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Episode 42 “Discipline Without Yelling”

One of the hardest things for me as parent is being able to stay calm in the face of my son’s bad behavior. [...]

Episode 41 “Strength and Depression” ft. Tony Horton

Despair and depression can strike anyone, at anytime, no matter how much money you have, or how famous you may be. Our guest [...]

Episode 40 “Mental Health Days Off”

There has been a lot of news around a bill recently passed in the state of Oregon that would allow students to take [...]
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In an Instagram World, Teach Self-Compassion

I read an interesting article the other day on why we should forget about teaching and focusing on self-esteem and start focusing more [...]

Guns or Mental Health? New study looks at which leads to more gun violence.

As as a human being and also a parent, every time I hear about these mass shootings I cringe. Walmarts, restaurants, bars, festivals, [...]

Your Child’s Brain Is Wiring- Make Sure it Does So Correctly

People ask me a lot about how the brain “works” and I often smile before taking a deep breath and answering.  The simplest [...]

Mental Health Days Off for Students- A good idea, or too sensitive?

There has been a lot of news around a bill recently passed in the state of Oregon that would allow students to take [...]

More Evidence Pets Benefit Mental Health

On Episode 12 of my podcast I discussed ways that having a pet can positively affect our mental health. While I don’t have [...]

Are Productivity Apps Anti-Productive? 4 Questions Answered.

Recently I was asked about productivity apps and my thoughts on how effective they can be. When it comes to technology to keep [...]