My colleague Haley Price wrote the original article “Don’t be an E-diot” for the teenage market. After I read her article I said to myself, “Parents are being just as big of E-diots as teenagers”. So here are the many ways I have seen grown-ups lose friends, job opportunities (and even their children) simply by having poor digital etiquette.
Domestic violence creeps up out of nowhere and finds its ugly way into so many lives. Nobody ever believes it can or will happen to them, yet suddenly find themselves in a dangerous situation. Domestic violence does not discriminate either: It can happen to black or white, rich or poor, highly educated or uneducated. So […]
Multiple times each day, we ask and are asked, “How are you?” It is as common as saying hello. We even ask total strangers how they are doing when we call customer service or when someone is helping us in a store. Rarely, however, do we answer this question honestly, even when asked by our […]
Forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, lets go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well (wikipedia.com). Another definition (Merriam-Webster) is forgive: to stop feeling anger toward (someone who has done something wrong) : […]
Depression. It’s a word we hear a lot about. Teens facing depression, Postpartum Depression, Major Depression, and more, have become common issues that we hear about and talk about regularly. And we all have an image in our minds of what depression looks like. We imagine crying and laying in bed all day, unable to […]
Most of us know that nobody is perfect and no relationship is perfect either. Whether it be a marriage, siblings, or the parent/child relationship, we are all aware that there will be challenges and even some arguments along the way. This is normal, and people tend to accept this and expect it. For the most […]
Are you sleep-deprived? Sleep Expert Rebecca Michi shares what a significant impact sleep-deprivation has on our mental health and weight gain.
Whether it is your partner, your parent or your child, there is nothing harder than watching someone you love suffer. When a loved one receives a terminal diagnosis, it can be incredibly sad and also quite scary. There are a lot of questions you will want answered and the near and distant future hold many […]
America has an epidemic of overweight adults and children: 65% are overweight and 35% are obese. What is causing this health epidemic? Kate Raidt has a frank discussion with nutritionist Cheryl Forberg about America's health crisis - and the real reason so many people are overweight.