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A Perfectly Imperfect Holiday 495 401 Advance LA

A Perfectly Imperfect Holiday

A Perfectly Imperfect HolidayHoliday perfectionism is one of the main causes of holiday stress. Whether it’s spending all day cooking the perfect recipes for your holiday feast, making sure your house is perfectly decorated, or spending all day trying to perfectly wrap gifts, trying to do it all can zap any ounce of holiday joy.…

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Parenting A Neurodivergent Young Adult 495 401 Advance LA

Parenting A Neurodivergent Young Adult

The Unique Joys And Challenges Of Parenting A Neurodivergent Young AdultNovember is the month where having an “attitude of gratitude” is promoted. For parents of neurodivergent young adults, it can be challenging at times to feel gratitude. There can be moments of feeling overwhelmed and time spent wishing life could be easier for your child.…

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Staying Motivated When The Novelty Wears Off 495 401 Advance LA

Staying Motivated When The Novelty Wears Off

Staying Motivated When The Novelty Wears OffThe reality is that the thrill of something new eventually wears off. This is to be expected as just part of life. The loss of the initial thrill can be about big life events such as a new romantic relationship, a new job, or new classes at college as…

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Pssst! Here Are The Secrets For A Successful New School Year! 495 401 Advance LA

Pssst! Here Are The Secrets For A Successful New School Year!

Pssst! Here Are The Secrets For A Successful New School Year!A new school year brings new opportunities, new adventures, new friendships, and new challenges. For all students, and especially neurodivergent students, it is important to start a new school year on the right foot. Successful students tend to practice behaviors that translate to better grades…

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Summertime Is Perfect for Dipping A Toe Into The Dating Pool 495 401 Advance LA

Summertime Is Perfect for Dipping A Toe Into The Dating Pool

Summertime Is Perfect for Dipping A Toe Into The Dating PoolSome people find themselves feeling more relaxed and care-free during the summer months. Maybe the reason is the availability of fun activities such as beach trips, evening strolls to the ice cream store, barbecues, and outdoor concerts. All of these options are good ideas for…

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Setting New Intentions for 2022 495 400 Advance LA

Setting New Intentions for 2022

Setting New Intentions for 2022 “Intentions compressed into words enfold magical power.” ~Deepak Chopra  New year, new opportunities! January is the perfect time to reflect, dream, prepare and set intentions. Setting intentions is the act of stating what you intend to accomplish through your own choices and actions. It is your own personal commitment to…

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No Place Like Home For The Holidays 495 401 Advance LA

No Place Like Home For The Holidays

No Place Like Home For The HolidaysAs the saying goes, “there’s no place like home for the holidays” – and even after all of the time we have spent indoors, home can still feel comforting. We may not have our traditional celebrations, office parties, or special get-togethers with close friends because we are still dealing…

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An Intentional Thanksgiving 495 401 Advance LA

An Intentional Thanksgiving

An Intentional ThanksgivingThe phrase, “attitude of gratitude” may seem like a cliche, but during  challenging times, taking the time to pause and experience gratitude may help to change your perspective and give you a more positive outlook on life. The pandemic seems to have placed us all in a new world. For some neurodivergent young…

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Tips for Overcoming Dating Challenges 495 401 Advance LA

Tips for Overcoming Dating Challenges

Tips for Overcoming Dating ChallengesThe parts of life that make daily life challenging for neurodivergent people can really come to the forefront when it comes to dating. The aspects of dating that include social cues, caring about another person’s perspective, and making small talk can be quite anxiety provoking for neurodivergent people. However, in talking…

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Learning To Live With Uncertainty 495 401 Advance LA

Learning To Live With Uncertainty

Learning To Live With UncertaintyCollege students have become used to their plans constantly changing. After most campuses shut down in Spring 2020 due to Covid-19, colleges now seem ready to have students return for Fall 2021. But many students say they are receiving emails from their schools that offer sometimes confusing information about what campus…

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