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8 Signs Your Dating Relationship Is Unhealthy

Dating Violence – 8 things that are NOT okay in Dating Relationships Did you know that violence in teen dating affects 1 in 3 adolescents in the U.S.? This is NOT okay. It’s important to be aware of these 8 signs of an unhealthy relationship? I ask myself – how can this be that one in…

8 Ways To Be A Great Mentor

Try These Tips to Be a Good Mentor If you ask any successful person what helped them along their journey to success they will undoubtedly mention a person who took an interest in them early on and invested in their life. Someone they would call their mentor. I have been strongly influenced by people who…

Feelings of Depression

Are you suffering from depression? If you are struggling with depression, I want you to know, I hear your pain…I know it’s real…I know you can’t just snap out of it…or choose to be happy. I get it…this depression…well it stinks, and it’s not anything you’ve asked for. So today – I want to share…

Dawson's One Word for 2017 is Grace

One Word for the New Year

Finding Focus with One Word Here we sit at the start of another New Year.  365 blank days staring us in the face waiting to be written.  What story will those 365 days tell at the end of this year? That is kind of a daunting question to ask yourself. And yet most people do…

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How to Understand Someone in Grief

Do You Know Someone Struggling With Grief? GRIEF. It is one of those emotions that we wish we could avoid, but we will all, undoubtedly, experience grief at some point in our life. Since the experience of loss and grief is universal and will impact most everyone during their lifetime, I wanted to write about…