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PTSD Awareness

by Melanie Anderson PTSD 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…

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The Pursuit of Happiness

by Cassandra Sales Complicating Things So often in life we complicate things thinking we are doing ourselves a favor or presenting in the best possible way. We want adventure so we splurge an entire paycheck to go on vacation only to come back and not have enough to put food on the table because you…

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Languages of Appreciation

By Aaron Zint Love Languages 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…

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Point Positive: Person Centered Thinking

by Melanie Anderson A Great Hair Stylist 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…

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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! Watch this video to find out Eric’s secrets on how he stays so skinny!

An Evening with Temple Grandin

By Aaron Zint Geek Out 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…

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Compass Values: Excellence

by Cassandra Sales Our Values One of the greatest aspects of Compass is our values list. I say, ours, and not theirs because the moment you become a part of Compass you are indeed the living embodiment of the company. I could write about each and every value and the importance of them. However, one…

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Dreaming in the New Year

By Glory Eshareturi Mission Statement Dreams. Direction. Destiny. If you’ve been around Compass for any amount of time, I’m sure you’ve heard those words, in that order. It’s sort of the mission statement around here. For Staff, that often looks like finding out what a Client dreams of doing, helping them find some direction, then…

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Grandma’s Cheese Ball & Other Thoughts on Holiday Traditions

by Mary Luft For the majority of us, when we think of the holidays, various traditions and thoughts come to mind.  You probably fall in one of the following camps:   Mr. or Mrs. Christmas Cheer: You love the holiday season more than you love breathing.  In your mind, Thanksgiving is your cue to start…

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10 Must Watch Christmas Movies

by Glory Eshareturi I love the holidays! One of my favorite things to do is sit at home, all cozy in a blanket, watching Christmas movies with some of the people I love the most! I’ve made a list of some of my all time favorites and some that I think are an absolute necessity…

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