Month: May 2017

Is There Such A Thing As A Relationship Without Problems?

By Lianne Avila / May 29, 2017 /

Wouldn’t that be nice, a relationship without problems. That really is a dream. We all go into a relationship with our own set of problems. We learn to be in a relationship through our own family of origin. Which is different for everyone. Then, you try to mesh the two together. That isn’t always easy.…

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7 Reasons Taking Care Of Yourself First Is Best For Your Kids

By Lianne Avila / May 25, 2017 /

“It’s your life; live it well.” Judge Judy Sheindlin I’m sure you’ve heard about self-care. We’ve all heard about putting our oxygen mask on first when on an airplane and it starts to go down. And, we know the reason why. You can’t take care of anyone else unless you have taken care of yourself…

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How To Raise A Happy Child As A Single Parent

By Lianne Avila / May 22, 2017 /

Single parents and their kids can flourish. This is nothing new. There are lots of single parents out there, that are doing well. Think of people you know, both famous and not so famous, that are flourishing as a single parent. One that comes to mind for me is President Obama. He was raised by…

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5 Tips For Reducing Stress In A Relationship

By Lianne Avila / May 18, 2017 /

Are you tired of feeling stressed out? Do you feel you are working a second shift when you get home? Many people go into a relationship, thinking it will make them happy and reduce stress. Many couples find out, this is not the case. At first it is bliss. Your partner can’t do anything wrong.…

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What Are Relationship Challenges You Can Manage Without A Counselor?

By Lianne Avila / May 15, 2017 /

We live in a time where going to see a counselor, is not that uncommon. Thank God, it’s hard to believe there was a time where it was considered taboo. I am grateful for all the counselors before me, that fought to make it alright. Counseling can help get you through the bumps in life,…

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Learn why you should be taking care of yourself. Learn why you should be taking care of yourself. You can have the life you imagined.

6 Serious Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Care Of Yourself

By Lianne Avila / May 11, 2017 /

Taking care of yourself is one of the best things you can do for yourself. It’s easy to put yourself last on the list. You take care of your family and you prioritize work. This doesn’t leave much time for yourself. Our bodies are like a car. They need fuel. Just like you need to…

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7 Tips For Raising A Healthy Child

By Lianne Avila / May 8, 2017 /

Now, who doesn’t want to raise a healthy child? All of the parents I have seen, want their children to be healthy and happy. Sounds simple, or does it? When you have a child, you have a dream. You have a picture of what life will be like for you, and your family. After a…

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The 3 Reasons Reducing Stress With Laughter Is The Best Medicine

By Lianne Avila / May 4, 2017 /

Remember when you were a child, laughing came so easily. The average child laughs 300 to 500 times a day. While, the average adult laughs 15 times a day. What happened there? As a child you couldn’t wait to be an adult. Now, you are and life may seem a little stale. When children laugh,…

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How To Overcome Relationship Challenges

By Lianne Avila / May 1, 2017 /

At the beginning of a relationship, when everything is new. You can’t imagine you would ever have any kind of a challenge in your relationship. You can’t see your partner’s flaws. The relationship makes you feel wonderful. But, eventually the honeymoon is over. You start to see your partner as a real human being. With…

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