Month: April 2017

5 Tips For Parents For Reducing Stress During The Summer

By Lianne Avila / April 29, 2017 /

Summer is almost here. This means the kids will be out of school. They will be home and they will want you to find something for them to do. You have work, a husband and a house to take care of. What are you going to do with your kids? Summer is supposed to be…

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10 Ways To Bring Happiness Into Your Life

By Lianne Avila / April 24, 2017 /

Everybody wants to be happy. That is why you spend so much time at work trying to get ahead and make more money. You are told if you do more, you will get more. In reality, that is not always the case. I have found many people that work a lot and that are trying…

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The 7 Types Of Relationship Challenges (And How To Fix Them)

By Lianne Avila / April 20, 2017 /

Relationship and marital problems are not that uncommon. They come in all shapes and sizes. If you are feeling disconnected or alone in your relationship, you are not alone. The divorce rate is almost 50%. This should tell you something. As a Marriage & Family Therapist and a trained Gottman Couples Therapist. I can tell…

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10 Signs You Are Not Taking Care Of Yourself

By Lianne Avila / April 17, 2017 /

Taking care of yourself is one of the best things you can do for your health. And, I’m not just talking physically. I’m talking mentally, as well. Taking care of yourself is not selfish. You should not feel guilty about it. It really is true, you can’t take care of anybody else unless you have…

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How To Nurture A Happy Child

By Lianne Avila / April 13, 2017 /

Parenting is no easy job, and shouldn’t be taken lightly. For those of you that have chosen it, you should congratulate yourself. You are making a big difference in helping the next generation. Parenting and children have changed drastically. Personally, I think video games and the internet are a big part of it. Plus, all…

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Why Is Saying I’m Sorry So Difficult?

By Lianne Avila / April 10, 2017 /

It’s a very simple word. But, yet so many people have a really hard time saying it. Why is this? Does it mean you have to admit you are wrong? I’m sure you know, the answer is yes. This is one of the best things you can do for your relationship. All relationships go through…

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7 Things Nobody Told You About Being Single

By Lianne Avila / April 6, 2017 /

I have to admit, I really wanted write this article. Almost 50% of the population in the United States is single. There a lot of people that think there is something wrong with you, if you are single. This comes from very old stereotypes. I have found that there are a lot of people out…

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7 Tips To Survive Your First Year Of Marriage

By Lianne Avila / April 3, 2017 /

The wedding was beautiful. You had the perfect ceremony, followed by the perfect reception. You were surrounded by friends and family, that were for you. Next the honeymoon, maybe you went somewhere far away. It was just the two of you day and night. The sparks were flying. When you’re in the right relationship, it’s…

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