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

Signs of an Eating Disorder | Orlando Eating Disorder Counseling

Scandal star Portia de Rossi opened up to Entertainment Tonight  a few years ago about her struggle with anorexia and bulimia. The actress, now in her 40s, did not start battling these disorders as an adult, or even a teenager, but became anorexic and bulimic at the young age of 12. While it is difficult to fathom a 12-year-old struggling

Can Divorce Be Healthy For Kids? | Orlando Divorce Recovery

Divorce is not an easy process to go through but children fare better if parents can limit conflict associated with the divorce or at least minimize the child's exposure to it. Children who live in the custody of at least one well-functioning parent do better than those who are living in high stress high turmoil environments with both parents. The

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6 Tips To Help Children Cope With Divorce | Orlando Divorce Therapy

No one goes into marriage hoping that it will end in divorce, at least I hope not. Divorce is never easy, but add children to the equation and you now have a whole new plethora of issues to face. How do I break the news of the divorce to my children? How do I keep my connection with my son/daughter?

How To Love Your Family Better Than A Stranger | Orlando Individual Counseling

By: Zuleida Herba Somewhere in my decades old subconscious, I have a memory of being somewhere in the age range of 9 years old and throwing some kind of pre-adolescent temper tantrum. (Well, actually I’m sure that I had more than one of those, bless my parents). It was the kind of tantrum where I was determined to make everyone

How to Find Your Worth in Your Self & Not in Others

Many people struggle daily to build and maintain a positive self-esteem. Some struggle more than others because they have not yet developed a true sense of self. It is impossible to have self-esteem without a sense of self. How can you feel good about yourself if you don’t really even know who you are? When developing your sense of self,