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The challenges of being a freshman

The Challenges of Being a Freshman

Peer pressure, stress, anxiety, and homesickness are some of the challenges that freshmen face in their new life in college. Stepping foot in a new school is definitely one for the books for many teens. They think that by being in college and away from home, they can be free to do whatever they want. […]

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3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions

3 Reasons We Lie and 3 Solutions   We say it is wrong. We reword things to say “white lie” or “fibbing” to ease our guilt. We cross our fingers and hope for the best as if to suspend judgment and convince ourselves we are playing on the right side of communicative fair play. This […]

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6- 19-17 Quote of the Day: The Search

I no longer look for the good in people, I search for the real…because while good is often dressed in fake clothing, real is naked and proud no matter the scars. -Chishala Lishomwa

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6-5-17 Quote of the day: Your Journey.

You are under no obligation to be the same person you were a year ago, month, or even 15 minutes ago. You have the right to grow.  This is your journey, and your life.

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3 Ways to Defeat Anxiety

3 Ways to Defeat Anxiety By, Bunny Young, MA, QMPH Anxiety can be disabling to individuals who do not have the coping skills set into place. It manifests into not only an emotional reaction, but also a physical reaction in the body, all from something as simple as a thought sometimes. Your options are to […]

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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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4-19-19 Quote of the day: forgiveness

I never knew how strong I was until I had to forgive someone who wasn’t sorry, and accept an apology I never received.

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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.