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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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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 […]

Spring Cleaning: 4 Signs That It's Time to Break Up

Spring Cleaning: 4 Signs That It’s Time to Break Up

-Mayah Taylor, MA   Spring has sprung!! And with the new season comes the task of spring cleaning. Now I know you’re probably thinking about all the clothes in your closet that you don’t wear that needs to be donated. Or all the unused items in your home that probably should be given away because […]

Toxic People and How They Ruin our Recovery

The road to recovery is often described as a tenacious path where you need to surround yourself with people who will help you achieve your goal of building a good life away from substances. A tenacious attitude will also help heal your soul. You cannot afford to be around people who will drain you of […]

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7-10-17 Quote of the Day: Alive.

Hold on to it if it makes you feel alive. Let it go if it stops you from living.

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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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