Adults

Fighting the Holiday Blues | Life Counseling Solutions

Fighting the Holiday Blues It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Is it really? For many, the holiday season is a somber time where we remember loved ones lost or the scarcity and pain in our lives. Here are some ways to combat the holiday blues. Reach out! As human beings we need to be with people. Making new

How to Stay Motivated, When All You Want to Do is Take a Nap

Some of us have sufficient time during our day or on the weekend to lay down and shut our eyes for a few. Others encounter this rare opportunity by witnessing clouds parting and the golden sun beaming a light right onto your bed: nap time. Now you can either take advantage of this unique moment to take a nap or

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Four Ways to Take Care of the New Mom | Orlando Parenting Coach

Congratulations! You’ve just got home from the hospital with your wife and your new baby. There’s a lot of thought about how this new baby will affect your lives together and how you’re going to care for baby. But you know what? You actually have to take care of the New Mom too! Taking care of Mom will also help your

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5 Ways To Better Self-Care

By: Mike Martinez I have often heard that we are our own worst critics. I’ve also heard that we talk to ourselves worse than we would talk to own worst enemy! Maybe it’s time to show yourself a little bit more love and respect. Here are 5 simple things you can do to improve your self-care, to enable a healthier

An Open Letter to My (Adult) BFF…on Valentine’s Day

An Open Letter to My (Adult) BFF…on Valentine’s Day February 14th is usually reserved for valentines such as lovers, spouses and significant others; but there is another relationship that should be recognized on this day of love: your best friend. As an adult, your best friendship looks very different from when you were in high school, but it is just

Kill Someone Over a Piece of Chicken? | 5 Cues Your Anger is Out of Control!

In past news it was reported that a man allegedly got in a fist fight with a friend over food, stabbed and killed him. I would imagine this is shocking to most people. Who would A. kill a friend and B. over food? It doesn’t make much sense when you read the headline but truth is this was most likely

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Is Your Sex Life Normal? | Orlando Marriage Counseling

Making it as a married couple in today’s world, may be harder than ever before. We not only live in a society preoccupied with everyone else’s business, but also obsessed with sex. Many adults today devote more time and attention to their Facebook friends then their own spouses. From billboards and movies to Family Channel sitcoms, we are flooded with

Overcoming the Lies and Negative Thoughts

One of the hardest things to overcome when dealing with low self-esteem is negative thinking. When we allow negative thoughts and beliefs to creep into our minds, it quickly becomes truth to us, even if it is completely false. This belief could have come from a parent, an ex, or even yourself, but these lies need to stop in order

Is Your Negative Radar on Overdrive?

How familiar do these statements sound to you? “Of course this would happen to me.” “When it rains, it pours.” “If it’s not one thing, then it’s another.” While these are very common comments to make when you’re frustrated or going through a difficult situation, it can also be comments that slowly debilitate you from positive thinking. The more we

Fatherless Epidemic | Orlando Marriage and Family Counseling

Fatherless Epidemic | Orlando Marriage and Family Counseling With Father’s Day approaching I was struck by just how “father” figures are under appreciated in our society. Think about it, do most of us actually recognize all that a father truly embodies to a child? I took this question to the source and I asked my son. I received a plethora