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Grief Support Group to Start October 8th

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Rita RippentropThe loss of a loved one is a life-altering event. Journey Through Grief is a six-week course that will explore the tasks of grief, offer the opportunity to share experiences with others who have lost a loved one, and provide information on how to cope with loss.

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Can a Social Network Cure the Loneliness Epidemic?

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The Loneliness Epidemic in America

America’s kids are lonelier and more isolated than they’ve ever been. Recent research studies using the UCLA Loneliness Scale have confirmed it, and you can read about them here. In fact, a recent Cigna study asked over 20,000 Americans about loneliness and social isolation.Read the rest →

Advice for Introverts: Be You

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People often think introverts are shy and don’t speak up much, but that’s not entirely accurate. An introvert is actually someone who recharges during solo time, whereas extroverts are filled up by being with people.

Often, introverted people wish they could be a bit louder, more outgoing.… Read the rest →

The Biggest Problem Christians Don’t Talk About

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional CounselorBiggest Problem Christians Don't Talk About

As a general rule, addictions are pretty much equal opportunity. Men and women are equally susceptible to them. And process addictions (gambling, eating, spending, sex) are no exception.

Marnie Ferree, a pioneer in the treatment of female sex and relationship addicts, calls sex the fastest growing addiction in the country, and the addiction of choice among Christians. Check out what she has to say on the topic and see if this doesn’t ring true:

“I don’t know if you have a picture in your mind of what a sexual addict looks like.

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The Secret to Getting to Know Your Children

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Using these simple tips can bring you and your children closer together.

Do you know what your children like to do in their free time? The hobbies they enjoy when you’re not around? You might be surprised how many parents don’t. Taking an active interest in your child’s life not only helps their emotional growth, but it just might become one of the most satisfying parts of your life as well.… Read the rest →

Depression & Anxiety Support Group Starts October 1 at Compass Church

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Depression and anxiety affects millions of Americans, regardless of age, gender or religious beliefs. If you or someone you love battles depression or anxiety, please join the six-month, 12-session support group at Compass Church in Wheaton, IL.

The support group is open to any individuals who deal with anxiety and/or depression.… Read the rest →