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Finding Love: 15 Thoughts and Behaviors to Help Guide You There- eHarmony

I wrote this article as an assessment tool for you to use to check in with yourself about your actions, thoughts and feelings around love, intimacy and dating. The article states 15 signs you are ready for love and discusses … Continue reading

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Single and Frustrated: Five Things to Consider- eHarmony Guest Blog

Many of my single coaching and psychotherapy clients report feeling frustrated, among other emotions, about being single, especially when they feel as though they are putting great effort into finding a partner with little success. My clients have inspired me to … Continue reading

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The Secrets to Attracting Your Ideal Partner

As a psychotherapist and relationship coach, I really enjoy helping my clients increase their self-confidence.  A sense of confidence opens up new doors and new beginnings.  Operating on an “I can handle this” and “a glass half-full” mentality makes everything … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Increase Your Self-Esteem- eHarmony Guest Blog

Do you ever feel as though you’re waiting for someone to love and appreciate you? Do you feel “less than” because you are single and other people in your life are in relationships? Do you find that you wait for … Continue reading

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Why You Are Not ‘Doomed’ in the Love Department- eHarmony Guest Blog

Too often I hear my clients verbalize that they are “doomed” in finding love because they are single. Of course it is not a simple cause and effect equation, but it seems like the human mind can make it into one … Continue reading

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When Anxiety Strikes During Your Date: Six Ways to Manage It- eHarmony Guest Blog

Getting through a first date is a common source of anxiety and worry for many. There may be urges to avoid dating altogether or settle for someone who you don’t ultimately see a future with. There is really good news though. If … Continue reading

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Five Strategies to Determine if Your Date is Right for You!

On your search for Mr. Right, there’s potential to get caught up in the fantasy of love and romance, the superficial stuff, his looks, etc.  When you are caught up in the above, it becomes difficult to get to know … Continue reading

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Health and Wellness Benefits of Living Life with Gratitude

Happy Sunday! I have always been a big fan of gratitude.  In fact, my family and friends know me to be someone who writes lengthy thank you notes for specific occasions and just for fun.  I tend to stock up … Continue reading

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Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog- 15 Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues

This time of year is portrayed as a time of celebration, giving, gratitude, parties and cheer and for many, it is.  Although there is holiday joy in the air, the holidays can also bring on enormous amounts of stress, loneliness, … Continue reading

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Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog- Handling Adversity Video: “Carrots, Eggs or Coffee Beans”

Happy Sunday! I came across this video, Carrots, Eggs or Coffee Beans, on Flickspire. I think it is absolutely worth watching and I am excited to share it with you.  I hope that you will check it out and come back to … Continue reading

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Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog- Mindfulness for Children

Mindfulness for Children I came across this article, “5 Tips to Teach Children Mindfulness and Meditation,” by Lorraine Murray and wanted to share it with you.  The article supports parents, adults and educators in teaching children mindfulness techniques that are … Continue reading

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Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog- Shifting Our Thoughts and Our Focus Away From Things and Back To Our Relationships…

The above image offers us a powerful message.  It brings our attention to the (sometimes) distorted nature of our society and asks us to rethink the ways we relate to people and things.  It stirs up questions such as- How … Continue reading

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Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog- Peace and The Center for Nonviolent Communication

10 Things We Can Do to Contribute to Internal, Interpersonal, and Organizational Peace http://www.cnvc.org/Training/10-steps-peace 1) Spend some time each day quietly reflecting on how we would like to relate to ourselves and others. (2) Remember that all human beings have … Continue reading

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Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s Mental Health Blog- Soak in your Surroundings & Present Moment Awareness

See the excerpt below for a wonderful reminder about present moment awareness and the benefits of soaking in the joy and art that life has to offer and paying attention to surroundings and the world around.  Remember to listen to … Continue reading

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Happy Almost 2012!

2011 is coming to a close and we have the chance to embark on a new year with new beginnings, new attitudes, new choices and new relationships.  We have a special opportunity to reflect, grow, learn, let go and approach … Continue reading

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Healthy Communication in Relationships

During a psychotherapy session with a brilliant client earlier this week, I felt captivated by his wisdom.  He reflected on his life and failed past relationships with a sense of ownership, poise, clarity and safe distance.  He examined a failed … Continue reading

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