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Holding On Until Sunrise

I believe that most suicidal people do not want to die. What they really want is an end to their suffering and if someone can show them another way, they’ll take it. When I first meet with a client who is suicidal I ask them if this analogy rings true: Does it feel like you are in alone in the …

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Get Rid of It

My father, while tampering and eventually removing loose wires from the stove, broke the thermometer.  With a shrug, he said, “If you want to know what something does, get rid of it.” We laughed—my dad, of course, the hardest, but the words stuck with me. He’s right. Truth often falls victim to cliché, but it doesn’t make it less true. …

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2014 SWAGNEW Game Breakers Football Camp

Join us as Vincent Agnew hosts the 2nd Annual SWAGNEW Game Breakers Football Camp with Georgia Training Alliance (GTA), NFL players, CFL, Central Michigan University, and the Michigan Lupus Foundation Schedule of Events – Day 1 8:15am – Registration 9:00am – All Camper Meeting – Expectations and goal of camp 9:15am – Football Skills Training (GTA) 11:45am – What It …

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TACKLE LUPUS

Swagnew Game Breakers Football Camp to Benefit the Michigan Lupus Foundation NFL Players Football Camp in Grand Rapids July 13th – 14th St. Clair Shores, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation announced their proud affiliation today with Vincent “Vince Swagnew” Agnew of the Kansas City Chiefs. Vince is a member of the National Football League (NFL) and …

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A purpose-driven career suits Agnew just fine

Alissa Lane – Special   to the Business Journal Published: August 6,   2012 From the time she was young, Valencia Agnew, founder and owner of Adolescent & Family Behavioral Health Services, was drawn to the field of psychology. There was only one thing holding her back. “I’m such a crier,” said Agnew. “I thought I should probably pursue something …

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Marriage advice: Tips for couple’s first Christmas together

Excerpt ofArticle By Terri Finch Hamilton | The Grand Rapids Press Those “First Christmas Together” tree ornaments should come with a warning label: THIS MAY HAPPEN TO YOU: Won’t it be fun, honey, to spend Christmas with my family? Wait. YOUR family? I thought we were spending Christmas with MY family? Um, well, your mom hates me. Well, maybe if …

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Why Spirituality in the Counseling Office

By Valencia Agnew M.A., L.L.P. Does how you are feeling spiritually really affect your physical and emotional health? When is the last time you took a physical, emotional, and spiritual check up? Lately, everywhere I look attention is being given to spirituality. What is all the hype about? It appears more research is being done and more evidence is pointing …

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