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Category Archives: Life Lessons

Self worth can often be a struggle. Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones. -Benjamin Franklin Do you know someone who struggles with self worth? Have you ever wondered what makes you valuable, special, important, or worthwhile? If so you […]

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Never apologize Mister . . . it’s a sign of weakness. – John Wayne Having a spouse that is unwilling to apologize is a very common complaint voiced by clients with fractured relationships they hope to repair in counseling. After sharing the list of wrongs they have experienced the follow up sentence is often “and […]

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It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Volunteer work of some kind is one of my most often prescribed remedies for a wide range of symptoms. The reason: more and more research is showing an inverse relationship […]

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As frustrating as people can be, it’s hard to find a good substitute. – John Ortberg In my work with couples I often find it helpful to discuss some of their recent arguments. We work to identify the triggers and the underlying beliefs that cause one or both partners to feel wronged. When describing events […]

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