Blues

December 7, 2011 12:56 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

Tanya Glover
By Tanya Glover Theravive.com Contributor While many songs will impress upon us that the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, this is not the case for some people. For some people, the holidays are a source of stress, sadness and overall depression. Getting though the holidays when you feel like this can be a difficult task, especially when it seems that everyone around you is happ... [More]