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Is this young man at risk for substance use?  Could he become one of the 12 million people in the U.S. who are problem drinkers? He’s 25 years-old. Comes from a divorced family. Parents had poor parenting skills and dad was […]

Monica struggles with depression and she is not alone. She is one in five people who will be diagnosed with a mental health disorder this year. And if she doesn’t address her depression, she could be one of ten who will […]

Are you happy? Surprise, Disney is not the happiest place on earth despite their heavy marketing! If you want to be happy, forget the theme park and move to Norway! That’s right. Norway is the happiest place (country) on earth. The […]

Coaching is popular today. People hire coaches for all kinds of reasons related to achieving personal or professional goals. When you have a desired outcome, a coach can partner with you to achieve that outcome. Here is an example: Kelly […]

It’s cold. You don’t want to get out of bed. Lately you’ve been craving carbs. It’s hard to get motivated. You just want to hibernate! Since this feeling come on seasonally, you think, “I must have the winter blues!” Maybe, since […]

Perhaps you have new goals and are determined to make a fresh start this new year. You’ve thought it through. There are a few things on your TO DO list you would like to check off. So, like millions, you make […]

What if there was a way to reduce pain and the use of narcotics? What if you could go through child birth without an epidural and work through the pain? Sign me up! Virtual reality (VR) might be an answer. […]

What are the words of your mouth following this election? Psalm 19:14 May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Maybe we should all pause and mediate […]

Money is a part of relationship issues from the moment you begin to date.  Who will pay, how will transactions be handled? Then there is the wedding. CNN estimates the average cost is $32,405! Yikes! Once the commitment is made, raising […]

Americans are losing their common sense. We are becoming offended by almost anything. Here is the latest thing that simply defies reality. Students at University of California Fullerton were asked to provide a list of “inappropriate” words because they are too gendered. […]