The 7 Habits of Chronic Unhappiness and How to Combat Them
by: Josie Olson, LPC. In 2014, in an article in The Huffington Post, Tamara Star, highlighted 7 habits of chronically unhappy people. If you find yourself chronically unhappy, here are some possible habits that may be contributing to this: Habit #1: “Your default belief is that life is hard.” Individuals who hold to this bel
De-stress in 30 Seconds, Anytime, Anywhere
by: Janice Stinson, LPC “Calgon, take me away!” Does anyone remember this commercial? I know I am betraying my age, but in the 1970s and 80s there was a commercial or two featuring a stressed out woman (wife, mother, employee) who was swept away to her oasis of tranquility by…well…bubble bath. I’m sure that C
Want to Be a Great Dad? You Need a Map!
by: Jim Urban, LPC. How many of you enjoy sitcoms about family life? I know I do; I enjoy laughing at them and find them to be very relatable. The other night, though, while watching a family sitcom, I was struck by how the father was so poorly portrayed. In this episode he epitomized the […]
3 Reasons a Little “Selfishness” Makes You a Better Parent
by: Jim Urban, LPC. Admit it, you’ve been there (and by the way, so have I). You love your children and want the best for them. You run yourself ragged trying to give them everything they need to succeed. Their birthday parties are the talk of the town, the affirmations you give them are constant, […]