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Anger Management Spotlight: The Angry Husband

In part 1 of this Anger Management Spotlight series, we discussed how parents deal with anger and how it affects their parenting. After reviewing our temperament as parents, it is now time to move into a discussion on how to cope with our spouse – the angry husband. Part 1 of the Anger Management spotlight […]

Support Groups in the Community. Do they Really Help?

By Mayah Taylor, M.A. The Relationship Between Community Support Groups and Anger How do support groups or more specifically community support help people with anger management? Who needs it? Why? What does it do for you? These are the questions we tend to ask ourselves when we hear the word “support.” Most if not all […]

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11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances

11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances By Bunny Young, MA, QMPH What is Addiction? The word addiction is used in several ways. One definition describes physical addiction. The biological state in which the body adapts to a drug so that it no longer has the same effect (tolerance). Another instance of physical […]

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Anger Management Spotlight: The S.T.O.P Method

Anger Management Spotlight: S.T.O.P. Method Checklist By Bunny Young, MA, QMHP The anger and frustration you feel in your relationships is a sign that something MUST change. If not, the consequences can range from: loss of friends, family and maybe even your freedom. Many times, you do not know how bad the consequences of your […]

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The Top 5 Ways to Stay Sober During Music Festivals

Top 5 Ways to Stay Sober During Music Festivals   For many individuals, summer music festivals are a beloved annual tradition-to take on singing and dancing with your friends amidst the stars is what one lives for.   And for some, knocking back a few beers or maybe even some illicit substances is what makes […]

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Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown

Whole-hearted Living & Inspiration from Brene Brown I typically do not subscribe to celebrity fandom, but viral TED talk speaker Brene Brown is one exception to the rule. I know her Texan girl-next-door persona and sarcastic attitude won the hearts of many, but that was not why I hurriedly pushed through security at the Omni […]

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Is That Piece of Pizza Addictive?

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP ​This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week . . . . . . so we looked at what questions were out there about food, eating, diets, and relationships with meals and discovered that this question was very popular and there are a lot of different opinions on the subject. […]

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2-8-17 Quote of the day: Whisper Loudly

It’s not what you say to everyone else that determines your life; it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.