Priority of Me Time

Priority of Me Time Self-Care in the New Year For anyone who’s been looking for a good reason to treat yourself consider this: You probably don’t do it often enough, and putting “me time” on the back burner is a big part of why we can all feel run-down, frenzied, and overwhelmed. Self-care, to the […]

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October 29, 2018

Lottery Tickets for Your Kids’ Holiday Stockings? Not a Good Bet

Lottery Tickets for Your Kids’ Holiday Stockings? Not a Good Bet Published Dec. 14, 2015 by Mary Ann Dearborn, LCSW, CPS Tillamook County Tillamook Family Counseling Center Updated 10/29/18 by DeAnna Pearl, MAT, CPS Tillamook County Tillamook Family Today’s is the first generation to grow up in a society where gambling is widely accepted and […]

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October 29, 2018

Offering Hope: Creating a Suicide Safer Community

Offering Hope Creating a Suicide Safer Community by:  DeAnna Pearl, Certified Prevention Specialist Every time I do a presentation, training or outreach, I get the same questions and comments:  How can you talk to someone who is suicidal?  OR I am afraid to ask the person if they are suicidal because it might cause them to […]

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October 29, 2018

The Gift of Resiliency: Protecting a Growing Brain

The Gift of Resiliency Protecting a Growing Brain What does it take to build resiliency in ourselves?   What is resiliency?  The official definition is the ability to overcome challenges of all kinds–trauma, tragedy, personal crises, plain ole life problems–and bounce back stronger, wiser, and more personally powerful. It’s important because this is what we need […]

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October 29, 2018

Gift of Positive

Gift of Positive Positive Social Norming The Science of the Positive is the study of how positive factors impact culture and experience. It focuses on how to measure and grow the positive, and has been applied over decades with agencies, communities, and businesses. It is based on the core assumption that the positive is real […]

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October 29, 2018

Silver Bullet vs Silver Buckshot in Prevention

One size fits all the tag says.  An apple a day keeps the doctor away.  Just say no to drugs!  DON’T EAT GLUTEN.  This is the diet to end all diets.  People today are no longer satisfied with a one-size fits all approach. They are increasingly seeking provider partnerships, interactive technology, and online healthcare information […]

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