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Effective Communication
Using "I" Messages to Improve Communication

Healthy communication can be a challenge in every type of relationship, especially when one person is frustrated with the behavior of another. Whether for parenting, friendship... Read More

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Tips for Taking Care of Yourself During the Season

The holidays will soon be here with messages of family and love as prominent as candy canes and hot cocoa. But if you’ve lost a loved one, those themes can be painful... Read More

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Go Beyond “I Love You” and Show How Much You Really Care

Everyone knows to tell their partner “I love you,” but what else do they want to hear? Create an atmosphere of fondness and admiration in your relationship with these... Read More

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5 Ways to Feel More Grateful This Thanksgiving

Despite its name, Thanksgiving can actually make many people feel anything but thankful. If you're depressed or dreading a stressful family gathering, you may be having a hard time finding reasons to be grateful. Here are some ways you can increase... Read More

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6 Tips to Eating Healthy During the Holiday Season

The holidays are here, and that means it's time to eat, drink and be merry. But, how do you keep the good times from turning into bad habits? Here's how you can maintain a... Read More

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5 Ways to Create a More Joyful Holiday Season

While most people look forward to the holiday season, others have difficulty managing all the associated stressors and family dynamics. While we can't control the behavior of... Read More

What to Do When You Fail
6 Ways to Turn Failure into Success

Sometimes even our best efforts yield disappointing results. When setbacks occur, it can be difficult to summon the energy to get up, dust ourselves off and try again. Whether you're an... Read More

Guide to Johnstown Community
A Guide to Johnstown, Colorado

Whether you’ve lived in Johnstown for years, or are one of the many newcomers to this lovely town on Colorado’s northern Front Range, a sense of belonging in your community is incredibly important. Luckily, there are plenty of opportunities for community connection... Read More

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Prioritize Your Mental Health Today

People come to Foundations Counseling LLC with a variety of issues, ranging from relationships to parenting to trauma. In the vast majority of cases, we wish they had come to us sooner.... Read More

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5 Smart Ways to Deal with a Bully

In the past, many people regarded bullying as a rite of passage for young people in school environments. These days, however, we are beginning to understand that bullying can have serious... Read More