Learning Self-Compassion And How To Let Go

Acceptance. Non-judgment. Being present. This is what mindfulness is all about. These concepts are taught during a seven-week Mindfulness Group hosted by The Village. Participants of the class learn the difference between “doing” and “being,” how to disengage from a negative mindset, and how to cultivate self-compassion. A spring session of the group kicks off…
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Not Too Late To Say #CountMe For The Village

Our region’s generosity is on full display during Giving Hearts Day … tens of thousands of people. Millions of dollars. Hundreds of worthy charities. It’s truly amazing – a real testament to the communities we live and work in. Giving Hearts come in many shapes and sizes, and contribute in a lot of different ways.…
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5 Reasons Overspending At Christmas Will Hamstring You In The Future

Tis the season to spend … and spend … and spend. Come New Year, all the spending can catch up to you. The National Retail Federation estimates that consumers will spend $967 on holiday expenses on average this year. That includes $608 buying gifts, $218 for decorations and food, and $141 on other non-gift purchases.…
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#BeTheVillage On Giving Tuesday

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 counseling, addiction recovery, mentoring, financial…
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Are You Overindulging Your Child? Here’s How To Stop

No parent wants their child to struggle or experience disappointment, and it’s natural to want your child to be happy. That natural desire can lead to parents overindulging their kids. According to The Village‘s Kelly Olson, overindulgence is satisfying your child’s wishes to an extreme extent. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Kelly Olson says parents need to set…
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