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11 Relationship Books.

11 Books About Relationships to Read ASAP

By New Life Counseling / May 9, 2022

From singleness to dating to marriage to family dynamics, our certified counselors have put together a list of books about relationships that are some must-reads! Relationships, whether with yourself or others, are always changing. The world is changing, and we are forced to move with it. Understanding needs, wants, desires, and communicating are just the…

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18 Growth and Fulfillment Books

18 Uplifting Books About Personal Growth

By New Life Counseling / May 9, 2022

Personal growth is so important: Are you an over-thinker? Are you afraid to step out of your comfort zone? Do you feel like you’re stuck in life? Do you feel burnt out? Time for some change! Time to change your mindset. Time to learn how to find meaning, to lead, to be bold, to be…

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11 Must-Read Books About Mental health Disorders

11 Must-Read Books About Mental Health

By New Life Counseling / May 9, 2022

Mental health and mental illness are becoming less and less taboo, and we couldn’t be happier. We still have a long way to go in terms of education about mental health and accessibility, but books are one way we can learn and share. People must know they are not alone. Nearly one in five U.S…

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Spring Cleaning for Your Mind, Body, & Home

By Linda Wilcox / April 12, 2022

Spring brings longer days, warmer weather, and newfound energy to freshen up our spaces after a long winter. It is a time to not only tend to our homes but also our well-being in mind and body. Here are some things you can focus on as you move into spring. MIND Practice single-tasking – doing…

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4 Ways to Measure Your Health

By Linda Wilcox / March 29, 2022

Your value can never be determined by a number on a scale. For many, the year started with a goal or resolution related to weight loss. The scale can give you overall big-picture information and information about your body’s response to eating salty foods, intense exercise, and hormone changes. However, the scale is not always…

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10 Ways To Love your Heart and Brain More

By Linda Wilcox / March 25, 2022

Our heart and brain are what get us through the day. Let’s show them a little appreciation and give them some extra love. Did you know that what is healthy for your physical heart is also healthy for your brain? When your brain is doing well, you can really feel the love! Try out these…

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Wellness Connections March Newsletter, Nutrition Month 2022

Happy National Nutrition Month 2022!

By Linda Wilcox / March 9, 2022

Celebrating flavors and cultures from around the world is a fun and tasty way to nourish your body with new foods. Consider celebrating nutrition and a world of flavors all month long! Week 1: Eating a Variety of Nutritious Foods Include healthy food from all food groups Learn how to read the Nutrition Facts Label…

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How to Manage Change in a Healthy Way

By Jessica Pottorff / January 10, 2022

Have you ever heard the saying, “The only constant in life is change?” That quote is by a Greek philosopher named Heraclitus. Heraclitus also has another famous quote, “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” My mentor once told me, “Change…

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7 Strategies to Help Avoid Getting Sick

By Dr. Donald Gilbert, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC / December 16, 2021

There is no shortage of “couch doctors” advising on social media today. It is hard to separate fact from fiction. Our ‘healthcare’ is more about ‘sick care’ these days. What can you do to stay healthy and protect yourself from disease? Who do you listen to?
I am not an MD. Let me state that upfront. Research does give us some clues about strategies that are tried and true, that can at least assist in healthy “Self-Care”. I want strategies that I can practice, that are practical, and simple to add to my busy life.
Here are a few that I have come up with.

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Codependency – Narcissist Trap

By Jessica Pottorff / October 13, 2021

It’s a Trap! Understand the connection between a codependent and a narcissist. Learn the trap codependents walk into over and over again. It’s a difficult trap but it’s possible to break free.

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