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Why Do Christians Beat up Their Own?

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC I don’t need to go into details supporting my claim that Christians beat up their own, do I? I don’t nee d to recall stories of those who have been shamed and cast out, fired, … Continue reading

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Perfectionism and Christmas: How NOT to Ruin the Holiday – for yourself and others

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC Perfectionists can really love Christmas. And, perfectionists can really be extra frustrated at Christmas, meaning that those around them may struggle with more stress and frustrations and hurt feelings as well. “We really need to … Continue reading

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Lonely for the Holidays? Try Doing it Different

BY Matt W. Sandford, LMHC There are a lot of possible reasons why someone would be lonely for the holidays. And I suppose there are a lot of strategies for coping with it. But like in all situations, there are … Continue reading

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The 8 Worst and Best Ways to Handle Irate and Irrational People: Part 1

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC People can get very upset and angry sometimes, can’t they? And some people, when they get upset, lash out at others. And some of those who attack or lash out, can get pretty irrational and … Continue reading

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Want to Be a FOO (family of origin) Fighter? 5 Benefits to Exploring Our Family Background

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Addressing Road Rage and Other Out of Proportion Reactions

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC Recently I wrote about the five reasons for road rage, and by the end I acknowledged that some readers may have identified a few descriptions that hit close to home. And so I offered that … Continue reading

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What if You Are In Relationship With an Immature Person, What Then?

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC Not long ago I wrote about how to spot an immature person, in order to help you to hone your abilities of discernment so you could reduce your chances of getting in deep with an … Continue reading

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The New (and Better) Use of “It’s Not You, It’s Me”: Five Reasons Behind Road Rage and Other Out of Proportion Reactions

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC So, I was driving into work today and I took some back roads so to speak. On the way a car in front of me had signaled to turn right and slowed down and then … Continue reading

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I’ve Got a Secret; Sex Isn’t What the Media Says It Is

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC How many of you have bought into it; that is, what the media represents sex to be? You know, they portray sex to be a wildly exciting and fun activity that you can do with … Continue reading

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How to Spot an Immature Person

By Matt W. Sandford, LMHC “Grow up!” people will say, usually when you are doing something that annoys them. But I wonder how skilled you are at actually identifying immaturity? I wonder this because of the frequency in which I … Continue reading

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