Read VCC news and articles for July 2016
Better Life Magazine - You are on your way to taking better care of yourself
July 2016

The Marriage Minute 

You Want To Go Where?  Talk together about future trips you would like to take or vacation ideas you would love to be able to do. Read more...

Family Fun Ideas

Book Tent – Move furniture around and arrange a room so that you can construct an indoor tent large enough to get the entire family under.  Read more...

Are You Good Enough?

When many of us are around other people we secretly, and sometimes not so secretly, ask ourselves this question, “Am I good enough?”  Read more...

Family Help Part 4 – Healing From the Loss

This may have been a tough journey with your loved one through their addiction. Maybe it has been a long journey or maybe you have just found out about their struggle.  Read more...

"I Got You 

August 20, 2016  - 9:00-12:00
Pheasant Run Resort
4051 East Main Street, St. Charles, IL
Dr. David Gursky, Ph.D. & Lori Vargas, MBA
Do you want someone to know how to take care of you without you asking? Learn how to date and shop for one another. Learn what makes each other special and how to make your partner feel treasured and respected.
  • Event Day Pass: $25 per pass call 630-307-1100.
  • Overnight Package Pass: includes event, resort stay, $25 dining and $50 spa vouchers starts at $179 call 800-474-3272.

Just For Grins

Might Be The Wine Talking…
A couple are sitting in their living room, sipping wine. Out of 
the blue, the wife says, “I love you.”
“Is that you or the wine talking?” asks the husband.
“It’s me,” says the wife. “Talking 
to the wine.”

Making Tough Decisions

David Herzbrun, in his book Playing In Traffic On Madison Avenue, recalls an occasion in the 1960s when he rented a car from Avis. "The ashtray," he notes, "was jammed up with cigarette butts." At the time Herzbrun was a copywriter for the advertising agency responsible for Avis' success through the "We try harder" campaign.  Read more...

Does Your Partner Feel Valued?

Dr. John Gray researched the concept of appreciation in marriage.  Dr. Gray found that 50% of women feel unappreciated by men; while 90% of men think they are doing a good job of showing appreciation.  Learn more...

Asian Cole Slaw

Submitted by Melissa McFadden

Get the recipe...

7 Ways To Tell Your Wife, "I Love You"

1. LEAVE CANDY FOR HER TO FIND And I'm not talking about a 3 Musketeers bar. (Unless that's what she likes). Buy a pretty box of chocolates. Leave them in her car or some other place that she's sure to find them. Tuck a little "I love you" note inside to increase the effect.  Read more...

Why People Return to VCC

Since its inception in 1994, VCC has continued to build on the founding principles of providing World Class Service, genuine care for people and the desire to help every client grow, heal and effectively tackle the issues that brought them into our offices. Read more...
We consider ourselves blessed. We have what many counseling centers only dream about: A clear purpose and mission that still makes our hearts race each day; a team of the most remarkable people you will ever meet; and clients committed to striving for a better life.
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