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What I’ve learned by walking daily (well, almost) I’ve started to learn: I matter. Sure, I tell myself I go for the dog. I tell myself that Ladybug always smiles when we go for our daily walks. I … ...
Pooh Poohs In my work with clients I have found approximately 11 parenting styles that have the most negative effects on whether or not their offspring are happy and well adjusted. I … ...
Mental Health: The Biggest Company Perk “Working yourself to death?” your friend teases. In America, this is more than a hackneyed expression. We stifle yawns on our morning commute; we slump into cramped seats on our way home. In between, our mental health hemorrhages. Yes, we are accessories to our mental health crisis. … ...
The Damaging Effects of Childhood Hunger I used to live near a jail. Every day when I took my children to their preschool, I would drive by the tall wire fences and watch the inmates in … ...
6 Reasons We Can’t Spot a Psychopath in Our Midst Psychopath.  It’s a high-impact word. So as you’re reading this you may be already having some feelings: a bit of intrigue, anxiety or anger, or something else entirely. It all depends … ...
Today I Love Peace And Quiet Today I love peace and quiet, like this peaceful quiet Sunday morning I find myself in the middle of. I love the soft, and subtly threatening look of the sky … ...
The Long-Term Effects of Adult Sibling Bullying You know that sinking feeling all too well. You’re expected to make an appearance at an upcoming family gathering, and you just know your sibling will be there — putting you down, as usual. While some parents see bullying among their children as a normal … ...
Self-Care Sunday: Become Intolerant Every day, we face many annoyances that only weigh us down. Annoyances that sink our energy and our mood. Annoyances that genuinely affect us. Annoyances that take time and attention away … ...
New study suggests brain glitch may cause OCD Scientists may be a step closer to having a good target for drugs that could treat at least some cases of the misery-rendering malady of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Practice Guidelines for ABA with Individuals with Autism Spectrum... The BACB (Behavior Analyst Certification Board) provides an amazing tool for those BCBA’s who work with individuals with autism spectrum disorder. In addition to following the BACB Code of Ethics, being aware and practicing in compliance with the document provided by the BACB specifically for … ...
Resources for Parents on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and... Applied behavior analysis can be a confusing field to fully comprehend especially if you have not heard of this practice before. When your child has autism, he or she may receive ABA. Applied behavior analysis is becoming much more highly recommended as the treatment of … ...
109 Home Organization Tips Following is a list of some very useful home organization tips. I thought that by having many links in one place, you could have a fun time reviewing all the … ...
10 Amazing Home Organization Ideas…That I Actually Use!... Organizing our homes (and keeping them that way) can be a challenge! However, it can bring more sanity to us moms as well as our kids and our spouses when … ...
The College Triangle: Finding Balance Without Abusing Your Body... I remember the day I turned 18 like it was yesterday. It came with a feeling of power and determination and the opportunity to finally put to use all of those things I knew to be true. I was young, dumb and, well, you can … ...
Scientists grow mini human brains Mini midbrains provide next generation platforms to investigate human brain biology, diseases and therapeutics, report scientists.
#HappySaturday Each day for the next seven days–day 2 0f 7–I will share, at some point, during my day what it is “today, I am happy about.”  My goal is to … ...
Peace, At Last Peace. For the first time in over three decades, I’m (pretty much) at peace. Yeah, I can’t believe it either. It just kinda’ crept up on me. I didn’t try … ...
Forecasting November Does new research into how we think of others suggest a Trump bump or Clinton defeat?
Father Says Heath Ledger’s Caused His Own Death When Heath Ledger died in 2008, it was as though everyone was in a state of shock. A young, rising star and new father, it seemed unfathomable that his life … ...
8 Hidden Psychological Effects Of Being Right- Or Left-Handed The right-hand bias, the leftie advantage, handedness and mental illness and more...