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Sheila’s Self Care Quarterly Check Up

Thursday, April 19, 2018
After making a commitment during 2018 to actively participate in self-investment by finding two days per month to specifically devote to meeting my own needs, I feel compelled to provide a first q Read More

Invest in Yourself

Thursday, January 25, 2018
by Sheila Stinnett, Executive Director I have recently become focused on the idea of investment. Maybe it’s because I am in my fifties and my thinking has shifted toward retirement or mayb Read More

Being a Chronic Procrastinator

Thursday, August 13, 2015
By Sheila Stinnett As the last days of summer are upon us, I would like to discuss a behavior which continually haunts me, is unproductive and generally just makes me feel bad, my urge to  Read More

Smartphones: Toy or Tool for Kids

Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC Do you consider your child’s smartphone or mobile device a toy or a tool? With advances in technology a phone in the hand of a child is not just a hand held video gam Read More

Less is More When Dealing with Stress

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC I read an interesting blog the other day about the Voluntary Simplicity Movement. This site was filled with the positive testimonials of individuals and families who have m Read More

Fear of Back to School

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC As the last few days of summer wind down, thousands of elementary children ready themselves for their return back to the classroom. During this count down to the big &ldquo Read More

Parenting is a Year Round Sport!

Saturday, April 13, 2013
By Sheila Stinnett, LPC As we progress through the spring months and the school year comes to a close, it is important to remember that in our job as parents we get no vacations. As students escap Read More

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