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Man has his head down on the table during a business meeting.
By Robert Jones | EAP Trainer | The Village Business Institute You’re moving along, getting work done, feeling productive, and then you have to stop for a meeting. Normally this wouldn’t bother you, but you’re not sure why you were invited to this meeting, or even what the purpose of...
Therapist John Lyon is pictured with the Village logo
Sometimes people know they need help, but they're apprehensive. They don't know what a counseling session is like, and that unfamiliarity can be scary. Will I have to lie on a couch? (No.) Are you going to make me do something I don't want to? (No.) If I start counseling,...
Vehicle with Realtor logo parked outside a cemetery.
By John E. Trombley, MMgt Recently someone posted a picture of a real estate agent’s vehicle parked at the entrance to a cemetery and asked what the Realtor was trying to sell there. While it seemed to me to be a poor attempt at humor on this person’s part, other...
Apple balancing on a scale
By John E. Trombley, MMgt Work-life balance is an interesting concept. Many people have written about it, conducted research on it, and trained countless numbers of us in how to achieve it. You would think with all that focus we would all be well-balanced and happy by now, but apparently...
Family of three standing on a beach while the tide rolls in.
By Kelly Olson, MS, LMFT | The Village Family Service Center Summer is the season for the family vacation. Whether it’s a trip-of-a-lifetime to a far-off destination or an afternoon spent frolicking on a nearby beach, vacations rejuvenate the soul and revitalize relationships. Routines dominate our everyday lives. Vacations can...