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The Resiliency Center: Your Place for Healing, Education & Community in Ambler, PA
Love and Intimacy
By Delia Nessim
Love is a wonderful feeling, but it can also be frightening and confusing. Sometimes we can love someone and still say and do terrible things to him or her without even understanding why. Afterward we are often filled with guilt or remorse. Depending on the circumstances and our personal style, we may argue or distance ourselves from people we love.

According to Dr. Harriet Lerner, author of “The Dance of Intimacy,” these reactions are two sides of the same coin. When the anxiety of a relationship becomes too hard to manage, our instincts of fight-or-flight take over. The challenge is to learn how to control our tendency to over react while stating our truth in an open, honest manner without blame or criticism. Maintaining a loving relationship requires an ongoing commitment by both partners to strive for greater intimacy…

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Featured Event

Nutrition and Mood Webinar 
Friday, March 8, 12-1 pm
Cost: $19.97

Did you know that having a nutritional imbalance can cause irritability, anxiety, depression and mood swings? That's not all! A host of issues may result from poor nutrition, digestion or absorption. Do you know if you're getting the nutrients you need? Do you know how to improve the absorption of your food?

Join Dr. Georgia Tetlow, Integrative Physician, for an evidence-based and eye-opening presentation all about your well-being!  Cost is only $19.97.

> For more information on Dr. Tetlow or the event, see her website at

Featured Event

Healthy Nutrition to Lower Risk for Obesity and Cancer 

Monday, 4/15, 7-8:45 pm

FREE program for families, providing nutrition education to help children, teens, and young adults develop health habits for life. This program is part of an education initiative through the Center for Advancement in Health Education.  Healthy refreshments will be provided.

> Register early by contacting Kathleen Krol, LCSW, RPT Play-Family Therapy and Sand Tray Therapist, at

Quotes of the Month
from Thich Nhat Hanh

“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That's the message he is sending.”
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.”

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Upcoming Programs

Infant Massage Education Series for Parents
Sundays, 1:30-3 pm
> Contact Brittiney George at 610-389-7866 or

Healthcare Professionals Networking Breakfast
Wednesday, 3/6, 9-10:30 am
Please RSVP on Meetup

Infant Massage Educators – Monthly Practitioner Gathering
4th Sunday of each month, 3:30-5 pm
> Learn more by contacting Brittiney George at 610-389-7866 or
> Register online 

The Philadelphia Writer’s Workshop
Tuesdays, 7-10 pm
10-Week Winter workshop began Jan 8
More Info

The Creative Writer’s Group 
2nd Wednesday 3/13, 7 – 9 pm
Please RSVP

Male Sexual Abuse Survivors Group
Thursdays at 1:30 pm
Pre-group interview required. 

> Contact Jeff Katowitz, LMFT at or Elizabeth Venart, LPC at to learn more

Interstitial Cystitis & Pelvic Pain Support Group
:: FREE Introductory Meetings ::
Tuesday March 12, 7:15-8:45 pm & Wednesday, March 20, 7:15-8:45 pm

> For more information, contact Kathy Krol at 215-289-3101, #1 or with “support group” in subject line.

Laughter Yoga
Mondays, 10 am
RSVP Required

Restorative Pilates
Tuesdays, 12 pm
> Pre-registration required

Morning Meditation
Mondays, 8:30 - 9:30 am

Evening Meditation
Thursdays, 7:30 - 8:30 pm

Qi Gong Classes
Thursdays, 2:00 and 6:15 pm

Rumi Poetry Reading & Discussion
Wednesday, 3/20, 7 pm

Knitting Circle
March 9, 10-11:30 am

> Learn more about these programs and more on The Resiliency Center's events page and online calendar.
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