Self-care

What Makes for Happiness?
What Makes for Happiness?

Christmas carolers and mall music remind us that this “is the happiest time of the year.”  This Advent/Christmas season is an opportunity to reflect on what truly makes us happy.  It can’t just be the busyness and bustling.  Is it the gifts?  You...

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No Turkey Necessary
No Turkey Necessary

Just about every American can tell you Thanksgiving is the fourth Thursday of November.  Just about every American finds some way to acknowledge their gratitude on the official gratitude day.  Just about every American joins someone for some kind...

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Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence?

Never. Under No Circumstances. The month of October is dedicated to calling awareness to domestic violence (DV). A single statistic highlights the need for this awareness.  On average, 24 people per minute are victims of rape, physical violence...

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The Body War
The Body War

From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC When I was a kid the only horror movie I saw was the Body Snatchers and it scared me into not wanting to see another one.  Now a body snatching is happening to our young girls.  No, this body war...

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Fake News
Fake News

Barb’s Blog – From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC A wildfire of information  or misinformation is a few clicks away. A phrase we hear frequently in politics is “Fake News”.  It’s not just politics.  For example, there...

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The Grudge Health Hazard
The Grudge Health Hazard

Every day offers us an opportunity to review, reassess, and realign. There’s a good reason to do it. Did you know that holding a grudge is hazardous to your health and is probably getting in your way? Dr. Fred Luskin (Director and Cofounder of...

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