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Josh looked at his audience and began to panic. What if he humiliated himself? What if he forgot his speech? What if he bombed with his audience? His heart began to race, his hands became sweaty. Josh felt like he […]

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I don’t usually comment on politics. But the name-calling, accusations, the total disregard for truth or facts… makes me sad. Of course, not every politician is doing this, but by in large, we have a lot of bullying going on. […]

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Super Bowl week! Yes, we are obsessed with the game. And part of that obsession includes our Super Bowl menu. But what if I told you that your menu and eating habits are influenced by the game. Super Bowl  has an […]

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Honestly, I thought it was a joke when I read about the Oberlin College students who registered complaints about their food being racist! Sadly, it is not a joke, but certainly another example of political correctness running amuck once again. […]

I love this time of year. My mom’s Hummel Nativity scene greets you when you walk in the door.  The house is lit up with lights, candles glow in the evenings, and the fireplace warms the house as we enjoy […]

Gray Thursday, Black Friday, Cyber Monday…get ready for the before and after Christmas sales. Seems there is always a sale, a pull to get us to buy more! But considering most of us are on a budget, we need to […]

A woman walks into the mall to go Christmas shopping when suddenly she feels a sense of dread, her hands get sweaty, her heart beats faster and she feels like she is going to die. Or a man has to give a […]

For 30 years I have taught in medical schools and universities. This generation is different. They are more anxious and suffer from higher rates of anxiety disorders.  And what I am about to say is a generalization. Not all college kids are anxious and acting […]

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