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What's the Plan?

It’s OK to cohabitate in mom and dad’s home, up to a point

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 03/26/2015
Coming Home

Much can change from when a soldier ships out and returns to anxious family members

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 03/19/2015
Envisioning You

Don’t let negative enmeshment lead to losing your unique and valuable self

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 03/12/2015
Dark Thoughts

An elderly person’s visions of death are healthy until they become an obsession

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 03/05/2015
All in a Dream

Don’t ignore that ‘little man’ asking for help

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 02/26/2015
Getting Over Yourself

Parental support and assistance can help teens overcome shyness

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 02/19/2015
Bully Backlash

Victims of workplace bullying need family support and professional counseling

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 02/12/2015
A Hand Up

A friend can sometimes help navigate rough waters at your child’s school

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 02/05/2015
Safety First

Don’t take chances and call authorities if child abuse is suspected

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 01/29/2015
What Would Grandma Say?

Use the way your biggest fan loved you as a model to create a similar self-love

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 01/22/2015
Too Close for Comfort

What does adult attachment theory say about your current relationship?

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 01/15/2015
Viva con gusto!

Live life to the fullest, no matter what your problems may be

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 01/08/2015
Tiny steps

Write down small achievements to stay on track with meeting your resolutions

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 12/31/2014
Christmas is for Caring

Why the whole family should visit a sick friend in the hospital on Christmas Day

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 12/24/2014
Change Takes Work

Mutual growth should be the goal in rekindling romance

Categories: Well Being Author: Patti Carmalt-Vener Date: 12/18/2014