Category Archives: Positive Focus

Long Distance Relationships by Christen Youngblood

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Long distance relationships are never easy. They can be both exciting and hard. Apprehension about when the next time you will see your partner or even talk to them can lead to uncertainty and anxiety. Long distance relationships have become … Continue reading

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The Value in Perspective Taking by Sandy Morrison

    I don’t know that I agree that any experience can be transformed into something with positive value.  For example, I would find it nearly impossible to find something positive in things like domestic abuse, terrorism, or starving children.  Putting … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for Strengthening Your Family Relationship by Laura Knizley

New Year’s Resolutions can start any time, despite the name.  Your family is your home base, and to improve your own life, you need that to be a firm foundation!  Some ways to strengthen our families this year are recognizing … Continue reading

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“Where Words Fail, Music Speaks” (Hans Christian Andersen) by Allison Mangone

Go ahead- get into your car and turn up the radio to your favorite station or put on your ultimate playlist. Chances are a song will come on that pulls you back into your past, into a memory, or cause … Continue reading

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In Sickness and in HEALTH: Creating Healthy Habits with Your Partner by Kelsey Blythe

We hear about the importance of physical health all the time, it’s everywhere: “Eat healthy, stay active!”  But did you ever consider that being healthy with your partner can also be good for your relationship? One aspect of having a … Continue reading

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