When Women Come Together – The Power of the SASSY Revolution!

By Dr. Elizabeth King, LCSW, CHt

Women have always been a powerful driving force across the globe. When we are able to put aside our differences and embrace intersectionality, we become a force to be reckoned with! The concept of women standing up for and with other women isn’t new. History is full of fearless, determined, compassionate women who reached out to others around them to accomplish mighty things.

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What it means to be SASSY – a SASSY Woman is SMART!

By Dr. Elizabeth King, LCSW, CHt

Part I of V
I’ve wanted to do a series of blog posts about what it means to be SASSY from the standpoint of our core values, our vision, and our mission. Today is a great day to start!
The First S in Sassy Stands for Smart.
The core idea behind being a Smart Woman is that we recognize a universal truth – we are stronger together than apart! Being supported and inspired by other women leads to supporting and inspiring even more women – it’s the beauty of the infinity symbol made manifest in our lives.

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What it means to be SASSY – a SASSY Woman is ASSERTIVE!

By Dr. Elizabeth King, LCSW, CHt

Part II of V
It’s time for the next letter in our SASSY acronym – what does the “A” stand for?
The A in SASSY Stands for Assertive.
The core idea behind being an Assertive Woman is that we must be assertive in order to effect change – both in our own lives and in society as a whole. Society tells us that to be assertive as a woman is something bad: we are labeled “bossy”, “shrill”, and “emotional” when we speak up or speak out …labeled, and then disregarded or discarded.

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What Fathers Mean to SASSY Women

By Dr. Elizabeth King, LCSW, CHt

With Father’s Day approaching, I’ve been thinking about fathers in general.

Some of us are lucky enough to have amazing dads, biological or otherwise, who support us, allow us to grow, provide strength when it’s needed, give advice even if it’s not, and who are proud of us for being strong, smart, and sassy.

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Want to reignite a spark? Here’s the fuel to spark the passion in your relationship!

By Yvonne Haase, LMHC

Too often couples come into counseling with the complaint that the passion that once ignited their relationship has fizzled out. Even the most romantic of couples every now and then hit dead ends with regards to the passion and spark in their relationship. The truth is, if you want to have a relationship where you are falling in love again and again with your partner, you’re going to have to do the work.

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Updates Aren’t Just for Your Smartphone – Stop Pressing Snooze on Your Life 2.0

By Heidi Siefkas

If you are like me, you have been in this situation before maybe even this week. As you are right in the middle of posting your awesome #SASSYLIFE photos on Instagram or emptying your inbox on the commute to work, an annoying pop-up alerts you that it is time for a software or app update. On your screen, you see two options: update or later. Unable to continue with the previous task, you press snooze instead of taking the minute to update the software. When the same scenario happens again, what happens?

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Time to take care of you – Tips for creating time for you in 2016

by Dr. Elizabeth King, LCSW, CHt

Work-life can be hard to handle. Adding family and yourself to the equation is no easy task and can make anyone feel overwhelmed. The responsibility that comes with the ups and downs of daily life may take a toll on your well-being. Take time to reflect on what has made you happy in the past in order to move forward and create a joyful life. Focusing on your physical and emotional well-being needs to be a priority and can only guarantee success. After all, how can we help others if we have not helped ourselves’? Establish a new life for yourself focused on positivity and betterment in these simple ways:

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