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Buy Experiences, Not Things. They last longer.

Posted on June 30, 2018

What brings more happiness; a new flat-screen TV or that trip you have always been dreaming about? No question, the TV is more immediate and you can use it every day. The vacation is in the [..]

The Traumatization of Children

Posted on June 28, 2018

As we watch the gut-wrenching abuse of young children at the border, one has to question what effects trauma has on young children, adolescents and young adults. As any mental health professional [..]

The ABC Priority System

Posted on May 1, 2018

Here is an easy tool to plan your priorities each day. A few minutes of planning per day will save you hours of time. You will be surprised how some things just "fall off" the chart because [..]

Admiral Ackbar for President?

Posted on April 30, 2018

I don't know about you, but I'm missing the leadership, integrity, and ethics of Admiral Ackbar. He is, of course, the beloved commander in a number of the Star Wars movies. Respected for his [..]

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Posted on January 29, 2018

Sitting around? Better get moving. Sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found. There is a direct [..]

Trump Wrong on Violence and Mental Health--It's the Guns

Posted on December 1, 2017

President Trump’s recent comments about mental health are so mistaken and damaging, it is important for mental health professions to correct his erroneous information. After the deadly [..]

Looking For Happiness? Try Compassion

Posted on July 12, 2017

Looking for more serenity and ways to be happier? Hoping for better connections with friends and family? Try a little compassion.

Ten Tips to Hire the Perfect Speaker for Your Next Event

Posted on June 29, 2017

You have the dates scheduled, the conference center reserved, and the agenda outlined; but now you need to book the speakers to make the event a success. Perhaps last year the speaker was hard [..]

Will You Wear Out? Or Rust Out?

Posted on July 18, 2016

After foot surgery last November, I was forced to sit for months while the bones in my left foot healed. A relatively minor procedure, I was amazed how long it took me to recover and get moving [..]

Showing Gratitude During the Holidays!

Posted on December 22, 2015

The new studies on gratitude find that there are even more benefits than expected. There are 26 new studies published that indicate that grateful people report higher levels of positive emotions, [..]

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