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4 Reasons You Should Never Be Ashamed To Talk About Depression

Latisha Taylor Ellis, MS, LPC, CAMS, CGS., FVIP Provider

Depression is often mentioned but never really discussed. It's a "condition," yet some don't realize it's legitimacy. This failure can lead those who live with it to question if this problem of theirs matters, thus leading to a feeling of guilt and shame. Here are four...

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4 Biggest Stressors In Modern Young Adult Life

Latisha Taylor Ellis, MS, LPC, CAMS, CGS., FVIP Provider

You’ve just graduated high school and are now pressured to attend the real world of either working or furthering your education. But how are you supposed to know what to do when the only classes your high school offered were based around math, science, and reading?...

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Intimacy in Marriage - Pillow Talk

Linnea Willis

As humans, we yearn to feel connected to one another and while sex may bring us physically close, it does not provide the warmth that emotional intimacy provides.

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Step-Parenting for Dummies

Linnea Willis


Let’s face it. Step-parenting is the bane of your existence. I completely get it. I am still in the midst of experiencing the challenges and the joys of step-parenting.


Along with these challenges to being a step-parent, there are some good...

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Ten Tips To Stop People-Pleasing

Rebecca C. Mandeville

If you’re a people-pleaser, you likely avoid conflict as much as possible in your interactions with others, and will deny your own truth in an attempt to make those you feel dependent upon and/or care about comfortable. But in reality chronic people-pleasing serves no one.

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6 Signs that Your Child Maybe Depressed

Krystalyn Davis

Being a parent is a 24 hour job. You are noticing the slightest changes that occur. One of the changes can be in your child’s mood. There has been a myth that children cannot become depressed. But in reality, children can experience many emotions similar to adults....

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3 Tips on How to Fight Fair

Krystalyn Davis


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4 Steps on How to Recover from Setbacks

Krystalyn Davis


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