Four Tips for Managing Your Anxiety

By |September 27th, 2017|Anxiety, Happiness, PTSD, Recovery|

Anxieties often start in the mind and fast-forward to the body, resulting in rapid breathing, or hyperventilation. When you hyperventilate, you take in more oxygen than you need. Your ratio of oxygen to carbon dioxide [...]

The Concrete Recall of Boys

By |June 20th, 2017|Family Life, Relationships|

Boys are concrete recallers.  Girls tend to attach much more emotional sensory detail to their memories, thus making the feelings associated with those memories come alive.  Boys remember what happened but are not as tied [...]

Teens: Why Do I Care What Other People Think?

By |May 15th, 2017|Family Life, Happiness, Relationships|

I can just hear some of you insisting, “I don’t care what other people think!  I do whatever I want!”  There is a strong urge in adolescence to declare your independence and say you only [...]

What the Media Tells Us About Love and Happiness

By |April 21st, 2017|Happiness, Relationships|

This is one of the Media's favorite paths to happiness.  If you can only find love, true love, you'll find happiness.  Of course, Media is also filled with the abject misery that falling in love [...]

How is Your Career Impacting Your Happiness?

By |March 21st, 2017|Depression, Happiness, Relationships|

Even with so many people engaged in academic pursuit, there is still a sizable segment of the population who foregoes postsecondary education and instead jumps headfirst into the world of work.  After that giddy, heady [...]

Being an Alert and Vigilant Parent

By |February 27th, 2017|Depression, Family Life|

Teens live amid such tumultuous waters, it can be hard to detect if something is just an adolescent squall or if there's a real storm brewing.  As a parent, you're caught between a rock and [...]

When Teenagers Ask “Who Am I?”

By |December 29th, 2016|Family Life, Relationships|

One of the most important questions that teenagers grapple with during the time of adolescence is, “Who am I?”  Then, as they are answering the question, they also have to decide, “Do I love who [...]

Guiding Your Son’s Choices of Books, Video Games and Movies

By |November 20th, 2016|Technology|

Lessons of struggle, perseverance, character, strength, and hope are found not only in Scripture, but also in culture.  There are movies, books, and video games that capture the essence of heroism and can capture the [...]

What Does the Word “Support” Look Like in Your Family?

By |October 20th, 2016|Family Life, Relationships|

The secret to healthy kids can be found through a whole-person approach to the needs of your child.  By addressing the emotional, relational, physical, and spiritual needs of children, parents are able to provide a [...]