Making New Year’s Resolutions You Can Achieve

January 1, 2019

With the new year here, talks of New Year’s resolutions is inevitable. For me, this always feels like an overwhelming decision. While I start with the best of intentions for the great resolution I have created, it only seems to take a few weeks or maybe a month into the new year before I feel like […]

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What if you don’t bake the third pie?

December 21, 2018

When I think of Christmas I think of so many wonderful memories but I also think of a time with a great deal of stress. As the years go by it seems as if there are more and more traditions to keep up with and that we could never think of breaking. This was also […]

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Self-Care During the Holidays

December 18, 2018

While the holidays can be a time of great cheer and excitement they can also bring about stress, and frustration. Specifically, within our closest relationships, we may notice more tension. Maybe it comes in the form of snapping at your partner when they forgot to hang the decorations or pick up the extra gift on […]

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Giving Tuesday 2018

November 27, 2018

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. The Refuge Center for Counseling is participating once again, raising funds for our programs that support domestic and sexual violence. GIVE A SECURE, TAX-DEDUCTIBLE GIFT TODAY ON #GIVINGTUESDAY Your […]

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Black Friday: An Outside Perspective

November 23, 2018

Confession: I have NEVER been Black Friday shopping.   Unless you count online shopping, then I definitely have done that in recent years. But I have never been part of the chaos that I’ve seen and heard about on the news and from friends.   This is partly because just the thought of all the […]

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