Posts Tagged communication


Did you know your cell phone might cause grave harm to your health?

By Dr. Mercola No one wants to hear that something as “indispensable” as your cell phone might cause grave harm to your health, but that’s exactly what mounting evidence tells us we’re faced with. Wireless phones and other gadgets have the potential to cause all sorts of health problems, from headaches to brain tumors. The […]

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Twenty-Five Tips for Building a ‘Marriage of Honor’

By Carol Ann Worthing, PhD ‘Did You Know’ building a lasting ‘marriage of honor’ takes more than modeling from others and book knowledge? A ‘marriage of honor’ does not happen by chance. It takes a heartfelt desire to build a foundation for marriage that addresses a broad spectrum of the dynamic facets of relating in […]

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Your Child’s Behavior may be Indicative of your Parenting Style

‘Did You Know” your child’s behavior may be indicative of your parenting style?  From the worst to the best parenting styles, choose the behavior outcomes indicated by your parenting style: Neglectful and uninvolved parenting may produce children who have aggressive behavior or conduct or attachment issues. Permissive parenting may yield children who lack persistence, and […]

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Raising Motivated, Obedient and Loving Children | Raising Motivated Children

‘Did You Know’ that fulfilling the basic needs of your child means surrounding your child with a loving environment that provides time, attention, affection, affirmation and security from both parents in adequate amounts? As you seek to raise motivated, obedient, and loving children, it is important to understand how easily you as a parent can […]

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Relationship Coaching and Counseling

‘Did You Know’ Relationship Coaching and Counseling can help you redefine your relationships and identify the specifics of what you want in your friendships?  Relationships are a primary source of our happiness or our disappointments and frustrations. A healthy positive friendship brings us joy; is accepting of who we are;  encourages us to be accountable […]

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Postpartum Depression

‘Did You Know’ there are numerous terms that are related to mood disorders previous to and following motherhood? The term ‘perinatal’ refers to both the prenatal and postnatal periods of motherhood; the term ‘postpartum’ refers to the mother’s experience after labor and delivery through the infant’s first year of life; and the term ‘antenatal’ refers […]

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Fidelity in a Relationship

‘Did You Know’ that there is behavior that may direct an individual away from fidelity in a relationship? Behaviors that may lead one away from their spouse (or significant other) and towards another person include the following… Sharing private matters with friends before discussing them with your spouse. Spending inordinate amounts of time with one […]

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Who are they that drink and drive?

“Who are they that drink and drive?” By Carol Ann Worthing, Ph.D. Re-Printed from: The Forensic Therapist, Vol. 5(2). Driving while impaired (DWI) represents one of America’s most insidious social problems. In 2002, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported that the nearly 1.5 million (1,461,746) arrests for driving while impaired accounted for 10.6% of […]

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Effective Communication in Relationships

‘Did You Know’ that effective communication is a major key to relationship harmony and satisfaction? Effective Communication in Relationships According to Author H. Norman Wright (2000) in Communication: Key to Your Marriage, three things are commonly taking place in marriages:  “there is a decline in understanding between marriage partners; there is a loss of the […]

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Ten Traits of Healthy Significant Relationships

Did you know there are ten traits of healthy significant relationships?   Strong relationships have these common characteristics which help them stand the test of time… 1.   Commitment, dedication 2.   Friendship 3.   Emotional and mental health 4.   Healthy, supportive friends 5.   Effective conflict resolution and decision making 6.   Serving each other with respect and admiration […]

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