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Are you – or is someone close to you – struggling with food, alcohol or substance abuse?

Life can be traumatic. We’re all given our share of jagged pills to swallow. Life can be challenging. Without good tools, in an effort to cope with stress at school, home or work, many can derail. The road that leads to acting out with substances is often traumatic, and littered with loneliness, confusion, despair, frustrations and disappointments. Shining light on…read more →

What gives your life meaning & purpose? Nourishment is about more than just food.

Is a member of your family struggling at home, school or work? True family health & well being is holistic. Finding a healthcare provider that helps to balance the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of every member of the family is possible. Our physicians and certified practitioners provide individualized health, wellness and nutrition consultations for young children, adolescents and adults….read more →

Communicating with Integrity requires Objective Thinking

Ever see a parent in a store admonish their child for not doing what they were told? “STOP IT!” are the words most commonly called out. Stop what? Is what most children think. And then most often they do the opposite in response. Then, perhaps the parent’s words get harsher, or the stance more threatening. “Why can’t you just… behave?”…read more →

Are you caught in a power struggle with your young child or adolescent, a loved one, or business associate?

Resistance—especially from a child—can pack a powerful punch that triggers all sorts of negative emotions. Power struggles can wear adults down long before a child backs down or acquiesces to do whatever it is that is being asked of them—cleaning a room, eating healthy food, doing homework, helping with just about any chore, or just listening in general. Power struggle….read more →

Feelings are not facts

Jealousy, anger, insecurity, fear… we have all experienced these emotions. Sometimes we believe and identify with negative feelings and begin to believe we really are these things – Jealous, Angry, Insecure, Fearful – when in reality, these are just feelings that are constantly changing. Feelings are not facts. Emotional awareness – an awareness of how we feel, not who we…read more →

Teach the teachers

Can improved communication with your child’s teachers help your child succeed? Often parents wait for their child’s quarterly or semester grades and reports to arrive before setting up a talk with teachers. When a parent opens a discovery based dialogue before reports arrive it can go along way to supporting their child and clarifying any areas of concern. Parents possess…read more →

Mindfulness…it only takes a moment

Give yourself a mindful moment… give yourself the world Daily Prescription: Mindful Meditative Practice. Why bother? cultivate kindness toward ourselves and the rest of the world enhance mental and physical agility better sleep, digestion, physical and sexual function cultivate tranquility, joy, and resilience in daily life awareness of our mind, body, and spirit awareness of reality acceptance of differences between ourselves and others I hear you already……read more →

Beg to differ, Mr. President

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” —Thomas Jefferson Is that so? Let’s challenge this historic theory. What can’t we change? Other people. External influences. Nature’s due course. However, there is one thing that can help any man, (and woman, or…read more →