LC4YF Blog

How to Engage with an Introvert

How to Engage with an Introvert

A couple years out of graduate school, I worked in a large office building down town in a medium sized city. Being in an intermediate job position with entry level experience, I felt intimidated working with much more seasoned employees who had been with the...

Benefits of Volunteering in Your Community

This past summer I began volunteering weekly at a local animal shelter. Before signing up for dog walking, I had no idea how much joy volunteering would bring me. I was looking for something to fill my time after work and figured I could use the exercise. Plus, I had...

Effectively Apologize

Effectively Apologize

Many of us can recall an experience of being made to apologize, especially as children. Some of us also remember being on the receiving end of such an apology. Perhaps a sibling argument escalated to name-calling and a parent or other adult intervened, insisting the...

The Danger of Self-Diagnosing

The Danger of Self-Diagnosing

Whether it’s a nagging cough, strange stomach problems or other aches and pains, we have all turned to the internet at one point to dissect the problem and find solutions. If you are anything like me, after googling your symptoms on WebMD, you will read the worst-case...

Changing the Brain

Changing the Brain

My work as a therapist allows me the opportunity to be creative, to engage in continued learning, and to connect to people in such a beautiful and powerful way. I really love the job I get to do each day. For me though, one of the most exciting and fascinating parts...

What’s Worth More than Money?

What’s Worth More than Money?

A couple weeks ago, my significant other accepted a job at a company that offered him every one of the non-monetary benefits he had been asking his current company to offer him for the last three years. He was the second person that day to give his notice and the...

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation bias exists within all of us. It can be recognized in a few different ways: in the tendency to seek information that confirms our existing beliefs, the pull to interpret new information in those same ways, and by forming beliefs through the use of...

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