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Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

Starting a Gratitude Journal

Many studies have shown that the simple act of writing something down can have lots of benefits. Writing down your goals can make you more motivated and more likely to achieve them, writing down your to-do list helps you keep track of the tasks you need to accomplish, and writing down your grocery list definitely […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

Overcoming Fear of Failure

We hear all the time about leaving our comfort zones and trying new things, or about taking chances and risks in order to grow. But most of us rarely follow that advice. We get comfortable in a routine and don’t want to leave it, despite understanding how doing so might help us. Breaking out of […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

Just Do It!

“I’ll start next month.” “I’ll finish that next week.” How often do we push things off like this, saying “tomorrow” or “next month” or even “next year?” We all have a lot on our plates, of course, but a lot of times that isn’t the reason that we procrastinate. It’s not because we are too […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

The Importance of Saying “No”

“Don’t overcommit.” You’ve probably been told this before – when you went to college, when you started your first job and your post-college life, or any time in between. It’s good advice, since the more things you commit to doing, the less time and energy you’ll be able to spend on any of them. Whether […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

3 Quick Ways to Know If Waterleaf Women’s Center Is Right for You

Those two faint lines on the at-home pregnancy test(s!) are present, and you’re less than thrilled.  With the lab-quality pregnancy testing we provide at our location, you can know with great confidence if you’re really pregnant.   You’re strongly considering abortion in Aurora and you’re freaking out right now.  When you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, sometimes you feel like you have to move quickly to […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

Green Ways to Increase Your Health and Wellness

We all know that our environment, the things and activities that surround us on a daily basis, have an impact on our lives, including our moods and behavior. You’ve probably heard about certain colors that can influence moods and maybe even certain oils that can impact your health and well-being. However, have you ever thought […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

When He’s Threatening to Leave If You Don’t Go Through With the Abortion

First things first. If you’re reading this because it speaks to you and your situation, please know that YOU. ARE. NOT. ALONE. Hundreds of women walk through our doors each year with unexpected pregnancies, and many of them are in rocky relationships. It’s not shocking to hear a young woman say, “My boyfriend will leave […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

Surefire Ways to Success

You’ve heard it for years. “Be careful of the company you keep.” Often this quote is used to remind us to be aware of groups of people that can influence us to make poor choices that might have long-lasting negative consequences. So it sort of goes without saying that it’s important to choose friends that […]

a woman looking off and wondering will abortion ruin my marriage?Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

Will Abortion Ruin my Marriage?

Will abortion ruin my marriage? It’s a question our patients are asking. It’s also one of the top searched questions for women looking for abortion options in Chicago. So just why are so many of you asking this question, and what’s the answer? Marriage is already difficult, with almost half of all marriages ending in […]

Monday 10th of December 2018 12:12:57 AM

How to Juggle Priorities

I heard someone speak a couple weeks ago about juggling priorities. She gave an example that all of your priorities are like balls up in the air that you’re juggling. You have to determine which ones are rubber balls that will bounce back if you happen to drop them and which ones are glass balls […]