Category Archives: Self Help

The Cost of Caring

We are all currently grateful for and in awe of the phenomenal work being done by our healthcare professionals. Some of us have personally benefitted from this work when in dire medical need. Yet, what is the cost paid by … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Managing Difficult Emotions During the Holidays

There is no shortage of information written about coping with the holiday season.  That’s because there’s no shortage of people feeling extra stress this time of year.  Yet many people will cower in the darkness of an emotional corner before reaching … Continue reading

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Begin Again with the Gift of Resilience

written by L. Chris Cannida, LPC – January 1, 2015 Every soul can have its own Springtime. Everyone can begin again. The dead of winter has set in where I live.  While I appreciate the seasons, the seemingly endless dark clouds, … Continue reading

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My Therapist Called Me a Weed

  published by L. Chris Cannida, MS, LPC – April 6, 2016 April is the Month of the Military Child.  The dandelion is the official flower of military children – representing their resilience in the midst of constant change and … Continue reading

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