Video Gaming Addiction: A real threat?

We all know the stories. The Korean couple who left their new baby to starve nearly to death while they “fed” and cared for their online baby. The warfare gaming addiction of autistic Newtown mass murderer Adam Lanza. No one wants to imagine the horror. An article by Jack Flanagan that was published in The […]

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Manners: Why Our Kids Need to Learn Them

I went to Catholic school. We had to, of course, wear our uniforms. Starched white shirts, pleated burgundy plaid skirts and burgundy sweaters with the top button buttoned, and the collar of the shirt pulled out over the sweater. We had navy blue school shoes that my mother bought at a special store on 7th […]

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6 Tips on How to Stop Wasting Time

What does being a procrastinator mean? Truth be told it ain’t pretty.  I for one want to stop myself from indulging in this self-defeating pastime. Each day we only have a finite amount of time to get things done. Broken down into bits and pieces, time that is wasted adds up to days, weeks months and […]

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Pigeon Hole

Why do people need to pigeonhole you? you are only one way in their eyes instead of all the ways you are… complex with no lies living in your truth not a cut out plan of someone else’s view of proof of what your path needs to be … what would give comfort to their […]

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Why Corn is Your Worst Enemy and How to Kick the Habit

Anyone who knows me well is familiar with my Achilles heel in gastronomy: tortilla chips. Like a lover’s lust, I am drawn to them whenever they are near. I see them, I court them, I devour them. It’s really bad. I have eaten tortilla chips nearly once a week, every week, every year for the […]

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What Drives You Crazy?

If you were to make a list of what drives you crazy, would it beg the flourished unfolding of a regal scroll with a clearing of your throat (Ah-hem!) and the recitation of the innumerable people, behaviors and situations that drive you absolutely, utterly, stark raving mad? Whatever drives you crazy drives you crazy, fair […]

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Helping the Homeless, One Water Bottle at a Time

Did you know that the average age of a homeless person in America is 9 years old? Did you know that one out of four homeless individuals is a veteran? Did you know that on any given night, here in America, over 500,000 homeless adults and children are left to fend for themselves because of lack of […]

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Women Be Vigilant About Your Self-Esteem

Recently I came across a study that was done on the emotional health of fashion models. The study found that 68% of fashion models say they suffer from anxiety and depression. (Unfortunately, I fell under this category.) Another 65% have been asked to lose weight by their agencies. Furthermore, 31% reported they have an eating disorder.  […]

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