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Finding the Balance between Marriage, School, and Life

College can be a personally and intellectually enriching experience; However, mainstream students face many challenges, including an increased risk of mental health problems (American College Health Association, 2008, 2011; Eisenburg, Gollust, Golberstein and Hefner,…

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Added by James on July 8, 2020 at 12:46am — No Comments

Summer of self-improvement

I say we focus on really enjoying the next two months and getting ourselves ready for weather whats coming in the fall. Are you with me?

What does this type of getting ready mean for you? For me it means:

  • Maintaining and upleveling my Self-Care Practice for great health, wellness, fitness, and…
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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on July 7, 2020 at 11:18am — No Comments

TO BE FREE...

There is a multitude of ways in which we don’t embrace our Freedom… We can certainly imprison, subjugate and de-self ourselves with how we choose to live our lives.

We pigeonhole ourselves through our mindset, perspectives, habits, lifestyle, job, career, marriage, home, community, religion, appearance, everything… We don’t realize that everything…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on June 29, 2020 at 9:20am — No Comments

DARE TO DREAM…

Did you know that an important part of the Human Experience is Dreaming? And, I’m not referring about the dreaming we do when we are sleeping. Dreaming, having a vision, aspiring for something, yearning… This is what drives us forward and keeps us motivated… This is what keeps us engaged and Alive… This is where there is juice!

Have you allowed…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on June 23, 2020 at 7:52am — No Comments

CHANGE STARTS WITH YOU…

Are you victimizing yourself, or are you being proactive in your life? Pick something to take charge of, to focus on, and Focus on it till you get the results you want… Let’s do this!



This applies to anything in your life, obviously your relationship as well… As I usually share, partners have a tendency to focus how their partner is being, how their partner is thinking or looking at something, how their partner is feeling, what their partner is doing, how their partner is spending… Continue

Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on June 15, 2020 at 11:25am — No Comments

HOW TO EMPOWER YOURSELF AND FEEL GREAT

I know there are ebbs and flows to how we feel, as there are seasons in our lives (not just weather wise!). The trick is to hang in there during the lows and focus on snapping ourselves out of it, and to enjoy the highs while they last and focus on sustaining them the best we can.



I’ve gotten pretty darn good at this, where I can easily (naturally) create the highs and sustain them. Do I have tough days? Yes. Do I get upset, triggered, affected by life and all in it? Yes. But I do… Continue

Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on June 8, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

UPLEVEL YOUR RELATIONSHIP MINDSET

What we Focus on is what we Create…

  • Something happens or Is
  • We observe that, we assign it meaning and have thoughts and opinions about it
  • Which create how we feel, our mood, our energy…
  • Which in turn inform how we react, operate, and behave
  • And, what we do and how we show up creates our…
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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 31, 2020 at 11:03am — No Comments

20 RELATIONSHIP ENRICHMENT TACTICS YOU NEED

What positive and healthy tactics have you embraced recently that are having a good impact on you? That are allowing you to be your Best Self?

As you might know, when we show up with the best version of ourselves, we can conquer anything… This includes creating our radiant, authentic and successful…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 24, 2020 at 11:08am — No Comments

BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE

Does it feel like we are turning a leaf to you? It feels like that to me, so grateful, though we are still dealing with significant restrictions around here.

I know some are feeling burnt out with all pandemic related topics and impact.

I know some are enjoying aspects of the temporary new normal.

I know some are still getting their…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 19, 2020 at 12:08pm — No Comments

BE WHO YOU WANT TO BE

Does it feel like we are turning a leaf to you? It feels like that to me, so grateful, though we are still dealing with significant restrictions around here.

I know some are feeling burnt out with all pandemic related topics and impact.

I know some are enjoying aspects of the temporary new normal.

I know some are still getting their…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 19, 2020 at 12:08pm — No Comments

HAVING POST TRAUMA GROWTH?

