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How to Set Healthy Expectations

-Mayah Taylor, MA   Expectations in a relationship can be helpful in getting each participants needs met. They can also be damaging when we set unrealistic expectations upon the relationship, the other person, and even ourselves. Today’s blog focuses on tips on how to set healthy expectations in your relationship.   Understand and Communicate   […]

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How to Replace Pain with Love and Kindness

-Mayah Taylor, MA   Loss can be painful. Whether it be the loss of a loved one, loss of a relationship, or the loss of pet. The loss can be so painful that sometimes we find ourselves getting stuck in that pain and are not able to move forward from that pain to continue living […]

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5-23-2018 Quote of the day: Recovery

You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy.  You were created to be victorious.

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5-21-2018 Quote of the day: Remaking Ourselves

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world … as in being able to remake ourselves. -Mahatma Gandhi

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Relationship Check Up: What’s in Your Relationship Toolkit?

-Mayah Taylor, MA Relationships can be complicated. They require a lot of attention and nurturing. Often, we can get caught up in everything that life throws at us and forget to nurture and tend to our relationship. In this blog, we’d like to share with you tips that you can use to check up on […]

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Loneliness: How to Make Connections Count

-Mayah Taylor, MA Loneliness can be defined as a state of solitude or being alone. Humans are social creatures. At our core our need to connect is innate. Our social connections are a key source of our happiness, mental health, and emotional health. Loneliness isn’t limited to internal circumstances such as being a natural introvert […]

What Breakups Leave Behind

What Breakups Leave Behind

-Mayah Taylor, MA Breakups are never easy. There’s so many emotions and feelings associated with a breakup. They can be significantly life altering. But what do breakups leave behind in their wake? How are the parties involved affected by a breakup?   The Art Of Revenge Breakups can often be unpleasant, painful, and sometimes downright […]

Dangers of the Study Drug with College Students

Dangers of the Study Drug with College Students

-Mayah Taylor, MA The life of a college student is a challenging one. Midterms,  finals, quizzes, 10+ page papers, or that big project they’ve worked on the whole semester on. Many students who are faced with this can often feel overwhelmed. In order to excel and not flunk out, students turn to “study drugs.” Study […]

Tips for Talking to Your Healthcare Provider about Addiction to Pain Pills and How You Can Avoid Abuse of Your Pain Medication (2)

Tips for Avoiding Pain Pill Addiction: Talking to Your Doctor is Key

How to Talk to Your Healthcare Provider about Addiction to Pain Pills -Mayah Taylor, MA More than 80% of Americans had contact with a healthcare provider in the last year which places Doctors in the unique position to identify non-medical use of prescription drugs and stop the escalation of non-medical use to a substance use […]


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