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The Miracle Question

The Miracle Question

How do you start your day?  As you wake up, do you say to yourself, “I just want to make it through the day”? Have you noticed that we all…

I’m Bored

I’m Bored

How many times have you heard “I’m bored” this summer?  Think back to when you were a kid, what level of effort did your parents put into making sure you…

The Most Difficult Job on Planet Earth

The Most Difficult Job on Planet Earth

What would you pick as the most difficult job on planet earth?  Thesaurus.com provides these words as synonyms for tough job: arduous, backbreaking, burdensome, onerous, strenuous, tiresome, effortful, fatiguing, herculean, labored,…

How Do You Help?

How Do You Help?

Are your kids watching disturbing news events?  Are you worried about how you should interact with your kids?  In today’s world of immediate access to a graphic description of world…

Looking for a Job?

Looking for a Job?

Did you hear that the unemployment rate sank to 4.3 percent in May, its lowest level in 16 years?  With such a low unemployment rate, looking for a job should…

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Do you feel like your teenager is struggling to define who he or she is?  Is he or she searching for a unique identity?  In the 1940’s, psychologist Erik Erikson…

The Root of Depression

The Root of Depression

Does your day start with you feeling down?  Have you noticed that you don’t seem to have any energy?  Have you told yourself you feel this way because you aren’t…

Offsetting Mean

Offsetting Mean

Does the news make you wonder what is happening in our world?  This week the news contained a series of stories about fights on airplanes, road rage, the effect of…

Happy Mother-In-Law Day

Happy Mother-In-Law Day

Have you seen the movie Monster-in-Law? The plot is about Kevin and Charlie who fall in love and Kevin’s mom, Viola Fields, who does everything in her power to break…

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

Have you seen the headlines? • School Chief Says Series Is Prompting Students To Harm Themselves • School Superintendent:  Students Are Harming Themselves Citing ‘13 Reasons Why’ • State Largest…