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May 3, 2013 by Trent, 0 comments

Lifehacker.com today has an article that you may find interesting. We tend to forge strong friendships during childhood, adolescence and into college. But for a lot of people, making close friends after college can be challenging. After discussing potential causes, they make recommendations such as “use daily deals, such as Groupon or LivingSocial, to take classes or other activities” and Read more…

April 10, 2013 by Fatimah, 0 comments

I stumbled across this article today called: How not to say the wrong thing¬†and thought it was incredible. I wrote a post previously about not telling people not to be sad, but this expands on it in a rich,¬†tangible way (and especially helpful for very sensitive cases). In this “Ring Theory,” you draw rings in this system (read article for Read more…

February 27, 2013 by Fatimah, 1 comment

one of things people seem to be most surprised about when it comes to therapists is that they too, have seen or may also need to see a therapist of their own. this admittance and truth can be difficult for both therapist (e.g. myself) to acknowledge, as well as for the client to believe. i find this to be true Read more…

November 27, 2012 by Laura, 2 comments

My husband and I have decided not to buy Christmas gifts for one another in order to take on a house project. As with many couples, tensions rise during stressful projects. For us, most of the arguments occur during the planning process. We both have different opinions about which project to do and what that project should look like. Our Read more…

November 7, 2012 by Fatimah, 0 comments

I love working from a strengths-based perspective and approaching solutions through what already seems to be working. However, I find it much easier to identify strengths of a person and much harder to come up with some of my own. In this post I am presenting a short activity that can be done with a partner, friend, or family member. Read more…

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