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Sleep Deprivation: How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Sleep Deprivation: How Much Sleep Do I Need?

Sleep deprivation impacts your energy levels, memory retention, focus, attentiveness, and more. If you can achieve a consistent sleep routine, you will feel better in all areas of your life. What qualifies as sleep deprivation? How much sleep do you actually need?...

Stress Management Starts with Tough Decisions

Stress Management Starts with Tough Decisions

Feel over-stressed, over-worked, and overwhelmed? You are not alone. In fact, a staggering 73% of adults in the U.S. experience psychological symptoms associated with stress (The American Institute of Stress). Whether your stress comes from work, finances, your...

Father Complex: The Psychology behind ‘Daddy Issues’

Father Complex: The Psychology behind ‘Daddy Issues’

‘Daddy issues’ is a phrase readily used in today’s society. It is often ascribed to women who date older men or struggle in some element of their relationships. But what are daddy issues, really? What is the psychology behind a father complex, and how can someone work...

Is It a Bad Idea to Make Friends at Work?

Is It a Bad Idea to Make Friends at Work?

If you spend 40 hours a week, 50+ weeks a year with the same group of people, you’re bound to form bonds. For some, work is the only time they get to socialize with people outside of their family. This poses an important question: is it OK to make friends at work?...

5 Reasons You Should Like Your Therapist

5 Reasons You Should Like Your Therapist

Does it really matter what therapist I go to? Can I just see any therapist? The simple answer is no, you can’t. In order to have a good experience with therapy, you need to work with the right therapist. Here at Perspectives Counseling Centers, we believe it’s not...

How to Monitor Your Child’s Online Activity (Part 2)

How to Monitor Your Child’s Online Activity (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1 Watch Your Child’s Social Media Activity This is a topic that receives some controversy. Some parents believe it is important for children to have their privacy. This allows them to form independent opinions and feel a sense of responsibility....

How to Monitor Your Child’s Online Activity (Part 1)

How to Monitor Your Child’s Online Activity (Part 1)

Children are born with technology at their fingertips. They learn how to use computers, smartphones, and tablets at a very early age, preparing them for life in the modern world. This constant access to the internet comes with consequences though. Children may be...

When Should My Kids Meet My Boyfriend? Parent Counseling in Michigan

When Should My Kids Meet My Boyfriend? Parent Counseling in Michigan

You’re in a new relationship and you feel a real connection with the person. You enjoy each other’s company and see the potential for true love in the future. There’s just one catch – you’re a single mom. As a dating parent, it can be difficult to find the right time...