Category Archives: stress management

Handling Holiday Stress as a Team! By Priscilla Rodriguez

For many people the holiday season is a time to spread cheer and joy, yet, for other people, the holidays can be very stressful. For instance, it may be stressful you if do not having enough money to buy all … Continue reading

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Keeping the Connection: How to Maintain Your Romantic Relationship with the Arrival of Baby by Sarah Beth Thompson

“You need to do everything fun in life now before you have children, because once you do, your life is over.” I overheard this statement from a family last summer and my first thought was, “No! It does not have … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Listen: How to React to Conflict without Blowing Up by Laura Knizley

Everybody has conflict.  Period.  Avoiding conflict will only create more feelings of resentment and bitterness towards the other person.  So, is it a lose-lose situation?  Do we either get our feelings hurt in a major blow out or sweep it … 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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Relationship Health

I talk a lot about healthy relationships and marriages in my line of work. When I teach relationship education classes to couples I emphasize what behaviors are present in a healthy relationship and what a positive, loving relationship looks like. … Continue reading

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