1. How to Take Things Less Personally

    It’s normal to feel hurt when others wrong you. However, oftentimes, people’s actions have nothing to do with you, yet they can still sting. Sensitive people in particular often find that any sort of criticism or perceived slight is enough to devastate their self-esteem. The depth of feeling you experience makes it much harder to not take things personally. While you may know intellectually th…Read More

  2. 5 Relationship Red Flags To Watch Out For

    Relationships take work. As much as you might love your partner, that doesn’t necessarily mean you have a healthy partnership. Over time, if communication is not open and there is a lack of trust, it’s common for these red flags to present themselves. When this happens, it’s important to address them immediately. While the thought of facing your relationship problems might scare or overwhelm…Read More

  3. How to Show Your Partner That You Care

    At New Transitions Counseling Center, it’s not unusual for our clients to express that they feel their partner just doesn’t really care anymore. Life gets busy, and it can be easy to accidentally take your partner for granted. In order to foster a deeper and more meaningful relationship, it’s important to show your partner that you care every day. This doesn’t mean that you need to go the …Read More

  4. How to Be Productive When You’re Depressed

    Perhaps one of the most frustrating symptoms of depression is lack of motivation. You want to thrive at work, go after your personal goals, and take care of your health, but this is difficult for emotionally healthy people, let alone someone with depression. You might look at your to-do list in the morning, and have to actively fight the desire to crawl back into bed. Yet when you do this, you may…Read More

  5. 8 Signs You’re In A Codependent Relationship

    People often fall into a certain negative pattern when it comes to romance, finding themselves having the same problems over and over again, even with new partners. For people who are codependent, they seem to always be in one-sided relationships in which they are always giving and receiving very little or nothing in return. When you hear the term “codependent” in regards to relationships, you…Read More

  6. 3 Tips for Managing Anxiety

    Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but when you have an anxiety disorder, your mind is occupied with more than just normal worrying. For a person with an anxiety disorder, anxiety never leaves them. They may have moments when they feel more or less anxious, but the feelings and thoughts associated with anxiety are always present in the back of their mind. Anxiety can be quite debilitating, …Read More

  7. 5 Healthy Relationship Habits

    No two relationships are exactly alike, but there are certain behaviors that are present in every healthy relationship. When you are in a healthy relationship, you and your partner engage in certain habits that convey how much you love, appreciate, and trust one another. While some of these will just come naturally, relationships still take work, and it is important to develop healthy habits in yo…Read More

  8. 5 Signs It May Be Time To Head To Couples Therapy

    New Transitions Counseling Center’s mission is to help individuals and families uncover their true potential and lead lives that are more connected and fulfilling through couples therapy. Oftentimes we believe we're getting the fairytale when we get married. You know -- meet "the one," have a whirlwind courtship, get married and live happily ever after. What the fairytales don't tell you is tha…Read More