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Therapeutic Tip Tuesday: Choices

Published on December 27, 2011 by in The Daily

Isn’t it funny when you hear someone retell a story there is always a phrase like, “I had to.”, “He made me.”, and “I had no choice”? Well it may not be funny but it is rather odd that someone says those phrases and really means it. The truth is that those phrases are actually false; you do have a choice. Which brings me to today’s therapeutic tip, choices.
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Are you kidding me Monday: 12/26/11

Hey there! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas yesterday. I know I did. Here is your weekly dose of are you kidding me; holiday style:

    Children who get mad at their parents for not telling Santa the right items to get from their list. Are you kidding me?!
    A child leaves a slab of ribs for Santa instead of cookies and milk because he says that Santa is changing it [...]


 
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5 Fast Tips Friday: Last Minute Holiday Shopping

Here are your 5 quick tips for last minute shopping for all you procrastinators.

Make a list and check it twice! You must know whom you are buying for, the amount you want to spend and what type of gift you are looking for.
Choose 2 to 3 stores where you will shop for the gifts. This will take less time.
Gift cards are always easy and nice. If you want to personalize [...]


 
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A Picture Tells it All Thursday: My Daughter Symone

Here are pictures of my 7 year old daughter, Symone at different times playing on my ipad. She is my first born and a little Miss Diva. She can be sweet, silly and sassy all at the same time! She’s too cute…..I guess!

 
 
 
 
 


 
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The Dos and Don’ts of Double Dating

My fiancé and I don’t double date much because we have children, we work demanding jobs and we really only have one night a week to be together with no work involved and we really don’t want to spend it with another couple.
When we do double date however we have a great time. Some of the things that I have seen during past double dates prompted me to write [...]


 
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Therapeutic Tip Tuesday: Responsibility

Published on December 20, 2011 by in The Daily

I often find that clients want to spend their time is session blaming 0thers for most or even all of their issues. When confronted with the question of what part they play in the situation they are confused or sometimes even offended. But once they realize what part they play and take responsibility for that part they are able to start formulating their solution.
Here are your tips about taking responsibility:
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Are You Kidding Me Monday: 12/19/11

It has been a crazy week around here so here it is.
1. My daughter informed me that at school they call her Symonece because she sings like Beyonce. Are you kidding me?!
2. There are 20 people waiting in line at the grocery store and only 2 lanes are open. Are you kidding me?!
3. A local radio station said that there is a strip club that is giving away free lap [...]


 
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Can Carpooling with Your Mate Enhance Your Relationship?

In today’s economy people may feel the need to carpool to save on gas, money and pollution. What people may not know is that it can enhance your relationship with your mate as well. With technology enhancements on the increase there has also been a decrease in oral communication between couples. Utilize this time to strengthen your relationship communication. Here are five ways to optimize car communication time:

Plan out the [...]


 
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5 Fast Tips Friday: Time Management

Each week I will post 5 quick and fast tips to go along with a particular topic. This week the topic is time management. You probably don’t have time to read this post, but please do! Here are you fast five tips:
1. Plan ahead of time. Use a calendar or planner.
2. Create a checklist and prioritize it.
3. Set deadlines for all tasks to be done. This includes small tasks like [...]


 
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