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Boundaries: Intimacy is Not a Luxury

John Townsend, Ph.D. and Henry Cloud, Ph.D.     Intimacy Is Not a Luxury, but a Necessity God created us to need a close and intimate relationship not only with himself but also with others. Relationships are the fuel of life. They provide us with acceptance, encouragement, empathy, wisdom, and a host of other relational […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
BOOKS

Intimacy Is Not a Luxury, but a Necessity

Henry Cloud, Ph.D., and John Townsend, Ph.D. God created us to need a close and intimate relationship not only with himself but also with others. Relationships are the fuel of life. They provide us with acceptance, encouragement, empathy, wisdom, and a host of other relational nutrients. These nutrients keep us healthy and growing. In fact, […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
GRIEF / BEREAVEMENT

The Beauty of Silent Support

Sara Newhard, M.A. “Sitting shiva” is a profound Jewish custom where loved ones come together and sit with a family member or friend in their grief. They literally sit and grieve together. This practice encourages the community to go to the mourner as soon as news of the loss is heard.  The custom is to […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
RECENT RESEARCH

The Beauty of Silent Support

    Sara Newhard, M.A.   “Sitting shiva” is a profound Jewish custom where loved ones come together and sit with a family member or friend in their grief. They literally sit and grieve together. This practice encourages the community to go to the mourner as soon as news of the loss is heard.  The […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
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Where is God in the Midst of an Eating Disorder?

Sara Newhard, M.A. Want to hear more from Sara? She will be presenting at the 2017 AACC “Break Every Chain” World Conference, which will be held September 27-30 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN. Come hear Sara and hundreds of others at the AACC World Conference! Visit www.worldconference.net to register today!     […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
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Coaching for Resilience: An Interview with Jennifer Cisney Ellers

; Elizabeth: Jennifer what’s your journey? Can you give a little background about yourself and how you got involved in life coaching?   Jennifer: There were a few influences in my journey to adding Life Coaching to my list of skills. The biggest were two of my professional coaching colleagues who are also dear friends. […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
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Becoming Resilient

  Excerpted with permission from from Becoming Resilient (2017) by Donna Gibbs, LPCS, BCPCC, NCC   “Ladies and gentlemen, please rise and remove your caps for the singing of the National Anthem.” We’ve all heard this announcement at a ballgame or celebration. But do you ever wonder why you’re standing? Standing is considered appropriate in many […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
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Why are Females Being Missed on the Autism Spectrum (AS/ASD)? Part 2

Stephanie C. Holmes, BCCC, Certified Autism Specialist An Interview with author and advocate, Tracey Cohen Miss part 1? Read it here!   Continuing my interview with Tracey Cohen who was diagnosed with Asperger’s at age 39, I asked Tracey about when parents should tell their child they are on the spectrum and how people react […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
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Three Signs Your Marriage Could Be Emotionally Bankrupt

 Lisa Murray, M.A.   It was the perfect day for a wedding. Their eyes were filled with love and longing, their dreams diffused by tint of their rose-colored glasses. Those early years together tore through like a whirlwind. The first little house, the first bouncing baby, the first big job promotion—it was all exciting, almost […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago
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Why are Females being Missed on the Autism Spectrum (AS/ASD)? Part 1

Stephanie C. Holmes, BCCC, Certified Autism Specialist An Interview with author and advocate, Tracey Cohen   At a workshop I was teaching a few years ago, I shared a video interview of my daughter without identifying her as such. My daughter, who was 15 at the time, was discussing her challenges and struggles with Asperger’s […]

By DJONES, 7 years ago