Mental Health

Toddlers and TV
Toddlers and TV

September 21, 2017 Computers, tablets and smart phones provide shortcuts to fun and information- for adults! In regard to infants/toddlers, the scary statistics are in. Even the research has been researched. The very young perceive TV differently...

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Kobe Beef and Politics
Kobe Beef and Politics

August 13, 2017 Barb’s Blog – From NCC Co-Founder Sr. Barbara Kennedy, OSM, LPC My brother-in-law is a pretty smart guy.  Recently we were talking about food when he mentioned Kobe beef.  He said that farmers in Japan who raise Kobe...

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Fake News
Fake News

July 30, 2017 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...

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The Grudge Health Hazard
The Grudge Health Hazard

June 2, 2017 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...

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All Fun, No Fuss!
All Fun, No Fuss!

May 10, 2017 The slogan for the NCC Community Block Party Fundraiser certainly lived up to its billing! 160 people packed the Lagunitas Brewing Community Room in NE Portland to enjoy great beer, local wines, and fabulous food from three local...

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Tuning In AKA Attunement
Tuning In AKA Attunement

January 27, 2017 Think about a time when someone really ‘got’ how you were feeling. It may have been a time when you were feeling terrible. Maybe you were angry, hurt, or disappointed. In that moment, someone took the time to notice how you were...

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