For intimacy and trust to exist in marriages, we must be present and aware. This is simple, but not easy. Being “present” means staying focused on the here and now – not thinking about some other time and place.
As Catholics, we can better prepare our hearts to the devoutness of our faith through creating a thoroughly Catholic, Christ-centered home.
This year we have marked a dark and tragic commemoration….45 years of legalized, unrestricted abortion on demand thanks to the infamous Roe V. Wade decision of 1973.
Allison Ricciardi, LMHC talks about making new year resolutions and goals plus how to set yourself up to reach these goals-all while discerning what God has planned for you.
Allison Ricciardi, LMHC highlights the differences between gossiping, venting, and counsel. Yes, you can safely express your feelings without the worry that others will find out or get hurt.
It’s that time of year again. Time to take down the Christmas decorations, make some resolutions and forge ahead into the New Year.
Allison Ricciardi, LMHC explains the differences between selfishness and being self-centered plus ways to understand these traits in others.
When difficult things happen in our lives it’s understandable and important to both our emotional and physical health that we seek out either professional counseling intervention or someone to just vent our feelings to help us sort them out.
For the devout Catholic parent, often nothing is more challenging to one’s faith than having a child leave it when they become an adult.
Stress comes from many sources. It is highly stressful when a person delivers a wallop of emotional or physical pain to us (or someone we love). It then adds significantly more stress when we store that negativity and we don’t let it go.