Month: December 2016

The Benefits Of Understanding Your Child’s Emotions

By Lianne Avila / December 22, 2016 /

We live in a fast paced society. I hear it all the time in my practice, ‘how can I connect with my child?’ Parents want to connect with their children more than ever these days. Living in the Bay Area can be demanding, and not leave as much time for your family as you would…

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5 Tips That Will Keep You And Your Kids Happy During The Holiday Season

By Lianne Avila / December 20, 2016 /

“Christmas is doing a little extra something for someone.”Charles M. Schulz It’s that time of year. Christmas is right around the corner, and then The New Year. Right now you may be trying to get in that last-minute shopping. Your son must have a Monster Truck, and your daughter must have the perfect doll. The…

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Lianne Avila In The Media

By Lianne Avila / December 19, 2016 /

Lianne is a prolific writer on marriage, reducing stress and raising happy, healthy kids.  You can find her article on this website as well as the sites listed below. Please see the bottom of this page if you are interested in asking Lianne to write an article for your website and/or offer a professional quote. Lianne’s…

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10 Ways To Love Someone Without Losing Yourself

By Lianne Avila / December 16, 2016 /

“It’s Love That Makes The World Go Round.” W.S. Gilbert So, you’ve found love. Now, how do you make it last? In the beginning love is grand. It’s just you and your partner. You can’t seem to get enough of each other. Then, you buy a house, have children, and get a promotion at work. Slowly…

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Being Single Doesn’t Have To Suck During The Holidays

By Lianne Avila / December 13, 2016 /

The Holidays are here and your are still single. Well, that’s alright. So many of my single clients ask me, ‘why am I still single?’ They feel they are doomed in relationships. I ask them, “are you truly being honest with yourself?” How open are they to their friends and family’s constructive advice? How open…

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You Can Take The Day Off, & Everyone Will Live

By Lianne Avila / December 8, 2016 /

‘I’d really like to take time off, but I feel guilty.” ‘I just can’t get motivated or stay focused.” ‘Life has been overwhelming.” Have you ever said any of those things? If the answer is yes, then you need to read this article. “We try to convince ourselves that feeling overwhelmed and stressed out and…

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How To Get Through The Holiday Season & Not Kill Anyone

By Lianne Avila / December 5, 2016 /

Summer is over and fall is here. This means change is near or has already started. For some, it may have never stopped. With busy work schedules and children is school, you may never feel like you have any time for yourself. Next, the holiday season will be here, and we will all be wondering…

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How Do You Know If He’s The One?

By Lianne Avila / December 1, 2016 /

I hear this all the time, ‘how will I know if he’s the one for me?‘ In a time where there are more single people than there have ever been, and there is more betrayal than ever. People have a hard time trusting that they will pick the right partner for themselves. The first step is…

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