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Seasons of Change

by Glory Eshareturi Summer is coming to an end! With Labor Day having come and gone, the season of fun-in-the-sun is nearing its official end. Don’t worry, there will still be time for BBQs and trips to the pool, but the changing of seasons is unavoidable. It happens every year. Time goes on and the…

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10 Rules for Success

by Cassandra Sales Rule #1: Show Up Show up and be seen! You’re going to get knocked down, you’re going to have hard days. Despite adversity, show up 100% ever single day. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of…

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Decisions, Decisions…

by Glory Eshareturi Decisions, decisions. There are so many different decisions that we all make every single day. What do I want to wear today? What should I eat? Where should we go? Decision making is a part of life. There are decisions that are smaller and don’t have large recurring consequences, like when we…

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6 Tips for New Caregivers

by Compass Staff This past month, we reached out to our staff and asked them, “If there was someone who was starting brand new in this field, what are some things you would like them to know?” We got a lot of great responses to this question and we wanted to share them with you!…

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Living in Season

By Melissa Mowat Have you ever noticed how often people say things like: “I feel this is my season to grow in this area…” or “I’m ready for a season of change in my life.”  You can interchange “life” with: job, location, relationships, etc.  You know you’ve heard them all. Just as the natural world…

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PTSD Awareness

by Melanie Anderson Over the years in my work supporting people, I have seen the diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) frequently in referral packets and case files.  I have researched the topic to include it in a training on how to respond to people when they are in crisis.  I have read many…

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Languages of Appreciation

By Aaron Zint Imagine a Brazilian man who only speaks Portuguese, is trying to say, “I love you very much!” to a Chinese woman who only speaks Mandarin. She will probably have no idea what he is talking about and may even be frightened by the demonstrative way he’s saying it, if he’s anything like…

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Point Positive: Person Centered Thinking

by Melanie Anderson Having a great hair stylist is pretty important. I had the same stylist for many years and when I moved to a new area, I dreaded the trial and error of finding a new person.  In 5 years, I never found a stylist that really worked for me and it actually caused…

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Send in Your Questions

Eric and Sadie want to hear from you! Comment below with your questions or send a video comment and your question may be answered in the next video!

An Evening with Temple Grandin

By Aaron Zint On February 22, 2018, I got to geek out and see a real-life celebrity in person at the Cascade Theater, right here in Redding, California. Compass saved a block of seats and I was in the second row; so close I could see the lines on her face, the detailed embroidering on…

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