Catastrophizing is a common cognitive distortion that makes us anxious, depressed and unmotivated. It’s basically expecting the worst. When we expect the worst, we invite those things into our lives. In this video, I teach you how to recognize
A good overview of Positive Youth Development (PYD) from the perspective of 4-H.
Being structured and clear after a divorce is much more helpful to kids than compromising your values because your children are going through a tough time. Click here to read more from empoweringparents.com
The vigor may be powerful in the beginning of a happy marriage, but it has the potential to become an even stronger, indescribable force of awesomeness with the blessing of God and work from both spouses. Passionate and sustainable love
From quitting smoking to eating healthier to exercising regularly to getting more organized, most of us have a list of behaviors we’d like to begin (or end) that resist our attempts to do so. As a physician, I find myself
We all want to raise responsible children. And we all want to live in a world where others have been raised to be responsible, a world where adults don’t shrug off their responsibilities as citizens. As my son said, surveying
Many couples mistakenly believe that they don’t need counseling before marriage and that conflict should be avoided. However, a certain level of conflict is healthy and necessary, and premarital counseling can offer an opportunity to discuss potential problematic issues. Click
So many of my clients have problems with angry teenage boys that a brief post is in order. Teenage girls get angry, too, of course, but they tend to be more amenable to processing emotions and talking them through, which