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This Is The Year to Achieve Your Goals
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By Darren Carter | EAP Counselor | The Village ‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions! As this year comes to an end, many of us are thinking ahead on how we can gain more fulfillment in our lives in the next. But if you are like many people, you...
You Can #BeTheVillage for Those in Need
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You can strengthen families. You can fight addiction. You can change a life. You can #BeTheVillage. In these stressful, sometimes chaotic times, we all need a Village. A community that supports you and provides the help you need to lead a healthy, productive life. The Village improves lives by offering...
How Kristin, Bernie, and Aubrey Became a Family: An Adoption Story
Bernie and Kristin hold their daughter, Aubrey
Aubrey is a sweet and contented toddler. She erupts in giggles when her dad, Bernie, flips up the footrest of her pint-sized, pink recliner, or when her mom, Kristin, covers her cheeks with kisses. She was what Bernie and Kristin were waiting for during the six years they tried to...
What’s Your Frame for Change?
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An employee has been unhappy in her workplace for a few years. The organization is struggling, and her role has been modified more than once. Yet when asked if she would be willing to look for something more fulfilling, her response was strongly negative. In another situation, leaders talked about...
#BeTheVillage for someone you know
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Someone you know is in trouble. It could be your friend, your coworker, your pastor, the kid down the street. And rarely will you know it, because who wants to admit they need help dealing with life? You can help change this person's life, or even save it. A person...