Category: Relationships

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Dec2023

Lessons in Autumn

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December 12, 2023
There are many lessons in autumn we can learn. Particularly lessons from the trees during autumn. That can teach us many things. Let’s look at a few lessons in autumn that we can learn.  Which you can hopefully take away and use during this ... Read More

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Dec2023
Getting Through The Holiday Season (updated 11/2023) It seems like an appropriate time to update my prior blogs since we are moving into the holiday season. Getting through the holiday season can bring a lot of feelings to the surface. This time of the year ... Read More

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Dec2023
As I reflect back over the last few years, it takes me back a bit. The amount of loss is pretty overwhelming.  The last few years have had conflicts and health crisis as well. Somehow like most people I just continue to push forward. This has made me think about crossroads, ... Read More

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Aug2022
It’s hard to believe that it’s back to school time AGAIN (eye-roll and sigh for all kids; loud cheer for all parents). Well, here we are, back to the grind. Calendars are being filled with appointments and obligations, activities are scheduled and Mom and Dad’s official taxi service is at ... Read More

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Mar2021
When we are under stress, tired or otherwise feeling vulnerable, we all can engage in emotional reasoning. Jan offers some tips on how to recognize when we are using emotional reasoning and how to stop it.   Original Post March 3, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling ... Read More

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Feb2021

10 Mindful Footsteps

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February 25, 2021
Mindfulness and teaching our bodies, minds, and spirits to calm and re-center can easily be brought into our daily lives. Jan offers a simple way to do that in 10 footsteps.       Original Post February 24, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube... Read More

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Feb2021

Self Worth: Shame vs Guilt

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February 12, 2021
We often use the words shame and guilt interchangeably. While similar they, are not interchangeable. Jan discusses the difference between shame and guilt.     Original Post February 10, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a ... Read More

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Feb2021
Jan continues her series about strong emotions, particularly anger. We can learn to manage anger, rather than having anger manage us.     Original Post February 4, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a Licensed Marriage and ... Read More

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Jan2021
Anger is a normal, human, and not fun to feel emotion. Jan offers education about strong emotions and in ongoing videos will talk about managing emotions and feelings, as well as, increasing our emotional vocabulary.   Original Post January 27, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube ... Read More

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Jan2021
We use these three words interchangeably. How we use and understand these three words matters. And, gives us a chance to exercise our choice and control about whether we will respond or react to people and events around us.   Original Post January 20, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski ... Read More

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