Setting Personal Goals

Setting Personal Goals

There are many different ways to approach setting personal goals but one way that has been shown to be effective is creating an action plan for yourself. Writing an action plan might seem challenging but it’s worth the work upfront to keep yourself focused.  Create an...
Use Journaling to Promote Greater Self-Awareness

Use Journaling to Promote Greater Self-Awareness

Journaling is the act of writing down thoughts, behaviors, and activities. It’s a great way to gain self-awareness and notice behavioral patterns. Here’s a list of examples of journal prompts you can use to guide your journaling: What are my goals for life and...
How to Respond to an Apology When it Isn’t Actually Okay

How to Respond to an Apology When it Isn’t Actually Okay

When someone apologizes, the most frequent response is “That’s Okay”, but what do we say when it’s not actually okay? Here are some possible responses that acknowledge the apology while also affirming that it was needed. Thank you for owning that. I was really hurt...
The Basics of Making a Budget

The Basics of Making a Budget

The following short video discusses the basics of making a budget and can be helpful whether you are developing better financial literacy or recovering past debts. This lesson will cover how daily spending decisions can have a big overall impact on your money, how a...
Warning Signs of Problem Gambling

Warning Signs of Problem Gambling

Problem gambling is on the rise! It is no longer confined to the brick-and-mortar casinos but rather is readily available through apps on our phones, lottery kiosks at the grocery store, and skill machines at restaurants and gas stations. Here are a few of the warning...