Blue Christmas by Phil Kirschbaum, LCSW

Each year, my good friend Pastor Bob Davis offers a Blue Christmas service art Holy Cross Lutheran Church. The service aims to provide a safe and welcoming place during the holiday season for the many people struggling emotionally during this time of the year. This service is intelligent, reflective and hopeful. It honors our losses – people, family […]

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Finding Balance Part II by Laura Novak, LCSW, CADC

Last post we discussed the importance of balance in our daily lives, and how to begin the process of achieving or maintaining that balance. I associate balance with inner peace, and inner peace with a deep sense of content and appreciation of the little joys of life we experience when we pay attention. Here are a few more ways […]

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Finding Balance Part I by Laura Novak, LCSW, CADC

The work and personal life balance is a common struggle for many.  As a mom of five year old twins, I have personally felt the struggle of balancing household responsibilities, caring for my family, and working all while trying to live in alignment with my personal values.  It’s important to figure out what balance works best for you, […]

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