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posted on November 20, 2013

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Smart Discipline Techniques for Parents

 Smart Discipline Techniques for Parents – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach 1)    Point out positive behavior: Praise good behavior and your child will want to continue to do it.  Children, by nature, want to please their parents and teachers. 2)   Present a united front: Parents (whether married or divorced) […]

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posted on November 19, 2013

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Stress Management Tips

  Stress Management Tips – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach There will always be Stress – the Critical Idea is to KNOW what the Big Stuff is & let go of the Rest! 1.   When faced with a task, ask yourself: Is it really necessary? Is it the best way to use my […]

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posted on November 19, 2013

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Relaxation & Meditation Exercises for Stress Reduction

 Relaxation & Meditation Exercise for Stress Reduction – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach For Personal or Group Meditation and Stress & Anxiety Relief: Get comfortable in a  chair; uncross arms and legs and close your eyes. Head should be relaxed at 45 degrees. Turn off all phone sounds, and set an […]

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posted on November 19, 2013

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What is a Toxic Relationship?

  What is a Toxic Relationship?  Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach A “Toxic relationship” is a love relationship where your entire physical, emotional, and mental well-being is disturbed. This relationship can be defined through the experience of “walking on eggshells” or describing your partner as “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” – you […]

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posted on November 19, 2013

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Treat Every Day as if it Were Your Last

Dear Riana: I am a 53 year old man and contemplating divorce. I have 23 years invested, and my children are grown and on their own. Although I feel like my “soul has died” I stand to loose a lot of properties and material wealth I have built over the years by my own hard […]

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posted on November 19, 2013

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Positive Parenting & Discipline

Now that the children are heading back to school, parents are becoming anxious as summer winds down and children have to get back to a steady routine. In my counseling office, parents often ask, What is the most effective way to discipline my acting-out children or my defiant teen that has an attitude? You have […]

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posted on November 18, 2013

Too Shy For Single World

Dear Riana: After 18 years of marriage, I find myself divorced and back in the singles market. I hate it. I’m too shy to walk into a bar to meet someone. I feel like I have no experience in how to meet a mature woman, and feel so unconfident and ill prepared to start dating […]

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posted on November 18, 2013

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Do Men Want Exclusive Relationships Today?

Repeatedly I hear ladies remark that men just don’t want exclusive relationships today. Both men and women suffer from the anxiety of what legal and financial complications were caused by divorce; but both do still yearn for the closeness of one special person. It’s hard to have the ability to trust again, and risk getting […]

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posted on November 18, 2013

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Make the time to Focus on New Dreams, Goals and a Better You

Beginnings are wonderful things – they’re free, full of possibilities, and everyone gets a new one every day. What will you do with yours?   “You must begin wherever you are” – Jack Roland “What you Believe, you Will Achieve” – The Secret  “What Did You Do Today?” EPIC – (Every Day People Initiating Change), […]

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posted on November 18, 2013

Increasing Your Odds for Finding Your Life Partner

1.  Review Stats of Dating 2.  Define exactly what you are looking for in a partner – Coaching worksheet 3.  Do the Relationship Readiness sheet – correct the areas where you are not quite ready to receive a partner in your life.  As you are working on these items, increase your circle of friends. Attend […]

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