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…

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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…

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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…

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Helping Those Struggling with Depression

May 25, 2017 Depression is one of the most common and treatable emotional disorders in the U.S. It can feel life changing and distressing to see loved ones struggle under…

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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,…

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New Year’s Resolution Success

January 5, 2017 Jazzed in January and a flopped in February. That pretty much describes New Year’s resolutions that fifty percent of us make. Those of us that don’t this…

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Grief and the Holidays

December 14, 2016 Grief doesn’t take a holiday. In fact, the holidays are poignant reminders of our loss and loneliness. As Christmas approaches, our first instinct is to retreat or…

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