Doing Life Together
March 2018 Archives

Our relationships with chronic pain –how we think about it and engage with it–can be healthy or unhealthy, just like our relationship with people. We may not be able to completely stop pain, but we can learn to relate to […]

Parents, stay up to date. There is a new device called the Juul that doesn’t look like an e-cigarette but is. It is a vaping device. You might see it and not know that it is not a USB drive […]

I was fascinated with a recent documentary series in which the producers followed 7 adults, ages 21 to 26, as they posed as students at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas, during the spring 2017 semester. The series aired […]

I watched the Duke-North Carolina basketball game last night. Full disclosure, I am an avid Duke fan and have followed Duke basketball for years. But last night, when a Flagrant 1 foul was called on Grayson Allen, it left me […]

You may not realize that even though you can’t always control your initial reaction to fear, you can  control your response to perceived fear. The biochemical reaction to fear lasts about 90 seconds, after that you have a choice. But you have to identify […]

Alice just couldn’t concentrate on her day because worry impacted her thinking. Worry anticipates the future in an anxious and often negative way. Often we hang on to worry because we think it somehow benefits us. We might believe worry prepares […]

Most parents don’t think their kids are watching porn. However, a 2016 Indiana University study did a preliminary analysis of data of more than 600 pairs of children and their parents. The results indicated that parents are naive when it comes […]