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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Mackenzi Davis, LCSW Summer, Summer, Summer tiiiimmmeeee ooooohhhh Summer time! *In my Will Smith voice* Anybody remember that song? In 1991, it was the sound of summer. Today, summer might sound a little different, but it pretty...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Todd McGuire, LPC Parenting is hard. First, you’re up all night with them as babies. Then, you spend years chasing them from room to room, trying to keep them safe. Just when they’re starting to become self-reliant...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Kristy Burton, LPC, AADC, SAP, NCC, TA Raising healthy, happy children is all most parents want. Then, we end up with teens, and all bets are off. This month, our blog is tackling parenting topics for teens....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Janine Deal, BS, MS Student, Intern In our fast-changing, tech-driven world, guiding the way teens interact with technology and with friends on social media is one of the major parenting challenges of our time. It is an...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Todd McGuire, LPC Alright, let’s get it out of the way – the old adage is true, “You are what you eat.” While you may not immediately connect eating healthy to getting motivated, you’d be surprised how...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Todd McGuire, LPC Many people who visit us at Central Arkansas Group Counseling say they struggle with getting and staying motivated – that’s why we’ve been talking about it all month! If you’re struggling to get up...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Kristy Burton, LPC, NCC If you’re struggling to get and stay motivated, taking simple steps to change the way you think can be an essential aspect of improving your motivation. Understanding the CBT triangle and self-talk can...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Casey Hall, LPC, LMFT If you’re struggling with motivation, you may have people in your life telling you things like, “Just make the choice to do it.” For some people, getting motivated can be that easy, but...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Casey Hall, LPC-S, LMFT-S Seasonal affective disorder. We hear those words tossed around at this time of year when it’s dark and dreary outside but what does it really mean? SAD is a subtype of major depression that...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] Megan Loney, ED.S, LPC When your family is thriving and functions well as a unit, it can be the bedrock of your life, offering stability and structure. When families don’t function well, they can be an added source...