How to Cope with Stress & Loss around the Holidays

How to Cope with Stress & Loss around the Holidays

For some, the “most wonderful season of the year” is anything but wonderful. Any number of things can make this season challenging: Feelings of loneliness Worry about how family members will get along Missing a loved one that is no longer with you Guilt...

6 Red Flags of a Toxic Relationship

6 Red Flags of a Toxic Relationship

What is the Foundation of Your Relationship?: If your relationship is built on lies, control, manipulation, ego, or competition and not on trust, shared interests, love, kindness or respect, know that you have a problem. The foundation of your relationship determines...

Walk to Fight Suicide

Walk to Fight Suicide

Star Meadow Counseling is proud to help sponsor the 2017 Out of Darkness Community Walk. We have seen the impact that suicide can have on friends and family and are committed to spreading a message of hope to those that are suffering. Every 40 seconds someone in the...

What Is Intuitive Eating?

What Is Intuitive Eating?

What is Intuitive Eating? We are all born with the natural instincts to be well-balanced eaters.  Throughout our lives, many of us battle against and eventually beat down those instinctive eating habits.  Recently, you might have heard more and more people talk about...

Embody Boldness: Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Embody Boldness: Overcome Your Fear of Failure

The fear of failure can be paralyzing. In fact, a fear of failure can derail a life's passion, sap out motivation, and sometimes stomp the brakes on all forward momentum. It's what convinces you NOT to apply for that promotion, NOT to ask that girl out, and invites...

Declaring Divorce From Your Eating Disorder

Declaring Divorce From Your Eating Disorder

Have you ever thought of an eating disorder like a separate person? Jenni Shaefer did, in her book, “Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too.” The following is a brief summary and review. In her first chapter...

6 Ways Counseling Helps You Get Unstuck

6 Ways Counseling Helps You Get Unstuck

Do you ever feel like a hamster on a wheel—as if you are going through the motions of life, but not actually moving forward? People often come to counseling when they are in this state of stuck-ness. Here’s how we’ve heard clients describe their personal brand of...