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Better Problem Solving For Couples

Problems are a normal part of life.  How couples handle their problems can lead to relationship growth or deterioration. Research has shown that successful relationships are not those that necessarily have fewer problems, but those that have found effective means … Continue reading

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Tips For Communicating More Effectively With Your Boss

Here are some ideas that may help you to communicate more effectively with your boss. 1. Schedule time to talk with your boss one on one. Get a sense of his or her personality and when it is alright to … Continue reading

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Better Parenting: Take Time To Talk (and listen) To Your Child

The National Mental Health Association recommends that parents set aside at least 15 minutes a day to listen and talk to their children.  Research shows that outcomes are generally better for children whose parents actively engage them in daily conversations … Continue reading

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Better Communication For Couples

Why do we always seem to argue about “silly” things?  How can I get my partner to open up more?  These are examples of the kinds of questions couples often ask counselors.  While every couple’s situation is unique, these general … Continue reading

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Tips For Communicating Effectively With Your Boss

Here are some ideas that may help you to communicate more effectively with your boss: 1. Schedule time to talk with your boss one on one. Get a sense of his or her personality and when it is alright to … Continue reading

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Improving Family Communication

Your family can provide a safe environment for family members to share feelings, thoughts, frustrations, fears, hopes and dreams.  What’s the single-best thing you can do to improve family communication?  Make a daily effort to talk with each family member … Continue reading

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Relationship Conflict: How To “Fight Fair” And Be Heard

Note: Managed Care Concepts would like to congratulate Melissa Fabrikant, our Director of Project Management, on her “Volunteer of the Year Award – 2013” for the Human Resource Association of Broward County (HRABC).  Thank you Melissa for all of your … Continue reading

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Improving Communication With Your Teen

Do you feel like your teen just doesn’t want to talk to you?  Do you sometimes feel so estranged from your teen that you don’t know how to talk to them anymore or what to talk to them about?  Below … Continue reading

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Relationships: The Magic 5 To 1 Ratio

Researchers studying marriage at the University of Washington report that happy couples in stable marriages don’t allow their relationship to be overrun by negative feelings.  In fact, say the researchers, successful couples maintain a healthy balance between their positive and … Continue reading

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Are You Overlooking Your Child’s Mental Health?

As a parent, you make sure your children get to school, their dance classes, sport practices and even birthday parties. You keep track of immunizations and physicals with meticulous care. Yet, when did you last evaluate your child’s mental health … Continue reading

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