As teens, you are fully aware of the prevalence of social media in our society. It seems to be the preferred method of communication amongst teenagers these days. From sharing where you are, whom you are with, what you are doing or even what you are eating, constant and consistent use of social media seems […]
It’s hard to feel confident when you’re a teenager. Your body is changing and awkward, your hormones are raging and even causing acne, you’re trying to figure out who you are, and you are extremely self-conscious. The good news is that you’re not alone. It is pretty normal to be self-conscious when you’re going through […]
Let’s face it. Everyone has a smart phone these days. While staying connected and having access to information at your fingertips has many perks, there are also many down sides to having and using these devices. In addition to losing the ability to connect face-to-face, these smart phones have also become quite a distraction from […]
Depression is a serious disease that affects adults, teenagers, and children. Everyone has had periods of sadness in their life, perhaps due to a death or a loss, so how does a parent recognize when things have gone beyond a temporary bout of the ‘blues’?
Someone recently said to me, “If I laugh when I’m happy, why can’t I yell when I’m angry? It’s the same thing. People smile and laugh when they’re happy and they frown and yell when they’re mad.” When people get very angry and start yelling at others, they often hear, “Stop yelling at me” or […]
News is everywhere. No matter how hard you try to avoid it, it’s always right there in your face. You no longer have to turn on the TV and put it on a news channel to hear the news. If you have a phone, the news finds you, right there on your screen. Constant banners […]
There are so many different chemicals that we are exposed to on a daily basis. It’s quite frightening how many are completely toxic and it’s even more frightening that our government has been so lax in regulating them.
What do you think of with a New Year? New year's Resolutions of course! What will your resolution be for the year 2012? Get out of debt, find a new job, give up sodas, make new friends, read more books, or lose weight/get healthy?