The 5 Things I Hope You NEVER Forget

repeating something often will help us never forget

We all have things we will probably never forget: maybe it’s that locker combination from 7th grade; or the phone number your family had when you were growing up; or maybe it was how humiliated you felt when you tripped and everyone in the room laughed at you. Those things are indelibly imprinted in our…

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3 BIG Relapse Flags You Need to be Aware Of


Relapse happens From time to time my husband and I will have an old client call out of the blue to make an appointment with us. Unfortunately, they rarely call because they just want to tell us how great they’re doing—it’s usually because of a relapse. The scenario is almost always the same. They arrive.…

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How to Get Practical Solutions from a Simple Prayer


Prayer. I used to think I sucked at it. Yeah, sometimes I would get an obvious answer, but so often my prayers felt like they were bouncing off the ceiling—going nowhere. Was the silence a “No”, a “not yet” or was God just plain not listening? Sometimes I would resort to old legalistic thinking to…

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A Simple Trick that Will Help Relieve Stress

breathing can reduce stress

Stress is just about as common as brown eyes in our country. In a recent study conducted by the American Psychological Association, 1 in 4 American adults reported that they have been experiencing long-term chronic stress. Most of the rest of us admit to encountering “situational” stress on a pretty regular basis. With all you…

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One Thing You Should NEVER Do When You Want to Quit

Don't Quit

Are you ready to quit; to give up; to throw in the towel? Are you way beyond exhausted with what life’s thrown your way? Every time I get to that point, I’m reminded of a lesson that was seared into my mind a very long time ago. I was young, maybe 11 or 12, when…

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