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The Challenge of Setting Boundaries

by Dr. Jane Bluestein A Win-Win Alternative to an Authoritarian or Permissive Approach Few of us are especially adept at setting boundaries with anyone, and […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms

STUFFED PORTABELLA MUSHROOMS Serves 2 (this one’s my favorite!) INGREDIENTS: -1.25 lb portabella mushroom caps – 2 cups shredded moderate-fat mozzarella cheese (3-6 grams of […]

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Keys to Fat Burning Heart Rates

Regardless of your goals—weight loss, athletic performance, cardiovascular strength, or body transformation—monitoring your heart rate is key to your success. Following guidelines for your target […]

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Artifact PDX–Coolest ‘Stuff’ in Town!

OK, You know we’re addicted to Junk Stores…but we found a store that turns forgotten into Diamonds! The store is AritfactPDX. Here’s their website ArtifactPDX.com […]

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First Words: Supportive or Destructive~Your Choice!

We’ve all felt it. Each of us have experienced the sting of criticism. Words can carry so much more weight when they come from someone […]

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Parenting Teens – How to Draw the Line

by Dr. Jane Bluestein Counselors know that when parents set clear boundaries, they take care of their teens and themselves. An earlier version of this article […]

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Before you Drop Out of College Do These 6 Things

Too often college students reach their second year and choose to drop out. Now what? There are some questions you need to ask yourself. Get […]

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Valentine Flowers~Be Certain to Buy the Right Color!

Did you know there are time-honored meanings of roses based on colors? If you’ve decided you’re going to give roses this Valentine, best brush up […]

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