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Life Hacks for Finding Happiness

-Mayah Taylor, MA Happiness. What does it look like? Everyone’s personal happiness will look different. What makes one person happy might not be true for someone else. How do you find it? Happiness takes work and is something that you can build for yourself. In this blog, Life Cycle Counseling shares with you helpful life […]

Handling Your Child's Drug Addiction Problem

Handling Your Child’s Drug Addiction Problem

I Believe My Child Has an Alcohol or Drug Addiction Problem, Now What? -Mayah Taylor, MA Addiction can be a terrible disease and such a hard one to break away from. It can be even more challenging when it hits home. For parents, discovering or just simply suspecting that your child may be addicted to […]

Keeping a Sober Holiday Family Celebration

Keeping a Sober Holiday Family Celebration

-Mayah Taylor, MA We all know the holidays can be a festive time of the year. A time for giving, a time for creating memories, and a time to be with family. But sometimes being with family can also present its own set of challenges especially when you are in recovery from substance abuse. You […]

Two Simple Tips for Dismissing the Negative Self Talk

Two Simple Tips for Dismissing the Negative Self-Talk

-Mayah Taylor, MA  Many individuals, including myself, have experienced negative self talk. That voice inside your head that criticizes you, doubts you, and tells you that you are not good enough. It says negative hurtful things to you-things that you would never say to anyone else. I can’t believe I ate that whole pie; I […]

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The Freshman Binge Drinking Culture and How to Manage It

Freshman binge drinking has been a long-time college culture notion. Entering college life can be a high time for teens. Stepping up to a new stage in life can be both exciting and nerve-racking for these teens. There are many  factors that affect why students start to drink and some of these may be quite […]

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Can Eating Disorders be Caused by Fear of the Freshman 15?

By now, you’ve heard the warnings about “freshman 15.” But is it just a myth?  Many students are likely to gain weight-but it may not be the full freshman 15 and it may not happen during freshman year. Good news, right? College offers temptations and requires many adjustments for the incoming Freshman. There are many […]

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Anger Management With Group Therapy Will Help Lessen Your Anxiety: 3 Reasons Why

By, Mayah Taylor, M.A. In both anger management and group therapy: what do people say? The thought of group therapy can often fill people with anxiety. Why? For one thing, you are in a room with strangers encouraging you to share your anger, your feelings, and things that may be personal to you. Scary, right? […]

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4-10-17 Quote of the day: Be Proud.

You’re so hard on yourself. Take a moment. Sit back. Marvel at your life: at the grief that softened you, at the heartache that wisened you, at the suffering that strengthened you. Despite everything, you still grow. Be proud of this.


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