Category Archives: Character

Interesting Update To Last Post

Yesterday – in light of millions taking to the highways for Memorial Day weekend – CBS Sunday Morning mirrored my concern about road rage as a symptom of mental dysfunction. CBS does not share links to its full segments. Here’s … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month: A Daily Reminder

May is “Mental Health Awareness Month.” I’m glad that mental health awareness has a month, but I believe that it’s critical to keep the awareness going year round. An article in the New York Times earlier this week reminded me … Continue reading

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The Presidential Election – Character Matters!

I don’t know about you, but with months left before the election it feels like we’re being bombarded by media drama that makes it hard to cut through to the facts. How do we make sense of this to decide … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution!

This post – our first “How To’s and Tips” in 2016 – is appropriately about New Year’s Resolutions. It was inspired by a recent conversation with a dear friend. After reflecting about the year that was coming to an end, … Continue reading

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How To Provide An Emotionally Safe Environment For Your Kids

This post is the first in our new “How-To’s and Tips” blog series. It’s inspired by two recent news stories. First, actress Sandra Bullock announced in People Magazine that she has adopted a second child – a three-and-a-half-year-old girl – … Continue reading

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