Monthly Archives: December 2013

Column Image Looking for Creative Ways to Ring in the New Year?

New Year’s Eve is a time of reflection, joy, and celebration. For many, plans include spending time with loved ones with a focus on fun and entertainment. If you are struggling with what to do this year, or if you are looking for a change of your usual tradition, here … Continue reading >

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Column Image 6 ways your food affects your mood

We all know the positive benefits of a healthy diet. Eating right gives you more energy, can improve the way you look, and is good for your heart, digestion, and muscles. What many people don’t realize, however, is that eating well can also improve your mood! The food we eat … Continue reading >

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Column Image How to Deal with your (Difficult) Family this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of joy and togetherness but it can also come with increased stress, conflict and family tension. When families gather, members may not get along, causing tension and awkward interactions. One option is to avoid holiday gatherings altogether. However, this too can create conflict in … Continue reading >

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Column Image Understanding Childhood Grief Responses

Children and adolescents grieve differently than adults. Grief occurs in many different circumstances, especially for children. In addition to losing a loved one through death, children grieve when the family has to relocate or change schools. In addition, grief occurs following a traumatic experience, the loss of a relationship, divorce, … Continue reading >

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