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posted on December 8, 2014

This Holiday, Don’t Forget the Spirit!

    This Holiday, Don’t Forget the Spirit!  Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Is it just me, or the fact that I am getting older, that Holiday Spirit seems to be taken over by the commercialism of Christmas and the Holiday season is overwhelming to the point of repulsive? I hesitate to […]

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posted on November 8, 2014

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Thanksgiving & Strained Sibling Relationships

    Thanksgiving & Strained Sibling Relationships – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for our many blessings, as well as a time to gather together with siblings and parents. Very often, sibling relationships can be strained due to personality differences and old childhood wounds. No […]

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posted on October 20, 2014

The ACOA Personality Type

  The ACOA Personality Type – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Certified Relationship & Life Coach ACOA stands for – Adult Child of an Alcoholic/Addiction or any adult who suffered trauma as children.  They learned at a very young age how to deny their pain by shutting down their emotions. Very often, poor childhood coping mechanisms sabotage […]

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posted on July 1, 2014

6 Tips for a Quality Parent-Child Relationship

  6 Tips for a Quality Parent-Child Relationship – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Now that the kids are out of school, or your college adult child has moved home for the summer, parents are becoming anxious as schedules become disorganized and routines disrupted. In my Delray counseling office, Therapy by the […]

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posted on November 28, 2013

What is Relationship & Life Coaching?

  What is Relationship & Life Coaching? Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Relationship and Life Coaching is the new rage! But what exactly is it? Many of you understand what a sport coach does, and have understood the athletic coach’s value for years. Personal Coaching is designed to help you set […]

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posted on November 28, 2013

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Fall is the Perfect Time to Set New Goals

  Fall is the Perfect Time to Set New Goals – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach (9/2013) Although summer may not have yet ended on the calendar, for us in southern NJ, it ends with the Labor Day weekend. Those of us who love the refreshing, beautiful ocean, tranquil sandy beaches, and the […]

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posted on November 25, 2013

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It Still Takes a Village to Raise a Child

  It Still takes a Village to Raise a Child – Riana Milne, LMHC, CAP, Cert Life & Relationship Coach Last weekend I had the honor of Officiating the marriage of my nephew, Ryan Luurtsema to his lovely bride, Erin Mullee. As I was about to escort the groom in, I thought to myself what a […]

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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 10, 2013

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Relationships with our Veterans

This new weekly column is “all about Relationships.” That includes parent/child, mother/daughter, father/son, singles/dating relationships, marital/partnerships, senior relationships, sibling relationships, co-worker/boss/employee relationships, troubled friendships, and the relationship you have with yourself and others. Should you have a topic or issue you would like me to address, please contact me at www.RianaMilne.com, on my App: My […]

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posted on November 10, 2013

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The Senior Class Trip – both Revered and Feared

Finally it is here! The trip all the high school seniors have been waiting to experience for years! Today’s seniors elect to do more exotic trips; like traveling to Cancun, Mexico, Aruba, or the Bahamas. In my day, growing up outside of Philadelphia, we did our senior celebration weekend in Ocean City, NJ. No matter […]

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