I’m hearing a whole range of experiences from people, depending on who they are, where they are and how much of an impact the lockdown had in their life for starters. Just know that whatever your version is, whether you are bogging out, are having a reaction, or are feeling guilty for being fine, it’s ok and you are not alone…

We are all on our…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 9, 2020 at 11:54am — No Comments

HOW TO MANAGE THE FATIGUE

We are slowly starting the reopening and easing up on the lockdown. Different areas have had different levels of lockdown, and people have taken it seriously to different degrees. Regardless, it’s been a long haul already managing the restrictions and their impact, and looking into what this means going forward as this pandemic won’t be over any time soon… Is…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 7, 2020 at 1:02pm — No Comments

ARE YOU ON THE SAME PAGE ABOUT MONEY?

As there has been so much talk of doom and gloom about the economy and everything economy related, crashing oil prices, recession in line with the Great Depression, major layoffs and furloughs, businesses closing down and the rest of it, finances are on our minds more than ever.

This is usually a hot topic for couples regardless of recessions…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on May 2, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

COPING WITH HEALTHY VS UNHEALTHY HABITS

As we are faced with retriggered trauma, loss, uncertainty, stress and restraints, now is the time to access our best parts not only to weather this storm well but to be ready for what’s next…

When we allow ourselves to numb out and shutdown, to sink into a hole, to spiral out of control or to simply press pause on our life and our dreams, we are…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on April 26, 2020 at 8:32am — No Comments

DO YOU KNOW THAT YOU CREATE YOUR REALITY?

I know it still feels surreal that we are in the midst of a Pandemic and we are, what I’m calling, grounded… And, now that the shutdown has been extended to May 15th in our NY/NJ area, our resilience is being further tested. But, let me tell you that I’m super impressed with the stories I’m hearing from clients on…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on April 17, 2020 at 11:20am — No Comments

READY FOR POSITIVENESS YET?

After large numbers of deaths in NY/NJ, the outbreak seems to be slowing down and the curve flattening a bit in this area. Yay! This is just the beginning of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Hey, I’ll take ANY good news. Focusing on the good is Good…

What insights have you gotten about yourself as a result of…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on April 10, 2020 at 7:58am — No Comments

FOCUS ON BUILDING STAMINA AND RESILIENCE

As the saga of Covid-19 continues and the outbreak is expected to peak in our area this coming week, now is the time to generate as much mental strength and fortitude as we can muster. It is not easy witnessing so much illness and death. Other parts of the country are trailing behind us, so these are going to be a couple of tough weeks. Turmoil and loss are…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on April 7, 2020 at 11:25am — No Comments

PAIN IS INEVITABLE, SUFFERING IS OPTIONAL

Because things are challenging it doesn’t mean we have to lose our s*t. This is the most important aspect of managing the current crisis. That is, to manage how we choose to process information and how we choose to look at the facts. How well are we able to separate the facts from the stories we tell ourselves about the facts… We…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on March 29, 2020 at 9:08am — No Comments

5 INSIGHTS FOR YOUR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

Yep, it’s official. We, NYS, have received the “Major Disaster Declaration”. These are tough times. How are you making out as this crisis continues to ravage our area and the world? 

It is imperative that we are extremely proactive in helping not spread the virus and that we are extremely proactive on how we set ourselves up to weather this…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on March 22, 2020 at 10:56am — No Comments

9 TACTICS FOR WEATHERING YOUR QUARANTINE

It is a crazy time in the world, and it behooves us to take care of ourselves well to properly weather this storm and come out as unscathed as possible after this is over. Let’s make smart decisions and set ourselves up to actually thrive. Yes? Let’s do this also!

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting every…

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Added by Emma K. Vigluicci, LMFT, CIT on March 16, 2020 at 8:53am — No Comments

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Episode 569: Substituting Our Summer Vacations

How can we work through the cancelations of our vacations and get the mental and physical vacation we need during Covid-19?





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