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Is Your Child a Visual, Auditory or Kinesthetic Learner?

Each child has a way of learning which resonates with them.  What type is your child? Understanding how your child processes information (and even how you do, too) will help you tailor instruction to a form that is most readily integrated.   Now, I realize not every lesson can be tailored to a specific learning [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Categories: General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is Your Child a Visual, Auditory or Kinesthetic Learner?

Taking a Multivitamin and Omega-3s

People today have pretty stressful lives.  I know I do, with the demands of running The Center, writing and speaking, commitments to my faith community, to say nothing of being my wife's husband and my kids' dad.  It's a lot.  Because life is stressful, with many demands on time and energy, sometimes nutrition derived from [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: Depression, General News, Whole Person Care|Tags: , |Comments Off on Taking a Multivitamin and Omega-3s

Bind Your Happiness to God’s Approval

Over and over again, I have heard the anguished cry of someone saying to me, "But it's not fair!"  Often I cannot offer them anything more than agreement; their situation and what happened to them is not fair.  This world is not fair.  The good die young while the wicked prosper and live to a [...]

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: General News, Happiness, Recovery|Comments Off on Bind Your Happiness to God’s Approval

When Risk-Seeking Crosses the Line

Risk-seekers can become addicted to much more than gambling. Risk-seeking becomes addictive when the risk behaviors cross the line into danger or obsession. Helping a person understand a risk-seeking addiction can be difficult because people have such different ways of evaluating risk. One person I counseled was a mountain climber. We have some beautiful mountains [...]

By |June 28th, 2018|Categories: General News, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on When Risk-Seeking Crosses the Line

Projecting Respect at Work

Whether you are in a supervisory or subordinate role, God expects you to maintain sexual integrity.  If you are being pressured by a supervisor to have sex, do not give in.  Never compromise your values, your morals, or your faith because your job is threatened. If you are being propositioned by a subordinate for sex, [...]

By |December 28th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Projecting Respect at Work

How To Raise a Happy, Healthy Teen

Whether you have a teenage girl or a teenage boy, there's a lot going on physically in that body and brain. As a parent, you can create some simple physical conditions to help support your teen’s maturation process. These conditions are commonsense items you already know about but may not have implemented for your teenager [...]

By |April 30th, 2015|Categories: Family Life, General News, Happiness, Relationships|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How To Raise a Happy, Healthy Teen

Signs Your Son Has A Technology Addiction

Boys have a hard enough time concentrating, contemplating, and reflecting -- all executive functions centered in the prefrontal cortex of the brain, an area where teenage males are naturally not as fast to mature as we may like. So the last thing we need is for our sons to spend too much time with technology [...]

By |March 27th, 2015|Categories: Family Life, General News, Happiness, Relationships, Technology|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Signs Your Son Has A Technology Addiction

Technology Addiction is Real

We’ve all joked about the anxiety we’ve felt when our cell phone is misplaced and scoffed in disbelief at “life before the internet.” While these comments are often made lightly, the weight of technology addiction is starting to truly sink in. Earlier this month, a U.S. Navy serviceman was treated for the first case of [...]