Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to Pick a Good Counselor When Life Gets Hard

Everyone can benefit from venting their feelings and taking the time to examine their lives. However, many people are nervous to make an appointment to see a counselor or other mental health professional. There is still a sort of stigma … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Families

Guest Post: Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon At the beginning of each year, many of us reflect on the past 12 months and commit to be better as we make our New Year’s Resolutions.  Losing weight, getting out of … Continue reading

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Santa for a Cause

As the Kearns Community Learning Center Coordinator, I have been involved in a service project for the past three years we have dubbed “Santa for a Cause.” The purpose of the project is to provide families with the greatest needs … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions are for Teens Too

New Year’s resolutions and goals…not just for adults. Fifteen year old Jordan Romero from SoCal made history by setting and reaching his goal of conquering and climbing the 7 highest peaks on all 7 continents. Jordan seen here on the … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Talk to Your Teen

Adolescence can be a trying time in your relationship with your child.  When you feel a breakdown in communication, here are some techniques that I have seen help as I have worked with teens and parents in our parenting classes … Continue reading

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