Posts Tagged ‘mom’s blog’

Are You A People Pleaser? The Subtle Art Of Saying “No”

Are You A People Pleaser?

A people-pleaser is a person who constantly goes above and beyond to make other people feel good. People-pleasers tend to be generally empathetic, thoughtful, and caring, all positive personality traits. But People-Pleasers pay a price if they don’t know how to pay attention to their own needs as much as they do to the people they love. If you know…

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Is Sleep A Struggle? Tips To Get Those Zzz’s

Tips To Get Those Zzz's

Does it ever feel like your day is somewhat backward…you wake up feeling tired and go to bed wide awake?!?!  Have you ever experienced a time in your life when tossing and turning in bed could be considered a regular form of exercise?  Silly question, I know!  But, sleep deprivation is extremely common…so common that…

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How To Help Your Child Grieve The Death Of A Pet

Dealing with the loss of a pet

The first major addition to our household was our dog, Waldo. The memory of driving home with our new little puppy in my lap always brings a smile to my face. He taught my husband and me how to be consistent and set boundaries in our household. And he happily took on the role of…

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“Self-Sabotage” Or “Competing Goals”? The Key To Motivation

Self-Sabotage or Competing Goals

Imagine this: You’ve decided to set some new health-related goals. You set your alarm clock to wake you up at 6:00 am on the dot so you can start your day with journaling, a morning workout, or food prepping before the kids wake up. But your child wakes up in the middle of the night,…

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Helping Our Kids Find Passion In Learning

Elevate Counseling: Finding Passion In Learning

Self-motivated learning has long been a philosophical ideal in education, and with good reason. People pursue goals, retain information, and feel more satisfaction in projects where they can identify meaning and purpose. Enter the use of “Passion Projects.” “Passion Projects” encourage individuals to ask questions, pursue personal interests, engage in research, and then CREATE something…

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