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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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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. Teenagers think that by being in college and away from home, they can be free to do whatever they want. […]

5 Ways for Military Families to Deal with Separation Anxiety

5 Ways for Military Families to Handle Separation Anxiety

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP M&M’s of Courage A jar full of M and M’s sits on the counter with exactly 83 pieces of candy left in it. I walk past it each and every morning and know that as soon as my daughter gets up, even before she has breakfast, she is going to […]

How to Have Anger the Right Way

  Brain Control “I’m actually pretty aware when I’m getting angry-when my face starts getting hot and I can’t catch my breath. The problem is I can’t seem to stop it.” Sound familiar? For many of us, anger soars out of control because we don’t notice the physiological signs of arousal before it’s too late. […]

One mother speaks out about her son’s tragic addiction and suicide

Anne Moss will be speaking at our March Substance Abuse Support group on March 6, 2017. Sometimes finding YOUR tribe can take work. You have to “try on” a few groups to find the one that matches your needs and fits where you are on the journey to healing. Anne Moss has made it her […]

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How Therapy Can Destroy Your Relationship

By: Bunny Young, MA, QMHP Therapy can have some serious consequences on your relationships when you fully lean in to the therapeutic process. What can therapy do for my relationships, you ask? When you invest in working with a therapy team, like the one here at Life Cycles Counseling, you can discover and cultivate who […]

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December Resource Round Up

The holidays are in full swing and we here at Life Cycles Counseling want you to know that it is okay to feel stressed, overwhelmed or just tired; we are here to help! We have included some recovery and grief and loss resources for your down time this holiday season. Enjoy! Holiday Grief and Support […]

October 3, 2016 Quote of the Day: Life Cycles Counseling

10-3-16 Quote of the Day: One Decision Away

You’re always one decision away from a totally different life.