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5 Tips to Find Balance | Is it really possible? | Orlando Life Counselor Alicia Barilla

By |March 9th, 2011|

Do you crave a more balanced life? Do you think life would be more enjoyable if your schedule matched up with your priorities? Does it feel like as soon as your schedule is working for you that something in your life changes?

Life is full of constant changes and adjustments.   Maintaining a balanced lifestyle is something many

3 Reasons Spouses Commit Facebook Affairs | Orlando Relationship Counselor

By |February 27th, 2011|

3 Reasons Spouses Cheat on Facebook – Social Network or Human Nature?

Emotional affairs, high school flames, college sweethearts, and hooking up behind closed doors! Since Facebook, the flood gate of social affairs has taken the ‘opportunity for infidelity’ to new heights. What happened to the days of the office affair? Or having a crush on your

The Glamorous Life of Self-Injury | Tips for Identifying Self-Mutilation Counseling Orlando

By |February 23rd, 2011|

“It’s exciting, thrilling, and even self-gratifying?” Could this be the reason teens are mutilating their bodies at an alarming rate? Or could it be a more serious mental health issue at the core of this abnormal conduct? Why has maladaptive behaviors become popular online? Is it because we are a media driven culture? Although, it’s

7 Tips for Test Anxiety on Fox 35 News | Reducing FCAT Stress | Orlando Anxiety Counseling

By |February 21st, 2011|

“Reducing Stress from Tests!”

“I am going to fail the FCAT and repeat third grade!” “I don’t have enough time for the test!” “I can’t sleep the night before the test!”

February and March many students across the state prepare to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) and the stress for some is insurmountable.  Psychiatrists across the

WHY would a young mother commit suicide? | Michelle Dubois | Orlando Depression Counseling

By |February 12th, 2011|

Why would she do such a thing?   How could we have helped her?  Why would she leave her young boys?  Will she go to Heaven?  How will we live without her?  What should we tell her children?  What was she thinking?  Didn’t she know how much we loved her?

These are just a few of the unanswered

MTV’s Young, 16 and Pregnant | Confused Teens! | Orlando Teen Counselor

By |February 9th, 2011|

3 tips to Pregnancy Proof your Teen.

They’re young; they’re hot; and they’re PREGNANT! MTV’s 16 and Pregnant Reality TV superstars are under the legal age limit for drinking, but not for having a baby!

When Bristol Palin announced her pregnancy at 17, America was shocked at the possibility of having an unwed, pregnant teen in the