How to Recognize if Your Son is Overwhelmed

By |September 20th, 2016|Family Life|

I'll never forget a time one of my sons lost a football game.  He was in middle school, and I was the resident taxi, driving back and forth to practices and games.  Usually, these drive [...]

Keeping Relationships on Neutral Ground

By |July 30th, 2016|Relationships|

It was all the computer's fault, actually.  If the computer setup at the campaign headquarters had been better, Jim never would have suggested that he and Tracy go to his place to work on the [...]

Helping Children Make Healthy Choices with Technology

By |June 25th, 2016|Family Life, Technology|

The American Association of Pediatrics put out a statement about how parents should interact with media, or what we call technology. Read the list of suggestions from the AAP, and determine when you are going [...]

Anxiety: Accept the Small Stuff

By |May 10th, 2016|Anxiety, Happiness, PTSD, Recovery|

One of the mistaken beliefs surrounding anxiety is that everything that happens centers around you.  This mistaken belief can take on a life of its own when you are in anxiety overload.  You become a [...]

The Quintessential Meaning of Intimacy

By |April 28th, 2016|Happiness, Relationships|

In one of the most moving books I’ve read, entitled Letters to an Unborn Child, David Ireland, disabled, confined to a wheelchair and terminally ill, wrote a series of letters to the unborn child he [...]

Mentor and Monitor Your Child’s Relationships

By |February 28th, 2016|Family Life, Relationships|

As your child grows, he or she will come into contact with more and more people outside your family and circle of friends. They will meet coaches, teachers, other parents, other children, and other adults. [...]

Creating Healthy Relationships with Intention

By |January 30th, 2016|Happiness, Relationships|

As you work to create a healthier life, it’s important to look at ways you can strengthen your relationships. Strong relationships should be the main source of comfort and gratification in your life. Yet, at [...]

Dr. Gregory Jantz Advises to Acknowledge Super Bowl Grief, but Avoid Over-Identifying

By |January 15th, 2016|Press Release|

PRESS RELEASE February 2, 2015 Dr. Gregory Jantz, Founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE in Edmonds and a Big Seahawks Fan, Advises to Acknowledge Super Bowl Grief, but Avoid Over-Identifying Media Contacts: [...]

Mental Health Expert Calls For National Debate On System That is Failing Boys

By |January 15th, 2016|Press Release|

PRESS RELEASE  April 28, 2015 Media ALERT Mental Health Expert Calls For National Debate On System That is Failing Boys; Discusses Latest in String of School Shootings at North Thurston High School in Washington Media [...]