Relationship Issues: How to Navigate Communication Barriers

You’ve probably heard it said that communication is a major key to a healthy relationship. So, when you’re dealing with communication barriers, it can feel like your relationship is in trouble. Encountering roadblocks to communication isn't necessarily an uncommon issue...

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Parenting a Child with Challenging Behavior: 7 Sensible Solutions

Sensible parenting seems like a beautiful endeavor—until your child's challenging behavior nearly drives you up the wall. Then, parenting "survival mode" sometimes kicks in. Many of us have been there—quoting our parents, tossing away parenting books, and surrendering to a...

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Understanding the Effects of Anxiety Medication – Pros and Cons of Treatment Options

Anxiety impacts up to 40 million Americans every day. Despite the astounding number of individuals battling this mental health condition, anxiety continues to put up a good fight. Natural remedies, such as exercise or meditation, do the trick for some...

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Managing Life Transitions: How to Make It Through Difficult Changes and Thrive

If there's one constant in life, it's undoubtedly that you will experience change. Even when you reminisce, it's evident that different elements in your life have changed—career, relationship status, residence, mindset, goals, etc. Although these changes are natural, they're not...

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4 Essential Tips for a Healthy and Successful Transition to College

The transition to college is one of the most significant (and likely the biggest to date) in a young person's life. Although your child may seem ultra confident about their future, keep in mind that they're still not quite an...

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Preparing for Summer Break: How to Have an Amazing Time as a Family

Getting to the end of the school year can feel like the last few miles of a marathon. Once you make it to the finish line, though, the desire to dive into summer adventures is contagious! Unsurprisingly, it takes more than...

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How Understanding the Various Types of Loneliness Can Make a Difference

Loneliness comes in all shapes and sizes—just like people. Even severity and duration differ when it comes to types of loneliness. There's simply not one umbrella for this drab emotion. Like most obstacles in life, it's incredibly helpful to know what...

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Coping with People Judging Your Parenting: 4 Things to Consider

We all know that parent shaming is a real thing. After all, celebrities face public criticism every single day in print and on numerous online platforms. When the tables are turned, however, how do you handle people judging your parenting...

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