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Isolation

Thanks to social media and technology, we are more connected to one another digitally than we have ever been before. However, along with an increase in technological connection, there has been a major decrease in face-to-face time. Texting and emailing has become such a primary form of communication, that many of us are losing the […]

Desire

According to anthropology professsor Helen Fisher, there are three stages of love: lust, attraction, and attachment. With these different stages, come the release of different neurochemicals and activations of different body and brain systems.  Lust is a hormone-driven phase of love – where testosterone and estrogen drive desire and connection. In the attraction phase, norepinephrine; […]

Doubt

“What should I do?” When it comes to difficult decisions, it’s a common question that many of us ask both ourselves and others. Whether it’s ending a relationship, starting a new job, signing a new lease, deciding to get married, have a baby, or make an investment – the question can be filled with doubt, […]

The Difference Between Couples Counseling and Discernment Counseling

Everyone at this point has probably heard of couples counseling and the positive effects it can have on a relationship. However, Discernment Counseling, a new type of couples counseling has a different objective. The objective of Discernment Counseling is for couples on the brink of divorce to make a definitive decision on how to proceed […]

3 Tips to Calm Anxiety:

We all struggle to stay calm and collected in our daily lives. Anxiety is a normal feeling, but when it becomes overactive, trying a few self-regulating techniques can help manage the feeling. Here are three simple tasks and ideas to keep your anxiety in check: Meditation A 2018 meta-analysis review published in the Journal of […]